Free Money for Your Education: 2023 Scholarships

It’s the most wonderful time of the year…when college acceptances and financial packets are released! College is an exciting new step in your academic journey, but it can come at a heavy cost. Educationdata.org has reported that the average college student pays between $25,000 and $44,000 per year. That price excludes dormitory living essentials, meal plans, books, and all other expenses not covered in tuition. … Continue reading Free Money for Your Education: 2023 Scholarships

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade 2022

What would Thanksgiving be without the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade? A yearly tradition for 98 years and counting, the Macy’s parade brings joy to families all over the world. The parade has continued to grow over the years with this year consisting of 30 balloons, seven balloonicles (ground-based balloons), 31 floats, 10 marching bands, 19 performers, 31 groups of clowns, and six performance groups. … Continue reading Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade 2022

Midterm Elections 2022

What Outcomes to Expect On Tuesday, November 8, The United States will hold the 2022 Midterm Elections to fill the seats opening in Congress in the 2024 terms. This year, 35 senate seats and 435 House of Representatives seats will be changed, turned, and filled. Two-year House terms are coming to a close as well as some six-year senate terms, causing much anticipation within the … Continue reading Midterm Elections 2022

Say Hello to Ms. Devine!

We have a new face in the building, who you may recognize from her iconic “bye” after every announcement. Ms. Devine is the newest secretary to join the OM front office staff. After working as a teachers’ secretary at Harpers Choice Middle for six years, Ms. Devine is ready to call Oakland Mills her new hOMe. Even though Ms. Devine is new to working here, … Continue reading Say Hello to Ms. Devine!

Welcome hOMe Mr. McCaskill!

If you had to rate how excited you were to come to OM this school year, what number would you say? For Mr. McCaskill, OM’s newest 11th grade assistant principal (AP), that number is a definite 10! Mr. McCaskill is not exactly new to our cOMmunity, but he is now filling bigger shoes.  He started out at OM in 2019 as a social studies teacher, … Continue reading Welcome hOMe Mr. McCaskill!