Archive for April, 2013

O. Henry E-News: Week of Apr 29

All the students worked very hard on their STAAR assessments last week. We should have the results in a few weeks. On Friday, the 8th graders were given hard copies and an explanation of the results from their Math and Reading assessments they took the week of April 1.

Except for the 8th grade students who did not pass the 1st administration of the Math and Reading tests and the Algebra students, this ends the STAAR testing for the remainder of the school year.…

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O. Henry E-News: Week of Apr 22

The next round of assessments occurs this week:
Since lunches will be later than normal, we are allowing students to eat a healthy snack in the classroom after the testing is over at 12:30 p.m. Here are the lunch schedules for the week:
Please be sure to encourage your students to get a good night’s sleep before the day of each exam, each a hearty breakfast the day of each exam, and do to their best on each exam.…

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2013 Save Our Teachers

April 20, 2012

Dear O. Henry Families and Friends,

As most of you know, it appears that Austin ISD will not receive any financial relief from the Texas legislature. Therefore, we are still operating from a $500/student deficit that we were first forced to contend with two years ago. With its enrollment of 1080 students, O. Henry lost over $500,000 each of the past two years.

However, it is unproductive to dwell upon the loss of a million dollars in the last two years.…

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2013 End Zone Football Camp

We encourage incoming middle school students of all ability levels to register for this fun, competitive, non-contact football skills and 7-on-7 summer camp, run by experienced O. Henry coaches.  Camp runs June 10-13, 8am to 11am.

Participants will enjoy many opportunities to pass, catch, run and kick as we work on learning and improving fundamental offensive and defensive football skills in a safe and supportive environment.  Healthy snacks, drinks and camp t-shirt are included.  Registration ends May 31, and spots are limited, so please register today to ensure your student’s participation.…

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