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Mason-Rice 3rd Graders Had A Visit From Black Snake Woman

On Monday, December 11th, Creative Arts and Sciences brought Gale Blacksnake and James Whitbeck to our third grade classrooms to share some amazing things about the Native American culture. Gale, known as Black Snake Woman, and James, known as Traveling Medicine Dog, shared history, song, stories and traditions with the

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Gift of Giving – Final Reminder – 12/3/17

Thanks to all who have so kindly signed up to fulfill a needy child’s wish list for the Gift of Giving. You can still sign up to purchase and donate the remaining gift cards needed at: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/60b084aaeaf29ab9-gift. Please remember that gifts and gift cards are due on or before this Sunday,

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Mason-Rice Online Auction – Donate a Parent Event!

Over the years, our most popular auction items have been parent-hosted parties and experiences. Not only do these adult-only events bring in much needed funds, they also provide a great opportunity to get to know other Mason-Rice parents and have fun! Past events have included a Belgian Beerfest, Dodge Ball,

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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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