New fifth-grade teacher Lucas Donohue (seated in center) poses with the Cunniff Kids News staff after his interview in the newsroom.

Meet Mr. Donohue

November 28, 2012

Meet Mrs. Gillooly

ANNABELLA B. and CAILEIGH S.

April 28, 2012

Mrs. Gillooly inspires the children in the Cunniff School to make beautiful artwork. Through all grades, Mrs. Gillooly is the best art teacher you will ever have. She takes the time to teach each child at the right leve...

Meet Mrs. Riley

MONA H. and ANNA M.

December 19, 2011

Flora Riley is an instructional assistant in Mrs. Rono’s second-grade class at Cunniff Elementary. Sometimes she substitutes for classes. Mrs. Riley’s favorite food is french fries and her favorite color is green. Her...

Debbie Munger a teacher at Cunniff Elementary School

Meet Mrs. Munger

December 18, 2011

John Quinn (seated) takes a moment from checking in a new library book to pose
with reporters from the Cunniff Kids News

Meet Mr. Quinn

November 15, 2011

Walking into history at Gore Place

RYAN O., Cunniff Kids News staff reporter

June 13, 2008

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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