Pete Price, OHMS Principal
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.
I have attached the breakfast and lunch menus for the month of October.
End of 1st Six Weeks
Please remind your students to complete and submit all outstanding assignments to their teachers.
This fall counselor Wanda Montemayor will be leading Art Club each Monday, 3:45-4:45 p.m., in room 607.…
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. We know from past experience that bullying usually occurs within a group of friends and starts off as teasing.…
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. They will respond to your within 48 hours.
What a pleasure to observe our families coming together for the evening in support of our school!…
We’ve had a wonderful first two weeks of school! Thanks for sending us such nice kids! If you have any questions or concerns, please email me.
I’ve attached this month’s menu.
Tuesday, Sept. 8 is Picture Day for all students. Students should have received an order form last week. They should bring this form back with them Sept. 8 and give it to the photographer when they get their picture made.
Back to School Night
Please join us for our annual Back to School Night on Tuesday, Sept. 8. At 5:30 p.m. you are welcome to browse the cafeteria to sign up for yearbooks, volunteer for the PTA and Mustang Round Up, and receive information about clubs and organizations.…