Mabry Minute for Week of 12/16/18
Introducing The Havana Nights Auction!
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Don't miss out on the EVENT OF THE YEAR at Mabry: The Havana Nights Auction Feb. 23rd! 

Click this link to get a jump on the crowds and purchase your family sponsorship, event tickets and cool auction T-shirts.

Once you make your credit card purchase, you'll automatically be signed up for online bidding easy is that? Also, the Auction Committee is still seeking volunteers and donations so please contact us to get involved.  Thank you for supporting our amazing school!
Toy Drive
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Student Council is holding its annual Toy Drive. We are looking for new, unwrapped toys for infants to teenagers. All donations will go to Metropolitan Ministries to be distributed to families in need in Hillsborough County. Mabry shows their kindness in so many way! Student Council thanks you for your continued support in making our community better. Please email Jessica Strauss  with any questions.
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!
Farmer's Market, Wednesday, December 19th
Come check out our garden fresh produce at the Mabry TUB Farms Garden Winter Farmer's Market. 

Our green gang gardeners will be selling broccoli, Swiss chard, Brussels sprouts, sweet peppers, herbs and more Wednesday morning before school.  

The market will be held outside the front office.  All items will be $1.00 - $3.00 and proceeds will go right back to support the garden.
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!
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
Be a Germ Buster
December is Handwashing Awareness Month! Even though we love to spend time with our friends and family, it doesn't mean we and our kids should forget to be germ busters!  For more information on the importance of handwashing and for five ways to remind your family to stay healthy this holiday season, click here .
Walk to School Wednesdays
Congratulations to Mrs. Anderson's and Mrs. Farris's classes who won an extra P.E. class in the walk to school Wednesday raffle this month!  Don't forget to write your name and teacher on your punch cards.  Next month we will have a special raffle for walkers who reach 12 weeks in a row.  One lucky student will when a kids activity tracker watch to count up all those steps.  Stay tuned for more information!

Walk to school every Wednesday and fill those punch cards Here's the map of  walking routes and additional details.
Holiday Shirt Thursday
Thursday, wear a holiday shirt when you bring in $1 to help raise money for Relay for Life.
Sping ASE
SPRING ASE registration is Friday, JANUARY 11, 2019 at 6pm.  Session runs from February 11 to May 13, 2019.  Many returning favorites and several new classes added.  For more information and a list of the available classes, go here.
Are You a Building Inspector?
School Services is looking for a Mabry parent who is a building inspector. If this is you and you're willing to help out, please email School Services. Thank you!
Beautification Co-Chair Needed
School Service is looking for a Beautification Co-Chair to partner with current Co-Chair Kelly Bucey The Beautification Committee is in charge of making things on the Mabry Campus beautiful , including events like the back-to-school grounds clean up.  There is not a huge time commitment with maybe three to four beautification events a year.  If interested, please email School Services