Thank you to all the parents who made this year such a successful one! Thanks to those who helped on Friday to celebrate our principal and friend, Mr. Stoddard. (Special thanks to Bryan Cramford at Stop and Shop for helping us out with all those popsicles!) (Read On: Runkle News #40-17) …


… Back!

The short iMovie includes footage from two visits to the Druce Street campus this summer:  August 4th and August 25th.  You may have caught a glimpse of the work from the outside as you drove by.  While you tour the inside with this movie, there are a few visual cues that are provided below to let you know where you are in the building:

The former Kindergarten rooms have an open wall that leads to the courtyard.

Courtyard has one wall open showing 20% complete and is …


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… an author visit from Rob Buyea. Our K-2nd Grades were able to come together last week to celebrate summer reading and math.

We will not hold our K-2nd Grade Morning Meeting scheduled for Thurs Oct 5th. School Site Council will meet at 4pm on Wed Oct. 4th in our Library.


Have a great week.

Genteen Jean-Michel, Your Principal


… with me to discuss some topics that they have shared during our individual meet and greet this summer. We have identified several priorities regarding operations and I look forward to sharing them with you all during my presentation at the September 19th PTO Open House. I also plan to share what I have heard from parents on what works well at Runkle and what needs attention.

Runkle school has over 16 exit doors! Most of them are open during the arrival and dismissal times. I ask for …