O. Henry E-News: Week of Aug. 29

Dear O. Henry Middle School Community:
Welcome to week two of the 2016-17 school year. We are off to a great start and appreciate students arriving to school on time and ready to learn. Most weeks, you will receive an O. Henry Newsletter from me with the goal of providing timely and useful information.

As always, we appreciate your ongoing support and welcome your feedback and suggestions.


Karen Aidman, Interim Principal, O. Henry Middle School
Email: Karen.Aidman@austinisd.org
Phone: 512-414-3229

Panoramic Pictures
We will take a panoramic picture of the 8th graders on Monday, August 29, during ACES. The students may purchase the picture (there is no obligation to do so) on Tuesday, August 30, during lunch.…

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O. Henry E-News: Week of Aug. 22


Change in bell schedule
This school year, 1st period will begin at 8:25 a. m.

Welcome to Our New Teachers
We are excited to welcome our new teachers and staff to our O. Henry Community!

  • Angelica Murillo – PEIMS clerk
  • John Bryant – 7th grade Science teacher
  • Frank Munoz – Spanish teacher
  • Francesca Simonite – Photojournalism/Yearbook teacher
  • Jessica Dillenberger – Teacher for English Language Learners
  • Jessica Doffing – 6th grade Math teacher
  • Daniel Scott – 7th Social Studies teacher
  • Kristi Mellerski – Special Education Teacher
  • Sandy Rose – Teacher Assistant

Camie Fillpot, who has been our instructional specialist, is our new assistant principal. Karen Ciesla, who has been our Algebra teacher, is now our instructional specialist.

Online Registration
All Parents: Even if your student attended O. Henry …

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O. Henry E-News: Week of Aug. 15


Welcome back everyone as we begin the 2016–2017 school year. I am looking forward to a great year! – Karen Aidman, Principal

Online Registration
All Parents: Even if your student attended O. Henry last year, you must register your child online. If you have not yet completed the online registration for this school year, please go to: http://www.austinisd.org/parent-information/student-registration.

  • Update/verify existing data by completing the online registration.
  • If changes are made, once you click “next” on each screen, the information is automatically saved. The final screen is a signature screen and once you press submit, your data is saved and your student is verified to return for the 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Need Help? Call AISD Parent Support Line at 512 414-9187. August 21, 2016 deadline.

Friday, August 19 Football Equipment Handout
Equipment will be given to all students who have turned in or will turn in a completed physical. The physical must be dated after April 15, 2016.

  • 8th grade – 8a.m. – 10a.m.
  • 7th grade – 10a.m. – Noon

Practices begin on Tuesday, August 23rd.

Supply lists are posted on the campus website …

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2016-2017 School Supply Lists

School supplies
Here are the lists of supplies for each grade level. These are the basics. Students will find out the first week of school if additional supplies are needed.

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