Archive for March, 2012

Mustang Players present ‘Guys and Dolls’

The O. Henry Mustang Players will present “Guys and Dolls” on March 31, 7:00 p.m., in the Cafe O. Henry. Tickets are $10.00 (students under five are free, and elementary students and O. Henry teachers/staff are $5.00). The whole family will enjoy this fun musical so plan now to attend.…

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2012 End Zone Football Camp

We encourage students of all ability levels to register for this fun, competitive, non-contact football skills and 7-on-7 summer camp, run by experienced middle school teachers and coaches. Participants will enjoy many opportunities to pass, catch, run and kick as we work on improving fundamental offensive and defensive football skills in a safe and supportive environment.

Camp runs June 5th through 8th from 8AM to 11AM on the O. Henry campus. Registration deadline is May 25th and filled up fast last year, so please don’t wait.…

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

STAAR testing begins this week of March 26:

O. Henry’s state testing philosophy has always been: we project a sense of confidence with our students. We have taught them what they need to know, and now it’s show time. They shouldn’t be nervous. They should do the best that they can. Our students are bright and conscientious and should do well.

A couple of reminders:

I have received a few calls from parents about rumors they had heard the past couple of weeks.…

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O. Henry E-News: Week of Mar. 19

Welcome back! I hope all of you thoroughly enjoyed your spring break with your families.

As we begin the final ten weeks of the school year, it’s important to remind your children that the dreaded affliction “Spring Fever” can strike at any time! Symptoms include: loss of interest in school, not completing homework, misbehavior, etc. Quite often, our 8th graders are hit by this malady sooner than the other two grade levels. Please inform your students that we have lots of important learning that still needs to take place and some wonderful end-of-year activities that are contingent upon student behavior.…

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