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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Click here for the boys bracket.  

Click here for the girls' bracket.

We have a limited number of pages for these ads.


Full Page: $175

Half Page: $90

Quarter Page: $45


Please submit no more than 12 pictures plus one message for a full page.  Please submit no more than six pictures plus one message for a half page.  Please submit no more than three pictures and one short message for a quarter page.  Please do not cut photos into a shape from the rectangular photograph.  This does not produce well in the yearbook.  Pictures can be color or black and white.  The page will be in color.  


You can send pictures and message electronically to mmarshall@omsd.k12.ar.us.  You may pay by cash or check to your local school.  If you need the yearbook sponsor to scan photos, she can do that and return to you. 


Please submit photos, message, and payment as soon as possible to guarantee a spot.


Your seniors were sent this information today through their school email.  

Go to the Ozark Mountain School District's website https://ozarkmountainschooldistrict.com/ and then click on links.  Then under Internet Links, the new HAC link is listed.  Click on that and it will take you to the new website.  

Click here for the menus through January 29th.

Click here for the menus through February 12th. 

December 1st RESCHEDULED GAME: conference games with Jasper at North Arkansas College will be rescheduled

December 3rd CANCELED GAME: Games with St. Paul at Western Grove have been canceled.

December 4th - ADDED GAME: Alpena will be here for junior girls, junior boys, senior girls, and senior boys.  Game time is 4:30 pm.  The gym will be cleared for cleaning after the junior boys game.  Players will start with two tickets (password protected) to reserve.  Players will get the password on Wednesday.  Thursday at noon, the password will be taken off and open for the general public.  Parents with a junior high and senior high player will only have to pay once.

People only coming to watch the senior high games need to plan on entering around 6:45 pm.

There will be a junior high session and a senior high session.  Western Grove's gym is not large enough to have all come on one ticket and maintain social distancing.  Tickets can be purchased at https://omsd.ticketleap.com.    

December 5th - CANCELED GAME - 2B, and 4B games at Yellville scheduled for noon have been canceled.

December 14th: CANCELED GAME - Southside Bee Branch.  OMSD is looking for another game for that night. 

December 17th: Mt. Judea at St. Joe - There will not be a junior girls game that evening. 

December 18th: MAKE UP GAME: At Deer 2,3,4 beginning at 5:30 pm.

January 4:  CANCELED GAME - Berryville 1B,2B,1,2

January 8: POSTPONED GAME: - Deer at BP 1,3,4 - Make Up Date: TBA

January 12: 1,2,4 will play at Kingston.  Senior girls will make this conference game up at a later date.  The junior boys game will be a non-conference game.

January 15: 1,2,4 will play Jasper at North Arkansas College.  Senior girls will make this conference game up at a later date.  The junior girls game will be a non-conference game.  Game time will be 5:30 pm.  As soon as a decision is made about homecoming, it will be sent out.  

January 19:  The games scheduled for Mt. Judea have been moved to February 9th.

January 21: The homecoming games with Lead Hill will be 1,2,4 - Senior Girls will make up the conference game on Saturday morning.

January 23: OMSD Lady Bears vs Lead Hill Lady Tigers at 10 am at St. Joe. (MAKE UP GAME)

January 25: OMSD Lady Bears vs Kingston at Kingston 5:30 (MAKE UP GAME)

January 26; OMSD will play Omaha at BERGMAN due to water issues at Omaha.  1,3,4 will play and games begin at 5:30.  

February 1: OMSD vs Deer at Bruno Pyatt at 5:30 (MAKE UP GAME)

February 5: OMSD vs ICC - 1,2,4B, 4 beginning at 4pm.

February 6: OMSD Lady Bears vs Jasper Lady Pirates - 4pm at Bruno Pyatt.  There may be a 4B game, too, but it depends on Jasper's placement in the Junior Boys District Tournament.

February 9th:  The games with Clarksville have been cancelled.  OMSD will now play at Mt. Judea that night beginning at 5:30 Teams 3 and 4 only.

February 9th: The time for the Mt. Judea games has changed to 4pm.

February 12th: The Rural Special game at St. Joe has been cancelled.

February 12th: OMSD teams 3 and 4 will travel to Wonderview.  Game time is 6pm.  (Wonderview is located at 2436 Hwy 95, Hattieville, AR  72063.


MASKS MUST BE WORN AT ALL SCHOOL FUNCTIONS.  

