Mabry Minute for Week of 9/03/17
School Closed Monday
School will be closed Mon. Sept 4th in celebration of Labor Day. We will see you at school on Tuesday.
Yearbook Cover Design Contest
Primary Grades (PK-2nd) Requirements for back cover contest: Must include the school vision Inspired to learn, lead, succeed
Intermediate Grades (3rd -5th) Requirements for front cover contest: School name and the year, (2017-2018)
The design for both the front and the back must be student created by hand, not on the computer. In order for your design to be judged, your name must be on the back, not the front. All creations must be submitted on plain white 8 ½ X 11 paper. Turn your cover in to your homeroom teacher. Deadline: Thurs. Sept 21th
Donate Your Sneakers
As you clean out closets after a busy summer, don't forget to save your old sneakers (both kids AND adult sizes accepted) for our GotSneakers donation fundraiser*.  Ask friends, neighbors, and family to donate too so we can reach our goal of collecting 1000 pairs! Donations are accepted in boxes located around the school.   *Athletic shoes ONLY. Shoes with worn/tearing/seperated soles, holes, or torn lining are not accepted.
Picture Day (Uniform)
Thurs, Sept 7th and p ictures are in uniform. If you would like to order a copy, please send your money in the provided envelope (with your child's name/homeroom teacher) on picture day.  Contact Stephanie Thomas
We Want Your Books!
Who: Girl Scout Troop 992
What: Book Drive to benefit Shaw Elementary
When: Sept. 5th - 15th
Where: Collection bins at Mabry (Front Office, Cafeteria, Media Center)
Why: Access to books in the home promotes reading skills. Clean out your bookshelf to help students at Shaw Elementary build lifelong reading skills.
Council Members Needed
The School Advisory Council (SAC) is in need of voting members to help implement Mabry's School Improvement Plan.  Volunteers of SAC meet monthly right after school on Wednesdays.  The council is composed of parents, local business members, faculty and staff.  Contact if you can give your time to help improve our school. 
Walk-A-Thon Kick-off
2017 Mabry PTA Walk-A-Thon Kicks Off on Friday!
Don't forget to check the Friday folders for the Walk-A-Thon information packets. We have many new prizes available and new activities planned. Donate today!
Business Sponsor
Thank you to
for signing up as a Mabry PTA Business Partner!

Attention Dads!

Save the Date

Doughnuts with Dad Sept 27th at 7:15 am in the Cafeteria. 
Mabry Dad's Social at Buffalo Wild Wings (South Dale Mabry) Dad Only. Sept 18th 5:30-7:00 pm.
Full day event Clay Shoot in Odessa (Dad Only) Oct 20th at noon.. More information to follow.
Reading Buddies Needed
The Reading Buddies program is in need of volunteers.  No experience necessary!  You will be matched with a child and then spend 30 minutes a week  encouraging and listening to them read.  Teachers will provide the materials.  Contact: Stephanie Thomas
PreK Class Availability
Parents: Mabry's fee-based Pre-K class currently has two openings. If you or anyone you know might be interested in enrolling, please contact the front office of Mabry.
Walk-A-Thon Partner
Last Call to sign up to be a 2017 Walk-A-Thon Event Sponsor! Help us raise funds for our school and promote your business in our popular community event that features over 800 participants! Sign up here 
Mabry Business Sponsor
Do you want to reach over 2,000 potential customers? Sign up today as a Mabry PTA Business Partner & Event Sponsor. We have multiple levels available that feature print, online, individual and group marketing. Sign up at