Archive for June, 2016

O. Henry E-News: June 17


I hope you and your children are thoroughly enjoying the summer vacation!

School Closed for the Summer
The office will re-open on July 25, 8:30 a.m.

If you drive by O. Henry this summer, you may witness construction occurring on our campus. Our gym floor is being replaced, HVAC units installed, and tech classrooms transformed. All needed!

STAAR Update
We have been informed that STAAR scores will be mailed to you after July 5.

Supply Lists
The 2016-17 student supply lists are attached.

Need a Washing Machine and Refrigerator
If any of you have a used washing machine or refrigerator you want to get rid of, please let me know …

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2016 Save Our Teachers Update: We Made It!

Save Our Teachers

Once again, the O. Henry community rose to the occasion and made it happen. $50,000 in Save Our Teachers donations over the past two months! On behalf of our entire faculty and staff, thank you so much!

If you haven’t done so yet, you can still contribute to the cause. You can donate by going to the Austin Community Foundation (ACF) link:

Thanks to the following individuals/families who have donated thus far (if you donated and don’t see your name, please contact me–my apologies):

Margaret Wallace
Melissa and Dean Orts
Shannon Cameron

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2016 8th grade graduation video

Enjoy this video salute to the 2015-2016 school year from the 8th grade graduation ceremony at O. Henry, created by the Yearbook Staff and sponsor, Kristin Tucker.

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Save Our Teachers 2016: Almost There!

Save Our Teachers
Thank you for your generosity! We have raised $43,000 in six weeks. Only $7000 to go!

If you haven’t done so yet, please consider making a donation to our Save Our Teachers 2016 campaign. Remember: if we can raise $50,000, two wonderful benefactors will contribute a matching $50,000!

You can donate by going to the Austin Community Foundation (ACF) link:


write a check to “O. Henry Middle School” and indicate that it goes to “Save Our Teachers 2016”.…

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