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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The office will be closed on Monday, May 25th  in observance of Memorial Day. Sack lunches will be prepared for students for the week on Tuesday, May 26th instead of Monday, May 25th.  


If you did not get the chance to drop off or pick up materials this past week, you may do so beginning on Tuesday, May 26th.  Office hours will be 8 am to 3 pm.

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.  

Click here for the Google Form to order lunches for next week.

If you have already been on the list, then you will not need to fill out the form.

Lunch will be ready to be distributed at each school in the district between 11 am to 2 pm every Monday.


I am having to change some planned pages due to the closing of school, I would like pictures of what you are doing from your temporary schools at home.  I can't guarantee all pictures will be used, but I will do my best to include all.  Show some of the fun activities you have been doing or you working on your AMI.  Please email an electronic copy only to mmarshall@omsd.k12.ar.us.  

If you have not bought a yearbook yet, you may still do so.  Information is on the website on the announcement page.

Thank you,

Micki Marshall

Yearbook Adviser for Western Grove

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.

You may still purchase a yearbook by going to JostensYearbook.com and pay with a debit or credit card.  You may also call 877-767-5217 and speak to a Jostens representative to order over the phone.  

Order forms are on this website.  Since we will not be back in school, you may mail payment to the school:  Western Grove School, Attention: Ms. Marshall, 300 School St., Western Grove, AR  72685.  If you mail in your order, please also email Ms. Marshall at mmarshall@omsd.k12.ar.us to confirm what you have ordered.  She can then reserve a book for you online.  

There will not overruns.  There may be a few extra books that will be ordered with the intention of selling.  There will only be a handful and they will sell for $45.  There will be no guarantees of a book being available.  Please order by May 22nd.  The district has to give final numbers to Jostens by the end of May.  This includes any extra books that we hold back to sell.  

Click here to place an order online.  This is the direct link to the ordering website.  

Click here to print out a senior ad information sheet and a yearbook order form.


Yearbooks must be preordered by May 22nd.  

The price of the yearbook is $40 and the icons are $3 each with the purchase of the $6 personalization. 


Senior Ads must be ordered before May 1st.  Please submit as early as you can to Ms. Marshall.   

Individuals and businesses may purchase page sponsor ads in the 2020 Ozark Mountain Yearbook.  The price of the ad per page is $35.  You may purchase multiple page sponsor ads.  You may request a certain page, but you are not guaranteed a certain page if that has already been claimed by someone else.  If you request through Western Grove, then you will be guaranteed a Western Grove page if you wish until those are all claimed.  


For more information, contact Micki Marshall at mmarshall@omsd.k12.ar.us or 870-429-5215 x 403.  You may mail your payment to Western Grove School, 300 School St., Western Grove, AR  72685 or drop it by the office.  Preference of page locations will be given to those who purchase an ad by November 20th.  .  

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.


Seniors:

If you need to be in communication with Ms. Marshall about scholarship/college information, please email her at mmarshall@omsd.k12.ar.us.

She will check her school email several times a day while we are out due to the COVID19 virus.  

Please check the counselor's website for new scholarship information during the time we are out of school.



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

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.

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

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.

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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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