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Odessa R-VII

Middle School


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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. Trey Shields 

Social Worker - Mrs. Sarah Holtcamp

Counselor - TBD

Admin Assistant - Mrs. Kandis Lancaster

Admin Assistant/Registrar - Mrs. Hanna Beaman


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.

24-25: OMS Schedule Pick Up/ Supply Drop Off- August 15th 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 camp: July 23rd-July 25th- 7:30-9:30am. Meet at the OMS PE door. 

Volleyball tryouts: August 19th and 20th - 3:00-6:00pm. Meet at the OMS student door (north parking lot).

Football practice starts on August 19th: 3:15-4-5:15pm
Cross Country practice starts on August 19th: 3:15-4:15pm
Volleyball practice starts August 21st: 3:15-4:45pm.

All practices and tryouts are closed to parents. 

If you have any questions please email the OMS AD- Trey Shields: tshields@odessar7.net


PTO Volunteers Wanted
If you are interested in becoming a volunteer for OMS PTOplease call or stop by the Middle School Office for more information. Our meetings are held typically on Mondays from 3:30-4:30pm. They are a fun group!