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MASON-RICE ONLINE AUCTION – Volunteers needed!

To make this year’s auction a success, we need your help! We are in need of volunteers to help with emailing donation request letters to potential donors, stopping by local businesses to ask for donations, following up on donation requests, and ongoing data entry of donations into our online system.

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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. To help with additional wish list items, we are also collecting gift cards, as well as new, unwrapped toys, crafts, and art supplies that can be used to

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Green Team Club

The Mason-Rice Green Team announces the brand-new GreenTeam Club for third through fifth graders. WHO: 3-5 graders at Mason-Rice who care about the environment and want to make the world greener now! The club is organized by Mason-Rice parent, Heather Friedman and former Mason-Rice parent, Claire Nivola. (Other parents are

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5th Grade Election Day Bake Sale Tuesday, November 7!

Treat yourself, support 5th grade graduation, AND help purchase 2 state-of-the-art water fountains for our school (5th grade Class Gift). Sign-up to help out and remember to bring cash on Tuesday. The 2017 Bake Sale schedule: 7-1:30PM: Gym/Voting Area 8:10-8:45AM: Downstairs corridor (outside The Center) 12-1:30PM: Flagpole (until we sell out)

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Mason-Rice’s 20th Annual Gift of Giving!

GET READY FOR OUR 20TH ANNUAL GIFT OF GIVING. This holiday season, we will again run our GIFT OF GIVING program, to fulfill wishes for children in need. This wonderful tradition for our families and our community will begin on Monday, November 13th and details are available here. We are

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Mason Rice Book Fair Continues ONLINE thru November 16th!

You can still shop online through Thursday, November 16th at https://www.scholastic.com/bf/masonrice. Your order will be delivered within 5-7 business days (with no shipping costs) directly to Mason-Rice and we’ll get them to your child. This is a great way to get a jump start on holiday shopping and Mason Rice will earn “Scholastic dollars” on 50 percent of

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5th Grade Election-Day Bake Sale on 11/7

Fall is the time for a delectable, annual, M-R tradition: The 5th Grade Election-Day Bake Sale, Tuesday, 11/7. Proceeds go toward 5th Grade graduation activities (yearbook, graduation reception etc.). Love to bake? Please consider whipping up some goodies for us to sell. Drop-off details and sign up HERE ! And

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It’s Mason-Rice Book Fair Week!

THE BOOK FAIR IS HERE, READ ALL ABOUT IT! WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 25 – FRIDAY, OCTOBER 27 The Book Fair is always a very fun time with lots of buzz and excitement for books & reading! The Centre at Mason-Rice will be transformed into a children’s bookstore. Every child will have an

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Winter Gear Donations Needed – 10/23 through 11/8

In the spirit of recycling and reusing, the Mason-Rice Social Action Committee is organizing a Winter Gear Drive! Please drop off children’s AND adult’s coats, boots, snowpants, gloves, hats, mittens and anything else that is “wintery” in the labeled box in the foyer near the PTO mailboxes from Monday, Oct.

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