Pete Price, OHMS Principal
What a fabulous first week! The students’ behavior was absolutely exceptional. Thanks for sending us such kind, respectful children. We look forward to taking good care of them this year!
We will take a panoramic picture of the 8th graders on Monday, Aug. 31, during ACES. The students may purchase the picture (no obligation!) on Tuesday, Sept. 1, during lunch.
$25.00 — Large Laminated Panoramic
$30.00 — Large Laminated Panoramic with One Small Panoramic
The company accepts cash or checks made out to Goldbeck Company
Schedule change requests can be picked up in the counselor’s office. Counselors will accept and consider requests during the week of Aug.…
You can now view your child’s course schedule in Parent Self Serve, which you can access through the AISD Parent Cloud. (I told you “GradeSpeed” in my last email, which is incorrect. That’s the software we use.) However, be aware that there seems to be a glitch in the system. Some parents have reported that the schedule they see is incomplete (missing core classes, elective classes, etc.) Our counselors have just checked the system and can see complete schedules in the software program that they use. So, no worries! On Monday, the students will receive their fall schedule, which will include ALL of their courses.…
Welcome back, everyone! We hope your summer was restful and rewarding. Now it’s time to send your children back to O. Henry. We look forward to seeing them soon!
Here’s the latest and greatest for the upcoming weeks:
Supply Lists for 6th-8th Grades
All new students to O. Henry are invited to our annual Transition Camp, Aug, 12-14, 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. If you haven’t registered yet, drop by the front office on 8/10 or 8/11 and we’ll sign you up.
New Parent Orientation
All parents new to O. Henry are invited to an informational meeting on Thursday, Aug. 13, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m., in the cafeteria. You are welcome to …
I hope everyone is thoroughly enjoying summer vacation!
The purpose of the summer reading program is to encourage our students to become lifelong readers and learners. Research shows that students who fail to read during the summer vacation lose up to two months of reading gains each year, and the “summer slide” is cumulative. Rather than recreating our own list, we are referring parents to the Texas Library Association’s annual lists of best books for middle and high school students. We hope to encourage reading for pleasure as well as reading to develop critical thinking skills.
The titles are diverse in content and reading level; they represent a variety of genres and provide a range of books in terms of reading ability.…Read more →