O. Henry E-News: Week of May 16

Cyber Safety Lessons
Our counselors will be visiting all classrooms tomorrow and conducting lessons on cyber safety. We want to reassure all of our students that they are safe on our campus, to stay alert and cautious using social media, and to remind them to contact an adult if they are uncomfortable with any situation.

Athletics Assembly
This year’s Athletics Assembly will be held on Monday, May 16, 1:00pm in the Freeman Gym. All 6th, 7th, and 8th graders who played on any O.…

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O. Henry E-News: Week of May 9


STAAR/End of Course Assessment Schedule

  • Monday, May 9—6th and 7th grade Math; 8th grade Math re-test
  • Tuesday, May 10—6th and 7th grade Reading; 8th grade Reading re-test
  • Wednesday, May 11—8th grade Science
  • Thursday, May 12—8th grade Social Studies; Make-up exams
  • Friday, May 13—Make-up exams

As we have said in the past, our teachers have taught all the necessary content for the students to succeed on these assessments. Our goal is create a sense of calm and confidence during testing. All of the students do their best on these exams.

Please remind your children to get to bed at a reasonable time the night before each exam, eat a healthy breakfast the day of each exam, and to …

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Save Our Teachers 2016: May 4 Update

Save Our Teachers
 We’ve reached $25,000! Half-way there.

If you haven’t done so yet, please consider making a donation to our Save Our Teachers 2016 campaign prior to June 2, the last day of school. Remember: if we raise $50,000, two wonderful benefactors will contribute a matching $50,000!

You can donate by going to the Austin Community Foundation (ACF) link:


write a check to “O. Henry Middle School” and indicate that it goes to “Save Our Teachers 2016”.…

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O. Henry E-News: Week of May 2


Happy Teachers, Substitute Teachers, and Nurses Appreciation Week! We are grateful for their many, many contributions to our students and parents. If you get a chance, please send a note to these wonderful individuals, thanking them for all that they do.

6th Grade Basketball
All 6th graders are invited to play basketball Mondays and Wednesdays, 7:15 – 8:00 a.m., in the gym.

Incoming 7th and 8th Grade Athletes
If you have a son or daughter who will be playing sports at O.…

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