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Newton Centre, MA. 02459
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From the Principal – 1/19

Dear Families, This past Friday, January 12 our entire school participated in an inspiring assembly in honor of Dr. King. Our kindergarten students led us off singing, “Freedom, Freedom,” followed by our first graders singing, “There Was A Man Who Had A Dream.” Third grade students then shared a poem

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From the Principal – 1/12

Dear Families, It’s been great to truly get back into the full swing of things with our first full week of school in the past three weeks. The students have really appreciated the warmer temperatures and the opportunity to be outside and enjoy the snow. This Tuesday, January 9 our

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From the Principal – 1/5

Dear Families, Happy New Year! I hope that you all had a wonderful holiday season and have had a great start to 2018. Despite the short week back, it has been great to get the chance to reconnect with many of you in the mornings at drop off and pick

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From the Principal – 12/22

Dear Families, On behalf of the entire Mason-Rice Staff I would like to thank our fabulous PTO for the breakfast they provided to our staff this Tuesday, December 19, 2017. It was such a treat to be able to connect with one another in the morning while enjoying the delicious

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From the Principal – 12/15

Dear Families, It’s difficult to believe that we are fast approaching one week before the December break. Our students have been thrilled to have our first snowfall so early in the season and always look forward to recess with a newfound enthusiasm when the ground is covered in snow. Teachers

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From the Principal – 12/8

Dear Families, Our entire school community celebrated Inclusive Schools Week this week by creating a beautiful quilt that will soon be up in our Centre. While visiting classrooms this week I was able to join Ms. Turgeon’s kindergarten class while they were creating their squares for our inclusive quilt. I

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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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