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) …


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5th Grade MIT Wind Energy Workshop

6th Grade Boston Improv

7th Grade Midsummer Night’s Dream by Knighthorse Theatre

8th Grade Romeo and Juliet by Shakespeare Now

Field Trips for 1–8 Grades:

1st Grade Franklin Park Zoo

2nd Grade Allandale Farm

3rd Grade Plimoth Plantation

4th Grade Lowell Mills

5th Grade Minute Man National Park

6th Grade Hale Reservation

7th Grade Boda Borg

8th Grade Boda Borg

RISE Ice Skating

PTO Grants …


… 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 …


… academic school year at the John D. Runkle School. I hope you all had a restful and rejuvenating summer. This has been a busy summer for me. I have been meeting with teachers individually as well as many parents and community members. The informal meetings have allowed me to learn more about what makes Runkle School a special place to work and learn. I am honored to join the Runkle team.

It is my pleasure to support the great work as the principal of Runkle School. I have been an educator …