Archive for March, 2014

O. Henry E-News: Week of Mar. 31

STAAR assessments will begin this week, April 1-3, for 7th and 8th graders:

Tuesday, April 1:
– 7th grade Writing (Day 1); 8th grade Math (Algebra students will have alternative activities during the 8th grade Math exam)
Wednesday, April 2:
– 7th grade Writing (Day 2); 8th grade Reading
Thursday, April 3:
– 7th grade Advanced Math students will take 8th grade Math test

Remind your children to get a good night’s sleep the evenings before the exams, eat a healthy breakfast each day of the exams, bring a book to read if they finish early, and to do their best on the assessments.…

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Celebration News


Each six weeks, we recognize the students who have passed all of their courses and received zero office referrals the previous six weeks. This Friday, March 28, 1:10 p.m., our Celebration is going to be extra special.

Our students and teachers will be treated to a concert by one of music’s up and coming groups, After Romeo. The California group uses melodic harmonies and urban dance moves to not only entertain, but also spread an anti-bullying message.…

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

Building Rental
We had a couple of leads on churches that might want to rent our building after Austin Stone departs in mid-April, but they fell through. If you know of a church, civic, or athletic group that might want to rent our building on Sundays, please contact them or let me know. Thanks!

Library News
IMPORTANT for all students who earned a place on the Divergent movie field trip for Monday, March 24: Students MUST have returned signed permission slips with $8 cash or check to O.…

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

We hope you all thoroughly enjoyed this beautiful Spring Break!

Golf Team
Golf tryouts are Monday, 3/17 at Lions Golf Course from 3:45-4:45. There are no cuts for the Mustang Golf Club; the tryouts allow the coaches to see the team and plan for the season. The following day, 3/18, 6th and 7th graders will practice at the same time at Lions. 8th grade will practice Wednesday, 3/19, with Coach Martinez. More information on the year and how the team works will be explained at these first practices.…

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