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Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers Needed – Understanding Our Differences – 3rd Grade

All Mason-Rice 3rd Graders will be participating in two Understanding Our Differences programs – Deafness and Hard of Hearing on Thursday, March 7 – and Blindness and Low Vision on Thursday, March 7. Both programs will run from 9-11 a.m. If you are available to help, please signup using the

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5th Grade – Understanding Our Differences

This is the last of our workshops for Understanding Our Differences in 5th grade. We will be talking about Intellectual Disabilities. We need volunteers from 11.30 am to 12.40 pm on February 15. If you have any questions, contact me under francoise.kohler@gmail.com. For signing up, please go to this link:

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Fool’s Folly Planning

Fool’s Folly Planning: Calling all creative and comical minds wanted for brainstorming skit ideas for Fool’s Folly!!! Please join us Tuesday, February 12th at 7:30 for Fool’s Folly planning at the Camargo residence: 38 Morseland Avenue. This will be a fun night to discuss ideas for Fool’s Folly. All are

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Girls On The Run: Last Call for Parent Volunteers (Spring Season).

This is a last call for parent volunteers for Girls on the Run (Spring ‘19)— we need your support! This fabulous after school program is targeted to 4th and 5th grade girls. We build confidence and develop relationships over games, good conversations, and of course, running! Volunteer responsibilities include providing

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Girls On The Run

Girls on the Run is seeking parent volunteers for the Spring Season! Our registration deadline is looming and we need more adult support in order to run this fantastic program at Mason-Rice. GOTR is an after school program that promotes healthy living and helps girls build confidence and self-respect through

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Save the Date – Cradles to Crayons Volunteer Shift 2/9/19

Save the Date 2/9/19! Mason-Rice has secured a volunteer shift at Cradles to Crayons from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. on Saturday, February 9. A sign-up will be circulated after vacation. If you have any questions, please email Marci Shyavitz at mshyavitz@yahoo.com. Thanks!

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3rd grade coordinators needed for Understanding Our Differences

We are searching for coordinators to run Understanding Our Differences. The role of the coordinator is to manage two workshops for all 3rd graders. One workshop is related to Deafness and Hard of Hearing, and the second one is about Blindness and Low Vision. For more information, please go to

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Understanding Our Differences need your help!

Understanding Our Differences needs 3rd grade coordinators. We also need further coordinators to help the coordinator in 4th and the one in 5th grade. Understanding Our Differences is a program of Newton Public Schools. For more information, go to: UnderstandingOurDifferences.org. If you are interested in volunteering as a coordinator, please

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Summer Garden Volunteers DESPERATELY Needed

We are DESPERATELY in need of families to volunteer to care for our Mason-Rice Community Garden this summer, mostly in August. Garden duty is simple and EASY — it involves watering, weeding and deadheading spent flowers. You don’t have to go every day, just 2 or 3 times a week.

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