Dear Families, EVERYONE IS WELCOME I am pleased to provide the following hiring announcements for the 2017-2018 school year: MEREDITH CHEN and KAITLIN ROK have been hired as our new 2nd Grade Classroom Teachers. Ms. Chen, a graduate of Emmanuel College, has spent the past two years as an intern in Marcy Bienen’s classroom. She […]

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EVERYONE IS WELCOME Runkle had a special treat on Friday when former New England Patriot Martellus Bennett came to read to the 4th grade in the Martin Sleeper Library.  Mr. Bennett, a spokesperson for the Read to a Child literacy and mentoring program, read “Hey AJ – It’s Saturday!”, a story he himself wrote. Mr. […]

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Dear Families, The Brookline Education Foundation recently announced its 2017-2018 Collaborative Grants.  Runkle teachers will be involved in much literacy-based work funded by the BEF next year:   Bridging the Gap: Middle to High School Disciplinary Literacy – This grant will connect work being done in middle school disciplinary literacy to work that is being […]

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EVERYONE IS WELCOME — YOU are Runkle The last of MCAS testing for the 2016-2017 school year comes to an end this week, with 8th graders taking their second Mathematics session on Monday, and 5th and 8th graders taking Science on Wednesday and Thursday.  For 4th and 8th graders across the state, MCAS testing in the […]

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EVERYONE IS WELCOME — YOU are Runkle This past Tuesday at the PTO Meeting and Coffee, Literacy Specialist Annie Connors and Literacy Coach Shoshana Jacobs presented an overview of Literacy at Runkle. Ms. Connors and Ms. Jacobs outlined our comprehensive, whole school literacy model known as the Literacy Collaborative. Essential components of the Literacy Collaborative […]

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