Yearbooks on sale, $40

Calling all OMS students–don’t forget to purchase your 2018-19 yearbook!  They are available for $40.  Students can bring their money (cash or check payable to BH-BL CSD) to Mrs. Kibler’s room 220.

Modified Rowers Win 1st Place in Championship

Congratulations to Grade 8 Rowing 🚣‍♂️Quad members Derek Sitors, Zach Kasparian, Brian Corey, and Jackson Bower (with Coach Shelby Kislowski) and Doubles members (Zach Kasparian and Brian Corey) place first in their categories🥇🏆 (and having the fasted time of the day) at the June 1 Modified Rowing Championship! Other team wins include three 2nd Places, …

Summer 2019 Camps

Looking for something for your kids to do this summer? Here are a few camps offered in the area. Summer Music Program Students entering grades 5-12 July 9 until the concert performance on August 2 at 9 a.m. Lessons and rehearsals scheduled between 8 a.m. and noon $50 for entire program; $12.50 per week For …

Teacher Appreciation Video

May 6 through May 10 was National Teacher Appreciation Week O’Rourke Middle School students helped make this video to show their teachers just how much they are truly appreciated and to thank them for all their hard work and dedication. The video was played during the teacher luncheon that was sponsored by the PTA. With …

Ten OMS Students Receive NYS PE Leadership Awards

On Monday, May 6, the Capital Zone New York State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance held its annual Elementary & Middle School Leadership Awards Ceremony at Hudson Valley Community College. Ten students from O’Rourke MS were honored with the Sandra G. Morley Leadership Award for the skills they demonstrate in Physical Education …

Summer Reading Requirements for Incoming 6th graders

Summer Reading Requirements for Incoming 6th graders All sixth-grade students will be required to independently choose and then read books at home, during a study hall, and/or during class as part of their sixth-grade Readers Workshop (RW) goal.  Below is part of the grading rubric that students will learn more about when they meet their …

Music Groups Earn Gold Ratings at NYSSMA Festival

Congratulations to the O’Rourke Middle School Grade 8 Chorus, under the direction of Mr. Rob Soricelli, for their outstanding performance and Gold Rating at NYSSMA Major Organizations Festival! Congratulations to the BH-BL High School Concert Choir, under the direction of Mrs. Ann Derrick, and the Concert Band, under the direction of Mr. Ben O’Shea, for …

Accepting Nominations for Open PTA Positions

PTA Seeking Volunteers for President, Secretary, Treasurer & Board Chairs Every Child…One Voice.  Volunteer For the O’Rourke Middle School PTA. Volunteering is an great way for you to show your child how important school is, how the entire community works together for them and to directly shape their experience at O’Rourke. It’s also a welcoming forum …

OMS June 2019 Exam Schedule

O’Rourke Middle School 2019 Regents & Final Exam Schedule June 18 Living Environment REGENTS: Noon @ high school June 19 Algebra 1 REGENTS: Noon @ high school HALF DAYS BEGIN FOR FINAL EXAMS Grade 7-8: Math Finals Grade 6: SS Final June 20 Grade 7: LA Final Grade 8: Science Final Grade 6: Science Final …

8th Grade Class Night, June 21

8th Grade Class Night Information It may seem a little early to be thinking about Class Night, but planning has already begun to make this a meaningful and special event for our outgoing 8th graders. Class Night will begin at 6 PM in the High School gymnasium and will include the presentation of all 8th …