Mabry Minute for Week of 02/05/17
Online Auction Starts Soon!
ONLINE AUCTION STARTS 7PM FEBRUARY 8TH!  Don't miss your chance to bid on and win teacher dates, Mabry experiences like Principal, Vice Principal, Guidance Counselor or Coach for a day, King/Queen of the Carline, Front Row seats to 5th grade or Pre-K graduation, ASE Fall/Spring 1st Choice, PTA President's Parking Spot for the month of May, Spa, Fitness and Beauty certificates, kid's camps and so much more!  Simply go to and click the button that says "ONLINE AUCTION - BID NOW". 
Auction tickets, family sponsorships, rockin' t-shirts and yard signs are available now!  Friday the 10th is the LAST DAY to bring in your auction donations.  Auction team members will be out front of school at morning drop off for the next 3 weeks so come by and ask any questions you may have!
Thank you to Mabry PTA Auction Sponsor
Great American Scholar Luncheon
Please help us honor our Mabry students who have taken the responsibility to gain a greater sense of patriotism! We need many volunteers to ensure another successful Great American Scholar Luncheon and Program on Friday, February 17th. You can volunteer even if your child did not participate in the program - in fact, we are looking for parents who can miss the program from 12 - 12:30 so that we can clean up from the first lunch and prep for the second lunch. Click here to sign up or contact Heather DePalma at
Wellness Corner
Along with Valentine's Day, February marks American Heart Month, a great time to commit to a healthy lifestyle and make small changes that can lead to a lifetime of heart health.  Did you know heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women? Check out these tips to get Healthy for Good and be aware of common heart attack warning signs.  Be well.
Candy Grams
Student Council and Mabry Elementary PTA are excited to announce the annual Candy Gram drive. This year, all the proceeds will go to Metropolitan Ministries.  Come to the candy table in front of the school from 7:30-8am on Feb 6th-9th and create a message you would like tosend FOR JUST A $1!  It could be for a friend, your parents, your teacher, or any member of the Mabry Family.  Parents, you can even send one to your child!  Student Council will attach a lollypop and deliver it on February 14th to the respective rooms. Now that's "sweet".

Mabry Talent Show
Can you do magic tricks, hula hoop, or tumble? Perhaps you can twirl a baton, play piano, or juggle? If so, please mark your calendar for the 2017 Mabry Talent Show!     Here is the schedule of events: Rehearsals at Mabry (Cafeteria): Wed. Feb. 22 at 6:00 pm & Wed., Mar 1 at 6:00 pm. Dress Rehearsal at Plant High School Auditorium: Tue., Mar 7 at 6:00 pm. Performance at Plant High School Auditorium: Wed., Mar 8 at 6:00 pm. Detailed information is available here.
Thank you to Mabry PTA Business Sponsor
Art Exhibit
The PTA Reflections art exhibit will be in the media center from Feb. 6- Feb. 9th. Stop in to see how participating students answered the question 'What is Your Story?' via art expression. 
Jump Rope for Heart
There will be a DJ party on Feb 14th for those students who raise $25 or more by Feb. 10th. The American Heart Association is dedicated to helping people live longer, healthier lives. The money we raise helps people in our community learn how to avoid heart disease, stroke, and diabetes. To donate please visit - www. or turn packets into Coach Broff or Coach Coto.  (Please turn all cash donations into a check that is payable to American Heart Association.)
Volunteer Application Online
The SERVE Volunteer application is now available on line. This application needs to be completed by all volunteers.  Teachers will be able to go online to see if a parent has completed the application before allowing the parent to volunteer in the classroom or on a fieldtrip.  
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