Archive for May, 2011

2011 Summer Band Camp

Where:  O. Henry Band Hall
Who:  All current and incoming 7th & 8th Grade band students
*Honor Band members are required to attend

When: June 6 – 10, 8:30 am – 11:30 am, August 8 – 12, 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Why: learn pep music for the upcoming football season, make new friends, see old friends, enjoy snacks, have fun playing your instrument.
Cost: $5 to cover drink and snacks

If you have any questions, please contact Mr.

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NJHS Spring 2011 Ceremony

On Wednesday, May 18 the National Junior Honor Society held their Spring Induction and Farewell Ceremony in Cafe O. Henry. Rev. Nael Chavez, founder of the Enlightened Warriors program for middle school youth, was the special guest speaker.

NJHS Officers led a candle-lighting ceremony followed by induction of new members by Counselor David Freeman and NJHS Sponsor Alison Orchard. Ms. Orchard then recognized current members and expressed gratitude to the officers, parents, PTA, and teachers who have done so much for the O.…

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Save Our Teachers Update

Two weeks ago, I emailed you a letter explaining how state budget cuts would be affecting our students and staff next year. The PTA and I challenged our community to raise $100,000 to “Save Our Teachers”. We said that we needed the money by June 1 in order to keep our awesome educators at O. Henry and to guarantee manageable class sizes.

I have very exciting news to share with you: as of today, we have raised $95,000!…

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OHMS Honor Band performs SpongeBob Squarepants

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