Thank you again to all who have donated to the Annual Fund this year and to ALL the amazing parent volunteers. In particular this week we would like to thank the following,

  • Sara Beauvalot, who has volunteered to be the new FoPA (http://www NULL.brooklinefopa co-ordinator,
  • Alexa Martin, who has volunteered to be the new RASP (http://www NULL.runkleafterschoolprogram co-ordinator,
  • Emily Speicher, the new Techsploration Workshops co-ordinator,
  • Valerie Patsky, who brought our Paper Cranes for Peace to Washington DC today for the Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebrations.

$29,000 raised of $60,000. THANK YOU RUNKLE FAMILIES!


Please join us in congratulating Grades 6-8 Chorus Group and Orchestra who sang/played beautifully at the BHS town wide concert and Grades 5-6 Math League team who finished 3rd place in the first of three town-wide competitions. The Grade 7-8 musical auditions are scheduled this week and other music dates to keep in mind are:

  • Wed, Jan 17th, Grade 5 Chorus, 8:15-9:15am,
  • Tues, Jan 30th, Band Concert Grade 5 and Grades 6-8th, 7-8pm,
  • Tues, Feb 6th, String Concert Grades 4-8, 7-8pm

If you haven’t done so already, we recommend you check out the ‘Tweets from Teachers’ on the home page of These tweets will give you a snippet of the day to day goings on at Runkle. Lastly, we hope to see many families at the CHARITY TRIVIA NIGHT on Tuesday! It’s going to be a fun night supporting a great cause to help people in need in Puerto Rico.

Runkle PTO (pto null@null runkle co-chairs Dorothy Charles, Amy Bacon and Sharon Brockmann

(Read On: Runkle News #19-18)


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