149 Pleasant Street
Newton Centre, MA. 02459
Late Arrival/Absence

Volunteer Opportunities

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

Read More

Mason-Rice Book Fair coming soon!! – 10/25-10/27

We can’t run the Book Fair without YOU! There are so many different ways to volunteer during the Annual M-R Book Fair (and it’s fun too!) Please sign up to volunteer: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080d4ca5af2e5-masonrice1 Wednesday, October 25 through Friday, October 27, in The Centre, we need help during school hours, after school and at the PJ Party on Thursday

Read More

Join the Green Team

The Mason Rice Green Team is a group of parents, students, and staff dedicated to bringing environmental awareness and action to the school community. This year we will continue our composting and recycling efforts and launch a monthly kids club for kids who want to be Green Leaders at the

Read More

Book Fair Committee – Looking for New Members

In addition to being an important PTO fundraiser, the Mason-Rice Book Fair is a wonderful opportunity to foster our kids’ enjoyment of books and reading. If you’re looking for a fun way to engage with students, and you’re interested in helping kids connect with books they’ll love, come join the

Read More

Volunteers Needed –  Late Arrivals

We are looking for five parents willing to spend one morning (every other week) from 8:30-8:45 am helping with late arrivals.   Responsibilities include sitting inside the school and writing names for kids arriving at school after the bell and submitting the final sheet to the main office at 8:45 am. 

Read More


We need volunteers to help maintain our garden which students and staff worked so hard to plant. Nurture veggies, pick flowers, sample herbs and cool off under the butterfly sprinkler! Responsibilities include watering, weeding and dead heading flowers. No experience necessary! Sign up for a week here: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f054eadaf2fabf58-summer1 . After

Read More

Book Swap

BOOK SWAP THANKS! Last week’s Book Swap was a huge success! Thank you to all of the families who donated books, and to all of the parent volunteers who helped with setting up the Book Swap and assisting with the classroom visits. Both the kids and teachers walked away with

Read More


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

Read More

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

Read More


Click this button to sign up to the Mason-Rice PTO newsletter.