O. Henry Middle School


Photography I (7, 8)

Course Number: 8440.R0000.X

Semester - long

Prerequisites: None

This course is designed as an introduction to digital photography and the careers available in the field of digital photography.  Students will gain hands-on experience, using Canon Rebel cameras. The class focuses on understanding the basic operations and functions of a DSLR camera and the manipulation of its settings to achieve specific results. 

Photography II (8)

Course Number: 8445.R0000.X

Semester - long

Prerequisite: Photo I

This course is a continuation of practicing and expanding upon skills acquired in Photo I as well as more creative assignments using Adobe Photoshop. 

Graphic Design Careers (Yearbook) (8)

Course Number: 8419.R0000.Y

Year - long

Prerequisite: Photojournalism I + Submit Application the Spring before

The Hoofbeat Staff creates the yearbook for all OHMS students. This group of students will create the theme, design and layout making sure to include as many students as possible. Your photographs and interviews will fill the pages of this highly anticipated yearly book of memories. Students will also help market and sell the yearbook. Get up close with everything that makes our campus special: special events, sports, science experiments, concerts, and everything that we all want to remember and learn more about. You'll be there!

Photography Announcements:


Yearbooks are currently $38 and going up to $40 starting November 25th.
Recognition ad prices are listed below (deadline for creating a recognition ad is in February): 


Celebrate senior year at O. Henry Middle School Austin, TX with apparel, grad announcements, gifts, class rings and more from Jostens. Check out the selection today!


Full Page - $240

1/2 Page - $150

1/4 Page - $80

1/8 Page -$40