Archive for August, 2013

ACES Enrichment Course Selection on Friday


This Friday, Aug. 30, our students will choose their Enrichment courses that will take place in their ACES class twice/week. Each student will participate in four enrichment classes during the school year (9, 9, 9, and 6 week sessions). However, some students may receive academic support during ACES (starting the 2nd session).

Please review the attached Enrichment course catalogue with your student to help them make the best choices possible. Students often choose topics that they have some interest in, but remind them that it’s okay to choose a topic that they know nothing about!…

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Great First Day at O. Henry!

outline-mustang-2013-14I hope your children enjoyed their first day as much as we administrators, teachers, and staff did! Their behavior was exemplary! You would have been proud of them.

Our goal was to have the students spend most of the day in their ACES class (their “home away from home”), make new friends, become comfortable with the building, learn our basic expectations, and feel confident and valued as an O. Henry Mustang. Tomorrow, we begin our regular schedule, which consists of eight 46 minute classes.…

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

We are so excited to see you and your children tomorrow! Welcome back!

First Day of School
School starts Monday, Aug. 26! Most students will arrive by 7:45 a.m. and “hang out” on the front lawn/sidewalks of the school. Students may head to the Cafe O. Henry at 7:50 to eat breakfast. Doors to the rest of the school open at 8:05 a.m. Students will head to their ACES class first thing (list on front windows of cafeteria).…

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

We look forward to seeing everyone next Monday! All the teachers and staff came back today and we are so excited for the coming school year!

Back to School Packet Stuffing
You and your student are welcome to join our PTA in “stuffing” the Back to School packets on Thursday, Aug. 22, 9:00 – 11:00 a.m., in the gym. New parents, this is a good way to meet some of our “old-timers” of our wonderful PTA.…

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