Cheerleaders place first at Regional

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The O. Henry Middle School 8th grade cheerleaders took First Place at the Universal Cheerleaders Association Southwest Regional on Saturday, November 19.

The team, led by Captains Kensley Miller and Lauren Santos and coached by Michael Shackelford, beat out middle school teams from across Texas to clinch the victory in the Junior High Game Day division. Because of their outstanding performance at the competition, the team has been invited to compete at the National High School Cheerleading Championship at Disney World in February!

The team is looking forward to perfecting their routines to hopefully bring home a National Championship. If you would like to help support the team as they travel to Nationals, please contact Coach Shack at michael.shackelford@austinisd.org.

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Pony Express – Week of Nov. 28

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We hope you had a wonderful week and a happy Thanksgiving!

Cheerleaders Win First Place!
Congratulations to the 8th Grade Cheerleading Squad who took first place in their division at the Universal Cheerleaders Association’s Southwest Regional on November 19th.

The team, led by Captains Kensley Miller and Lauren Santos, beat out other middle school squads from around Texas in the Game Day division. Their win earned them an invitation to compete at the National High School Cheerleading Championship at Disney World in February! Congratulations to the team for all their hard work!

Boys Basketball
8th Grade Boys Basketball Tryouts will be held on Monday, December 12th – Thursday, December 15th after school from 3:45 to 4:45.…

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Pony Express- Week of Nov. 21

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No School
School will not be in session Monday, November 21st – Friday, November 25th.

Have a Happy Thanksgiving!

Band News
Everyone is invited to attend our Winter Holiday Band Concert at 6 PM on Friday, December 2 in the Freeman Gymnasium. Members of the Beginning Band, Symphony Band, Wind Ensemble, and Jazz Band will present some exciting holiday music. We hope to see you there.

Congratulations to the following students on earning a chair in the 2016-2017 Texas Music Educators Association Region 18 Middle School Band. They will perform at the AISD PAC on Saturday, December 10, 2016.

Miles Carr – Trombone
Ty Hazen – Trombone
Kate Ivie – Flute
Helena Monsivais – French Horn
Marybeth Stripling – Clarinet
Emma Stromberger – Flute

Boys Basketball
8th Grade Boys Basketball Tryouts will be held on Monday, December 12th – Thursday, December 15th after school from 3:45 to 4:45.…

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Pony Express – Week of Nov. 14

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O. Henry Rocks!
Check out our social media sites to see the great things happening at O. Henry!

Band News
Congratulations to the following 2016 All–District Band members:
Ben Abel
Ryen Becherer *
Ben Campana
Miles Carr *

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