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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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Newton Schools Foundation’s Honor Thy Teacher Campaign

Don’t miss your chance to thank teachers and staff who made a difference to your child this year! Making a donation to Newton Schools Foundation’s Honor Thy Teacher program is a great way to do this. Look for a flyer in your child’s backpack or if you have children in

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Babysitting/Mother’s Helper

My name is Sam La Camera, and I’m currently a 6th grader at Brown middle school (and former Mason-Rice student). I recently completed NCE’s babysitting course, and I’m looking for work as a babysitter/mothers helper. I love playing with little kids and have lots of experience with young children by

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FORJ Update

Thank you to all of you who joined us on May 8th for our wonderful panel on “Being Muslim in America Today,” Happy May and hope you’re enjoying supporting your Muslim friends during this special month of fasting and prayer! Additional resources recently gained featured below and are now on

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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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FORJ Update

The FORJ (Families Organizing for Racial Justice) team wants to invite all Mason-Rice parents and students to participate in its March Newton-wide meeting. Here are the details: SPECIAL NEWTON FORJ MEETING THAT INCLUDES KIDS! Date: Tuesday, March 27th Time: 6:30-8:30pm Place: Angier Elementary (near Waban T) What to bring: $4/person

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FORJ Update

As the Mason-Rice Chapter of FORJ, this week we’d like to tell you a little more about what we do and invite you to contact us or come to a MR FORJ meeting. We have a vibrant, dynamic team and encourage you to learn more about us! We are one

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