Friday, October 5, 2012
Students at Milton's Cunningham Elementary School participated in International Walk to School Day.
Students and parents from Cunningham Elementary School united with school-aged children around the world for International Walk to School Day (iWalk) on Wednesday, October 3. Students in Milton braved an overcast morning to participate in the annual event. “Since 2000, schools throughout the world come together on the first Wednesday of October to take part in iWalk, a global event that builds awareness for walking as a safe, sustainable, active and fun mode of transportation to and from school,” said Lorie White, Cunningham PTO.
Thursday, August 30, 2012
The Cunningham community welcomed new principal Jon Redden at a event before the first day of school.
Just before the start of school, over 200 people gathered at the Cunningham Elementary School playground to enjoy cool treats and meet the school’s new principal. The Cunningham PTO held its “Popsicles on the Playground” program on Monday, August 27, as an introduction for the school’s incoming principal, Jon Redden. Aside from meeting the new principal, face painting, tattoos and popsicles were available to all the attendees.
Saturday, August 11, 2012
Third grade teacher Tanya Walsh is a finalist for the Presidential Award for Excellence in Elementary Mathematics Teaching.
A third grade teacher at Cunningham Elementary School was recognized by the Milton School Committee, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and is now a finalist to be recognized at the national level. Tanya Walsh is a finalist in the Presidential Award for Excellence in Elementary Mathematics Teaching. She is one of just three Massachusetts finalists for the award that recognizes math and science educators. Walsh will be invited to the State House in Boston for being a statewide winner. She also attended the Milton School Committee meeting on Wednesday. “We wanted to bring you to the School Committee to tell you how proud we are,” said Superintendent Mary Gormley. Winners of the award, which is noted as the highest honor for teachers in the …
Sunday, June 10, 2012
Young and old came out to celebrate Milton’s 350th Anniversary.
The 350th Anniversary Parade was a great success, drawing crowds both of Milton residents and those from neighboring areas like Hyde Park and Quincy. Featuring floats from Milton schools, major Milton businesses, marching bands from all around New England, Shriners and Milton organizations like the Kiwanis Club, Yacht Club and Diversity Committee, the community feeling was promoted and felt by parade participants and bystanders alike. “It’s nice to see the mix of heritage and history out here,” said Tricia Cook, a St. Agatha’s teacher and mother of three. Cook’s children attend St. Agatha’s School as well and when asked about Milton’s sense of community, she described it as “strong and invested." Rita Callahan commented that she loved to …
Tuesday, May 15, 2012
Senator Brian A. Joyce recently attended Community Reading Day at Cunningham Elementary School in Milton.
A part of Community Reading Day, Senator Brian A. Joyce visited Mrs. Andresino’s fifth grade class at Cunningham Elementary School. The senator posted for a photo with the fifth graders.