Mason-Rice families invited to honor crossing guard Maureen Cahoon on June 9

Are you a parent of a Mason-Rice alum? Please join us in celebrating the retirement of Maureen Cahoon, our beloved crossing guard of 40+ years!  On June 9 at the Newton Marriott, we will honor Maureen’s service with an evening of music, dancing, and great food and drink.  Tickets are currently on sale and can be purchased online by clicking here.  For additional event details and information on how to lend your support, please visit the Mason-Rice page by clicking here

Prizes needed for Celebration by May 23!

More than 500 students attend Celebration, the post-prom party for all seniors, and 175 prize items are needed for the prize drawing table. Prizes are drawn all night from 11:30 p.m. to 2:30 a.m. This constant “action” keeps the students excited and engaged during their time at Celebration. Students can win multiple times during the evening. They must be present to win. We want them to stay and win something! 

The following items are especially popular with students: 

Community invited to Carroll Center's 5th annual Walk for INDEPENDENCE on May 21, 10 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Come to the 5th Annual Carroll Center Walk for INDEPENDENCE, their only event of the year. This event gives you an opportunity to walk the grounds, participate in unique and fun events, and meet all the amazing people who receive and provide services at the center. Additionally, guide dogs and family pets are welcome to walk. It’s a great day with music, a cookout, and all kinds of games and giveaways. All of the activities offer unique opportunities for both sighted and visually impaired people to participate.

You're invited: Celebration craft and chat sessions on May 10 and May 23

Help make decorations and assemble tickets for Celebration while you catch up with other Newton North parents/guardians! Here's your chance to be creative and sociable at the same time. ALL are welcome! Invite a friend! Two dates: May 10 and May 23, 7:30-9:00 p.m., in room 103 at Newton North.

We will provide supplies but if you have any of the following items, please bring them:
- Scissors
- Manual or electric stapler
- Appetizer (non-greasy!) to share :)

Fourth annual Kindness Day held on April 28 -- see photos!

The Partners in Kind Club, mentored by faculty advisors Allegra Atkinson and Tracey Stewart, ran its fourth annual Kindness Day on April 28. According to Ms. Atkinson and Ms. Stewart, "Kindness Day is about celebrating the goodness and humanness in all of us." For the fourth year, the PTSO supported this event by paying for doughnuts and distributing 600 doughnuts before school. For a list of the programs offered, click HERE.


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