Archive for September, 2012

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

O. Henry Round Up
It doesn’t get any better than watching hundreds of parents, students, siblings, teachers, and staff coming together to enjoy an evening full of fun, food, and fellowship! Kudos to our Round Up Chairs Monique Norman and Julie Kocurek for assembling an army of enthusiastic parents to lead and chaperone the plethora of activities that makes Round Up one of a kind. You would have to look long and hard to find a public middle school in this entire nation that can attract this number of families and faculty to a carnival that raises over $60,000!…

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

Back to School Night
Thanks for joining us last Tuesday. It was one of the biggest crowds we ever had! A couple of things I wasn’t able to say, due to time:

Many of you sent us very nice compliments the next day. Here’s one of them:
I left parent night last night WISHING I could go to OHMS! I loved every one of the classes and I think the teachers are thought-provoking, energetic, firm, progressive, fearless, fun… and they clearly love what they do and love the kids.

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O. Henry Round Up This Friday!

Support O. Henry’s Teachers Wish List & PTA

Important Round Up News:

(1) Dance begins at 7pm
– 6th graders are released at 8:40, 7th graders at 8:50 and 8th graders at 9 pm
– wristband sales are this Wed. – Fri. for $6 at lunch, $7 at the door
– Students – Please request songs for the Round Up Dance
– middle school students from other schools are invited to attend

(2) Raffle tickets will be for sale at lunch this Tues.

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

We’re off to a great start! Even though our enrollment is up by 50 students, the students are performing at a high level. Here’s our formula: clear expectations + vibrant lessons + caring staff + supportive parents = academic and behavioral success for students! The teachers are providing such rigorous, structured classrooms that zero students have been sent to the office these first two weeks. That’s never happened before! Thanks for sending us such awesome kids!…

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