300 School Street, Western Grove, AR 72685 | Phone: 870.429.5215




Vision Statement

Ozark Mountain School District will foster an environment where knowledge and excellence are valued and individuals become productive citizens. We believe that an environment emphasizing cooperation, trust, and commitment to improvement will provide the necessary tools for personal and career-oriented growth as we strive for life long excellence.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Ozark Mountain School District is to develop the necessary academic, artistic, and social skills for students to become responsible, productive citizens committed to lifelong learning in an ever-changing society.  Students share in this mission and must be encouraged by all administrators, teachers, parents, and community members to take advantage of the full range of educational opportunities made available. 

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Congratulations to the Western Grove Warriors on their Final Four finish in the State tournament.  The last time a Warriors team finished in the Final Four was 1949!  We are so proud of you!

The Western Grove Warriors are in the Final Four of the Class 1A State Tournament.  They will play defending state champion, Guy Perkins, on Saturday, March 3rd, at 7:30 pm at Devil Dog Arena on the Morrilton High School campus.  

Doors will open at 5pm.  

There will be a pep bus for this game leaving Western Grove today at 4:20 pm and will return around 11 pm.  Admission to the game is $6.00.  Parents are also welcome to ride the bus, too.

This is the first time that the Western Grove Warriors have been in the Final Four since 1949.  The Lady Warriors last time was in 2005.  It has been a long time for the boys. 

If you can, please make the trip to Morrilton today.  We need to pack the house and be loud!

Click here for the March calendar.

Click here for the March Breakfast and Lunch menus.

The Western Grove Warriors will play in the State Tournament at Morrilton High School on Thursday, March 1st at 2:30 pm against the Strong Bulldogs.

All of the post season tournament brackets are located on the Athletics page.  You may click here to get to that location.

Current job openings at Western Grove School:

1) Paraprofessional

2) Custodian

Please submit your resume and application to Mr. Billy Carter, Principal, at Western Grove School, 300 School St., Western Grove, AR  72685 or bcarter@omsd.k12.ar.us.

Click here for the breakfast and lunch menus for January 29-31 and February.

Click here for the February 2018 calendar.

For: Bruno Pyatt, St. Joe, and Western Grove

Baseball Meeting - 1/31/18 - Western Grove Gymnasium.  Time: 4 pm for boys interested in playing baseball.  Coach: Craig Enloe

Softball Meeting - 1/31/18 - Western Grove Cafeteria.  Time: 4:15 pm for girls interested in playing softball.    Coach: Joe McKinney

Track:  Sign up in your school's office.  Coach: Kelsey Hudson

The Ozark Mountain School District has recently been approved for Alternative Method of Instruction.  AMI is to be used for up to five days missed due to inclement weather (snow days).  Students will be given a packet of work to take home.  In the event of the first missed day of school due to weather, the student will complete the assignments given for Day1 in each of the core areas (Math, English/Language Arts, History/Social Studies, and Science) and return the complete packet to the classroom teachers the next day that school is in session.  The student will get a grade, and it will not count as an absence.  If the student does not return the complete packet (all assignments) on the next day that school is in session, then the student will not get a grade and will be counted absent. Please keep both the completed assignments and the assignments for the other days in the packet.  Teachers will be checking to see if the unused assignments are in the packets.  On the next missed day, the student will complete the assignments for Day 2 and return the complete packet to the classroom teachers.  This will continue for each missed day up to five days. After five days, no additional packets will be handed out.  As a district, students will have to make up those snow days (Day 6 and beyond).  If students do not miss any school due to weather, then the work in the packets will not be required and will not be returned to the classroom teachers. Students will only be required to complete work for the number of days missed that are five or less.  If students work ahead, they do not turn in the work all at once.  No extra credit will be given for non-required assignments.

Students in Virtual Arkansas online classes and North Arkansas College online concurrent classes will continue on as normal.  If school is missed due to bad weather, Ms. Marshall will e-mail the director of Virtual Arkansas and Sarah Bing at North Arkansas College to pass the message on to the teachers that Western Grove students did not have school.  This will let the teachers know that some students who do not have internet at home could notwork on assignments during the snow days.

Students in classes at North Arkansas College Technical Center will need to find out via TV or the radio to see if North Arkansas College is having classes that day.  If you have to miss due to weather and North Arkansas College is having classes, be sure to pick up an orange card in the office to take to the Tech Center campus.  No school bus service will be available on days when OMSD is not having school.  If students can make it to class at the Tech Center, then no orange card will be needed.

If an assignment is lost, you may go to the student activities tab on this website and find the AMI Work Page.  You may download a copy of the assignment from that page.  

Click here for the bell schedule.

Change of schedule:  Middle school lunch is from 11:40 am until 12:10 pm.

7th and 8th basketball girls will each lunch with the high school. 

Students are not allowed on campus before 7:30 am. 

The office is open from 7:30 am until 4:30 pm.

Click here for the 2017-18 School Calendar.

Snow routes mean paved roads ONLY.  If you have any questions, contact your child's bus driver for more information about your specific route.  The implementation of snow routes will be announced on REMIND, local TV news and their websites, radio, Facebook, and Twitter.