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Welcome to the Mason-Rice PTO, an all-volunteer group committed to enriching our children’s educational experiences at Mason-Rice and building a vibrant community at our school.
Creative Arts and Sciences at Mason-Rice AuthorFest 20/21
As a reminder, the authors and dates for CAS AuthorFest are:
- Kindergarten will be visited by Scott Magoon on March 3rd (“Straw,” “Misunderstood Shark,” “Linus, the Little Yellow Pencil”)
- 1st graders will be visited by Brian Lies on April 7th (“The Rough Patch,” “Bats at the Beach,” “Got to Get to Bear’s”)
- 2nd graders will be visited by Vita Murrow on March 31st (“Power to the Princess,” “High Five to the Hero,” as well as the wordless books “Zero Local” and “The Whale”)
- 3rd graders will be visited by Susan Tan on March 10th (“Cilla Lee-Jenkins: Future Author Extraordinaire,” “Cilla Lee-Jenkins: This Book is a Classic,” “Cilla Lee-Jenkins: The Epic Story”)
- 4th graders will be visited by Eric Velasquez on March 24th (“Grandma’s Records,” “Grandma’s Gift,” “Octopus Stew”)
- 5th graders will be visited by Jerry Craft on March 17th (“New Kid”, “Class Act”). Reminder: 3/17 will be an in-school day for Hybrid cohort A due to the schedule change to accommodate Newton’s special election, but CAS presentation will continue as planned.
WHAT TO KNOW THIS WEEK:
NEW & UPCOMING: • M-R CAS AuthorFest Updates • Lunch Bunch dates • Crystal Lake Conservancy Presentation
REMINDERS & UPDATES: • GFM for Leo Curry • Book Fair Wish List drop off • 4C Tree Project • Kindergarten Registration • K-2 Musical Morning Sign Up • Free Meals for Families • Spirit wear
SUPPORT: • Give Back Business: All That Jazz • Amazon Reminder
NEW & UPCOMING: M-R CAS AuthorFest Dates • 2021 Book Fair Recap • Lunch Bunch Dates • Newton Girls Softball registration • Girls on the Run Registration • Crystal Lake – A special presentation
REMINDERS & UPDATES: • Kindergarten Registration • Musical Mornings • Free Meals • Spiritwear
SUPPORT: Give back: Business of the Week (Pure Barre) • Amazon Reminder