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Upcoming PTA Events

  • Round Up!

    September 28, 2018  4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Thank you 2018
Round Up Donors!

We are very grateful for all of the generous individuals and organizations who have contributed to support O. Henry!

Stallion, $5,000 and up
  1. Adelo Mortgage
  2. Austin Runners Club
  3. Butterfield Custom Homes, LLC
  4. Dwyer Murphy Calvert LLP
  5. Frost Bank
  6. Horizon Bank
  7. Trey and Wendy Lary
  8. Lee’s Meat Market and HMI Construction
  9. Maudie’s
  10. Prominent Title – Corby and Stephanie Jastrow
  11. QuickGifts
  12. Snyder Dermatology
  13. Viking Fence Company
Appaloosa, $1,000-$2,499
  1. 68 Degrees Kitchen
  2. 787 Realty – Amy Reinarz, Realtor
  3. Austin PsychCare
  4. The Cochran Family
  5. Concierge Family Medicine
  6. davismoonproject.org
  7. Debbie and Tim Collins
  8. The Deering Family
  9. The Ezell Family
  10. The Ihrig Family
  11. Dana and Jeff Kocurek
  12. The Kolerich Family
  13. Stan and Karen Martin
  14. Tina and Brent McCutchin
  15. Mary Jane and Arturo Monsivais
  16. Tuan and Michelle Nguyen
  17. Nantz Orthodontics
  18. PlainsCapital Bank
  19. Jason and Shannon Quisenberry
  20. The Scarborough Family
  21. Brannon and Lathrop Smith
  22. Stone Asset Management
  23. Stouse Design – Kelly and Michael Stouse
  24. Tarrytown Pharmacy
  25. Texas Fertility Center – The Propst Family
  26. Anonymous
Clydesdale, $500-$999
  1. Austin City Dental
  2. Austin Orthodontic Arts
  3. Elise and Bob Bridges
  4. Carolyn and Scott Bryant
  5. The Burk Family
  6. The Copa Kings
  7. The Crosswell Family
  8. The Fish Family
  9. The Greene Family
  10. The Grethel Family
  11. Caroline and Ray Joiner
  12. Judy and Michael Kenney
  13. Barbara and John Latham
  14. Hayden and Drew Miller
  15. Ned and Tammy Muñoz
  16. Nancy and Tom Nesbitt
  17. Jahnna and Robert Peeler
  18. Derek and Kim Reaves
  19. Alexandra and Paul Saenz
  20. The Stewart Family
  21. Tarrytown Texaco
  22. The Van Treeck – Little Family
  23. The Whelan Family
  24. Anonymous
Quarterhorse, $250-$499
  1. Barton Creek Chiropractic and Functional Nutrition
  2. Allison Bowers and Aaron Hamilton
  3. Stacy and John Burns
  4. The Butler Bros.
  5. The Chesney Family
  6. Beth and Marshall Durrett
  7. The Evans Family
  8. Ashley and John Guaragna
  9. The Henschel Family
  10. Randy and Laura Howard
  11. Megan and Brandon Hudgeons
  12. The Korsgaard Family
  13. The Kreeger Family
  14. The Kuczaj Family
  15. Brigid and Barney Lynch
  16. The McCreight Family
  17. The Mika Family
  18. The Nathan Family
  19. Catherine and Kyle Parks
  20. The Patterson Family
  21. Lauri and Chris Perry
  22. The Pounds Family
  23. Rosewood
  24. The Schlesinger Family
  25. James and Jessica Scott
  26. SMILES of Austin
  27. Martin W. Stocker, DDS
  28. Tarrytown Dance
  29. The Teague Family
  30. The Wittenbraker Family
  31. Woodhouse Partners
  32. The Woolley Family
  33. Eric and Suzie Wright
  34. The Wynn Family
  35. Anonymous
Palomino, Up to $249
  1. Sharon Albrecht Raab
  2. Paul Havens and Beth Adams
  3. Buddy and Rose Brown
  4. Carrie Bryan
  5. Chris and Jackie Chutter
  6. The Coleman Family
  7. The deVarga Family
  8. Hunt and Wendy Foster
  9. The Giesbers Family
  10. The Holliday Family
  11. The Keenan Family
  12. The Kinkade Family
  13. Jeff and Melanie Miller
  14. The Ohanian Family
  15. The Polakowski Family
  16. The Ramos Family
  17. Santa Rita Mexican Restaurant y Cantina
  18. The Schneider Family
  19. Dan and Posie Smillie
  20. The Stropp Family
  21. Holly Sudduth
  22. The Swift Family
  23. The Van der Steur Family
  24. The Wenmohs Family
  25. Margaret Wallace
  26. Anonymous

LATEST NEWS

Get Ready For Round Up!

