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From the PTO

May 6 Virtual SRTS Celebration

Mason-Rice and Massachussetts is celebrating the Walk and Roll to School day VIRTUALLY on May 6! Massachusetts Walk, Bike, and Roll to School Day is held on the first Wednesday of May. Students and families across Massachusetts walk, bike, and roll to school to practice safe active transportation and reduce

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CAS – Origamido

This past Thursday, our 4th grade classroom were treated to a visit by Mr. Michael LaFosse from Origamido. Mr. LaFosse is an internationally renowned origami master whose work has been exhibited at many venues, including the Louvre and the Peabody Essex Museum. The fourth graders built a hexahedron out of

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SRTS – Yard Sign Contest – Due March 27

Mason-Rice & Massachusetts Safe Routes to School Yard Sign design contest: Do you know about the new hands-free cell phone law ? It is a strong step to eliminate distracted driving, especially in and around school zones. SRTS is running a yard sign design contest as a way for students

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CAS Author Visit — Scott Magoon

On Monday March 9, the 2nd graders were treated to a visit from author and illustrator Scott Magoon. Scott talked about the process that went into making one of his books, “Big Mean Mike,” showing the children the children how he decides what the characters look like, how he develops

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Sign up to come into class to present to your child’s class during Mason-Rice Annual S.T.E.A.M weeks (March 9th-20th)

Registration for STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) in-class visits are now in full swing! During Mason-Rice STEAM weeks (March 9-13th, 16th-20th), parents and caregivers with expertise in Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts or Mathematics are invited to come into class to give age-appropriate hands-on demonstrations or activities in

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CAS Concert Series — Women in World Jazz

Thanks to PTO Creative Arts & Sciences funding, the entire school was treated to a fantastic concert from the international Women in World Jazz ensemble. This women-only band played music from female composers around the world, including Billie Holiday (USA), Ine Nagata (Japan), Nurit Hirsh (Israel), Teté Alhinho (Cape Verde),

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5th Grade Talent Show

5TH GRADE TALENT SHOW Calling all 5th Graders and Parents! The 5th Grade Talent Show will be taking place on Tuesday, May 19th. We are looking for kids to perform in one 2- to-3-minute act (either solo or group) OR to help behind the scenes. We will also need parent

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From the Green Team: March 20 Club on Clean Air

Our Green Team is meeting again on Friday, March 20 at 3 pm and will do hands on activities on clean air and anti idling. We will also go outside and dig out old trash we buried in the earth in spring 2019 – to see which of the items

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World Cultures Festival Thank You & Winner

We hope you enjoyed the World Cultures Festival! Our big, humongous THANKS goes to the the MR teachers, janitors, the Green Team, and principal Bultema, and of course the countless volunteers. Thank you all for coming and contributing! The winner of the “Surprize” of the WCF Riddle was the Oliphant

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FROM THE GREEN TEAM: Mason-Rice is composting!

This week, Mason-Rice students started composting food waste in the lunchroom! Twice a week food scraps will be picked up by Black Earth Compost and processed into nutrient-rich compost. Want to learn more about this new initiative and how to support your earth-friendly kid at home? Read our latest blog

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