Archive for 2012

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

I don’t know about you, but I’ve had a knot in my stomach all weekend. Friday’s school shooting was beyond horrific. As parents, we can only imagine how awful it would be to lose a child in such a senseless, violent manner. We all grieve with the families and community members who were affected by the tragedy.

I want to reassure you that we are doing everything we can to keep your children safe at school. Unfortunately, these types of terrible events have happened enough that all schools have extensive safety plans in place. Here are some of the campus policies and procedures we utilize to minimize the chances of violence from a stranger, parent, employee, or student:

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O. Henry E-News: Week of Dec. 10

Condolences
Our deepest condolences go out to students Alize Cisneros and Keith Drewy, on the passing of their mother, Belinda Cisneros. The family is in desperate need of financial support. If you would like to help out, please bring a cash donation to the office. We want to make some purchases at Wal-Mart, so the family will receive Christmas presents.

1000 BOOKS FOR HOPE:
Teaming up with local non-profit The Nobelity Project, O. Henry Middle School is holding a special kind of book drive December 3rd – 20th.…

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O. Henry E-News: Week of Dec. 3

1000 BOOKS FOR HOPE:
Teaming up with local non-profit The Nobelity Project, O. Henry Middle School is holding a special kind of book drive December 3rd – 20th. Rather than stacks of old, unwanted books, we ask all members of the O. Henry community to consider donating ONE special book each – a favorite book that perhaps had/has great meaning for the reader. Books are needed for readers of all ages – from preschool to adult.…

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O. Henry E-News: Week of Nov. 26

We hope you all thoroughly enjoyed your Thanksgiving Break!

HEB Camp
There is a 5:00 meeting tonight (Nov. 26) in the Cafe O. Henry for parents who have students participating in next week’s HEB camp.

Coats for Kids
NJHS is sponsoring the annual Coats for Kids School Drive this year. The Drive will run Nov. 14-28. We will be having a grade-level competition where the grade level who donates the most coats will receive an ice cream party!…

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