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Newton Centre, MA. 02459
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Mason-Rice Notes 09/28/18

From the Principal Dear Mason-Rice Families, What a tremendous turnout we had at our Back-to-School Night this Tuesday, September 25 despite the rainy weather! Thank you very much to all of you who were able to attend. Our teachers worked diligently to provide insightful presentations to share with you how

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From the Principal – 6/22

Dear Families, Today marks the closing of a successful 2017-18 school year. As I reflect back upon my first year leading our school I am extremely thankful to partner with such an incredible parent community that goes above and beyond to support our school. I have thoroughly enjoyed building connections

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From the Principal – 6/15

Dear Families, It’s difficult to believe that next week is the final week of our school year. This Monday, June 11 the weather was absolutely gorgeous to celebrate our annual Fun Run and Family Picnic. It was great to see so many students having fun and participating in the run

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From the Principal – 6/8

Dear Families, We are sprinting towards the finish line with ten school days and two weeks remaining. This past Saturday, June 2 our METCO and FORJ (Families Organizing for Racial Justice) collaborated to host a potluck at the Neighborhood House Charter School in Dorchester. It was a great opportunity to

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From the Principal – 6/1

Dear Families, It’s hard to fathom that the month of June is here. We have three action packed weeks ahead of us. A few weeks back on Friday, May 18 our fourth graders had an excellent workshop about Understanding Our Differences. Our students learned about both allergies and asthma. They

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From the Principal – 5/25

Dear Families, We are fast approaching the last few weeks of our school year, which is truly difficult to believe. This time of the school year provides many great opportunities for our students to showcase all of the learning they have experienced in a wide range of culminating events. This

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From the Principal – 5/18

Dear Families, It was great that so many of you were able to attend our Principal Coffee this past Friday, May 11. The focus of the coffee was on how we grow young writers here at Mason-Rice. Mike Costello, our Literacy Specialist, and I put this presentation together in late

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From the Principal – 5/11

Dear Families, The weather this week has continued to be delightful with cool mornings and beautiful afternoons. It’s been great to see the leaves on the trees continue to come in, as well as the flowers blooming. With the exception of our fifth graders completing the Science portion of the

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From the Principal – 5/4

Dear Families, It was great to see so many of you this past Friday, April 27 at our Science Fair. This year we had over 70 projects, with more than 100 students participating across our six grades. As I walked around and engaged with our students I was so impressed

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From the Principal – 4/27

Dear Families, I hope you all had an enjoyable April Break. It’s always rewarding to reconnect with everyone as we return from time away from one another. The weather has finally taken a positive turn and it’s been great to hear the birds chirping in the morning, as well as

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