Mabry Minute for Week of 1/6/19
There is no school Monday, January 7th.
School resumes on Tuesday, January 8th.
Important ASE Announcement
ASE registration begins January 11, 2019 at 6pm.  

The link to registration is hereWe advise you bookmark the website or save this link to your browser prior to day of registration due to the high volume of traffic to the PTA website during the event.

After School Enrichment is going green in 2019!  
In an effort to help Mabry be more green and save resources, all ASE information is available online at  Printed handouts will NOT be sent home with students.  On the website, you can find the schedule of classes, descriptions, and policy information.  Printed handouts are available in the front office for anyone in need of a paper copy.  Please direct all questions to

Vendors/teachers CANNOT add students to classes. Any open spots WILL ONLY be filled through the email waitlist .  

After the  FIRST HOUR  (January 11, 7pm), parents may email  with their waitlist preferences. In the subject line, please include student's last name  and WAITLIST . In the body of the email, include student's name(s), the day/instructor for the waitlisted class, and contact information.   Open spots will be filled on a FIRST COME, FIRST SERVE basis AFTER 7pm. 
Auction 2019 - 
We need Donation Volunteers!
Do you have just 30 minutes to spare? If so, we need your help! We are collecting donations and need volunteers to contact just a few businesses and get the donations. Please email us at  if you can help. THANK YOU!
Donations, Donations, Donations!
Got a present you can do without? SAVE IT FOR AUCTION! We need donations and baskets!  We are now collecting donations and signing up Event and Family sponsors! 

So far we have up for auction: Vacation Homes, Travel packages,  a Sunset Cruise with Principal Frick, Full Set of Orthodontics with Dr. Perez, Autographed sports memorabilia, camps for kids, and so much more!  

Go to  today to sign up for a sponsorship or to donate an item!
Bay News 9's 
A+ Teacher Initiative
Bay News 9 is starting a new initiative in January called A+ Teachers.

They are asking students or their parents to nominate amazing teachers who go out of their way every day to ensure student success.

Bay News 9 will pick a teacher from the nominees and come out to your school to visit their classroom. They will do a story on what makes the teacher an awesome educator.

Students (or their parents) should send an email to  and explain what makes their teacher A+.
5th Grade Tribute
Don't miss your chance to reserve a tribute for everyone to see in this year's yearbook! Only one half (1/2) page allowable pet student. Deadline to order is Friday, January 18. Go to to reserve your child's tribute today! Details here
Thank You to Our Mabry Sponsors
Advocacy Corner
Click here for an important message from the PTA on state education news. 
Get Your Student Created Relay for Life T-shirt Now
Congratulations to Megan Hageman for being this year's t-shirt design winner! Wear your support for the Mabry Relay for Life team. Purchase a t-shirt for $10, cash only. Youth and Adult sizes available. A portion of the proceeds will go to The American Cancer Society. Deadline to order is Friday, January 18. Get your order form here.
Walk to School Wednesdays
Walk to school every Wednesday and fill those punch cards Here's the map of  walking routes and additional details.
Save the Date:
Art Show
Don't miss this celebration of the arts! Featuring the creative artwork of your student framed and on display. Thursday, February 7, 5-7:30pm in the cafeteria. More details.
PTA Request for the 1/31 GMM
Mabry PTA will be celebrating different cultures at this month's General Meeting on Thursday, January 31. We are seeking Mabry families to prepare a dish from their native country or the region of the US they are from; a stipend will be provided. If you are interested in participating, please email school services.
Art News!
Click here for the latest Art News. Plus, check out  the Title VI art contest, and Mabry winner, Nora, featured on Newsdesk.