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Newton Centre, MA. 02459
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5th Grade Car Wash!

5TH GRADE CAR WASH – SATURDAY JUNE 10, 2017. The fifth grade CAR WASH is HERE! It takes place in front of Mason-Rice on Saturday, June 10 from 11AM-3PM (Rain Date June 11th). Plan on bringing your car over to get sparkling it clean by our graduating fifth grade class.

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A+ Magazines For Sale

Hot off the presses! Mason-Rice’s very own magazine, the 2017 A+ Magazine, will be available for sale at the Fun Run & Picnic on Monday, June 12, 6-7pm for $10. Come prepared to purchase the magazine that displays the talent, humor and amazing abilities of our children and their classmates.

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Pre-order Dinner for the Fun Run and Family Picnic on June 12th

Mark your calendars for the Annual Fun Run & Family Picnic! Monday, June 12th, 2017 from 5pm – 7:30pm (rain date June 14th). This well-attended celebration begins with a Fun Run for all Mason Rice students, and continues as an evening of relaxed outdoor play and picnic dining coordinated by

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Eine Klein Konsort visits Mason Rice 3rd Graders

Eine Kleine Konsort, the professional recorder quartet, visited the 3rd grade classes last week. The students were invited to participate in the concert by playing their own recorders along with the ensemble. Xylophones and hand drums were also used in the presentation. The ensemble ended the concert with their original

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MASON-RICE BOOK SWAP – MAY 30 – JUNE 1 Thank you for all the great book donations! Due to a scheduling change, the Mason-Rice Book Swap will be taking place next week. Classrooms will visit the Centre, and students will select and take home 2-3 used books which have been

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Mason-Rice Book Swap

MASON-RICE BOOK SWAP – WEEK OF MAY 22 The Mason-Rice Book Swap is an annual event that both students and teachers love! Each year students swap about 1,500 books. Here’s how you can help now: • Gather and donate gently used books for K through 5th grade students. We especially

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It’s Raffle Basket Time! Deadline to Donate is April 28

Each classroom has chosen a raffle basket theme. Families are asked to voluntarily donate an item ($5-$10 value) by April 28 that fits with your classroom theme or contribute a cash donation that your room parents will use to purchase items for your classroom’s basket. Donations and/or contributions are voluntary.

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A+ Submissions Needed by 4/28 including Cover Art!

 Have your child create a piece of work over April Break to be included in M-R’s own magazine! A+ Literary Magazine is Mason-Rice’s amazing annual publication of creative work by all Mason-Rice students.  We are looking for poems, stories, artwork, puzzles etc to be featured in the magazine. This year’s edition

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City-Wide Food Drive! – 4/30

Mason-Rice will be a location for a city-wide food drive during NewtonServes on Sunday, April 30.  The food drive will help support the following food pantries in Newton: Arabic Baptist Church Food and Clothing Pantry, Centre Street Food Pantry, Newton Food Pantry, Zola Center Food Pantry.  All non-perishable unexpired donations

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