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Student Grade Level

Thank you 2019
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. ATX Runners – Ship of Fools
  3. Benchmark Bank
  4. Butterfield Custom Homes, LLC
  5. Dwyer Murphy Calvert LLP
  6. Frost Bank
  7. The Granger Family
  8. HEB
  9. Lake Austin Smiles
  10. Trey and Wendy Lary
  11. Lee’s Meat Market / HMI Construction
  12. Maudie’s
  13. Prominent Title — Stephanie and Corby Jastrow
  14. QuickGifts
  15. Brannon and Lathrop Smith
  16. Snyder Dermatology and Plastic Surgery
  17. Stinson Moyle PLLC
  18. Tarrytown Pharmacy
  19. Tide Dry Cleaners — Tina and Brent McCutchin
  20. Yonge Foundation
Appaloosa, $1,000-$2,499
  1. 68 Degrees Kitchen
  2. Abilitee Adaptive Wear
  3. Austin PsychCare
  4. Jennifer and Burke Banda
  5. Margaret and Dan Borth
  6. Elise and Rob Bridges
  7. The Cochran Family
  8. Debbie and Tim Collins
  9. Lesley Link Collins – Kuper Sotheby’s Int’l Realty
  10. Marjann and Michael Cooper
  11. The Dashiell Family
  12. davismoonproject.org
  13. The Deering Family
  14. DeShazo & Nesbitt
  15. The Ewing Family
  16. Gottesman Residential – Lissa Gray Anderson
  17. The Herrera Family
  18. The Hudgeons Family
  19. Hutcheson Bowers LLLP
  20. Caroline and Ray Joiner
  21. The Kolerich Family
  22. Jason and Angie Lippman
  23. Stan and Karen Martin
  24. Mary Jane and Arturo Monsivais
  25. Murchison Dry Goods – Carrie and Will Murchison
  26. Nantz Orthodontics
  27. Tuan and Michelle Nguyen
  28. Shannon and Jason Quisenberry
  29. Rising Sun Automotive
  30. The Scarborough Family
  31. Square One Associates – The Bell Family
  32. Storybuilt
  33. Stouse Design – Kelly and Michael Stouse
  34. Nick and Jen Tramontana
  35. Ami and Jason Wallace
  36. The Whelan Family
  37. The Wittenbraker Family
  38. Anonymous
Clydesdale, $500-$999
  1. Austin Orthodontic Arts
  2. Kristin and Mohan Balachandran
  3. Ben’s Workshop
  4. The Bryant Family
  5. John and Stacy Burns
  6. Adam and Julie Butler
  7. Heather and Bobby Chesney
  8. The Creveling Family
  9. Holly and Peter Crosswell
  10. Brett and Colleen Davis
  11. The John Donovan Family
  12. The Fish Family
  13. The Greene Family
  14. Shannon and Erich Grethel
  15. Jenny and Chris Holland
  16. Randy and Laura Howard
  17. The Jaros Family
  18. The Kenney Family
  19. Barbara and John Latham
  20. The McCormick Family
  21. Hayden and Drew Miller
  22. The Nathan Family
  23. Omega Recovery
  24. The Pounds Family
  25. The Ritter-Pratt Family
  26. The Rochlen Family
  27. The Sheridan Family
  28. The Stiles Agency
  29. Tarrytown Dance
  30. TJ and Jamie Turner
  31. The Valadez Family
  32. The VanSlyke Family
  33. Anonymous
Quarterhorse, $250-$499
  1. The Agnew Family
  2. Ryan and Jamie Allen
  3. Annie Downing Interiors
  4. Austin Medical Partners
  5. Ballooms of Austin
  6. Maureen and Andy Carlson
  7. Carlson Law Firm
  8. Casis Village Shell
  9. Chris and Jackie Chuter
  10. CoffeeSock
  11. Cookies del Mundo
  12. Victor and Flora Crosswell
  13. The Donahoo Family
  14. The Elder Family
  15. Rian and Laura Evans
  16. The Fons Family
  17. Food! Food!
  18. Foodshed Investors
  19. The Fowler Family
  20. Greta Goldsby and Justin Dunlap
  21. The Gonzalez Family
  22. The Holliday Family
  23. The Jayasuriya Family
  24. The Jennings Family
  25. The Kegg Family
  26. Dana and Jeff Kocurek
  27. Jennifer Kuczaj and Michael Levy
  28. Elizabeth and Trey LaMair
  29. Larson Marketing Project
  30. The Little-VanTreeck Family
  31. Laura Logan and Brian Wilson
  32. Pace and Keith Lossen
  33. The McCreight Family
  34. The Mickler Family
  35. The Mika Family
  36. Acia and Edward Moody
  37. Kerri and Greg Morisey
  38. Ned and Tammy Muñoz
  39. The Napierkowski-Pardee Family
  40. The Patterson Family
  41. Jahnna and Robert Peeler
  42. The Preston Family
  43. Ross and Joyce Purdy
  44. The Qualls Family
  45. Rosewood
  46. The Rush Family
  47. Alexandra and Paul Saenz
  48. The Schlesinger Family
  49. James and Jessica Scott
  50. The Shade-Shell Family
  51. The Shirk Family
  52. Smiles of Austin
  53. Andy, Jen and Maggie Stewart
  54. The Swift Family
  55. Tarrytown Texaco
  56. The Whitfield Family
  57. Anonymous
Palomino, Up to $249
  1. The Abdine Family
  2. Sharon Albrecht Raab
  3. Meredith and David Ansel
  4. Katherine and Ed Brown
  5. Gimli Bump
  6. The Carbajal Family
  7. The Castillo Ramirez Family
  8. The Chretien Family
  9. The Christman Family
  10. Heather and Alan Davis
  11. The Davis Family
  12. The Embry Family
  13. The Henry Family
  14. Scott and Alexia Hoopman
  15. Howler Bros.
  16. The Huser Family
  17. The Kaven Family
  18. The Keenan Family
  19. The Kinkade Family
  20. The Kinsel Family
  21. Mozart’s
  22. The Ohanian Family
  23. Catherine and Kyle Parks
  24. Stephanie and John Polakowski
  25. Kit Purdy
  26. The Renspie Family
  27. The Toupin Family
  28. Waterloo Sparkling Water
  29. The Wenmohs Family
  30. The Wilcox Family
  31. The Williamson Family
  32. Suzie and Eric Wright
  33. 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. 20, 2018 from 3:30-6:30 PM. Round-Up includes a middle school dance, carnival games, sports booths,…

Transition camp for new students

Originally scheduled for August 6-8, Transition Camp 2019 has been cancelled due to ongoing construction at O. Henry. More information including how the features of Transition Camp will be available to incoming students is included in this Transition Camp Update.

Wishlist presentation photos

After a successful 2018 Mustang Round Up fundraiser, the O. Henry PTA was able to present over $70,000 in grants for Teacher Wishlists. Enjoy these photographs from the presentation of these funds.

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,
Brannon Smith
2019-20 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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