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Ontario Middle School
2014 - 2015
OMS
Welcome back! Our staff is
ready and excited to work
with your children this year.
Some advice:
Some advice to our parents:
• Get involved with your children at OMS.
• Visit the school.
• Communicate with the teachers.
• Ask questions.
When the school, parents, and community are
all involved, everyone benefits!!!
“A” Pledge for our Students:
I am an Adolescent. If I have good Attendance, a
great Attitude, and participate in school Activities,
I will Achieve in my Academics. I need to be
Accountable for my Actions and be an Architect in
my Adventure at OMS. If I use the best of my
Ability, I can Apply, Adapt, and Advance to the
next level. I am an Adolescent and I am Awesome.
Advice to our students:
• You will be offered a more challenging
curriculum. Go for it!!!
• Make new friends.
• Participate in activities at school.
• Make good choices. Seek advice from your
parents, teachers, counselor, and principal.
When we all work together and get involved, you
will truly benefit!!!
Meet the staff and
crew of our school…
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Office
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Julie Brokaw,
Principal
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Diane
Cunningham,
Guidance
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Jeanette Ohl
Secretary
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Diana
Wendling,
Secretary/Aide
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Julia Miller,
Librarian
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Adam Gongwer,
School Resource
Officer
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Sixth Grade
Staff
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Zack
Canfield,
Social
Studies
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Kelley
Caporini,
Math
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Janey
Fulk,
Science
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Carrie
Murray,
Language
Arts
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Meredith
Wendling,
Literature
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Seventh Grade
Staff
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Barry
Beer,
Math
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Scott
Cardwell,
Science
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Renee
Davis,
Social
Studies
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Maureen
Johnson,
Language
Arts
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Alison
Turnbaugh,
Literature
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Eighth Grade
Staff
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Kim
Sorensen,
Literature
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Annalee
Stover,
Math/
Algebra
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Angela
Tagg,
Language
Arts
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Michael
Tagg,
Social
Studies
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John
White,
Science
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Intervention
Specialist
Staff
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Patti
Case
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Paulette
Huber
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Lauren
Reichenbach
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Brock
Spurling
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Instructional
Aides
Gretchen Adkins
Kelley Mottayaw
Kristen Straub
Jacque Tucker
Deb Weber
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Specials
Arts/Tech/
Music
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Cary
Carcione,
PE
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April
Furr,
Choir/Music
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Lana
Garberich,
Art
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Rod
Miller,
Industrial
Tech
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Ted
Mutti,
PE
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Carol
Rinehart,
PE/Health
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Mike
Schwall,
Band/Music
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Melissa
Vannest,
FCCLA
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Special
Services
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Terri Drushell, Nurses:
Speech
Annette
Mangun
Melissa
Schaffer
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Margot
Caldwell,
Special
Education
Coordinator
Karling
Ward,
School
Psychologist
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Physical and
Occupational
Therapy Staff
Christine
McElfresh
Linda
Williams,
and Amy Jarvis
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Cooks
Betty Clegg
Sue Wentz
Anna Whittaker
Wendy Williams
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Custodians
Randy Hanlon
Trisha Russlee
Randal
Thompson
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Bus Drivers Lucille Boebel
Rebecca Clark
Pat Duffner
Jenn Forsythe
Lisa James
Bobbie O’Day
Lori Santymer
Raena Van Houten
Maggie Windbigler
Donna Clark
Belinda Crawford
Tonya Flanegan
Brenda Grassel
Cindy Kleilein
Tim Pruner
Nancy Shafer
Sue Wentz
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Additional
Important
Information
Mission
Statement
OMS
The mission of Ontario Middle
School is to encourage
Outstanding citizenship and
Motivated learning with Skills
for life.
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Warrior
PRIDE
Code of
Conduct
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Punctuality – to school, class, and
with work
Respect – for all people and
property
Individuality – shared and
appreciated
Discipline – of self
Enthusiasm – for life and learning
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Discipline
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students are expected
to demonstrate a
high degree of selfdiscipline as stated in
the Code of Conduct.
Students
Staff
Code of
Conduct
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Disciplinary
Procedures
and other
information
• Teacher-directed
consequences
• Discussion
• Detention
• Discipline form
• Denial of school privileges
• Friday School
• Suspension
• Expulsion
• Searches
• Cameras
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Hallway
Conduct
No horseplay!!!
Students are to be
orderly and not
running or pushing
other students.
Students need to have a
hall pass when in the
hallway during class
time.
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Grade Book
Teachers and parents
have the capability
to have continuous
information about
a student’s
educational progress.
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Non Discrimination
Policy
No person on the
basis of sex, race,
color, national
origin, or
handicap, will be
excluded from
participation.
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Dress
Code
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Dress
Code
Do’s
Clothes should be:
• Clean
• Good taste
• Non-disruptive
• Free of safety
hazards
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Dress
Code
Don'ts
Clothes should not
show:
Cleavage
Midriffs
Ripped garments
Undergarments
Too much leg (shorts or
skirts)
• Items promoted like drugs,
alcohol, or unhealthy
activities
• Poor taste
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Some
other
Don'ts
NO:
• Sleeveless shirts for
boys and girls
• Pajama bottoms or
tops
• Slippers
• Coats worn during the
day
• Hats worn during the
day
• Sagging
Wearing appropriate and clean
clothing will help your child be
ready to learn. They will be
safe and it will not disrupt the
educational process.
