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2021

  • 10 Ways to Prepare Your Child for a Great School Year

    The new school year will be here before we know it! While we all want to soak up the last days of sun and fun, there are some things you can do during the summer to make your child’s transition to the new school year as smooth as possible. Just a little bit of planning can make those first few weeks of school easier on your student and your family.
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  • Summer Reading List 2021: Teacher-Recommended and Student-Approved!

    When you ask your child what he or she would like to do over the summer, you may not hear, “Read books,” but you can make reading an enjoyable part of your child’s summer. To help with choosing books, we have put together a summer reading list of teacher-recommended (and student approved!) titles by age range. Happy reading!
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  • Mrs. Kathleen Duffy, RN

    Nurse Duffy has been one busy lady this school year! She not only sees to her “normal” duties of caring for our students, but she also helps families stay safe and adhere to all guidelines and best practices around COVID-19. Thank you to Nurse Duffy for ALL you do to keep our school family healthy!
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  • Mrs. Grey Thomas

    Mrs. Thomas teaches 7th and 8th grade GVC (Grammar, Vocabulary, and Composition) and motivates her students to do their best each day!
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  • Ms. Loring Ward

    Ms. Ward teaches fifth and sixth grade math and is a fifth-grade homeroom teacher. She is also a proud Mason Prep alum!
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  • Head's Coffee: Designing Education for the Innovation Age

    See our presentation and discussion around “Designing Education for the Innovation Age.” 

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  • These brothers sold boiled peanuts to their neighbors to raise money for a local animal shelter.

    Three Ways to Raise a Kind Child

    One lesson we can learn from these challenging times is the importance of kindness.
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  • Ms. Rett Fitts

    “Miss Rett” was part of the teaching team that began Mason Prep’s kindergarten program. Her room is a bright and happy place where her “Froggies” grow and learn with her support and encouragement.
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  • Fun & Games: Tools for Building Academic and Social Skills in Kindergarten

    What looks and sounds like happy commotion is actually kindergarten students hard at work learning math, reading, and social skills. Discover how kindergarteners learn with fun activities at Mason Prep.
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  • 7 Steps to Prepare Your Child for Kindergarten

    Kindergarten is a special year as it is the first in a child’s formal education. Yes, Kindergarten is a time to learn academic skills in the classroom, but there is also a great deal of learning to do in terms of how to behave in a classroom setting, how to contribute to the group, and how to come to school each day ready to learn.
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  • 7 Ways to Ease Your Child’s Transition to a New School

    Starting at a new school, while exciting, can be challenging. Whether your child is switching schools to find a better fit, moving to a new town, or simply entering a new school after “graduating” from the last, this transition can make many children a bit anxious. Having helped families enter our school in all grades and during all times of year, we understand the transition. We hope the following tips will help your child (and family) feel more confident as you move to a new school.
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  • Consistency in a Year of Change

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  • The Advantages of a K-8 School

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  • Why an Independent School?

    When it comes to choosing a school, parents today have a dizzying array of options. Learn more about an independent school education and why it might be the right choice for your child.
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Back 2021
Mason Preparatory School is committed to the education of the whole child in preparation for secondary education through the cultivation of respect, integrity, and personal responsibility within a nurturing environment that results in a productive citizen of a global community.