Mahanay News- February 18, 2020

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Mahanay Game Night is this Thursday from 5:30-7:00!!

Join us for a fun night of academic games! We will have games for math and reading at different levels for families to play together!


Prizes include:

  • Students who turn in their task card will get a free dress pass.
  • Top 3 classes with the highest attendance will get the following prizes: 1st place pizza party, 2nd place popsicle party, 3rd place popcorn party.
  • We will also have drawings for gift cards throughout the night.

Mahanay Hoedown is a few weeks away!

The Mahanay Elementary P.E. Department would like to cordially invite you to attend our Annual Hoedown Friday, March 13th. Parents and families are encouraged to join us on this special occasion and have fun with your children.


The schedule is as follows:

8:30 – 9:30 a.m. --------------------------------Kindergarten

9:10 – 10:10 a.m. -------------------------------1st Grade

9:50 – 10:50 a.m. -------------------------------2nd Grade

12:20 – 1:20 p.m. -------------------------------3rd Grade

12:55 – 1:55 p.m. --------------------------------4th Grade


***PreK may dress up as well. They will participate in hoedown activities throughout the day in their classrooms.


Please allow your child to dress in western-style clothes on this very special day. If this is not possible, please have them wear their school uniform. No weapons or spurs permitted on campus. We ask that you monitor small children during the dances as they are not permitted on the floor with their siblings.


***If you would like your child to purchase a Kona Ice snow cone please send $2, $3, or $4 for a small, medium or large on March 13th.


If you would like your child to have an opportunity to take a picture with a pony in our petting zoo, please send $5 along with the bottom portion of the flyer that will come home this week to their teacher by March 6th. Pictures will be sent home the week after our Hoedown Festival.


We are looking forward to seeing you on Friday, March 13th. If you have any questions please, contact the Mahanay Elementary P.E. Department @ 281-983-8355.

Boys Club Trip to the Hobby Center

Earlier this month, our 4th Grade Boys Club was able to attend an event at the Hobby Center to learn more about the arts. A big thank you to Ms. Mason, Mr. Williams, and Mr. Dillon for helping chaperone the trip! The boys did a great job on the trip! We look forward to next year!
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Brighter Bites will be here this Wednesday!!

Our next shipment of Brighter Bites fruits and vegetables will arrive THIS WEDNESDAY, February 19th! We need your help on Wednesday from 11am-1pm. We will be putting all of the food in bags for our students! Each family receives at least 1 bag of fresh fruit and vegetables! The bags of fruits and vegetables will be picked up by families Wednesday afternoon from 3:30-4:30 by the gym.


If you are able to come and volunteer please email our new school secretary, Juana Lima, at Juana.Lima-Reslan@aliefisd.net

Mahanay Dress Code

As the school year continues, we have noticed multiple students coming to school out of dress code. Below are the Mahanay dress code guidelines.

  • Any solid color collared shirts
  • Pants or knee-length shorts (khaki, navy, or blue jeans)
  • NO sweatpants
  • Leggings may be worn under skirts or dress, but may not be worn in place of pants
  • 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.


If your student comes to school out of dress code, they will have to sit in the office until the appropriate clothing can be brought to school for them.

Mark Your Calendars

Mahanay Star Parents of the Month for January

As of January 2020, we have started encouraging our teachers to nominate a parent of the month!


A parent of the month:

  • openly communicates with teachers and staff
  • takes an active interest in his/her child’s academics
  • consistently attend school events.
  • is timely in returning in paperwork


Congrats to our January Parents of the month!


  • Kindergarten: Gladys Arboleda, parent of Nikolai -Ms. Hatten’s class

  • 1st grade: Susan Guevara, parent of Aliana –Ms. Baer class

  • 3rd grade: Luis Canjura, parent of Isabella -Ms. Thai class.

Artwork of the Week

This week's artwork of the week was created by Sofia Flores in 3rd Grade.
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2020-2021 Registration

If you know of any students that will be new to Mahanay next year, please use the link below to begin the registration process. This applies to PreK students (4 years of age by Sept. 1, 2020) and any students who might be moving to our zone next year.


If your student is returning to Mahanay next year, you do NOT need to register again.


Although online registration is open now, we cannot do further paperwork until April. Our registrar Ms. Martin will begin contacting you to schedule meetings as we get closer to April once online registration is complete. Please email debbie.martin@aliefisd.net if you have any questions.

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- 12:30-1:05

Kindergarten: 10:40-11:15

1st Grade: 10:50-11:30

2nd Grade: 11:50-12:30

3rd Grade: 11:30-12:05

4th Grade: 11:15-11:50