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

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WELCOME TO WESTERN GROVE SCHOOLS

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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A kindergarten meet and greet will be held on Thursday, August 13th from 8 am - 4 pm.

Mrs. Tramell will contact the kindergarten parents to set up appointments.

This will be the only opportunity to get the "First Day of Kindergarten" pictures.  

Parents will not be able to come in the building on the first day of school due to COVID-19 precautions in place.

Tuesday, August 25th

Classes start at 7:50 am and end at 4:12 pm.

At the present time, the Arkansas Department of Education has not listed athletic banquets as an approved gathering.  Therefore, we are postponing our athletic banquet until a later date when it is safe to do so, and we are given the all clear b the State Department of Education and Health.  We apologize to our students and parents for this change, but we want to do our part to insure the safety of everyone involved.

Click here for the school supply list.

All votes have been counted, and with 70% of the vote, the new mascot will be bears.


The mascot committee will meet on Thursday to discuss colors. New basketball uniforms will be ordered soon.

Click here to go to the Registration page.  This is for next year's 9th - 12th graders.


Click here for a brochure from the Northark Technical Center about their programs.

Click here for the 7th and 8th grade registration form.

Current sophomores and juniors may go online to register for concurrent classes through North Arkansas College and the North Arkansas College Technical Center.  The links to the application forms are listed below.  After filling out the forms, please email Ms. Marshall at mmarshall@omsd.k12.ar.us to let her know you have registered.  She will send the required paperwork on to the college.  

Please note that if you are registering for any concurrent class, you must have an ACT reading and English score of 19.  If you are registering for College Algebra, you must have completed Algebra II and have a math ACT score of 19.  If you do not have those, you will have to retake the test or take the Accuplacer test.  Ms. Marshall and North Arkansas College can proctor those tests once we have been cleared safe to do so with the current virus situation.  

If you are wanting to enroll in classes at the tech center, any score will work with the exception of Project Lead the Way (pre-engineering) and EMT classes.  EMT has other prerequisite classes, too.

For more information, email Ms. Marshall at mmarshall@omsd.k12.ar.us.

Click here for the general North Arkansas College online application.  (ALL students will fill out this form.)

Click here for the concurrent classes enrollment form.

Click here for the technical center enrollment form.


All classes will be online.  Check your Canvas account and school emails for more information.

3/16/2020:  As of noon today, all face to face classes at Northark Technical Center are cancelled until further notice.  Students are instructed to go on-line and check Canvas for instructions about classwork.  We will be sending out messages to the students through e-mail and MyNortharkAlerts.

All report cards and/or notices to return materials have been mailed as of Friday, June 19th.  

If you are needing transcripts for driving tests, you may put in a request to Ms. Marshall at mmarshall@omsd.k12.ar.us or Ms. Sheron Sisco at ssisco@omsd.k12.ar.us.  No transcritps will be processed during the week of June 22nd-26th due to E-school rollover. 


Click here for the enrollment form.

Congratulations to Western Grove's Walker Robinson.  He was announced the winner of the Arkansas FFA Talent Show.  We are so proud of our singing Warrior!


Click here for picture 1.

Click here for picture 2.

Individual campuses may or may not have office personnel around.  If you need anything, you may call the central office at 870-439-2218.  There will be someone there daily.  

Contact your school's adviser if interested in ordering a 2020 yearbook.


Click here to read the spectator conduct policy adopted on 2/20/2020.

Click here to see the winners.

Kylee Smith won the elementary spelling bee and Skipper Bright was the runner up.

Click here for the list of winners.  The K-4 Spelling Bee will be Monday at 9:45 in the library.  The 5-8 Spelling Bee will be on Tuesday at 9:45 in the library.  The top two spellers from each class, the overall winner, and the overall runner-up will attend the county spelling bee in January.  

Click here to see the championship team photos.

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Junior Walker Robinson advanced to the semifinal round of the National FFA Talent Competition  in Indianapolis, Indiana.  Walker was ranked in the Top 15.  He was the only representative from the state of Arkansas competiting in the event.  Congratulations, Walker!

Click here to see the picture.

All students in the Ozark Mountain School District will eat free this year.  Parents will still need to fill out the paperwork at the beginning of the school year.  

Click here for the 2019-2020 OMSD school calendar.

The 2018-19 yearbooks are in. 

If you did not order one, but would like one, please e-mail Mrs. Terin Hollis at thollis@omsd.k12.ar.us.  You may also contact her at the concession stand during ballgames.   There are only a few extras.  The price of the extra yearbooks is $30.

Click here for the handbook.

Students in grades 5-12 can pay for ala carte items during lunch.


Capri Sun  $.50

G2 $1.00

Switch Drink $1.00

Tea $1.25

Chips $.75

Crackers $.50

Rice Krispie Treat $.25

Fruit Roll Up $.50

Ice Cream $.75

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

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

ALL STUDENTS WILL EAT FREE FOR 2019-20.  THIS WILL JUST BE FOR FACULTY/STAFF FOR 2019-20.


Click here to access the Titan School Solutions site.  You will have to make an account before your first use. After the account is made, you may use that link to login into your account.   You may still pay with cash or check at the school.  There is a $3 charge each time this system is used.



Ozark Mountain School District is on Facebook.

Western Grove School is on Facebook.

Western Grove School Twitter Handle:  @WGHSWarriors  


Western Grove School Technology Tool Site


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.

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