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Newton Centre, MA. 02459
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From the co-Presidents

From the Co-Presidents – 2/2

Dear Families, We understand a large amount of families are feeling the affects of the flu and stomach bugs that are so rampantly circulating through the community at this time. Wishing everyone impacted a speedy recovery. Remember children must be fever-free for at least 24hrs after being off fever reducing

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From the Co-Presidents – 1/26

Hello Parents, What a great week we’ve had at Mason-Rice. As Jake mentioned, over 80 M-R parents gathered in the Centre on Monday night to hear Dr. Susan Swick and Dr. Richard Ginsburg talk about “Raising A Resilient Child”. It was an excellent discussion and we all learned something new.

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From the PTO Co-Presidents – 1/19

Dear Families, We hope you all enjoyed this short school week in observance and honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. This was a special time for all at Mason-Rice to learn and share in the wisdom of this truly great man. It was also a special week for our

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From the PTO Co-Presidents – 1/12

Dear Families, We hope everyone enjoyed the first full week of school in what seems like a very long time. The frigid temperatures and snow made for a challenging return, but we’re excited for the New Year and for the exciting events on the horizon. Next Thursday we kick off

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From the PTO Co-Presidents – 1/5

Dear Families, We hope all had a wonderful and restful school vacation and Happy New Year! Though it does feel as though school never resumed during this short week, we hope you are all safe and staying warm during this arctic blast. If you’re feeling a little cooped up and

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From the PTO Co-Presidents – 12/22

Dear Parents, Before the halls empty for Winter break, we want to wish our Mason-Rice families, staff, and community a very healthy, happy, and safe holiday season. Since our first day of school, so many of you contributed your time and resources to make sure all of our many events

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From the PTO Co-Presidents – 12/15

Dear Families, We hope all of you are enjoying the Holiday Season! This time of year can be hectic for us all and we wanted to remind our community of the wonderful events happening in the start of the New Year that desperately need your help. The Mason-Rice Auction begins

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From the PTO Co-Presidents – 12/8

Dear Parents, We hope this festive season is treating you all well. It has been an action packed week at Mason-Rice from our Gift of Giving campaign to our Principal Coffee and everything in between … But the fun never stops at Mason Rice and now it’s time to turn

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From the PTO Co-Presidents – 12/1

Dear Parents, Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! To all the families who participated in our Dues campaign, we met our goal – and couldn’t have done it without your help.  As of today, 191 Mason-Rice families raised $44,690, and lifted us to 112% over our goal!  Dues is our largest

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From the PTO Co-Presidents – 11/17

Dear Parents, During this time of Thanksgiving, we want to share with all of you our appreciation for your help given, time shared, and contributions made this school year.  Thank you to the 177 families that have helped raise $39,695.  We are 99% of the way to $40,000, but need

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