O. Henry E-News: Week of May 23


Two more weeks of school left! The teachers have been offering outstanding lessons and the students have been performing at a high level. We are very proud of all of them!

Library News
Peace, love, and books! Welcome to Bookstock, our 60’s book fair from Scholastic, Monday through Thursday this week. Tuesday is Dress Like a Hippie Day. Dress up and enter a raffle to win a free book. Here’s the book fair video: http://www.scholastic.com/bookfairs/springmsvideo

ALL LIBRARY BOOKS ARE OVERDUE. Please remind your child to turn in or pay for any library books in order to participate in field trips and end-of-the-year activities.…

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Transition Camp 2016


Ease into O. Henry by enrolling in the O. Henry Transition Camp, to be held August 10-12, 8:30 A.M. – 12:30 P.M.

O. Henry teachers will provide helpful hints in the areas of organization, study skills and school expectations. Students will meet new friends through team building activities. A scavenger hunt will be offered to allow the students to learn their way around the campus. Come and learn the Mustang culture!

Location – O. Henry Middle School Cafeteria
Tuition – $40
Participants do not need to bring any supplies or materials

AISD bus transportation will be available at the following locations: Allison, Barton Hills, Govalle, Oak Hill, and Zilker Elementary. Bus transportation leaves at 8:00 am returning around 12:45.

Please register by June 9, 2016 to insure a T-shirt. T-shirts cannot be guaranteed for late registrants.

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Save Our Teachers 2016: May 19 Update

Save Our Teachers
We have raised close to $40,000 for our Save Our Teachers 2016 initiative. Outstanding!

Just $10,000 left to go.

If you haven’t done so yet, please consider making a donation prior to June 2, the last day of school. Remember: if we can raise $50,000, two wonderful benefactors will contribute a matching $50,000!

You can donate by going to the Austin Community Foundation (ACF) link: http://bit.ly/1CaFA8a


write a check to “O. Henry Middle School” and indicate that it goes to “Save Our Teachers 2016”. (All donations are tax deductible and will be recognized as part of any contribution to this fall’s Mustang Round Up.…

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O. Henry E-News: Week of May 16

Cyber Safety Lessons
Our counselors will be visiting all classrooms tomorrow and conducting lessons on cyber safety. We want to reassure all of our students that they are safe on our campus, to stay alert and cautious using social media, and to remind them to contact an adult if they are uncomfortable with any situation.

Athletics Assembly
This year’s Athletics Assembly will be held on Monday, May 16, 1:00pm in the Freeman Gym. All 6th, 7th, and 8th graders who played on any O. Henry sports team this year are invited to attend, as well as parents. This will be a celebration of the students’ hard work and sports achievements throughout the year.…

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