O. Henry E-News: Week of Nov. 24


Have a safe and relaxing Thanksgiving break! I am thankful for coming to school each day and working with talented, fun teachers and staff, our awesome students, and wonderful parents. ​Thanks for your generous support of our school.

We want to recognize all the students who passed all their classes the first two grading periods and made good behavior choices each day with our Monday, Nov. 24 Celebrations during ACES:

  • 6th grade: Outside wellness and technology. Students can play sports outside, socialize, or use their technology.
  • 7th grade: Dance in the cafeteria.
  • 8th grade: The best of YouTube in the gym.

Student Volleyball Games
A select group of boys and girls are going to compete against each other in volleyball on Tuesday, Nov. 25. 7th graders–8:15 a.m., 6th graders–11:30 a.m., and 8th grade–2:45 p.m. Price of admission for students: $2. All parents are invited to watch in the gym.

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2014 Football season summary


OHMS 8B team vs Small, Oct. 8, 2014. Photo by Ella R. Click to enlarge.

The O. Henry Mustang football teams recently concluded an action-packed 2014 season, proudly representing our school from mid-September through early November.

The 8th grade A team compiled an overall record of 6-2, finished the season as Zone runner-up, and won their district tournament bracket. Their defense did not allow any points for a full 3 game stretch, and recorded two shutouts. Coaches for the 8th grade A team are Jack Drummond and Bradford Hardie.

The 8th grade B team won their last two games of the season to finish with an overall record of 3-2-1, 1-1 in district play.…

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O. Henry E-News: Week of Nov. 17


PTA Enrichment
Thanks to parents Susie Cobb and Vanessa Davila, all of our students were treated to some magnificent jazz music and dancing last week. Thanks to our wonderful PTA for supporting this fine arts event.

Congratulations to our O. Henry webmaster Glenn Chase for creating and maintaining our outstanding website. The website earned a Silver award from the Texas PTA last week!

7th Grade Boys Basketball
We will have 7th grade boys basketball tryouts November 17-19 AFTER school. All students trying out must have a current AISD physical packet in hand or on file here at O.Henry.

Mustang Council
Our Campus Advisory Committee convenes on Tuesday, Nov.…

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2014 Volleyball season summary

8th grade volleyball

8th grade A volleyball team. Photo by Kristin Tucker. Click to enlarge


O. Henry volleyballers concluded their 2014 season in late October with many successes for the athletes and coaches to celebrate.

The 8th grade A team started the season strong with a win over Gorzycki, but a loss to Small the following week placed the Mustangs second in their zone at the end of the regular season, facing Gorzycki in the second round of the tournament. Although they fell short of the championship game, they concluded their season with an overall record of 6-2, 3-1 in district. The 8th grade A team is coached by Lisa Lindberg.

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