Mabry Minute for Week of 10/01/17
2017 Mabry PTA Walk-A-Thon
Walk-A-Thon is in full swing and we have prizes for every donation level! Our goal this year is $50,000 and our current donations to date total $5,650. 
Did you know that the Walk-A-Thon is Mabry's main fall fundraiser and Every donation goes right back to our school? Check out the Walk-A-Thon prize packets that went home in Friday folders and make sure to send in your donations by Fri, Oct 6th for a prize guarantee! Please also make sure to join us on October 21 from 9 a.m to 12 p.m at the track for a fun day of activities! Donate Today! 
The money raised goes to fund amazing activities such as: teacher and classroom grants, iReady and BrainPop curriculum enhancements, p layground structures, music and art materials, t echnology upgrades such as new computers and more! 
Hop Aboard the Mabry Walking School Bus
 Join the Mabry Walking School Bus for our first Walk to School  Wednesday of the year, Oct 4th. Walking school buses will meet at  7:10 a.mClick here for a map of bus routes and additional details. Stop by the field on Estrella, outside the 1st grade wing, for coffee, water, small kids prizes, and health information. 
National PTA School of Excellence  is a recognition program that supports and celebrates partnerships between PTAs and schools to enrich the educational experience and overall well-being for all students.
By enrolling in this program, your PTA and school administrators are making a year-long commitment in identifying and implementing an action plan for school improvement based on  PTA's National Standards for Family-School Partnerships .

As part of the process, National PTA requests feedback from families at two points in the school year, the beginning and the end. Your feedback is essential and will help National PTA generate a customized Roadmap to Excellence, providing specific recommendations for improving our family-school partnership and achieving excellence.
Please take 5-10 minutes to reflect on your experience at this school. Click here to complete.
Thank you to Mabry PTA Walk-A-Thon Event Sponsors
School Meal App
Check out school meal menus online or by downloading the new app Meal Viewer on your mobile device. You will find lots of great info on all of our delicious, healthy meals including ingredients, photos, descriptions, nutritional info and allergens. Don't forget chef's choice meals are free until Oct. 20th (A la cart meals/items are not free).
Donate Your Sneakers!
Friday is the last day to donate your used sneakers! Bins are located all over campus.
Bake Sale
The 5th grade celebration committee will have a bake sale at the Walk-A-Thon.  Please consider donating an item as they prepare for their celebration of their final year at Mabry. Items can be delivered to the cafeteria stage  on Fri Oct 20th.  Help from all grade levels is welcomed.  Click here to sign up.