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Student Grade Level

Thank you 2018
Round Up Donors!

We are very grateful for all of the generous individuals and organizations who have contributed to support O. Henry!

Stallion, $5,000 and up
  1. Adelo Mortgage
  2. Austin Runners Club
  3. Butterfield Custom Homes, LLC
  4. Dwyer Murphy Calvert LLP
  5. Frost Bank
  6. Horizon Bank
  7. Trey and Wendy Lary
  8. Lee’s Meat Market and HMI Construction
  9. Maudie’s
  10. Prominent Title – Corby and Stephanie Jastrow
  11. QuickGifts
  12. Snyder Dermatology
  13. Viking Fence Company
Appaloosa, $1,000-$2,499
  1. 68 Degrees Kitchen
  2. 787 Realty – Amy Reinarz, Realtor
  3. Austin PsychCare
  4. The Cochran Family
  5. Concierge Family Medicine
  6. davismoonproject.org
  7. Debbie and Tim Collins
  8. The Deering Family
  9. The Ezell Family
  10. The Ihrig Family
  11. Dana and Jeff Kocurek
  12. The Kolerich Family
  13. Stan and Karen Martin
  14. Tina and Brent McCutchin
  15. Mary Jane and Arturo Monsivais
  16. Nantz Orthodontics
  17. Tuan and Michelle Nguyen
  18. The Vinh Nguyen Family
  19. PlainsCapital Bank
  20. Jason and Shannon Quisenberry
  21. The Scarborough Family
  22. Scott Douglass and McConnico LLP
  23. Brannon and Lathrop Smith
  24. Stone Asset Management
  25. Stouse Design – Kelly and Michael Stouse
  26. Tarrytown Pharmacy
  27. Texas Fertility Center – The Propst Family
  28. Anonymous
Clydesdale, $500-$999
  1. Austin City Dental
  2. Austin Orthodontic Arts
  3. The Bolwell Family
  4. Elise and Bob Bridges
  5. Carolyn and Scott Bryant
  6. The Burk Family
  7. The Copa Kings
  8. The Crosswell Family
  9. The Fish Family
  10. The Greene Family
  11. The Grethel Family
  12. Caroline and Ray Joiner
  13. Judy and Michael Kenney
  14. Barbara and John Latham
  15. The Mika Family
  16. Hayden and Drew Miller
  17. Ned and Tammy Muñoz
  18. Nancy and Tom Nesbitt
  19. Catherine and Kyle Parks
  20. Jahnna and Robert Peeler
  21. Derek and Kim Reaves
  22. Alexandra and Paul Saenz
  23. The Stewart Family
  24. Tarrytown Texaco
  25. The Van Treeck – Little Family
  26. The Whelan Family
  27. Anonymous
Quarterhorse, $250-$499
  1. Barton Creek Chiropractic and Functional Nutrition
  2. Jamie Allen
  3. Allison Bowers and Aaron Hamilton
  4. Stacy and John Burns
  5. The Butler Bros.
  6. The Chesney Family
  7. Beth and Marshall Durrett
  8. The Evans Family
  9. Greta Goldsby and Justin Dunlap
  10. Ashley and John Guaragna
  11. The Henschel Family
  12. Randy and Laura Howard
  13. Megan and Brandon Hudgeons
  14. The Korsgaard Family
  15. The Kreeger Family
  16. The Kuczaj Family
  17. Michael Levy
  18. Brigid and Barney Lynch
  19. The McCreight Family
  20. The Nathan Family
  21. The Patterson Family
  22. Lauri and Chris Perry
  23. The Pounds Family
  24. Rosewood
  25. The Schlesinger Family
  26. James and Jessica Scott
  27. SMILES of Austin
  28. Martin W. Stocker, DDS
  29. Tarrytown Dance
  30. The Teague Family
  31. The Valadez Family
  32. The Wittenbraker Family
  33. Woodhouse Partners
  34. The Woolley Family
  35. Eric and Suzie Wright
  36. The Wynn Family
  37. Anonymous
Palomino, Up to $249
  1. Sharon Albrecht Raab
  2. Paul Havens and Beth Adams
  3. Deborah and Tom Beck
  4. Buddy and Rose Brown
  5. Ed Brown
  6. Carrie Bryan
  7. The Christman Family
  8. Chris and Jackie Chutter
  9. The Coleman Family
  10. The deVarga Family
  11. The Donelson Family
  12. Hunt and Wendy Foster
  13. The Giesbers Family
  14. The Holliday Family
  15. The Keenan Family
  16. The Kinkade Family
  17. Jeff and Melanie Miller
  18. The Ohanian Family
  19. The Polakowski Family
  20. Ross and Joyce Purdy
  21. The Ramos Family
  22. The Roach Family
  23. Santa Rita Mexican Restaurant y Cantina
  24. The Schneider Family
  25. Dan and Posie Smillie
  26. The Stropp Family
  27. Holly Sudduth
  28. The Swift Family
  29. The Van der Steur Family
  30. The Wenmohs Family
  31. Margaret Wallace
  32. The Whitfield Family
  33. Anonymous

LATEST NEWS

Wishlist presentation photos

After a successful 2018 Mustang Round Up fundraiser, the O. Henry PTA was able to present over $70,000 in grants for Teacher Wishlists. Enjoy these photographs from the presentation of these funds.

