Mahanay News- September 9, 2019

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Free and Reduced Lunch

If you have not applied for free and reduced lunch, please do so online using the website:

It is very important that we know who qualifies for free and reduced lunch even if your child does not eat lunch at school.

Please contact the nutrition department or the school if you have any questions.

Family Center Grand Opening- Friday, 13th

Mahanay Family Center

13215 High Star Drive

Date: September 13, 2019

Time: 9:30


  • Super Hero Game
  • Campus Tour
  • Connecting home to school video
  • food
  • raffle
  • and more.

We can’t wait to meet you.

For questions contact: Mrs. Ogoe @ 282-983-8355 ext. 22491

Dot Day- Sept. 13th

Join us for Dot Day! We will have a parade at school on Friday, Sept. 13th at 2:40 pm. You are welcome to join as we celebrate creativity and making your mark. All students will participate in the Dot Day Parade.

International Dot Day, a global celebration of creativity, courage, and collaboration, based on the book The Dot.

The Dot is the story of a caring teacher who dares a doubting student to trust in her own abilities by being brave enough to “make her mark”. What begins with a small dot on a piece of paper becomes a breakthrough in confidence and courage, igniting a journey of self-discovery and sharing, which has gone on to inspire countless children and adults around the globe.

And each year on International Dot Day – with the help of people just like you –the inspiration continues. What started as a story in the pages of a book is transforming teaching and learning around the world as people of all ages re-discover the power and potential of creativity in all they do.

Book Fair is coming to Mahanay next week!

Our Book Fair gives you and your children the opportunity to buy carefully selected quality books. In addition, our Book Fair serves as a fundraiser for the library. Many new books and furniture are purchased with Book Fair money. Students will receive a flyer to preview some of the book choices. Students will also have the opportunity to preview books with their classes. The Mahanay Bookfair will accept cash or credit cards …NO CHECKS, please. All purchases must include tax. A new option for payment this year is the eWallet. Please view the video to learn more!

Our Mahanay Book Fair hours for purchasing are:

Monday- Thursday (September 16-19) 8:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Friday (September 20) 7:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Thursday, September 19th Open House 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Stop by and grab some new books for the new school year!

Do you want free, healthy fruits and vegetables each week?

Sign up for Brighter Bites!

Brighter Bites is a non-profit organization that brings fresh fruits and vegetables to schools. All you have to do it sign up! A sign-up sheet went home with your child. Please return it to your child's teacher.

The bags of fruits and vegetables will be picked up by parents Wednesday afternoons from 3:30-4:30 by the gym.

We will need volunteers to help bag and sort the fruits and vegetables for the students from 11-1 on Wednesdays. If you are able to come and volunteer please email our school secretary, Magen Glaude, at .

If you'd like to learn more about Brighter Bites, please click here!

Mark Your Calendars!

Star Students of the Week

Each week your child's teacher will pick a Star Student of the Week. These students demonstrate respect to classmates and staff. These students try their best in the classroom and outside of the classroom. Congratulations, Star Students of the Week!
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Mahanay School Shirts are still on sale for $12 each

Birthday Reminders

If it is your child's birthday, we want to celebrate him or her! Please feel free to send cupcakes with your child. Please send enough for the whole class. They will be shared and eaten at the end of the day.

Lunch with your child is every Friday!

We welcome you to come and join your child for lunch in the cafeteria on Fridays.

PreK- 12:25-12:55

Kindergarten: 10:40-11:15

1st Grade: 10:50-11:30

2nd Grade: 11:55-12:30

3rd Grade: 11:30-12:05

4th Grade: 11:15-11:50

Mahanay Dress Code

  • Any solid color collared shirts
  • Pants or knee length shorts (khaki, navy, or blue jeans)
  • Dresses and skirts must be knee length (Khaki or navy)
  • Fridays are college shirt day! Wear the college shirt of your choice!
  • Mahanay School Shirts can be worn any day of the week.