… 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. …

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… 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!) …

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… 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

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