… ELs, FELs Reading Trajectories and Intervention – English Language Learner teachers from Lincoln and Runkle will get certified to teach the reading program, Leveled Literacy Intervention for grades 3-8. They will work closely with Literacy Specialists at their schools to modify the program specifically for English Language Learners, and Former English Language Learners, so that this population can have declining reading levels be addressed, as they currently are being left behind. …


… September 30 , our very own Teresa Gallo-Toth will be part of a special celebration held at the Lincoln School, entitled “ Tales from the Classroom: Personal Essays Read by the 2016 Margaret Metzger Fellows.”  Margaret Metzger was a long-time English teacher at Brookline High School who passed away in 2013, and whose memory is celebrated through this program, which is sponsored by the Brookline Education Foundation.   (Runkle parent Liz Ascoli is the BEF’s new Executive Director!) …


… got to enjoy two concerts – the Grades 4-8 Band Concert on Wednesday night, and the Runkle/Lincoln Grades 4-8 Strings Concert on Thursday night, which featured a concluding number featuring close to 100 strings musicians from both schools performing the second movement Beethoven’s “Pathetique” Sonata in C Minor.  Congratulations to all students involved in these concerts, and to Directors Michelle Cavalieri and John Ferguson!


Jim Stoddard


… Monday, January 4 th, Town Hall, 5th Floor, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Tuesday, January 5 th, Lincoln School, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Wednesday, January 6 th, Baker School, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.


Superintendent Search Survey – Opens December 21!

Share your views on the characteristics you consider important and wish to see in Brookline’s next Superintendent by participating in the Superintendent Search Survey. The survey will be posted on the PSB website at …


… of SpEd PreK-8, Baker, Driscoll, Devotion and Heath, BEEP

Emily Frank – Co-Dir of SpEd PreK-8, Lincoln, Lawrence, Runkle, Pierce, Home Services

Jeanne Farrel – Out of District Coordinator

Sarah Orlov – SpEd Administrator 9-12

There is a organizational chart of the Brookline Public Schools Office of Student Services but it needs to be updated and will be available soon.

Each Town Hall meeting will have a representative from Student Services present.

Speakers scheduled for …