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Notes & News

Notes & News

From the Principal – 6/22

Dear Families, Today marks the closing of a successful 2017-18 school year. As I reflect back upon my first year leading our school I am extremely thankful to partner with such an incredible parent community that goes above and beyond to support our school. I have thoroughly enjoyed building connections

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From the Co-Presidents – 6/22

Dear Parents, Happy Friday! And a very happy last day of school! Last fall seems like it was just yesterday, and this year has flown by. We want to thank all the parents, caregivers, friends and family of our Mason-Rice community for all you have done. A special thank you

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MASON-RICE BOOK DRIVE – A GREAT SUCCESS!

Thank you to all the families who made donations to our 1st Annual Mason-Rice Book Drive. We delivered almost 1,500 books, CDs and DVDs to More Than Words, a non-profit organization in Waltham (https://www.mtwyouth.org/). Thank you also to the Girls on the Run group for their colorful posters and other

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Summer Garden Volunteers DESPERATELY Needed

We are DESPERATELY in need of families to volunteer to care for our Mason-Rice Community Garden this summer, mostly in August. Garden duty is simple and EASY — it involves watering, weeding and deadheading spent flowers. You don’t have to go every day, just 2 or 3 times a week.

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From the Principal – 6/15

Dear Families, It’s difficult to believe that next week is the final week of our school year. This Monday, June 11 the weather was absolutely gorgeous to celebrate our annual Fun Run and Family Picnic. It was great to see so many students having fun and participating in the run

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From the Co-Presidents – 6/15

Dear Mason-Rice Families, Wow what a busy week we just had. And thanks to all that helped organize all of the events. It was great to see so many at the Fun Run on Monday. Thanks to Rob Swint and Shawn Konary for organizing the run and all that volunteered

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Summer Garden Volunteers Still Needed!

We STILL need families to volunteer to care for our Mason-Rice Community Garden this summer. Garden duty is pretty simple–it involves watering, weeding and deadheading spent flowers. You can pick flowers and herbs and maybe an occasional veggie. We’re hoping to get 2 families to sign up for each week

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MASON-RICE BOOK DRIVE THROUGH WEDNESDAY, JUNE 20!

Mason-Rice is holding our 1st annual Book Drive. Please gather and donate gently used books (including children’s books; classics; cookbooks; current textbooks and reference books; art, history, philosophy and religious books; travel guides; and coffee-table picture books). You can also donate gently used CDs, DVDs and video games (with original

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New M-R Girl Scouts Troop for Next Year’s 3rd Graders

Would your daughter like to explore nature, do community service, demonstrate leadership skills, sell Girl Scout cookies, and create art and crafts as part of a new 3rd grade Girl Scouts Brownies troop at Mason-Rice for the 2018-19 school year? Girl Scouts provides girls with the opportunity to DISCOVER their

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From the Principal – 6/8

Dear Families, We are sprinting towards the finish line with ten school days and two weeks remaining. This past Saturday, June 2 our METCO and FORJ (Families Organizing for Racial Justice) collaborated to host a potluck at the Neighborhood House Charter School in Dorchester. It was a great opportunity to

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