Dear Families, This past Friday’s chilly temperatures were no match for the warmth of feeling many of us experienced coming in to school that morning!  As part of the town’s “Everyone is Welcome” rally, teachers, parents and students assembled out on Druce Street starting at 7:30 to greet our families with messages of universal acceptance […]

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“If I can inspire young people to dedicate themselves to the good of mankind, I’ve accomplished something.”  — John Glenn, 1921-2016
  The 2016-2017 Runkle Student Council is up and running!   We had our first meeting this week, and the council members’ passion for Runkle School and eagerness to serve was most evident.  […]

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Hello, everyone!   This Friday, Rebecca Sneider and I joined over 30 Brookline educators and close to 500 Boston-area educators in the annual METCO Directors Association Conference, which featured many speakers and presenters, including professor, author and social critic Dr. Cornel West, devoted to addressing issues of equity within our schools and larger society.  Dr. […]

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Hello, everyone. I hope you all have had a relaxing and rewarding time with family and friends over this Thanksgiving weekend. You will soon be receiving a note from the Superintendent’s office regarding an upcoming Principal Search Parent Meeting with Andrew Bott, where you will have the opportunity to share your thoughts on what qualities […]

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Dear Families, Opening Night for the 8th Grade Play, “John Lennon and Me,” is less than two weeks away!  The play is a story about teenagers in a hospital setting coping with both life-threatening medical conditions as well as traditional adolescent issues.  (We are advising for our younger students and their families that due to […]

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