Clubs & Activities

One important goal of OMS clubs is Service Learning. 

Service Learning, the definition:   

An Instructional methodology whereby young people can be involved in real life settings in which they can apply academic knowledge and previous experiences to meet real community needs.  

Goals of Service Learning:

  • To teach students to become active in serving the needs of the community. 
  • To teach students how to serve members of the community.
  • To teach students that it is more important to serve others than themselves.
  • To help students develop and foster a sense of caring for others.

Club or Organization
Sponsor(s)
Purpose

Meeting

Date & Time

4-H
Warren
The 4-H programs focus is on active involvement and quality experiences which stimulate lifelong learning of values and skills.

First Thursday of the month, room 805, 4:00-5:00

Academic Bowl
Beasley, Harget, Burnett

To allow students to compete in a rigorous academic setting against other schools. This club helps to let our students show what they have learned in the classroom through a series of Jeopardy like setting.

every Tuesday from 4:00 to 5:30
Ambassadors
Davis, Flath, Allums, Hammond , Miller
Animal Lovers Club
Standard
Animal Lovers Club is an organization dedicated to fostering a love of animals.  Both pets and wildlife will be studied and experienced in our hands on encounters. Animal lovers clubs begin meetings the first Friday of September, which falls on the 7th.  The meeting is from 4:00 to 5:00
Vaughn
to provide interested students an opportunity to share their love of Japanese animation and to learn about various facets of anime and Japanese culture the first Wednesday of each month (beginning in September).  Meeting times will be from 4:00 – 5:00 PM.
Art Club
Miller
to further the creative experiences of our students, to help them use their talents in service to others, to explore cultural diversities, and to help build a sense of community both within and outside of the school 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month, from 7:15 a.m. until 8:00 a.m., in the art room.
BETA club
Martin, Abdo

To promote the principles of honesty, justice, service, cooperation, responsibility, industriousness, humility, leadership, and charity.

8/22, 9/26, 10/17, 11/14, 1/23, 2/13, 3/12, 4/16, 5/14-all meetings will occur @ 7:40 am & 4:00 pm (students get to choose time)

Drama Club
Prevatt, White
To allow students to act or work behind the scenes in skits, musicals, and plays throughout the year. the 4th Tuesday of every month from 4:00 to 5:30 in room 408 (drama room). 
Electronic/Technology Club Bailey Discuss current/innovative technology as it relates to people in today's society.  First Meeting: September 10 4-5p.m.
Environmental Club
Pinilla, Basinger

Enhance the Ola environment, increase environmental awareness.

Monthly, Tuesday 4-5  T31

First meeting Aug 28

FCA

Fellowship of Christian Athletes

Fowler, Foust, S. White
Purpose :to promote Christian Fellowship amongst our athletes and fans 2nd and last Thursday of each month  7:45 am

FCCLA

Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America

Bowen
to promote personal growth and leadership development through Family and Consumer Sciences education 2nd Tuesday of every month in room 305 from 4 until 5 pm.
Girl's Bible Study
Fowler, S. White
   
Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl
Salmon, Wright, Kodak
Prepare for and compete in the Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl TBA (Will begin after Fall Break – 1st competition will be in February)
Literary Magazine
Ruland
Mathletes
Beasley, Gilreath

This club is designed for the advanced math student. We compete in several math tournaments throughout the year. We cover a wide spectrum of math skills throughout the year.  

Mondays from 4:00-5:30
Odyssey of the Mind
Abdo, Hallmark, Ruland, Anderson
To engage students in creative team-based problem solving activities. TBD
Photography Club
Fowler, Johnson
to learn the skills and tools associated with photography.
Relay for Life Team
Wilkerson

To Raise awareness and money for American Cancer Society.

Relay Walk will be held in Spring 2008.
ROV (Remotely Operated Vehicles)
Pinilla, Basinger

Design, build and test an underwater vehicle, possibly entering regional competition in Savannah.

Monthly, Tuesday 4-5  Rm 807

First meeting Sept 4

School Health Club
S. Colquitt, Rice
To promote and encourage a healthy lifestyle within the OMS family and throughout the community.
Johnson, Kodak, Hallmark, B. Jones, Biles, Yates, Anderson, S. White, Albrecht, Slaughter
to preserve OMS memories and foster creativity among students and staff Two Wednesdays each month.  The first meeting of the month will be from 4 -5.  The second meeting will be from 4 - 6.
Sisters of Virtue
Gillison

To positively empower, motivate, educate, and beautify young women to become self sufficient and confident individuals of society who view their bodies as sacred and beautiful gifts while taking their place in the community through social development. 

 Meetings will be held on the second and fourth Thursday of every month for 45-60 minutes. The first meeting will be on September 13, 2007
Step Team
Devane
To promote sisterhood/brotherhood and community service through stepping 2 days per week from 4-5 (days not yet specified)
WOMS News
Johnson, Devane, Biles, S. White
To keep all mustangs informed Daily from 8:30 to 8:50 and 11:00 until 11:55.
Yearbook
Lemieux, Johnson, Biles, Devane