OMS
Sports
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Fall Sports
Volleyball – Girls
Football – Boys
Cheerleading –
Girls
Cross Country –
Boys and Girls
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Winter
Sports
Swimming – Boys
and Girls
Basketball – Boys
and Girls
Wrestling – Boys
Cheerleading – Girls
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Spring
Sports
Track – Boys
and Girls
A Day at
OMS
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Students
are
expected
to be here
on time.
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Warning
Bell at
7:45
Tardy Bell
at 7:49
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Absences
need to
be
reported.
Call the absentee
number 419755-2004 or
OMS number
419-529-5507
to report your
child off from
school.
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School Closings:
WMAN 1400
WSWR 100.1
WVNO 106.1
WNCO 101.3
WMFD TV 68
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Release
Bell at
2:52
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Each student will be
assigned a locker. Locks
with a combination lock
may be used.
Students are responsible
for keeping the locker in
excellent condition.
Locks will be cut off if
there is a concern or just
cause to search the
locker.
Lockers
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Library:
Students may
come to the
library during
study halls and by
arrangement of
classroom
teachers.
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Book bags:
During the day,
book bags must
remain in the
lockers.
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Guidance:
Looking for some
help?
Help is available with Mrs.
Cunningham. She will
work with individuals and
groups.
Topics include:
• Personal issues
• Self-awareness
• Self-understanding
• Adolescence
• Responsibility
• Setting goals
• Peer mediation
Lunch at
OMS
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Students can
pack or buy a
school lunch.
A daily lunch
is $2.75.
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Lunches are
purchased
though a PIN
(Personal
Identification
Number)
system.
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Charges not
to exceed
$15.00
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•Money can
be deposited
in your
child’s
account.
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Food and
drink
remain in
the
cafeteria.
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Other
opportunities at
OMS:
Student Council
Academic Challenge
Newspaper Staff
Year Book Staff
Transportation
to and from
OMS
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Code of
Conduct
applies to all
school
transportation.
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Students who
utilize bus service
are expected to
respect the
driver, all
passengers, and
the equipment.
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Guidelines:
• Wait until the bus has
come to a complete stop.
• Cross if needed, 10 feet in
front of the bus. Driver
needs to see you.
• Stay seated while in
motion.
• Stay in the same, assigned
seat.
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More Bus
Guidelines:
• Keep all parts of your body,
including arms, inside the bus.
• Keep all items in your book bag.
• Nothing is to be thrown on the
bus.
• Students are to be silent at a
railroad crossing. It is the law.
• Respond immediately to the
driver directions and requests.
WCDs
Wireless
Communication
Devices
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Guidelines
for
WCDs:
• Students may use WCDs
before and after school.
• Students may use WCDs
during their lunch period.
• Students may use WCDs
on a school bus if it is
allowed by the driver.
• Students must have the
device on vibrate or silent
mode.
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Some More
WCDs
Guidelines:
• Students may not use WCDs
if they create a distraction,
disruption or otherwise
interfere with the educational
environment.
• Students may not access the
Internet websites that are
blocked to students at
school.
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WCDs
Even More
Guidelines:
• Students are prohibited
from using WCDs to
capture, record or transmit
the words and images of any
student, staff member, or
other person in the school.
Without consent is an
invasion of privacy rights.
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WCDs
Cell Phone
Guidelines:
Students using their phones in
class will have the cell phones
taken and sent to the office.
First time – student will pick
up at the end of the day.
Second – Parent will need to
pick the phone up.
Third – Friday School will be
issued.
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Board policy
5517.01
Bullying and Other
Forms of Aggressive
Behavior:
Students are prohibited from using
WCDs in a way to transmit and
share material that is threatening,
obscene, disruptive, or sexually
explicit. Violations shall result in
disciplinary action.
Visitors
To OMS
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All visitors must report to
the school office upon
arrival.
• Enter the first set of doors.
• Buzz in to the secretary.
• Go directly to office when
buzzed in.
• When possible, make
advanced arrangements to
visit the school.
Important
Dates on the
Calendar
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August 18, 2014 – OMS Open House from 7:00 – 8:00
August 20 – First Day of Classes for students
September 1– No School – Labor Day
October 9 – Early Release Day – students out at 1:55 – PD Teachers
October 10 – No School for Students– Teacher In-service
November 6 and 13– Parent/Teacher Conferences – 4 – 7:30
November 25 – Early Release Day – out at 1:55
November 26, 27, and 28 – Thanksgiving Break
December 1– No School – Comp day for P/T Conferences
December 4 – Early Release Day – out at 1:55 – PD Teachers
December 19 – Early Release Day – out at 1:55
December 22 – January 2 – Christmas and New Year’s Vacation
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January 19 – Martin Luther King, Jr. Day – No School
February 12 and 19 – Parent/Teacher Conferences – 4 – 7:30
February 16– Presidents’ Day – No School
March 6– Early Release Day – out at 1:55 – PD Teachers
March 30– No School – Comp day for P/T Conferences
March 31 – April 3 – Spring Vacation – No School
April 18 – No School – Good Friday
April 30 – Early Release Day – out at 1:55 – PD Teachers
May 25 – Memorial Day – No School
May 28 – Last day for students
May 29 – Graduation OHS
Again, Welcome to Ontario Middle
School. We wish everyone a fantastic
year of school. Your children will
grow academically, emotionally,
physically, and socially. Good luck to
everyone!!!

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