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WELCOME

9 months ago

Oak Grove Middle School

Oak Grove Middle School serves 1,423 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 “As1LCSD...OGMS Together,” an endeavor that will drive all efforts of our faculty, staff, and students.  We are currently rated a level "B" 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.

SCHOOL HOURS

3 months ago


8:25AM - 3:25PM


VISITORS

3 months ago

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 PASSThe safety of our students and learning environment is our Top Priority!

BIRTHDAYS on the School Marquee

3 months ago


Let the world know it's your child's birthday!

We can post YOUR CHILD'S BIRTHDAY on our school's digital sign in the front of A Building! Turn in $15 (cash only) to the A Building office 1 to 2 days prior to the date you want it on the sign. It will run all day on your child's special day!

Final Exams

14 hours ago

FINAL EXAM POLICY

Final exams will be given May 22-24.  Exams cannot be taken early.  Remember, students are not allowed to take finals and cannot be included in exemptions until they have paid all fines (including cafeteria) and returned library books/textbooks.  All library books are now overdue. Students must return the books or pay the fine if the book is lost to clear your library account. Students cannot be exempt or take final exams on time if they are not clear in the library. Students should Mrs. Miller if they have any questions.

If a student is absent for an exam, the student must come to the school’s office and take his or her exam on May 28-29 between 8:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m.  If the student does not come to make up an exam, he/she will receive a zero for the missed exam.

If you are planning to check your child out due to an exemption, please be aware we will not be able to interrupt class during an exam.  Please instruct your child to go to the main office before the exam period begins and wait for you there to be checked out.


EXAM SCHEDULE

Please encourage your child to study and be prepared for his/her exams.

          Tuesday, May 21: Social Studies (6th Grade only)

          Wednesday, May 22: ICT/Science, Social Studies, Elective

          Thursday, May 23:  ICT/Science, ELA

          Friday, May 24: Math (students remain in homeroom for the entire day)


ATTENDANCE POLICIES

14 hours ago

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 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.

21st Century Community Learning Centers STEAM Grant
Notice of Intent to Apply

In accordance with the instructions set forth by the Mississippi Department of Education Office of Federal Programs, this letter is to serve as formal notice of Lamar County School District’s intent to apply for the Mississippi Department of Education, 21st Century Community Learning Centers STEAM grant program. The purpose of this proposal is to provide STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) opportunities for students during non-school hours or periods when school is not in session, such as before and after school or during summer recess. Through the grant program Lamar County School District will offer hands on STEAM activities before school, after school, and during the summer for at risk middle school students (grades 6-8).

The focus of the program is to support student academic achievement, foster positive family interaction, and engage student interests. Students will experience project-based learning opportunities aligned with Mississippi College and Career Readiness Standards in a school based library Makerspace. In addition the grant will encourage family engagement through opportunities to learn from and interact with the larger South Mississippi Maker Community.

Lamar County School District will enter the 2019 21st CCLC STEAM grant competition with intent to provide services to Baxterville Attendance Center, Lumberton Middle School, Oak Grove Middle School, Purvis Middle School, and Sumrall Middle School.

Community feedback in encouraged and wellcome. Please send suggestions to teresa.jenny@lamark12.org or steven.hampton@lamark12.org.