Archive for August, 2014

O. Henry E-News: Week of Sept. 1

We have had a wonderful first week of school! The students have been terrific. We have spent a lot of time in ACES building relationships and ensuring that all students feel comfortable and valued. The new students are still learning the layout of the school and where each of their classes are. The teachers have focused their instruction on classroom expectations and procedures. Next week: the academic rigor ramps up!

O. Henry is now on Twitter.…

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O. Henry E-News: Week of Aug. 25

Welcome back, everyone! We are so excited to see you and your children tomorrow (Aug. 25). Summer is over and the 2014-15 school year has begun!

ACES Rosters and First Day of School
Our ACES (advisory class) rosters are now posted at the front of the school (on the cafeteria windows). The students will start and end their first day of school in ACES. During the day, we will focus on social/emotional activities, to ensure the students feel comfortable and connected.…

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O. Henry E-News: Week of Aug. 18

One week to go! We look forward to seeing everyone on Monday, Aug. 25 – first day of school!

First Day Packet Stuffing
You and your middle school students are invited to our First Day Packet Stuffing “party” on Thursday, Aug. 21, 9:00 – 11:00 a.m., in the gym. We have 1000 packets to prepare for the first day of school. This is a great way to see old friends and make some new ones. Please email Lacy Apperson ( if you’d like to help out.​ High school students are welcome to participate, as well, and they can earn volunteer hours.…

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O. Henry E-News: Week of Aug. 11

I hope everyone is thoroughly enjoying the summer break! However, it’s almost time to wrap it up and start up another school year. The administrators and office staff are in full gear getting ready!

My apologies for not emailing you sooner. Georgia has just completed the process of transferring 2000 email addresses from Lotus Notes to Outlook, our new email platform. So sorry about the delay!

The big news: our wonderful assistant principal Matt Nelson was hired this summer as the new principal of Pease Elementary School.…

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