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From the PTO

Shop this Holiday season and generate donations to Mason-Rice!

Amazon: Do you know that when you start your shopping via the Amazon button on the Mason-Rice website, your purchase generates donations to the school? Just go to www.masonrice.org and click through the Amazon button to start your shopping. If you’re unable to view the button, please turn off your

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Ralph Masiello’s visit with 2nd Grade

Thanks to PTO Creative Arts & Sciences funding, second graders had a fun-filled, engaging presentation by illustrator and author Ralph Masiello. Ralph has been visiting Mason-Rice for the past 19 years and each time, he joyfully and enthusiastically teaches students step-by-step how to draw things like robots, sea serpents, and

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Gift of Giving 2019

GIFT OF GIVING – FINAL REMINDER Thanks to all who have so kindly signed up to fulfill a child’s wish list for the Gift of Giving this year – All of the Wish Lists have been taken!!! We do still have many remaining Star Market/Target/Visa gift cards needed for families

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Auction

MASON-RICE ONLINE AUCTION On January 17-28, 2020, the PTO will host its annual online auction. The auction is the second largest of the five fundraisers we do each year. It enables us to to support a variety of enrichment programming that would otherwise be unaffordable, including field trips, author visits, multicultural programs, classroom supplies,

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Gift of Giving 2019

GIFT OF GIVING UPDATE Thank you to all who have so kindly signed up to fulfill a needy child’s wish list for the Gift of Giving – there was a great response after last week’s Notes and the email that went out this Tuesday! We still have a few wish

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Creative Arts and Sciences Kindergarten Presentation–Kemp Harris

On November 12, kindergarteners were treated to a presentation by local storyteller, author, songwriter, and musician Kemp Harris. A former kindergarten teacher himself, Mr. Harris’ stories incorporated movement and expression and involved the audience. His stories included African folk tales, original stories, and familiar stories, some with musical accompaniment. It

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Gift of Giving 2019

MASON-RICE 22ND ANNUAL GIFT OF GIVING – UPDATE Thank you to all who have so kindly signed up to fulfill a needy child’s wish list for the Gift of Giving! Many of the Mitten Wish Lists have been taken, but we still have a substantial number left to distribute! Any

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Gift of Giving 2019

The Gift of Giving team is excited to be out in front of the school next Tuesday and Wednesday helping parents select mittens with details on how to fulfill holiday wishes for a child in need. Look for volunteers at the front entrance of Mason-Rice during pick-up and drop-off, and

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MINTED HOLIDAY PROMOTION UPDATE!

MINTED increased the school holiday discount to 20% and extended the promotion through the end of December! Want to print family holiday cards or order holiday gifts? When you shop holiday items at www.MINTED.com and check out with the code FUNDRAISEMASONRICE you get 20% off your purchase and the school

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