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Odessa R-VII

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Odessa Middle School
607 S. 5th Street   Odessa, Missouri 64076
Phone: 816-633-1500 
Fax: 816-633-7101



Principal - Mrs. Kendra Malizzi

Assistant Principal - Mr. Thomas Hotmer

Activities Director - Mr. Garrett Ogle

Social Worker - Mrs. Becky Cowman

Counselor - Mrs. Whitney Peer

Admin Assistant - Mrs. Cathy Dandurand

Admin Assistant/Registrar - Ms. Samantha Simmons


Odessa Middle School Mission Statement

The mission of Odessa Middle School is to address the needs of the total child and empower all to become academically and socially
successful while maintaining positive life-long decisions.

OMS Schedule Pick Up/ Supply Drop Off- August 21st from 10:15-6:15pm. Families will sign-up for a 15 time time slot. Teachers will meet students/families for their 15 minute slot.  Students are welcome to come on their own if they choose.

Students will get their schedule and can drop off supplies to their lockers. 8th grade students will pay their $20 tech fee and check-out their chromebooks, charger and bag. Please check email starting August 1st for sign-up information via Sign-up Genius.


OMS is excited for a great year of Fall sports! Please see information below for start date and practice times. Coaches will provide athletes information on the first day of practice. 

All athletes must have a physical before they can practice. Click here for physical form. 

Football practice starts on August 15th:  3-5pm
Cross Country practice starts on August 15th: 3-4:15pm
Volleyball starts August 15th:  3:15-4:45pm.

  • Parents- drop kids off/pick-up at the athletic complex (behind OMS), and the kids will walk to the back weight room door. Look for the signs

August 21st time change, due to student schedule pick-up.

  • Football:  5:30-7:30pm
  • XC- 8:30-9:50am
  • Volleyball - 8:30-10:00am

All practices and tryouts are closed to parents. 

If you have any questions please email the OMS AD- Garrett Ogle - gogle@odessar7.net


STEP Volunteers Wanted
If you are interested in becoming a volunteer for OMS STEP please call or stop by the Middle School Office for more information.