Respect. Unity. Nurturing Ideas. Kindness. Learning from our mistakes. Effort.   Hello Runkle School Community, It has been an interesting last few days at Runkle. I have seen so many wonderful things taking place in our classrooms during the first seven days of school. Our teachers have been supporting their new students in learning classroom […]

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What an exciting few days for us at Runkle! The staff, students and families have been very welcoming the past few days. Students have asked me about my day daily and smile ear to ear when they see me! It makes me feel welcome and energized.
The teachers started the week preparing the classrooms for our […]

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Dear Runkle Families, Welcome to the 2017-2018 academic school year at the John D. Runkle School. I hope you all had a restful and rejuvenating summer. This has been a busy summer for me. I have been meeting with teachers individually as well as many parents and community members. The informal meetings have allowed me […]

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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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