… stages to bring Garrett Wallace on board as our long-term substitute for our music teacher Sarah Gardner, who is expecting her first child any day now!  Mr. Wallace is a graduate of the Berklee College of Music and has experience teaching music in Lexington and Lynn.  Mr. Wallace has ‘shadowed’ Ms. Gardner over the course of two days this past week, acclimating himself to our curriculum, routines, and of course, our students.

Jen Schultz has been gradually increasing her …


… position at another school in town.)  Also this week, we will be interviewing for Music teacher Sarah Gardner’s replacement, as Ms. Gardner readies for her upcoming maternity leave.

There are several wonderful learning opportunities for our staff this week. On Wednesday , K-5 classroom teachers will be exploring the Units of Study for Teaching Reading with Literacy Coaches Kristin Gray and Shoshana Jacobs, where they will revisit themes of student conferencing and independent …


… assemblies are for students and staff only.)  Many thanks to Donna Finnegan, Lauren Carroll, and Sarah Gardner for their work in planning this special event.

Below is an update from Guidance Counselor and Young Scholars Program Mentor Rebecca Sneider:

We have started a Young Scholars Program at our school!  What is Young Scholars?  Young Scholars is an elementary school program that is modeled after the African-American Latino Scholars Program (AALSP) at Brookline High …


… High School.  Our Chorus, consisting of over 70 6th-8th grade students under the direction of Ms. Sarah Gardner, stole the show (in this writer’s opnion) with its performance of Victor Johnson’s African-inspired “Kuimba”.  This most memorable event concluded with all of the choruses joining together on stage to sing, appropriately enough, “Let There Be Music”.  Indeed!

Congratulations to both the girls’ and boys’ basketball teams (coached by Mr. Lass and Mr. McTaggart, …


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Allyn, Mark

Grade 5, Room 221

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Almeida, Emily

Grade 5, Room 225

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Barber, Racheal

OT Room 101 (Occupational Therapist)

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