Beginning on Friday, November 6th, the 2020-2021 OMSD yearbook will be on sale.  Click here for an order form or you can go online to www.JostensYearbooks.com to order.  The price is $40 If you want a personalized book, then  each icon is $3 and the personalization is $6.  You may order plain or personalized books online, but can only order plain at school.

The last day to order a yearbook is April 17th.  No extras will be ordered. 

if you order online and pay with a credit card, you have the option of a payment plan.  Click here for the direct link to the website.  Select yearbook when you reach that site.  


The 2019-20 book was sold out, so you don't want to miss this opportunity!



Click here for elementary.

Click here for middle school.

Click here for high school.


Click here for the basketball schedule with the livestream links.

Click here for the link to the OMSD Bears Livestream for home basketball games.


10/30 Timbo at Western Grove 1,3,4

11/10 Viola at Bruno Pyatt 2,3,4

11/12 Flippin at St. Joe 3.4

11/30 Cotter at St. Joe 1,3,4

12/3 St. Paul at Western Grove 2,3,4

12/11 Omaha at Western Grove 2,3,4

12/14 Southside Bee Branch at Bruno Pyatt 2,3,4

12/14 Mt. Judea at St. Joe  1,3,4

1/7 Harrison at Western Grove 2B and 4B

1/8 Deer at Bruno Pyatt 1,3,4

1/15 Jasper at NAC 2,3,4

1/21 Lead Hill at NAC 1,3,4

2/4 Kingston at Western Grove 2.3.4

Jr High Tournament 2/8-13 at St. Joe 1,2

Sr. High Tournament 2/15-20 at Western Grove  3,4


Click here for the menus for November 17-December 4.

Click here for the link to Mrs. Carol Gilley's filling out the FAFSA video.  Ms. Marshall will be posting soon about scholarships and the new senior website.

Click here to access a one stop website for Western Grove Seniors.

If you have been put in quarantine:

--It does not mean you have the Covid-19 virus, but you may have been directly exposed.

--It does not mean that everyone in the school has been exposed to the virus.  In many cases, the exposure is limited to a particular grade or class. 

--You will not come to school for the time that has been set by the school to stay home.  This ranges between 10-14 days.

--You need to stay home. If you have the virus, you could spread it if you are out and about. 

--If your family stays together, you will all need to quarantine.  If your family quarantines separately, those who were not possibly exposed could continue with work outside the home.  

--If your family quarantines together, consider using grocery pickup to avoid spreading the virus in stores.


Primary exposure:   Possible direct exposure from someone that had a test come back positive.  This will result in a quarantine.

Secondary exposure: No direct exposure from someone that had a test come back positive.  You will not be quarantined, but be observant if your health changes and you develop symptoms.  


If you have questions, please call your school principal, school nurse, or Ozark Mountain School District Point of Contact Person - Ariel Kelly at St. Joe School.


Click here for the 2020-2021 Handbook.

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

Click here for the plan.

School is open Tuesday - Friday each week.  

Lunches: 


K-5: 10:50-11:20 (K-2 will eat in their classrooms.)

6-8: 11:25-11:55 (Spilt Lunch for 7-8.  They will go to class from 11:00-11;25, then lunch 11:25-11:55, then back to class 11:55-12:30)

9-12: 12:00-12:30


Bell Schedule:

Arrival: 7:30 - Grab N Go Breakfast - eat in 1st hour classroom.

1st Bell: 7:45 am

7:50-8:50: 1st Period

8:54-9:53: 2nd Period

Grab n Go Breakfast

9:57-10:56: 3rd Period

11:00-12:00: 4th Period (7th and 8th - split lunch: Class 11:00-11:25, lunch 11:25-11:55, Class 11:55-12:30)

12:00-12:30: High School Lunch

12:34-1:33: 5th Period

1:37-2:36: 6th Period

Grab N Go Snack

2:40-3:10 RTI (Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday) / SEAR - Stop Everything and Read - Friday)

3:14-4:12 7th Period


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

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

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 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.

Click here for the school supply list.

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.

Click here for more information.

Click here for the 2020-2021 OMSD school calendar.

If students are interested in the digital learning virtual program (not blended), then contact Ms. Lindsey Graham at lgraham@omsd.k12.ar.us for information to enroll.  


If you are a Western Grove student, you will be considered blended.  

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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Western Grove School is on Facebook.


Western Grove School Twitter Handle:  @WGHSWarriors  


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