Archive for March, 2015

2015 Mustang Alumni Scholarship Awards

mustang-scholarshipsO. Henry PTA is proud to award two $500.00 scholarships to former O. Henry Middle School students now attending Austin High School. Graduating seniors who wish to apply must meet the following criteria:

  • Minimum GPA at Austin High School of 3.0
  • Must have attended O. Henry Middle School for at least two years
  • Must have participated in extracurricular activities, shown leadership and good citizenship qualities
  • Must submit written essay

Those meeting these criteria are urged to complete the attached application and email it to acosta75@austin.rr.com or return it to the AHS Counselor no later than noon on Friday, May 15, 2015.

If you have any questions please email Chanta Costa: acosta75@austin.rr.com or contact Tara Miller at Austin High School. Thank you.

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O. Henry E-News: Week of Mar. 30

OHMS News

Sad News
As many of you may have already heard, AHS senior and former O. Henry student, Ezra Polter, died in a tragic car accident Sunday morning. Our deepest condolences go out to the family and friends of Ezra. So sad.

STAAR
STAAR testing begins this week:As a campus, we have always attempted to create a sense of calm and confidence during these state-mandated assessments. Our outstanding teachers have provided the students with all the necessary knowledge and skills to meet the standards of the tests.…

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O. Henry E-News: Week of Mar. 23

OHMS News

We hope you and your family thoroughly enjoyed Spring Break!

STAAR
It’s that time of year once again. STAAR testing begins the week of March 30:

  • Monday, March 30–Writing Part 1 (7th grade)
  • Tuesday, March 31–Writing Part 2 (7th grade) and Reading (8th grade)

As a campus, we have always attempted to create a sense of calm and confidence during these state-mandated assessments. Our outstanding teachers have provided the students with all the necessary knowledge and skills to meet the standards of the tests. Our students will do well.

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

OHMS News

Spring Break
School will not be in session March 16-20. Have a wonderful, safe vacation!

No Place for Hate Activities
Thanks to the Student Council and teacher sponsors Brittany McCulloch and Ashley Stanley, for organizing the following activities for this week:

  • Monday, March 9 –‘Merica Monday (We want YOU to stop hate!) – wear Red White and Blue
  • Tuesday, March 10 – Tie Off Hate – wear a tie to school
  • Wednesday, March 11 – Walk in Someone’s Shoes – switch shoes with a friend/wear mismatched shoes
  • Thursday, March 12 – Put a Cap on Hate – wear a hat to school
  • Friday, March 13 – Brighten Someone’s Day – wear neon

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