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Yearbook Cover Contest

September 28, 2019

Requirements for front and back cover:
1. The design for both the front and the back must be student created by hand, not on the computer.
2. The student’s name must be on the back, not the front.
3. All creations must be submitted on plain white 8 ½ X 11 paper.
Primary Grades (PK-2nd) Back Cover 
Additional requirements for back cover contest:
Must include the school vision: Inspired to learn, lead, succeed
Intermediate Grades (3rd-5th) Front Cover
Additional requirements for front cover contest:
School name and the year, (2019-2020)

Turn your cover into your homeroom teacher. The deadline is Thursday, October 3, 2019! Please be creative!
The Fall Scholastic Fall Book Fair will be at Mabry from Monday, September 23 - Friday, September 27 during school hours for the students to shop. Families will be able to shop together on Monday, 9/23 from 1-3pm and again from 3-7pm on Thursday, 9/26 during conference night. 

Make checkout fast and easy for your child AND our volunteers with the new digital payment option, eWallet! Simply follow this link to set up an account and the funds will be immediately available for your child. Safe and secure! No cash, no checks, no hassle!! This will come in extremely handy if your child will be shopping without you during school hours.

Start With Hello

September 21, 2019

The Start With Hello program enables students to make a difference with their peers in a simple, fun, and impactful way by encouraging them to take small but powerful actions to promote connectedness and inclusion, and to identify and help others who are showing signs of social isolation. Visit for more information.

Monday, September 23rd 

(H) Hi's and High fives!

Promise 2 Start With Hello.

  • Say Hello and give Hi-fives to classmates.

Wear “Hello my name is” stickers during school.

Tuesday, September 24th

(E) Encourage Each other!

Promise 2 Be Kind.

  • Encourage random acts of kindness.

Wear a shirt with a message of kindness. “Be Kind” “Choose Kind” “Kindness Matters”

Wednesday, September 25th

(L) Learn something new about someone!

Promise 2 Embrace Diversity.

  • Mix it up in the lunch room and diversify the lunch tables!

Thursday, September 26th

(L) Look for someone who is alone, or left out.

Promise 2 Reach Out and Help.

  • Smile, reach out, and invite someone who is sitting alone to play or eat lunch with you.

Friday, September 27th

(O) Own IT!

Promise 2 Connect.

  • Continue to take steps each day to smile and greet others and to invite those who are left out or alone.

Green is the theme color for “Start with Hello” week. Wear a green shirt!

Uniform Drive THIS WEEK

September 14, 2019

Do you have school uniform clothes that your child has outgrown? The PTA’s Community Outreach Committee will place a box for your donations in our school’s front office from September 16 to 20. We are collecting uniform shirts, shorts, skirts, and long pants. These donations will go to Mabry dolphins and children at other schools in Hillsborough county. 

Bahamas Disaster Relief

September 14, 2019

Hillsborough County is collecting supplies for students in need in the Bahamas since Hurricane Dorian devastated the area.
You can bring in supplies and leave them with your student council rep through September 30.  Items needed are:
  • Book bags
  • Paper
  • Pens/Pencils
  • Crayons
  • Markers
  • Erasers
  • Journals
  • Notebooks
  • Sticky Notes
  • Dry Erase Markers
  • Classroom caddy/organizers
  • School uniforms-polo shirts, khakis
  • etc
Want to give a monetary donation?  Go to 

If you have any questions, contact Jessica Strauss at [email protected]

Skate Night - Sept. 12, 2019

September 12, 2019

We have our only Fall Spirit Night, Sept 12, 2019, hosted by a Mabry Alum and owner of United Skates of America. Always a big hit with the kids - plenty of exercise and a family pizza meal. Casual dining to meet and greet with other Mabry parents as well. Please come support us this one night 6-8pm, $6 Skate rental, $4 rollar blade rental, $20 pizza meal deal. They are a very generous sponsor every year.