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Mason-Rice Notes 4/12/19

From the PTO Co-Presidents Dear Families, Happy Friday!  It has been a pretty quiet week and we would like to thank those who are continuing to follow the Blue Zone rules.   It would be really nice if Jake & Lisa could greet and interact with the students in the morning

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Join the M-R Team at the Kids PMC Bike Ride – 5/19

Get your bike ready to roll for the Newton Kids PMC Bike Ride on Sunday, May 19, 2019. 100% of the money raised by riders goes towards cancer research and patient support at the Jimmy Fund and Dana Farber Cancer Center. Last year’s Mason-Rice team had over 40 riders and

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Techsploration Workshop

Mr. Tom Walhe visited the Mason Rice 5th graders to teach them about circuits and electricity, and answered the following questions: “How do you use circuits and electronics to get electricity to do what you want it to do?” “How does a motor work?,” “What does a fuse do?.” In

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Mason-Rice Notes 4/5/19

From the Principal Dear Families, It’s hard to believe that we have already entered the month of April with our April break right around the corner. It was great to see several of you at our Principal Coffee this past Tuesday, April 2. Thank you to our math coaches, Christopher

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CAS — Explore the Ocean World, March 26

On March 26th, the first graders were treated to “Explore the Ocean World,” a hands-on, interactive workshop presented by marine biologist Ellen Goethel. After a brief introduction to the North Atlantic Ocean and the animals that live there, the children had a chance to explore a live-animal touch tank, which

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Mason-Rice Notes 3/29/19

From the PTO Co-Presidents Dear Mason-Rice Parents & Caregivers, As we close out March and hopefully leave the snow and cold behind, we’ve enjoyed a rare and quiet week at Mason-Rice.  During the next few months our community will have many events for children and parents, so please make sure

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A+ Magazine Organizational Meeting

A+ Magazine Kick-off meeting reminder! For all 4th and 5th graders and parents who are interested in working to put together this year’s A+ Magazine, we will be having an organizational meeting on Tuesday, April 2 from 1:15 – 2 pm in the Music Room. A+ Magazine is an annual

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Mason-Rice Chess Team wins 4th place

The Mason-Rice Chess Team had a great showing on Sunday, March 24 at the Hurvitz Cup School Team State Championship. After four well played rounds the team finished in 4th place out of 12 teams in the K-5 section. Although they tied for 2nd place with four other teams, a

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Mason-Rice Notes 3/22/19

From the Principal Dear Families, As we successfully finish up our third week of March we officially welcome in Spring, warmer temperatures, and the beginning stages of the outdoor color that this season brings. These past few weeks have provided many great learning experiences for our school community that included

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A+ Magazine Organizational Meeting

A+ Literary Magazine Organizational Meeting. Mark your calendars! Tuesday April 2 from 1:15p-2p we will be having an organizational meeting for A plus in the Music Room (Ms. McIntosh’s classroom). The meeting is for 4th and 5th graders who are interested in serving as section editors and all parents who

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