Welcome to the OCMS PTO Website

We hope that Oconee County Middle School parents, teachers and students will find useful information and links on this site. PTO Meeting Minutes can be viewed by clicking on the "PTO Documents" link on the right-hand side of this page. If you can't find what you are looking for, try the search or please let us know!

TO JOIN PTO - Download and complete this form and send it with your child to school or email it to ocmspto@gmail.com.

Join us on Facebook - OCMS PTO!
Twitter!  @ocmspto
Instagram - ocmspto

We also have a Remind setup!  Go to

rmd.at/ocmspt

on a smartphone, or text

@ocmspt   to   81010

for low-volume reminders.

Fall Fundraiser Information - Help us raise money for OCMS!!

 It's time for our Fall Fundraiser! In the past we have sold coupon books but this year we are going all digital with a coupon app! All the information is below. 


Copy and paste this text/email template and send right now to your 20 contacts! Share with EVERYONE, even in other states since the offers are nationally available. DO personalize (red text) this to the receiver by entering your student’s first and last name after their homeroom teacher's name in the body of the text so that class gets credit! Add your student’s name and then copy and paste this below and start texting!

Hi [fill in person’s name], 

My school is doing a digital coupon fundraiser and we hope you can help!  Click https://app.giftkey.org/P/F/375 to learn more about our efforts, and how to make your purchase to support us. BE SURE TO PUT MY NAME IN EXACTLY LIKE THIS [Teacher last name student first and last name] in the ‘Referred By’ space!! I know you like saving money so you will enjoy using the app and saving at least $10 per week!  Thank you so much for helping us out!  Help me and my teacher win the Kickoff Week Reward of $100 to me and my teacher for overall top sales this first week!!  Thank you for your support of OCMS!


First PTO Meeting of the 20-21 School Year

Our first PTO meeting of the year will be held


Thursday, August 27, 2020 at 6:00 pm


We will meet in the Locker Forum


At this meeting we will officially elect officers and introduce our plans for this school year. We hope to see you all there. 


We will be observing social distancing and masks are strongly encouraged. 

Join the OCMS PTO Today!

Now is the time to join the OCMS PTO! Our membership drive starts with the beginning of the school year, so won't you join us and support your school? The membership structure has tiered levels with different benefits:

BLUE LEVEL- $15 Support the students and teachers at OCMS

SILVER LEVEL- $20
Includes family membership and OC car magnet

GOLD LEVEL-$50
Includes family membership, OC car magnet, and OCMS t-shirt

OCMS STAFF MEMBERSHIP - $5

BUSINESS PARTNER - $300 First Year and $250 Renewal ~ Includes business name on a sign at front of school and acknowledgment on website




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30th Annual OCMS Brave Run March 7, 2020
1 mile fun run 8:00
5K race 8:30

What: The 30th Annual Brave Run 5K and 1 Mile Fun run is a run/walk that is open to all ages and abilities. The race is a cooperative effort of the OCMS Parent-Teacher
Organization, OCMS faculty and staff and supporting sponsors.

T-shirt: All pre-registered participants will receive a short-sleeve cotton t-shirt. Shirts are available race day as supplies last.

Benefit: All net proceeds benefit Oconee County Middle School instructional program.

Awards: Fun Run: Overall Male/Female, awards to first 100 finishers 14 and under. 
5K Run/Walk: Overall Male/Female - Masters M/F - Grand Masters M/F - and
top three M/F in 5-year age groups beginning with 10 & under to 75 & over.

Here is the flyer for registration. We hope to see everyone there!

Sponsors: We are also still looking for sponsors. Let us know if you have any questions or want to get signed up. Here is the sponsorship form.

OCMS PTO Business Members


A big Thank You to our business members!








Presbyterian Homes of Georgia



ARC Electrical Contractors
Chris Stickland DMD
General & Cosmetic
Dentistry
Danielle Grier & Co.
Down South Plumbing 
Five Points Eyecare
JD Adcock Livestock
Oconee Well Drillers
Presbyterian Homes of Georgia
Southern Spa & Patio
Woodall Realty Group










PTO Mission & Goals

Mission Statement


The purpose of OCMS PTO is to promote the education and welfare of the students in our school. To this end, the PTO takes a very active role in the enrichment activities of the school, while encouraging a feeling of community spirit among students, staff, and parents. The PTO organizes and mobilizes parents, school and community members so that they can make important and valuable contributions to our school community. Funds to support all PTO-sponsored programs and purchases are generated through membership dues and through parent-coordinated fundraisers.

Goals
  1. Encourage preparation for high school through programs which promote:
    • Self-esteem
    • Organizational and Study Skills
    • Academic Enrichment
  2. Facilitate social and emotional support through sponsored programs and activities
  3. Facilitate interaction between parents and staff through events and volunteer opportunities
  4. Promote well-being in the community through encouraging and supporting community service efforts
  5. Provide opportunities for parent education through:
    • Parent networking
    • Speakers and workshops
What We Do
  • Fundraising
    • Membership
    • Donations
    • Fall and Spring Fundraisers
    • Any way we can!
  • Student Enrichment
    • Grade level activities such as the 8th grade rnd of the year celebration
    • Purchase of supplies and equipment (art and music supplies, PE equipment, science lab supplies and kits, computers, etc.)
    • Direct monetary contributions to the school
  • Teacher/Staff Support
    • Staff Appreciation activities
    • In-School volunteers