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Pete Price, OHMS Principal

Pete Price, O. Henry 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. Also, be sure to check out Pete's Tips for Raising Early Adolescents and Checklist for Success.
 

O. Henry E-News: Week of Apr. 21

STAAR
On Tuesday, April 22 and Wednesday, April 23 the 6th & 7th graders will take the Math and Reading assessments, and the 8th graders will take Social Studies and Science. Based on our recent results from the April 1 & 2 STAAR 8th grade Reading and Math (which the 8th graders will receive on Thursday, April 24), all of our students have an excellent chance of meeting the standards this week. Please encourage them to get a good night’s sleep the evening before each exam and to eat a good breakfast the days of the exam. Thanks!

2014-15 Student Courses
Students will receive their course verification for the 2014-15 school year in ACES on Monday.…

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O. Henry E-News: Week of Apr. 14


For 8th Grade Parents
We’re almost there! We need to raise $12,000 for the end of year events/class gift, and thus far, we have collected over $8000 in donations. Thank you! No gift is too small and we are striving for 100% participation. The 8th grade donation form is on the OHMS web site and linked to Paypal. Please use this link to pay on line: http://ohenrypta.org/8th-grade-donation/. Thank you in advance for your gifts and participation.

The Yearbook staff is now accepting photos for the End of the Year 8th grade video. We would love to include photos of students that were taken during the past three years.…

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O. Henry E-News: Week of Apr. 7

For 8th Grade Parents
We need to raise $12,000 for the end of year events and the 8th grade gift to O. Henry. Thus far, we have collected over $8000 in donations. Thank you! No gift is too small and we are striving for 100% participation. Please see attachment to send in your check. The 8th grade donation form is now live on the OHMS web site and linked to paypal. Please use this link to pay on line: http://ohenrypta.org/8th-grade-donation/ Thank you in advance for your gifts and participation. Please contact Lea Holubec with any questions 512-422-7059.

8th Grade Field Trip
Please see attached document for information regarding the end of year field trip opportunity for the 8th graders.…

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O. Henry E-News: Week of Mar. 31

STAAR
STAAR assessments will begin this week, April 1-3, for 7th and 8th graders:

Tuesday, April 1:
- 7th grade Writing (Day 1); 8th grade Math (Algebra students will have alternative activities during the 8th grade Math exam)
Wednesday, April 2:
- 7th grade Writing (Day 2); 8th grade Reading
Thursday, April 3:
- 7th grade Advanced Math students will take 8th grade Math test

Remind your children to get a good night’s sleep the evenings before the exams, eat a healthy breakfast each day of the exams, bring a book to read if they finish early, and to do their best on the assessments.…

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