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Notes & News

Notes & News

Mason-Rice Notes 3/6/20

From the PTO Co-Presidents Dear Mason-Rice Families, We had a great turnout for the World Cultures Festival this past Saturday. Thanks to the incredible Gerlinde Munshi, Amy Konary, Florencia Halperin and Fangxin Hong for organizing and to all the amazing parent volunteers who shared their unique culture, food and performances

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After School at the YMCA for 2020-2021 School Year

Looking for after school care for next year? Check out the West Suburban YMCA, https://www.wsymca.org/child-care/after-school-care.  They are enrolling for the 2020-2021 school year.  The Y now has transportation from Mason-Rice to the Y.  If your student attends the after school program and wants to enroll in any other Y programs

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Sign up to come into class to present to your child’s class during Mason-Rice Annual S.T.E.A.M weeks (March 9th-20th)

Registration for STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) in-class visits are now in full swing! During Mason-Rice STEAM weeks (March 9-13th, 16th-20th), parents and caregivers with expertise in Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts or Mathematics are invited to come into class to give age-appropriate hands-on demonstrations or activities in

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Yard Sale

1st ANNUAL MASON RICE KIDS STUFF YARD SALE MAY 17! Don’t forget to start saving old toys, books, and kids clothes for the Mason Rice yard sale. Kids (or parents) keep the money from selling their own stuff. Each stall (table/ blanket) will provide a plate of baked goods to

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parent social

SAVE-THE -DATE: Enjoy Spring on Orient Ave Sat, April 4th 6:30-10pm! Are you getting excited for the Spring? If so, come connect with Mason Rice parents on Saturday evening, April 4th hosted by the Mason Rice Social Committee and four Mason Rice families that live on Orient Ave (who have

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CAS Concert Series — Women in World Jazz

Thanks to PTO Creative Arts & Sciences funding, the entire school was treated to a fantastic concert from the international Women in World Jazz ensemble. This women-only band played music from female composers around the world, including Billie Holiday (USA), Ine Nagata (Japan), Nurit Hirsh (Israel), Teté Alhinho (Cape Verde),

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5th Grade Talent Show

5TH GRADE TALENT SHOW Calling all 5th Graders and Parents! The 5th Grade Talent Show will be taking place on Tuesday, May 19th. We are looking for kids to perform in one 2- to-3-minute act (either solo or group) OR to help behind the scenes. We will also need parent

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From the Green Team: March 20 Club on Clean Air

Our Green Team is meeting again on Friday, March 20 at 3 pm and will do hands on activities on clean air and anti idling. We will also go outside and dig out old trash we buried in the earth in spring 2019 – to see which of the items

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World Cultures Festival Thank You & Winner

We hope you enjoyed the World Cultures Festival! Our big, humongous THANKS goes to the the MR teachers, janitors, the Green Team, and principal Bultema, and of course the countless volunteers. Thank you all for coming and contributing! The winner of the “Surprize” of the WCF Riddle was the Oliphant

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Mason-Rice Notes 2/28/20 – From the PTO

From the PTO Co-Presidents Dear Mason–Rice Families, We hope to see many of you at school tomorrow afternoon for the once every two year celebration of our community’s diversity – the World Cultures Festival! Your children can grab a passport at the school entrance and then travel round the world playing games

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