There will be a Photo Editing Club held on Mondays (8 weeks) after school in the OMS Computer Lab with Ms. Sinclair. Come learn how to edit photos, crop pics, create black and white pictures, add borders, text, create collages, etc. We will be using free online software. All you need to bring are some photos on a flash drive (or upload to Google Docs) and come to the first meeting on Monday 10/20. Questions? See Ms. Sinclair is room 216.
Overlook Basketball Try-Outs
Girls: Grade 8 Fri. 11/21 2PM-4PM; Grades 6 & 7 Mon. 12/1 2PM-3:30PM; All girls 12/2 2PM-3:30PM; Try-outs for Wed. 12/3 will be announced at Tuesday's try-out. ALL girls must register online and have an up-to-date physical in order to try out.
OVERLOOK BOYS BASKETBALL 2014 TRYOUT SCHEDULE
MONDAY, DECEMBER 1ST 3:30-5:00 (7TH & 8TH GRADES ONLY)
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 2ND 3:30-5:00 (6TH & 7TH GRADES ONLY)
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 3RD 3:30-5:00 (6TH & 8TH GRADES ONLY)
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 4TH 3:30-5:00 (6th, 7th & 8th GRADES)
Final Roster will be set at the end of this tryout. All participants are expected to be at all tryouts for their respective grades and times. No student may try-out without a valid physical on file with the school nurse.
Overlook Spirit Council Food Drive
Spirit Council will be sponsoring a school wide food drive again this year from December 1 through December 12. This food drive will have a spirited goal of raising at least 600 food donations. These donations will be split between both the Ashburnham and Westminster food pantries. All students are encouraged to donate at least one canned good or team designated item.
Team 6 Green – boxes of cereal
Team 6 Blue – canned fruit
Team 7 Red – jars of sauce
Team 7 Navy – boxes of pasta
Team 8 Orange – boxes of macaroni and cheese and tuna
Team 8 White – juice boxes or bottles of fruit juice
To make the food drive spirited for the students, Read more...
Kellogg's Fuel for School/Scholastic Free Book Program
Kellogg's and Scholastic have teamed up to offer free books to schools who collect codes earned by purchasing specific Kellogg's products. Families who have these products at home can bring in the 16 digit code to the OMS Library and we will use them to order as many free books as we can to help our school. This offer is good until March 31, 2015. For answers to FAQ with this program please click here
Monty Tech applications should be brought to guidance as soon as possible. The guidance department will be sending them over to Monty Tech at the end of November.
8th Grade Parents:
The 8th grade field trip to Washington DC is scheduled for May 19- May 22, 2015. This is an exciting and educational experience. To register for this trip:
1. Go to EFExploreAmerica.com/Enroll
2. Enter our group’s tour number: 1518402RP
A deposit is due by the end of September to ensure a spot on this trip.
If you have not yet signed up for a parent-teacher conference taking place in November (11/20, 11/24, 11/25) and you would like to schedule one, please contact Mrs. Higgins in Guidance (978-827-1425). In grades 6 & 7 there are only afternoon slots available. Grade 8 has a few nights slots still open. Enrichment and Special Education teachers are also available for conference sign ups.