2018-2019 Wish List Summary

Round Up is the O. Henry PTA’s main fundraiser that provides funding for staff Wish List requests each fall. These requests directly benefit EVERY student during THIS academic school year. Due to the generous support of our families and community,…

O. Henry DirectorySpot app now available

We are excited to announce that the O. Henry DirectorySpot App is now available!  Your DirectorySpot data will match what you gave to AISD when you registered your student(s) this current year.  Your family's listing can be edited but it…

Everyone benefits when schools and families work together to support learning and we strive to create a welcoming and fun atmosphere for parents to be involved at our school.

The OHMS PTA’s goal is to provide opportunities for parents, teachers, students, and the general community to GET CONNECTED.

We host numerous events and activities throughout the school year and provide much needed supplies to support our outstanding students and their dedicated OHMS staff.

Your membership, donations, and volunteerism help us maintain a long standing tradition of promoting an enriching and nurturing learning environment

and exceptional middle school experience for all our students. There is a role for EVERY parent at O. Henry and we welcome and encourage you to participate at the level that best suits you and your family!

Sincerely,
Tammy Cochran
2018-19 OHMS PTA President 

Accomplishments

We’re proud of our previous achievements, but are ready to do so much more, with your help!

Wish List Grants

Our fundraising proceeds go a long way! Check out the many ways the PTA helps O. Henry!

TESTIMONIALS

“Sometimes middle school parents feel like their kids don’t want them up at school or there are not many opportunities to get involved like in elementary school. The O. Henry PTA provides a variety of ways to support our school and stay involved in your child’s education. Stay involved even if your child rolls their eyes at you for being there … you are sending a powerful message that their school is important!”

7th Grade Parent

“I love having PTA parent volunteers in our front office, screening visitors, fielding phone calls and being a part of our office family.”

Tim TierneyOHMS Attendance Specialist

“I love the OHMS PTA because they are friendly, welcoming and supportive of our kids in all ways.”

6th Grade Parent

“Due to the amazing support of our PTA, we are able to serve our students in so many ways. They support us in our Annual College and Career Fair, our counseling initiatives to help motivate our students to do their best in class, and help us support the Whole Child.”

Amy TurnerOHMS Counselor

“My kids love getting to see performances at school by amazing artists such as Blue Lapis Light aerial dancers and Outspoken Bean, an award-winning slam poet. It means a lot to me that the OHMS PTA supports the arts in our students’ educational experience.”

8th Grade Parent

“Because so many parents donate via the PTA to the library, we are able to buy more copies of the books your students want to read! We need to capture the reading excitement when it happens … when parents, teachers, and students buy books at our author visits, we are able to keep bringing the rock star writers to O. Henry via BookPeople. THANK YOU!”

Sara StevensonOHMS Librarian

“The PTA gave us money for new classroom computers in our history classrooms. These new laptops were the breath of fresh air that we needed to fully invest in technological innovation in our classrooms. As the district pushes new uses for technology, these new laptops helped our students take the needed steps in that direction!”

Michael Shackelford8th Grade U.S. History

“We are SO grateful for the PTA. In photojournalism and yearbook, we strive for a 1:1 student to technology ratio and the PTA has helped us get closer to that. With the help of the PTA, we now have four Mac laptops, which give students experience using technology that photographers use in the real world. We now also have enough cameras in the classroom for every student to get hands on experience.”

Francesca SimoniteYearbook and Photojournalism Teacher

“When my older daughter started sixth grade at O. Henry, I couldn’t believe how active the PTA was! There are so many opportunities to get involved in this special community. I have volunteered during lunch at the Mustang Mall, been involved in the Coffee Angels program, helped teachers with afternoon tutorials, served on the Round Up Committee, and helped support the many sports teams on which my daughter played.

I encourage all families to get involved! You’ll not only make lasting friends, but also you’ll help fulfill the teachers’ wish lists and amazing field trip opportunities that enrich every student’s three years at O. Henry.”

8th Grade Parent

“The You Are Loved mural would not be possible without the support of the PTA. Everyone is welcome at O. Henry no matter where you come from, your skin color, who you love, your gender, your religion, or your resident status. Students, faculty and community members helped design, create tiles, mosaic and grout this mural that was dedicated to Karen Aidman for her service to the O.Henry community.”

Wanda MontemayorOHMS Counselor

“As the O.Henry Cheerleading program has grown to be a nationally competitive squad, the PTA has been instrumental in that growth! Last year, they bought us a complete floor of tumbling mats to help our cheerleaders stay safe while learning new and more difficult stunts and skills. This year, they bought us new pom poms to help us look sharp and professional at our national-level competitions!”

Michael ShackelfordCheerleading Coach
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