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Karen Aidman, OHMS Interim Principal

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Karen Aidman, O. Henry Interim Principal, sends out a weekly email with current news about what's happening on our campus. You will find the latest edition along with prior issues on these pages, and you can subscribe here. Learn more about Principal Aidman in her bio. Also, be sure to check out Tips for Raising Early Adolescents and Checklist for Success.
 

Pony Express – Week of March 20

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Orchestra News
Congratulations to all Orchestra members for their Excellent and Superior ratings on stage and sight reading at the String UIL contest. Our next UIL will be on April 12th (time TBA) in which Band and Orchestra will join sounds to participate for the Full Orchestra UIL.

STAAR Testing
Tuesday, March 28 – 7th grade Writing and 8th grade Math
Wednesday, March 29 – 7th grade Advanced Math and 8th grade Reading
Thursday, March 30th – Make-Up Day

SEL Corner
This week in our ACES classes students will learn and discuss topics relating to dealing with conflicts within a friendship.…

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Pony Express – Week of March 6

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We wish all of you a restful, enjoyable Spring Break (March 11 – 19) with your families and friends!

Art
Congratulations to the following O. Henry art students who have work displayed in the AISD Art show!

Cruz Arispe
Ava Doyle
Lois Huh
Liam Dominguez
Lily Knotts
Keria Boehle
Berg Bertus-Trudo
Alex Pither
Adriana Gallegos
JJ Tagle
Karma Terlik
Dania Herrera-Luviano
Mary Abby Goss
Violet Stewart
Kira Ohanian
Zoe Slade

SEL Corner
This week in our ACES classes students will continue to learn and discuss topics related to dealing with conflicts.…

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Pony Express – Week of Feb. 27

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SEL Corner
This week in our ACES classes students will learn and discuss topics related to dealing with conflicts. Below are the lesson topics that the students will be learning about and some questions that you can use to start a discussion with your student.

6th grade: “Serious Conflicts 2”
-Some people get into more conflicts than others. Why do you think that is?
-When was the last time someone got mad at you? What happened?…

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Pony Express – Week of Feb. 20

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SEL Corner
This week in our ACES classes students will learn and discuss topics related to dealing with conflicts. Below are the lesson topics that the students will be learning about and some questions that you can use to start a discussion with your student.

6th grade: “Serious Conflicts 1”
-What are some reasons students get really mad at each other?
-What is a serious conflict?
-What are some ways to avoid serious conflicts at school?…

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