Archive for 2013

2013 O. Henry Round Up a Smashing Success

by Holly Norman


A rainy day couldn’t stop the thunder of Mustang hooves from descending on O. Henry Middle School for Round Up, the school’s eighteenth-annual fundraiser, held in September. Chairs Cari Ezell and Ashley Putman made the final call to move the setup indoors the morning of the event, after much deliberation. Round Up has always been outside—it hadn’t rained significantly in previous years.

This year, the game booths and slides were spread out to all available indoor common spaces—the smaller gym, the hallways, and the cafeteria.…

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O. Henry E-News: Week of Dec. 16

The first semester has come and gone. Wow! Thank you so much for all your support! Have a wonderful, safe Winter Holiday!

Winter Break
School will be closed Dec. 23-27, Dec. 30 – Jan. 3. Teachers will participate in staff development on Monday, Jan. 6. School resumes on Tuesday, Jan. 7. Students will head to ACES after the first bell, where they will receive their 2nd semester schedule.

Mid-Year Survey
Over 140 of you have taken our mid-year survey.…

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O. Henry E-News: Week of Dec. 9

Safety Concern
[from the principal of Mathews ES] Last week, a Mathews Elementary parent reported to our campus that one of her students, who does not attend our school, was walking home yesterday near the campus and was followed by an unknown male subject in a white truck. According to the report, the subject made inappropriate remarks to the student. Fortunately, the student is safe and the incident was immediately reported to the Austin Police Department.…

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2013-2014 Mid-Year Survey

Please take a couple of minutes to complete our annual mid-year survey. Thanks!

(Our Cafeteria Committee is very interested in your comments about our food offerings. Please be specific: tell us why or why don’t your children eat in the cafeteria and how we can make it better.)

Here’s the link:

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