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From The Principal – 12/1

Dear Families, This upcoming week of school (December 4-8) marks the 17th Annual Inclusive Schools Week and is celebrated in classrooms, schools, and communities across the world. This week highlights and embodies the progress schools have made in providing a supportive and quality education to all students. Here at Mason-Rice

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From the Principal – 11/17

Dear Families, It’s difficult to believe that we are already over half way through the month of November. On Tuesday, November 6 of this past week we had an outstanding Bake Sale in tandem with Election Day. A big thank you to Tripti Thomas-Travers, Felicia Khan, and Jill Ruiz for

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From the Principal – 11/3

Dear Families, Our ninth week of school has provided my family with a true blessing as we welcomed our first child, Wynn H Bultema. He was born on Saturday, October 28 just before 6:00 in the evening, weighing 8.9 ounces and 21.5 inches. It has been a gift to take

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From the Principal – 10/20

Dear Families, This week marks the successful completion of our seventh week of school.  This upcoming week is always one of the most exciting weeks of our school year with the Book Fair arriving.  Mason-Rice is a community that truly loves books and loves reading.  This year the Mason-Rice Book

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From the Principal – 10/13/17

Dear Families, It was a terrific way to begin our week of school by having our entire school participate in our Jordan Bennett Weiss Walk for Health on Tuesday, October 10.  The weather was gorgeous and the students’ genuine enthusiasm for taking part in this worthy cause was remarkable.  Having

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From The Principal – 10/06/17

Dear Families, It’s hard to believe that we are completing our fifth week of school already! Traveling through our classrooms to join your children as they enthusiastically engage in a range of learning experiences has provided me meaningful opportunities to make even stronger connections with them. This Thursday, October 5,

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From the Principal – 09.08.17

Dear Mason-Rice Families, Congratulations to everyone for a wonderful first week of school!  It’s been great to connect and reconnect with so many of you and your children over this past week.  One of the highlights of the week for me has been the opportunity to visit all classrooms and

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Principal’s Letter – 04/07/17

Dear Mason-Rice Families: The Fifth Grade held their annual Talent Show last week.  I was amazed, not just at the multifaceted talent, but at the poise and confidence our students had.  Whether they were announcing, telling jokes, doing skits, playing instruments, singing, dancing, lip syncing, doing magic, aerial fabrics or

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Principal Letter — 03/27/17

Dear Mason-Rice Families: Congratulations to Kim Shames and her husband on the birth of their daughter, Eleanor Willow Shames 7 lbs, 1 oz , 20 in. She was born on March 17.  They are all doing great! With MCAS right around the corner, I have been asked what is the best

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Principal Letter – 03/04/17

Dear Mason-Rice Families: Congratulations to Tracy Murray (Grade 1) and her family on the birth of their new daughter, Norah Reine Murray, on February 19th @ 7:47am, weighing 7 lbs. 3.5 oz., 21 inches long. Conferences will begin next week. Please note that Thursday, March 9, is an additional early release day for conferences. The Department

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