Archive for November, 2015

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


I hope you all thoroughly enjoyed the Thanksgiving Break!

MOD Pizza Fundraiser
Remember: Any MOD pizza order you make on Monday, Nov. 30, O. Henry receives 20% of the bill. Just mention our school’s name.

O. Henry Coats for Kids Drive
From Monday, November 30 to Friday, December 4 we are asking that students bring in gently used or new coats to their ACES teachers that will be donated to children in need. ACES classes will be competing to see what class can collect the most coats.…

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New Parent Orientation Tues. Dec. 1


All prospective parents are welcome to attend an informational meeting in the O. Henry cafeteria on Tuesday, Dec. 1, 6:30 p.m. At that time, you will learn about the core, elective, social/emotional, extra-curricular, and enrichment opportunities offered at O. Henry. You are welcome to bring your child, if you cannot find care for him/her. …

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


Have a wonderful Thanksgiving! Thank you for sending us such wonderful children and for your generous support of our school!

Spinal Screening
We will administer spinal screening to all 8th grade students on Tuesday, Nov. 24. Our nurse could use some parent assistance. Please let me know if you can help out during the day. You will be simply assisting with moving students in and out of the screening area.

Student/Faculty Volleyball Games
We will play our annual student/faculty volleyball games on Tuesday, Nov.…

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O. Henry E-News: Week of Nov. 16


Thanks to our wonderful counselors, Wanda Montemayor, Amy Turner, and Cristina Torres, for organizing Friday’s 7th Annual Career Day. Special thanks to office staff Emily Heckroth and Daniela Sepulveda, as well as numerous parents who volunteered their time to showcase their careers or baked goodies for our guests. We think it’s important for middle school students to be exposed to the amazing variety of future employment opportunities.

MOY and Bell Schedules
We will be administering Middle of the Year (MOY) assessments to our students this week:

Monday, 11/16—6th/7th Math, 8th Science
Tuesday, 11/17—6th/7th Reading, 8th Social Studies

Students should bring a good book to read on both days, because they can read after they are finished.…

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