Archive for October, 2016

Pony Express – Week of Oct. 31


The following students were honored by being chosen to sing in the All City Choir Tuesday, October 25th.

  • Dylan Greene
  • Payton McAlmon
  • Eva Stein

Friday, November 4 – Formal Band Picture Day. All band students will take formal pictures during their band class. Students need to bring or wear their formal uniform to school on Friday, November 4th.

Friday, November 4 – Beginning Band Performance Band members will perform at the Austin High vs. Travis football game on November 4th at House Park. Students need to arrive at the stadium in formal uniform by 6:30 PM. Everyone is free to leave after our halftime performance.

Saturday, November 5 – District Band Auditions …

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Pony Express – Week of Oct. 24


Orchestra News
Congratulations to the following Orchestra students who made the “All Region Middle School Orchestra:”

  • Naomi Gottschall – Bass
  • Jackson Hall – Violin
  • Jackson Hendrix – Bass
  • Iason Traweek – Cello

Boys Soccer
Boys Soccer tryouts are this week!!
Tryouts take place after school on Thursday Oct 27th, Friday Oct 28th, and, if necessary, Monday Oct 31st. Soccer teams are combined 7th and 8th grade. In order to try out for soccer, all players must have a valid AISD physical exam packet turned in and players must be in good academic standing. If you have any questions, please email Coach Borders (

Save the Date — Girls’ Basketball and Boys’ Soccer Meeting
If you have a 7th- or 8th-grade girl who will be playing basketball, or a 7th- or 8th-grade boy who will be playing soccer, please mark your calendar for Monday, October 24, at 5:30pm in the Freeman gym …

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Volleyball playoffs continue


The O. Henry 7th and 8th grade A volleyball teams compete in playoff games on Wednesday, October 19.

The 7th grade A team coached by Kristine Kobs plays at 6:00 PM vs. Small Middle School at O. Henry. The 8th grade A team coached by Lisa Lindberg play in the Southwest Zone Final against Ann Richards School at the Burger Center at 7:00 PM

Come show your Mustang spirit and support the girls volleyball teams!…

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Pony Express – Week of Oct. 17


Picture Retakes
If you would like to have your child’s picture retaken or if your child missed the first picture session, picture retakes will happen Monday, October 17, on the stage, during all three lunches.

SEL Corner
This week in our ACES classes the 6th graders will be discussing “Your Values”, the 7th graders will be discussing “Online Values”, and the 8th graders will be participating in a lesson titled “Positive Relationships”. Make a point to discuss these topics with your student this week!…

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