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Notes & News

Notes & News

From the Principal – 4/13

Dear Families, This Tuesday, April 10 our staff was thrilled to enjoy a delicious luncheon prior to our Staff Meeting. On behalf of our entire Mason-Rice Staff I would like to thank all of our grade K-2 parents for their hard work and preparation, as well as Laura Kay Hughes

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From the PTO Co-Presidents – 4/13

Dear Families, We hope everyone is looking forward to April vacation whether you’re traveling afar or staying nearby … enjoy, be safe and hopefully we’ll all be blessed with some warm weather soon. This past weekend, Fools Folly lived up to its rambunctious reputation and Mardi Gras was in full

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3RD GRADE PARENTS: VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR UOD ON THURSDAY APRIL 26!

We need YOU…to join us in your child’s 3rd grade class on Thursday, April 26th, from 9-11am! We need several more volunteers to help present the Deafness unit of Understanding Our Differences, (rescheduled from March 8 snow day). More parent volunteers enrich the experience by providing greater support during the

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From the Principal – 4/6

Dear Families, I hope you all were able to enjoy the lovely spring weather this past long weekend. Last week we welcomed our incoming kindergarten students and families in our Centre for Kindergarten Registration. It was extremely rewarding to have the opportunity to share time and connect with our new

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From the PTO Co-Presidents – 4/6

Dear Families, We hope everyone enjoyed the full week back to school. The weather is still on the chilly side, but it was great to see the Social Action Committee Bake Sale open for business yesterday afternoon. We would like to thank all the volunteers, bakers and customers who helped

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Creative Arts and Science Event

On Tuesday, March 27, the first graders were participants in a wonderful presentation by Ellen Goethel of Explore the Ocean. Some of the most exciting parts were the opportunity to touch a scallop and watch it open up, holding a whale rib and using a microscope to see a sea

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Origami Master Visits Mason Rice 4th graders

Last week, Mason Rice 4th graders were treated to a visit by an internationally renowned origami master, named Michael LaFosse. He has written over 70 books and has had work exhibited in The Louvre and the Peabody Essex Museum. Mr. LaFosse began his program by showing the students some examples

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Creative Arts and Sciences Committee presentation

On Monday, the 5th graders were treated to a fantastic Creative Arts and Sciences Committee presentation on electricity by Tom Wahle of Techsploration. Through the use of audience participation, fun props, and spectacular demonstrations (including demos of a Van de Graaff generator and Tesla coil), Tom explained the basic laws

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Babysitter Avaliable

Brown Middle School 8th grader available for babysitting. Certified in Pediatric First Aid CPR and completed Babysitter Safety Training. Also, summer camp counselor in training (CIT). Responsible and loves spending time with kids! Please contact Lizzy Cosgrove at: lizzycosgrove9@icloud.com. Thanks!!

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From the Principal – 3/23

Dear Families, Luckily we escaped this week’s nor’easter with minimal snow and wind and were successfully able to complete a full five-day week of school for the first time in several weeks. Hopefully more spring-like weather and temperatures are on the way! Due to the snowstorm from this past week

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