Mason-Rice Newsletter Submission Form

OVERVIEW

The Mason-Rice Notes is the PTO’s weekly newsletter. It is emailed on Sunday mornings and includes:

  • Updates from the Principal and PTO
  • PTO and school-related events, programs, and opportunities
  • Newton Public School initiatives
The PTO also is happy to promote the following through its private Facebook group and Instagram account:
  • Newton community happenings primarily sponsored by the City of Newton
  • Classifieds from Mason-Rice families and alumni. 
SUBMITTING to THE NOTES
If you have an announcement that fits into one of the above categories, please use the form below to submit your news.

Submission Format

Please enter final content (except for attachments) directly into the Description field below or into an email sent directly to mrnotessubmissions@gmail.comFull sentences, no bullets. The News Editor Team will prioritize submissions that are “final” (require little editing) when preparing the Notes. Submissions should not exceed one paragraph unless detailed information about a Mason-Rice specific initiative needs to be communicated. 
Submission Content
  1. Title: Overview of announcement/event
  2. Logistics: Date, time, location
  3. RSVP information (email or website link)
  4. * Photos, logos, or graphics are welcome, but please email these separately to mrnotessubmissions@gmail.com(be sure to clarify if they need to be attached to a Note that was submitted through the web form)
Submission Deadline
Submissions received by 12p on Friday (or the last school day of a given week) will be considered for the Sunday Notes and/or social media accounts. Submissions received after this deadline will be prioritized at the discretion of the Editor and if not published in a given week, will be prioritized for the following week’s Notes.
 
Please note: Per our parents’ requests, we do not publish advertising for businesses in our Notes. Mason-Rice parents who want to promote personal initiatives are welcome to share via our PTO’s private social media accounts, if  following the member rules on those accounts.

Submit Notice to Mason-Rice Notes

* Photos, logos, or graphics are welcome, but please email these separately to mrnotessubmissions@gmail.com(be sure to clarify if they need to be attached to a Note that was submitted through the web form)

You may submit a newsletter item that is relevant to all Newton PTOs, students, or parents to the Newton PTO Council Community at newsletters@newtonptocouncil.org

 

Our Notes Editor Team has the right refrain from posting an event or ad that is not applicable for our Mason-Rice community or does not follow NPS social media and website guidelines. If you have questions about the Mason-Rice Notes, contact our editors at mrnotessubmissions@gmail.com.