In extended day, students’ creativity with duck tape really sticks out

EMMA G., LILLY G., JOHANNA H., and BETIL T.

January 12, 2015

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Students in the Cunniff School’s extended-day program made a haunted house made out of duck tape! Before the students made the haunted house, they had to sign up for the contest. The head instructor, Ms. Jenn, had to go online and ...

Cunniff fifth-graders have an adventure in the tree tops

ZACHARY P., EOIN M., and BRENDEN D.

January 7, 2015

Filed under Corridors and Classrooms, Showcase

     On Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, the Cunniff Elementary School fifth grade went to Project Adventure in Beverly, Mass.      The students had to get to school 45 minutes before school started. The bus left at 7:45 a.m. f...

Walking into history at Gore Place

RYAN O., Cunniff Kids News staff reporter

June 13, 2008

Filed under Corridors and Classrooms, The World Around Us

On May 29, the Cunniff School’s third-grade classes walked to Gore Place. It was a hot sunny day and the kids were excited to go on the visit. Gore Place is a mansion that was built in 1806 as a summer home for Christopher...

Watching chickens while they hatch

DANIEL D., Cunniff Kids News staff reporter

May 2, 2008

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They’re here! Finally, after three weeks, the eggs in Mrs. Munger’s third-grade classroom have hatched. Well, five have hatched, but the last one should be alive but can’t get out of the shell. Only two have been named....

Kids attracted to science visits

AIMEE B., KAITIE M., and SHANNON M.

April 18, 2008

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The Discovery Museum has been coming to teach each grade at the Cunniff School about science. For example, the fifth-graders learned about lasers April 7. The students were taught that all light is a reflection. The person...

Pasta dinner has taste of success

AUSTIN F. and JULIA F.

March 12, 2008

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In a cafeteria filled with hungry people and relaxing Italian music, the Cunniff School fifth grade held a pasta dinner fund-raiser March 5. All of the pasta, sauce, meatballs, and sausages were cooked by several fifth-grade...

Special on the menu: Pasta night

MATT M., Cunniff Kids News staff reporter

March 2, 2008

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The annual pasta dinner will be held Wednesday, March 5, in the Cunniff School cafetorium. There will be two seatings, at 5 and 6:30 p.m. The fund-raiser is run by the fifth-grade parents. The fifth-grade students will be serving...

Ben Franklin puts charge into students

JILLIAN M., RACHEL Q., MICHELLE A., RACHEL A., and DANIEL D.

February 5, 2008

Filed under Corridors and Classrooms, Pleased To Meet You

Did you know that Ben Franklin went to the Cunniff School? Rich, an actor who played Ben Franklin, performed a one-man show for students Jan. 17. He came dressed with different wigs, canes, hats and clothes. They represented...

Mounds of fun at fund-raiser

DANIEL D., Cunniff Kids News staff reporter

January 15, 2008

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On Friday, Jan. 11, the fifth grade had a special fund-raising event in the Cunniff School cafetorium: bingo and ice cream night. Coordinator Laura Farry said the event raised about $700. It will be used for fifth-grade Sargent...

Brownie Troop 1988 helps animals

LAUREN P. and ISABELLA V.

January 14, 2008

Filed under Corridors and Classrooms, The World Around Us

Brownie Troop 1988 is collecting old towels and blankets from Cunniff School students and grownups for the Boston Animal Rescue League. The towels and blankets will be used to make softer beds for the dogs and cats in the Dedham...

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