Our annual Mustang Round-Up is a fun-filled evening at O. Henry Middle School the whole family will enjoy. Mark your calendar now for Friday, Sept. 28, 2018 from 4:00-7:00 PM. Round-Up includes a middle school dance, carnival games, sports booths,…

OHMS DirectorySpot is coming!

We are excited to announce a new O.Henry online school directory which will be available with exciting features via an app from your smart phone including auto-dial when you touch a phone number, or auto-launch maps when you touch an address.…

New School and PTA web sites

Beginning with the 2018-2019 school year O. Henry’s school web site will be hosted by the district and managed by AISD employees. Information like bell schedules, faculty rosters, class descriptions, and sports information will now be available…

Everyone benefits when schools and families work together to support learning and we strive to create a welcoming and fun atmosphere for parents to be involved at our school.

The OHMS PTA’s goal is to provide opportunities for parents, teachers, students, and the general community to GET CONNECTED.

We host numerous events and activities throughout the school year and provide much needed supplies to support our outstanding students and their dedicated OHMS staff.

Your membership, donations, and volunteerism help us maintain a long standing tradition of promoting an enriching and nurturing learning environment

and exceptional middle school experience for all our students. There is a role for EVERY parent at O. Henry and we welcome and encourage you to participate at the level that best suits you and your family!

Sincerely,
Tammy Cochran
2018-19 OHMS PTA President 

Accomplishments

We’re proud of our previous achievements, but are ready to do so much more, with your help!

Wish List Grants

Our fundraising proceeds go a long way! Check out the many ways the PTA helps O. Henry!

TESTIMONIALS

“Sometimes middle school parents feel like their kids don’t want them up at school or there are not many opportunities to get involved like in elementary school. The O. Henry PTA provides a variety of ways to support our school and stay involved in your child’s education. Stay involved even if your child rolls their eyes at you for being there … you are sending a powerful message that their school is important!”

7th Grade Parent

“I love having PTA parent volunteers in our front office, screening visitors, fielding phone calls and being a part of our office family.”

Tim TierneyOHMS Attendance Specialist

“I love the OHMS PTA because they are friendly, welcoming and supportive of our kids in all ways.”

6th Grade Parent

“Due to the amazing support of our PTA, we are able to serve our students in so many ways. They support us in our Annual College and Career Fair, our counseling initiatives to help motivate our students to do their best in class, and help us support the Whole Child.”

Amy TurnerOHMS Counselor

“My kids love getting to see performances at school by amazing artists such as Blue Lapis Light aerial dancers and Outspoken Bean, an award-winning slam poet. It means a lot to me that the OHMS PTA supports the arts in our students’ educational experience.”

8th Grade Parent

“Because so many parents donate via the PTA to the library, we are able to buy more copies of the books your students want to read! We need to capture the reading excitement when it happens … when parents, teachers, and students buy books at our author visits, we are able to keep bringing the rock star writers to O. Henry via BookPeople. THANK YOU!”

Sara StevensonOHMS Librarian

“The PTA gave us money for new classroom computers in our history classrooms. These new laptops were the breath of fresh air that we needed to fully invest in technological innovation in our classrooms. As the district pushes new uses for technology, these new laptops helped our students take the needed steps in that direction!”

Michael Shackelford8th Grade U.S. History

“We are SO grateful for the PTA. In photojournalism and yearbook, we strive for a 1:1 student to technology ratio and the PTA has helped us get closer to that. With the help of the PTA, we now have four Mac laptops, which give students experience using technology that photographers use in the real world. We now also have enough cameras in the classroom for every student to get hands on experience.”

Francesca SimoniteYearbook and Photojournalism Teacher

“When my older daughter started sixth grade at O. Henry, I couldn’t believe how active the PTA was! There are so many opportunities to get involved in this special community. I have volunteered during lunch at the Mustang Mall, been involved in the Coffee Angels program, helped teachers with afternoon tutorials, served on the Round Up Committee, and helped support the many sports teams on which my daughter played.

I encourage all families to get involved! You’ll not only make lasting friends, but also you’ll help fulfill the teachers’ wish lists and amazing field trip opportunities that enrich every student’s three years at O. Henry.”

8th Grade Parent

“The You Are Loved mural would not be possible without the support of the PTA. Everyone is welcome at O. Henry no matter where you come from, your skin color, who you love, your gender, your religion, or your resident status. Students, faculty and community members helped design, create tiles, mosaic and grout this mural that was dedicated to Karen Aidman for her service to the O.Henry community.”

Wanda MontemayorOHMS Counselor

“As the O.Henry Cheerleading program has grown to be a nationally competitive squad, the PTA has been instrumental in that growth! Last year, they bought us a complete floor of tumbling mats to help our cheerleaders stay safe while learning new and more difficult stunts and skills. This year, they bought us new pom poms to help us look sharp and professional at our national-level competitions!”

Michael ShackelfordCheerleading Coach
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