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Newton SEPAC Board Meeting

Reminder that on October 17th from 7:30-9:00 pm in Room 217 at the Newton Education Center, 100 Walnut Street, the Newton SEPAC will be holding an open monthly Board Meeting. As a reminder the Newton SEPAC board meets every 4-6 weeks to discuss topics related to supporting parents of children

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Box Tops for Education generates PTO donations

Products with a Box Tops for Education label can earn Mason-Rice 10 cents per label, this includes popular brands like Cheerios, Nature Valley, Annie’s Products, Kleenex and Ziploc. This year, you can download the Box Tops mobile app, follow the instructions to begin scanning your grocery receipts and your Box

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Late Arrivals–One Additional Volunteer Needed

LATE ARRIVALS VOLUNTEERS NEEDED–One Shift left to fill (15 minutes, every other week) One additional volunteer is needed to help check-in students on school mornings between 8:25 and approximately 8:45 am each day. You will sit near the Principal’s office and write down the names of students who arrive after

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Upcoming city-wide FORJ meeting and the M-R FORJ committee

FORJ (Families Organizing for Racial Justice) CITY-WIDE MEETING WHEN: Wednesday October 2nd TIME: 7:30pm-9pm LOCATION: ANGIER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (1697 Beacon Street, Waban) To join our school committee (all are welcome!), or to ask any questions about the city-wide group or the Mason-Rice FORJ committee, please email masonriceforj@gmail.com. Please feel free

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Volunteer for Creative Arts and Sciences!

Are you interested in helping to bring cultural programs, scientists, poets, engineers, artists, naturalists, authors, singers, illustrators, writers, dancers – even live animals – into your child’s classrooms for an extension of what they are learning? Volunteer to help out with a CAS program in your child’s grade this year!

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Musical Mornings

MUSICAL MORNINGS ARE BACK! C.A.R.E.S. Assemblies will begin in October, which means that Musical Mornings are back as well! The Musical Mornings Program is a chance for students to perform in a friendly, informal setting for classmates at the beginning of C.A.R.E.S. Assemblies. Assemblies will take place on select Tuesdays

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Mason-Rice Green Team Kick-Off Meeting

The Mason-Rice Green Team is a PTO social action project which is dedicated to educating our community about environmental issues and making positive change in how we impact the environment .  We welcome involvement from current and former students and parents as well as faculty and staff. The Mason-Rice Green

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Understanding Our Differences – Help Needed 3rd, 4th, and 5th Grades

We are looking for coordinators for Understanding Our Differences in 3rd, 4th and 5th Grade. Historically, Mason Rice does 2 units in 3rd grade (Blindness and Deafness), 2 units in 4th grade (Learning Disabilities and Chronic Medical Conditions), and 3 units in 5th grade (Intellectual Disabilities, Physical Disabilities and Autism).

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Walking/Biking etc to and from school (Safe Routes to School)

Active Transportation: WALKING & BIKING Many families live close enough to school to walk or bike. You are the best judge of when your children can walk by themselves. WHY WALK • Students arrive ready to learn, healthy, awake and alert, with better focus and concentration, which can improve academic

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Mason Rice won State gold award for Safe Routes to School

We are proud to announce that Mason-Rice was the only Newton elementary school to win the gold award for Safe Routes to School (by MDoT). This is thanks to all the great participation in walking, biking and rolling to school (the bus counts too). Thanks a lot to all students

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