2015-2016 School Supply Lists

School supplies
Here are the lists of supplies for each grade level. These are the basics. Students will find out the first week of school if additional supplies are needed.…

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O. Henry E-News: June News

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I hope everyone is thoroughly enjoying summer vacation!

Summer Reading
The purpose of the summer reading program is to encourage our students to become lifelong readers and learners. Research shows that students who fail to read during the summer vacation lose up to two months of reading gains each year, and the “summer slide” is cumulative. Rather than recreating our own list, we are referring parents to the Texas Library Association’s annual lists of best books for middle and high school students. We hope to encourage reading for pleasure as well as reading to develop critical thinking skills.

The titles are diverse in content and reading level; they represent a variety of genres and provide a range of books in terms of reading ability.…

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Latest Save Our Teachers V Tally: We Made It!

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We challenged the O. Henry parents to step up and raise $50,000 over a six week period of time in order to save our teachers. And, once again, you came through! What a testament to the commitment our parents have for their children’s education. You all are amazing!

As of today, you have contributed over $52,000. With our matching donation of $50,000 by three very loyal, generous benefactors, we will be able to save the jobs of two full-time teachers. Thank you so much!

If you still would like to give, you can donate by going to the Austin Community Foundation (ACF) link:

http://bit.ly/1CaFA8a

or

write a check to “O.…

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2015 8th Grade Graduation Video

Enjoy this recap of the 2014-205 school year for the 8th grade class at O. Henry, created by the Yearbook Staff and sponsor, Kristin Tucker.

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