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Notes & News

Notes & News

CAP Child Assault Prevention Program seeks parent volunteers

Are you someone that believes that all children have the right to be “Safe, Strong and Free?” Join our dynamic team of trained CAP volunteer prevention specialists committed to teaching children in the Newton elementary schools the skills that they need to stay safe if faced with situations involving verbal,

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Free Family Fun Day at the New Art Center

Drop in – everyone makes art! Visit New Art Center for an exciting free program for children with their parents, grandparents, or guardians. Explore 2 art-maker spaces; different projects each time! (This is a work-together program; children must be accompanied by an adult.) See link for more information https://newartcenter.org/free-family-art-drop-in-2019/

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Mason-Rice Notes 9/14

From the PTO Co-Presidents Dear Parents, It has been a great second week of school! We hope that your children are feeling settled in their new routines.  We have so many people to thank for making this such a smooth transition.  Our wonderful staff and parents have created a warm and

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Babysitting

Hi! My name is Rebecca and I am a senior at Newton South and a mason rice alum. I’m available to babysit most weekdays after school this fall and weekends throughout the year. This will be my 5th year babysitting and my 3rd working at the preschool at South. I

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Lunch Bunch – September 27 at Baramor

Our first parent social lunch meet-up of the year! It’s usually the last Friday of the month and moves around to different lunch spots. If you’re in the area (at work, at home, running errands, exercising, etc.), come on by! We are meeting at Baramor in Newton Centre at noon

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Walking/Biking etc to and from school (Safe Routes to School)

Active Transportation: WALKING & BIKING Many families live close enough to school to walk or bike. You are the best judge of when your children can walk by themselves. WHY WALK • Students arrive ready to learn, healthy, awake and alert, with better focus and concentration, which can improve academic

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Mason Rice won State gold award for Safe Routes to School

We are proud to announce that Mason-Rice was the only Newton elementary school to win the gold award for Safe Routes to School (by MDoT). This is thanks to all the great participation in walking, biking and rolling to school (the bus counts too). Thanks a lot to all students

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Auction Item: Reggae Night @ Central Friday Sept 13

Dear Friends, Let the summer vibes continue now that school is off to a good start with Reggae Night at Central Cafe. Flowy dresses, linen shirts and sandals encouraged while you enjoy some Reggae tunes by Dave Carroll from the New England Conservatory. Cash Bar for drinks. Please spread the

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Food Service Changes at Mason Rice

Over the summer, Newton Public Schools signed an agreement with a new vendor to provide food service for school lunches. The vendor, Whitsons, actually held the contract with NPS several years ago. The school committee also launched a Food Service Advisory Group to receive feedback about school lunch from students

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Two Spots Available in M-R Girl Scouts troop

Our creative, energetic, and welcoming 4th grade Girl Scouts Juniors troop at Mason-Rice has TWO spots open for the 2019-20 school year. Girl Scouts provides girls with the opportunity to DISCOVER their world, CONNECT with others and TAKE ACTION to make a difference in their communities. Please talk to your

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