Homework Centers

On September 13, 2017 By

Homework Centers | Extended Day (RED) (http://www NULL.runkleextendedday NULL.org) | After School (RASP) (http://www NULL.runkleafterschoolprogram NULL.org) |

Runkle School has two after school Homework Centers (HWCs). One for students in Grades 4-5 and one for students in Grades 6-8. Both homework centers meet Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, from 2:40 to 3:40 p.m. The schedule of room usage will be posted in each of the hallways. Homework centers are …



On August 25, 2017 By

RASP  – R unkle A fter S chool P rogram

The Runkle After School Program is a fee-for-service organization run by Runkle parent volunteers, separate from the PTO. It offers after-school classes in a variety of areas. Courses have included art, drama, karate, chess, knitting, science, robotics, and gymnastics. Classes are held within the school building and are taught by Runkle teachers, parents, or outside instructors. Most classes are 45 minutes …


Math League & Math Counts

On August 23, 2017 By

… 8th graders can participate in the Math Counts training and competition that meets before and after school. First meeting dates are announced in the Runkle News and in 7th and 8th grade math classes. Competition occurs once during the year.


… lasts a bit longer, I’d like give families a general reminder about students staying safe after school hours. Please remember to speak with your child about taking precaution if they are on their own or traveling with friends. It may be helpful to remind them to:

 ·      Walk with a buddy or group;

·      Have plans after school (after-school activities, plans with friends and/or family, community activities);

·      Check-in with parent, …


… and social success. We have approximately 15 students who meet every week for an hour and a half after school, and during this time students do homework, play group games, and engage in discussion about race and identity.

Here are a few comments from some of our participants:

8th grade scholar: YSP is a community in which diversity is welcomed and embraced with open arms and a safe place to discuss real-life emotions that are related to topics of conflict with diversity. A place where we …