Archive for October, 2011

O. Henry E-News: Week of Oct. 24

Honor Roll
Congratulations to the students who earned 1st or 2nd Honor Roll for the first six weeks marking period! To view the names, go to http://archive.austinisd.org/schools/website.phtml?id=036

Library News
Scare Fair Creeps Near: join us Monday, October 24 – Friday, October 28 for O. Henry’s annual Scare Fair (Scholastic) book fair from 7:45 am until 4:30 pm daily. If you would like to volunteer, please contact parent Shannon Cameron at: sr_cameron@hotmail.com. Jazz band concert for Thursday night cancelled.…

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Football teams headed to playoffs

The Mighty Mustang football teams are headed to the playoffs! Mark your calendar now to attend and cheer on the Mustangs as they enter post-season play in the district tournament. Below are game times and locations. See you there!

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O. Henry E-News: Week of Oct. 17


There was an excellent article in the Statesman yesterday written by Kathleen Parker entitled “Let’s learn to accept failure as a gift that inspires success.” She points out that more often than not, we learn a tremendous amount when we fail (i.e., Steve Jobs). As adults, we can all look back on our past and remember how much we learned when the going was tough.

I couldn’t help but think of Dr. Lucio Calzada, principal of Austin High, who has reminded his parents that it is important that we teach our children how to come back from failure.…

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Volleyball teams advance in tourney

 O. Henry 7th and 8th grade volleyball teams defeated their opponents on Thursday to advance to the second round of the district tournament.

The 7th grade team defeated Bedicheck and will play Gorzycki on Monday, October 17 at 5:30 at Gorzycki Middle School.

The 8th grade team defeated Gorzycki and will play Murchison on Monday, October 17 at 6:30 at Murchison Middle School.

Use the links below view the brackets for the tournament.
Plan now to attend and cheer on the girls volleyball teams as they compete in the 2011 District Tournament.…

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