O. Henry E-News: Week of Oct. 20


Honor Roll
Over 500 of our students earned either First (all A’s) or Second (all A’s and B’s) Honor Roll for the first six weeks. This is highly commendable! It’s a thrill for me to watch the students race down the hallway to see if their names are posted on the bulletin board. Their focus on their academics is a direct reflection of the value that our families place on education. Most of our students clearly understand that learning is a priority and that their education opens up all kinds of doors in the future. Kudos to them and you!

With all that said, please remind your children that the level of rigor will increase in the following five marking periods.…

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O. Henry E-News: Week of Oct. 13


No School
School will not be in session on Monday, Oct. 13. Teachers will be on campus participating in staff development.

Spirit Week Info
This week is Spirit Week. The students can dress up on the following days to show their school spirit:

  • Tuesday: Snapbacks and Tattoos Tuesday–wear your favorite hat and buy a Mustang Tattoo from a cheerleader
  • Wednesday: On Wednesdays, We Wear Pink–wear your favorite pink clothing and/or accessories.
  • Thursday: Mid-Week Blackout–wear all black to show your school spirit
  • Friday: Pajama-Rama–wear your favorite pajama pants. Please don’t wear or bring pajama tops, blankets, pillows, stuffed animals, slippers, etc.

Parent Learning Walk
All present and prospective parents are invited to participate in a Learning Walk on Thursday …

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OHMS Pep Band at football game vs Small MS

OHMS Pep Band

Led by Mr. Sedric Pinckney, the O. Henry Middle School pep band provided spirited support for the 7th and 8th grade A teams as they battled Small Middle School on Tuesday, October 7 at Burger Stadium. Photo courtesy Greta Gonzalez (click to enlarge).…

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O. Henry E-News: Week of Oct. 6


Our first six weeks grading period has come and gone! Hopefully, your children are happy and doing well in their courses. A lot of the first six weeks is review of previously-learned material and assessing what knowledge and skills the students need to learn the rest of the year. Typically, the level of rigor increases the second six weeks.

If your child is struggling in any class, please encourage him/her to attend tutorials. Our teachers offer these help sessions at various times of the day: before school, during lunch, and after school. The tutorials can really help students master the material!…

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