Archive for September, 2015

O. Henry E-News: Week of Sept. 28


Last week I commended our students for displaying outstanding sportsmanship at our recent athletic contests. Win or lose, we always represent our school in a positive way. Thank you to the parents who have attended these events for demonstrating excellent sportsmanship, as well. We must remember that our student-athletes, cheerleaders, coaches, and referees are all doing the best that they can.

Revolution Foods
I have attached the breakfast and lunch menus for the month of October.…

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O.Henry E-News: Week of Sept. 21


Social and Emotional Learning
O. Henry has been recognized as being the national middle school leader when it comes to offering a Social and Emotional Learning curriculum to students. This week’s lesson is about being courageous and standing up for what’s right (see attachment). I also talked to the students last week about being courageous and intervening when you see classmates who might not be getting along. They can also be courageous when somebody is being bullied and to tell the bully to stop picking on the person.…

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O. Henry E-News: Week of Sept. 14


Thanks to the hundreds of parents who attended Back to School Night and Mustang Round Up this past week! Your presence demonstrates your deep commitment to your children’s education. Huge kudos to our Mustang Round Up planning committee who organized another amazing carnival!

Back to School Night
As I mentioned that evening, please take good care of our teachers. They are extremely dedicated to ensuring that your children are challenged and well cared for. If you have any concerns, please email them directly.…

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2015 Round Up Dance


The dance will take place in the gym during Round Up this Friday, Sept. 11, 7:00-9:00 p.m. All O. Henry students may attend. Students may also invite other 6th, 7th, and 8th graders from other schools for this dance only.

* Dance starts at 7:00 p.m. for everyone
* 6th graders are released at 8:40 p.m.
* 7th graders are released at 8:50 p.m.
* 8th graders are released at 9:00 p.m.

(Mustang Round Up is over at 9:00 p.m.…

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