Mabry Minute for Week of 8/28/16
                    Pre K - 2nd Grade
Open House this Thursday!
Open House
Thursday, Sep 1st
 
AGP Primary
6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Primary
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Hello Mabry Dads
Please join the Mabry Dad's Club e-mail list by sending an e-mail to Nelson Bosque at MabryDadsClub@gmail.com.  You will be the first to know about upcoming Dad's Club functions and about events geared to enrich the involvement of Dad's at school.  
 
Please mark your calendar for Thurs. Sept. 1st from 7:15 am to 7:45 am for Donuts with Dad in the cafeteria.  This is a free event for Dad's and students. Coffee and donuts provided. 
It's time for the Fall Book Fair!
Help encourage your child's love of reading - and help raise funds for our media center - by visiting our Book Fair during the following times:
 
Monday 8/29:  Preview Day - Students will have a chance to peruse the books available
 
Tuesday 8/30 & Wednesday 8/31:  Book Fair open 7:30am - 3:00pm
 
Thursday 9/1:  Book Fair open 7:30am - 3:00pm AND 4:00pm - 7:30pm during Primary Open House
 
Friday 9/2:  Book Fair open 7:30am - Noon

Contact: Brandi Whitney bhwhitney@gmail.com
Welcome to Wellness Corner! 
Mabry PTA knows that healthy students are successful students. We are launching the Wellness Corner to support our families efforts to instill lifelong healthy behaviors in our kids.

Wellness Corner will provide information, ideas, and tips on making nutritious food choices, improving family meal times, leading active lifestyles, addressing screen time, reducing stress and more.   In our first Wellness Corner, we offer  10 Tips to be a Healthy Role Model for Children.  
Fall ASE Registration
It is not too late to register for the Fall Session of ASE. There are still great classes available and registration is still open until Thurs. Sept. 1st @ 3pm.  Click Here to Learn More 
Reading Buddies
The PTA's Reading Buddies program is in need of volunteers.  No experience necessary!  You will be matched with a child and will spend 30 minutes a week  encouraging and listening to them read.  Teachers will provide the materials.  Contact: Stephanie Thomas stephaniewbush@hotmail.com
Calling All Mabry Business Partners
Do you have a business you would like to promote? Consider joining as a Business Partner and Event Sponsor! With exclusive marketing advantages, your business will shine in your community. Check out our packages and sign up today!
Mabry's PTA Calendar
Stay connected with Mabry Elementary important dates and events by using the PTA Calendar on  www.mabrypta.org.  You can even sync the calendar to your smart phone!   
        Events Calendar
Flat Screen Monitors Needed
If you or anyone you know has any additional flatscreen computer monitors available to donate, please consider donating them to Mabry Elementary. 
Contact: Heather DePalma dhdepalma@gmail.com 
Save Your Sneakers!
The Mabry PTA is partnering with the GotSneakers organization to collect USED sneakers. The collection dates are from Aug. 22nd - Sept. 30th.  Look for the GotSneakers GREEN boxes at the following school locations:
- outside the front office
- back of school
- media center
- 5th grade hallway

Proceeds will benefit the 5th Grade Celebration.  
Contact: Julie Sayer juliesayer23@gmail.com
Reflections
Reflections is an annual, national art contest held by the PTA for all ages. Students can make submissions in the areas of: Dance Choreography, Film Production, Literature, Music Composition, Photography, or Visual Arts. Each submission should reflect this year's theme, "What Is Your Story?" Deadline for projects is October 14th, 2016.    For more information refer to Reflections Website
Contact: Neely Stout NeelyStout@icloud.com 
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