Archive for January, 2016

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

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Library News
On Monday, February 1, O. Henry welcomes British author, Michael Grant, to O. Henry. Michael Grant is often referred to as the Stephen King of YA (Young Adult). His new book, Front Lines, is a revisionist history of World War II in which three girls from different backgrounds serve in combat roles. We will be selling copies of this new book and also paperback copies of Gone and its sequel, Hunger. See this link for more information on book sales.…

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

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Library News
Bookspring Readathon begins January 25 and runs through February 5. Register online today and begin collecting sponsors. http://readathon.bookspring.org/bsrsweet/register.asp
Money raised through reading goes to purchase “forever” books for low-income students here in Austin. Participants are also eligible to go on field trips to receiving schools to serve as reading buddies in May. Important: you must register online to be eligible for prizes and rewards. Top O. Henry fundraiser receives a Kindle Fire!

On Monday, February 1, O.…

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2015-2016 Mid-Year Survey results

mid-year-survey

Please take a few minutes to review the mid-year parent survey results (see attachment).

For the most part, these responses have not been edited. (I did delete the names of teachers in three cases. I think it’s very inappropriate–and probably illegal–for a principal to share a disparaging comment about a specific teacher/staff member in a public communication.) Based on my 33 years as a middle school educator, I have learned that some impressions of a campus are 100% accurate, some are partially accurate, and some are 0% accurate.…

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

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HEB Camp
160 of our 7th and 8th graders are attending HEB Camp this week (Monday – Thursday). Fifteen of our teachers and a handful of parents are chaperoning this wonderful activity, which focuses on the social and emotional development of our students.

Library News
On Monday, February 1, O. Henry welcomes British author, Michael Grant, to O. Henry. Michael Grant is often referred to as the Stephen King of YA (Young Adult). His new book, Front Lines, is a revisionist history of World War II in which three girls from different backgrounds serve in combat roles.…

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