The Scholastic Book Fair is going to be at Overlook from Nov 17th to Nov 21st. Students will be heading to the Book Fair with their classes and it will be open on Tuesday. Nov18th until 6PM as well as the evening of Thursday, Nov 20th during parent/teacher conferences. You can check out all the information here
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.
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.
STEM Saturdays is a WPI outreach program that provides half-day workshops focused on the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) fields for middle school-aged boys and girls as well as their parents and guardians. STEM Saturdays is generously funded by Intel and is sponsored by the WPI Office of Undergraduate Admissions and the Office of Multicultural Affairs. Visit the program's website here
Student Ski and Snowboarding Program packets are now available in the Main Office. This program runs for 6 Wednesdays starting January 7th. All applications are due by Nov. 26th.
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.