Archive for October, 2011

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. Too often, he sees students who have been shielded from any sort of pain or suffering in their lives.…

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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. Go Mustangs!…

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Thank you for your help with Round-Up!

Due to the hard work of many volunteers, the 2011 Mustang Round-Up was a tremendous success. We would like to say “thank you” to all of the generous volunteers who helped with every aspect of Round-Up. Click on the icons below to see the names of the many people who made the 2011 Mustang Round-Up such a memorable event. Special thanks to OHMS Student Round-Up photographers Anna Arocha, Emily Skannal and Rose Morgan.


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O. Henry E-News, Week of Oct. 10

Mustang Round Up
Thanks to the following O. Henry volunteers for assisting at Mustang Round Up!
See: A Huge THANK YOU to the Volunteers Who Worked at Round Up.pdf

Thanks also to all of you who made a financial donation to Round Up! Next week we’ll find out how much we made! :)
See: Round-Up Thank YOU.pdf

10% Back to School
Through October 13,, you can earn money for O. Henry at no cost to you! At the bottom of your register receipt tape from Randalls, you will see a redemption code. It is a long number. Visit, type in O.…

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