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VISITORS and ATTENDANCE POLICIES

5 months ago

Visitors

Visitors are welcomed. ALL VISITORS must check in AND enter through the A Building Office (Old Hwy 24 Entrance) to receive a mandatory VISITOR'S PASS. The safety of our students and learning environment is our Top Priority!



Early Arrival

Students who arrive early on campus can not do so until after 7:30 am.

*Early arriving CAR RIDERS  must report directly to the Multi-Purpose Building.

*Early arriving BUS RIDERS report to THE GYM


Checkout Procedure

Student must present a parent note to school office by 8:30 am to be verified (phone number required on note).

Parent or guardian must physically come in and pick up student. No phone calls will be accepted.

Anyone checking out a student MUST be on the checkout list. Photo ID is required to check student out.

NO LUNCH CHECKOUTS unless a doctor's note is presented upon return.

Checkouts during the last 30 minutes of the school day are for medical emergencies or doctor's appointments only.

Students are allowed three (3) non-medical checkouts per semester. Students who exceed three (3) checkouts may receive disciplinary action.


Make EVERY DAY Count

All MS public school students are required to be present 63% of the school day to be counted present for that day. The 63% does not include lunch, breaks, etc. 

At OGMS, our school day begins at 8:25; therefore students must be present until 2:05 pm each day to meet the 63% requirement.

WELCOME

4 months ago

Oak Grove Middle School

Oak Grove Middle School serves 1,400 students in grades 6-8, offering a variety of educational and extracurricular opportunities for students.  OGMS has been recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as a National Blue Ribbon School and has a number of national board certified teachers/counselors and student leaders. 

Our theme for the school year is “#Differencemaker,” an endeavor that will drive all efforts of our faculty, staff, and students.  We are currently rated a level "A" by the Mississippi Department of Education's accountability system.

We offer a variety of activities that allow students to become active members on campus, including football, basketball, baseball, soccer, archery, track, volleyball, softball, Student Council, Beta Club, Math Counts, Band, Choir, Spotlight Show Choir, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Junior Civitan, First Priority, Technology Student Association, Chess Club, Theater, cheerleading, and dance. 

Parents, we need you. Please consider becoming actively involved on campus through volunteering and joining our PTO.

 OGMS students are WARRIORS. Warriors Are Responsible, Respectful, Individuals on the Road to Success.

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  • Congratulations to our Science Olympiad team who competed at regional competition at PRCC on Saturday. We are so proud of you!#OGMStheOriginalGrove
  • Our archery team competed in Sumrall this past week!
  • “Spotlight!” placed 2nd overall tonight at The NEJ Classic! We’re so incredibly proud of the students’ performance, and our fourth consecutive Top 3 overall finish this season. Next up: West Jones!
  • Thank you to our PTO who provided treats for our teachers on Valentine’s Day!
  • Dear Students, Push yourselves every aspect of your lives! You are destined to be great! We love you!
  • Happy birthday to Cherie Smith. We love you!
  • We will take yearbook pictures for extracurricular activities on Friday, February 14th. Please contact the club sponsor if you have a question about what your child should wear.
  • Dear Students, We hope you have a wonderful day and know that your administrators and teachers believe in you! Do you believe in yourself? Go out of your way to be the best today! We love you!
  • Happy birthday to Stephanie Howard. We love you!