O. Henry E-News: Week of Aug. 8

Welcome back! I hope this email finds all of you rested and rejuvenated by the summer break. I’m sure your kids are just dying to get back to school (!), but if you are like my wife and me, I know you are ready for the school year to begin. 🙂

Thanks to the generosity of you parents ($220,000 donated to Save Our Teachers fund-raiser), we were able to hire back most of the teachers we were expecting to lose and even add a few more additional outstanding faculty and staff.…

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2011 Fall Sports Tryouts

Volleyball: Begins August 23rd & 24th

  • 7th grade – 7:00 am-1st period
  • 8th grade – 8th period-5:00pm

In order to tryout all participants must have an AISD physical dated after April 15, 2011.

Football: Early Equipment/Locker pickup for student athletes with physicals will be Friday, August 19, times listed below.

  • 8th grade – 8am-10am
  • 7th grade – 10am-12pm

First day of tryouts are Tuesday, August 23rd.

  • 7th grade – 6:45 am-1st period
  • 8th grade – 8th period-5:00pm

In order to tryout all participants must have an AISD physical dated after April 15, 2011.

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2011 O. Henry Transition Camp

Ease into O. Henry by enrolling in the O. Henry Transition Camp. O. Henry teachers will provide helpful hints in the areas of organization, study skills and school expectations. Students will meet new friends through team building activities. A scavenger hunt will be offered to allow the students to learn their way around the campus. Come and learn the Mustang culture!

En Español

Location – O. Henry Middle School Cafeteria

Tuition – $35
August 10- 12 8:30 A.M.

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2011 Summer Chemistry Camp

Transition Metals photo by Ben MillsYour student is invited to attend the O. Henry Summer Chemistry Camp at O. Henry Middle School being held Monday, July 25– Wednesday, July 27th. The camp is free of charge and is designed to give your student a head start learning concepts covered during the first six weeks of 6th and 7th grade science. Space is limited to only 26 students and registration is on a first-come, first-serve basis.

If your incoming 6th and 7th grader child is interested in attending, you must contact Mrs.…

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