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End of School Year Volunteer Opportunities

As the school year winds down at O. Henry there are some upcoming activities at school where your volunteer time would be most appreciated.

The first is the 8th Grade Luau Dance this Friday night at O. Henry.


PTA welcomes speaker Tammy Caesar, AISD Career & Technology Director The PTA Annual General Meeting and Volunteer Breakfast will be held on Tuesday, April 30, 8:30 a.m. in the O. Henry Library.   All members are welcome to attend to celebrate the many parent and caregiver volunteers who contributed this year to O. Henry’s success, as […]


The nominating committee is currently accepting nominations and welcomes your involvement and participation or ideas for 2024-25 leadership.  Serving on the PTA Board is a great way to support our teachers and administration, and serve the greater OHMS community. Please email Rachel Elder, parliamentarian, at rachelreit@gmail.com if you would like to nomination someone or yourself to serve on […]

2nd Annual Mustang Mixer and Cornhole Tournament is Friday, April 19

Parents, Teachers and Staff are invited for Dinner, Drinks, DJ and Community
Friday, April 19 from 4:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Zilker Lodge at Austin Sunshine Camps

Join the O.Henry parent community, administration and teaching staff at the second annual Mustang Mixer and Competitive Cornhole Tournament!  Last year was a huge success and a great community builder; don’t miss the fun! 

2023-2024 PTA Executive Board

The O. Henry PTA Nominating Committee submits the following slate for the 2023-2024 PTA Executive Board. 2023-2024 SLATE OF PTA OFFICERS President – Christy Merritt President-Elect (First VP) – Alison Darnell Secretary – Jill Rhoden Treasurer – Lauren Sicarelli Treasurer-Elect – Lindsay Hadlock VP Fundraising / Ways and Means (Second VP) – Lissa Anderson VP […]

Fentanyl Awareness Event April 17

Join us Monday, April 17th at 6:00 pm in the O. Henry gymnasium. Parents and guardians, we encourage you to come with your O. Henry Student to learn about the dangers of fentanyl from professionals with experience. The Hays County Sheriff’s Deputies will share information on the life-changing impact of fentanyl. Continue the discussion after […]

PTA Positions for 2023-2024 School Year

The PTA nominating committee is looking to fill the following positions for the 2023-2024 school year. If you are looking to get more involved at O. Henry or know someone that you think would be great for a position on the PTA please contact Melanie Dow by April 7th with your nominations.

New Science of Well Being Course for Teens

A recent survey found that 37% of teens say they have poor mental health. The Science of Well-being for Teens is a new online class created specifically for middle and high school students and will teach them strategies they can use to reduce stress and feel happier. And it’s totally free! The six-week course brings […]

Join our Nominating Committee

The PTA is looking ahead to the 2023-24 school year and people to join the nominating committee to find next year’s leadership.  It’s an easy way to help provide direction and support the PTA as we look ahead, with short meetings in March to help identify and reach out to those who will serve on […]

New Virtual Academic Coaching

The O. Henry PTA is excited to share information about a new program where families support families with parent/community member volunteer-led, free, VIRTUAL ACADEMIC COACHING for students!  This program will provide students nominated by their family or teacher with access to one-on-one virtual support with navigating BLEND, managing schedules, turning in missing assignments and coaching on executive […]

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