Mabry Minute for Week of 9/1/19
No School Monday and Tuesday.

The school will be closed in observance of Labor Day on Monday, 9/1.  DUE TO HURRICANE DORIAN, SCHOOL WILL ALSO BE CLOSED ON TUESDAY, 9/2. 

See you back on Wednesday, 9/3!! Stay safe!
ASE Update
ASE Registration is closed. The committee is working through the last of the waitlist the next few days. Thank you to all our wonderful Mabry families for a successful (and easy) registration week!

Program Dates : classes begin the week of September 16 - 20 and end December 10-16

Monday : Start September 16 & end December 16  
(NO class November 11 and November 25)* -  12:55-2:00pm September 16- October 7 & 1:55-3:00pm October 14 - December 16
Tuesday : Start September 17 & end December 10  
(NO class November 26)* - 1:55-3:00pm
Wednesday : Start September 18 & end December 11  
(NO class November 27)* - 1:55-3:00pm
Thursday : Start September 19 & end December 12  
(NO class November 28)* - 1:55-3:00pm
Friday : Start September 20 & end December 13  
(NO class November 29)* - 1:55-3:00pm

*School non-student days
Save the Date!
Our only Fall Spirit Night is on Thursday, Sept 12, hosted by a Mabry Alum and owner of United Skates of America. Always a big hit with the kids - plenty of exercise and a family pizza meal. Casual dining to meet and greet with other Mabry parents as well. 

Please come support us this one night from 6-8pm!

$6 Skate rental
$4 Roller blade rental
$20 Pizza meal deal
Reflections ART Program is Back!
Volunteers are needed to assist with the Reflections ART program. A committee is forming that will promote the program, coordinate student art submissions, identify local volunteers or teachers to judge the art, and to coordinate a final celebration for all participants and winners. Email if you are interested in volunteering on this committee.

Reflections is a PTA sponsored program designed to  spark imagination and creativity in school and at home through the arts. All students K - 5 are eligible to participate in this program by creating and submitting original works in the areas of  dance choreography, film, production,  literature, music composition, photography and visual arts.  The 2019-2020 theme is " Look Within". Submission details and deadlines will be shared soon.
Weekly Reading Fun Tips
The Reading Enhancement Committee loves to focus on providing tools and tips for our little readers and parents to make it fun and it is time sensitive! 

This week's tip:
Take flashcards for letters and/or sight words of any kind and lay them on the floor in a darkened room. Use a flashlight to find the letters or sight words.
Grandparent's Breakfast Cancelled
Due to the uncertainty the hurricane is causing we have decided to postpone grandparents breakfast. We will update you with new dates for the Spring as soon as we have details confirmed. 
Walk to School Wednesdays
Walk to school every Wednesday and fill those  punch cards Here's the map of  walking routes and additional details.
Calling all parent volunteers!
Want to be included in your child's education? The school advisory council is looking for parents/business partners to work with faculty and staff to help improve our school. We will meet once a month. Our first meeting is Monday, September 9th at 1:45. If you are interested email
Save the date for the 2019 Walk-A-Thon!
This year's Walk-A-Thon will be held on October 26th from 9AM-Noon on the Coleman Track.

Interested in joining the planning committee? Our next planning meeting will be September 8th at 6pm at Bel Mar Bar and Grill. We hope to see you there!
Cafeteria Helpers Needed!
Please assist our students and staff during lunch! This is a fun way to interact with Mabry students. If you're interested in volunteering, please sign up for a shift HERE.
Reading Buddies
Have 30 minutes 1 day a week to help a student in reading? For more info contact Maria.
Book Fair Coming Soon!
The Scholastic Book Fair will take place in the Media Center during the week of September 23rd. Make sure to stop by as purchases benefit our media center activities. 
Conference Night
This will be held on Thursday, September 26th from 3:30-7:00pm in your child's classroom. Please be on the look out for an email from your child's teacher with more information. 
Give Back with Amazon Smile
If you are doing any online shopping, take a moment and register for AmazonSmile! Every purchase you make will give Mabry Elementary PTA a donation. You can sign up  here . Just make sure to always use the  site!