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From the Co-Presidents – 5/4

Dear Mason-Rice parents, We hope you enjoyed your 3 days of spring weather, now that we are straight into the sweltering heat of summer. It was great to see all of you who biked or walked to school this week on Walk/Bike/Bus to School Day. Thanks to Barbara Nestle who

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From the Co-Presidents – 4/27

Dear Mason-Rice parents, Welcome back from Spring Vacation. We’ve had a busy week filled with important deadlines and events, and we want to thank everyone for their efforts. Getting back in to the groove after a week off is sometimes overwhelming and we are very grateful to all who helped

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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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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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From the PTO Co-President – 3/23

Dear Families, It’s officially spring and hopefully the weather will catch on soon, thankfully we were spared another Nor’easter this week and our children had a full week of school finally. It was generally a quiet week on the admin front so we’ll take a few moments to put some

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From the Co-Presidents – 3/16

Dear Families, Happy Friday and congratulations on surviving back-to-back snow days. On Monday of this week, Principal Bultema hosted a very productive and informative Principal Coffee. Topics such as Work Shares, the recent Evacuation Drill, and the Arrival Policy were discussed and parents had the opportunity to share their views

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From the PTO Co-Presidents – 3/9

Dear Parents, We hope everyone is safe and sound after yesterday’s storm. We understand quite a few families lost power and hope you’re back to normal operating conditions or will be soon. Feel free to reach out to the community if you need help or a warm place to ride

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From the PTO Co-Presidents – 3/2

Dear Families, We hope everyone enjoyed the Winter Break and had a great week back at school. They say March comes in like a lion and that’s certainly true at Mason-Rice this weekend. We wish everyone attending tomorrow’s Mystery Dinner a wonderful time and we know our community will enjoy

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From the PTO Co-Presidents – 2/16

Dear Parents, We’ll keep this short, I’m sure we’re all busy in some way wrapping up work, packing or just getting ready for being home all week with the little ones. As many of you are aware this past week faculty member Michelle London and her children, Madison and Hayley,

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From the PTO Co-Presidents – 2/9

Dear Families, It was great seeing so many of you at the World Cultural Festival last Saturday. Our biennial event is a highlight of the Mason-Rice experience and one that brings great pride and joy to our community. Many parents, teachers, staff, and children volunteered to share a country and

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