Sunday, June 12, 2011
The Lincoln-Sudbury Housemaster, and former Brookline educator, left a mark on students in the town.
Iain Ryrie, a Lincoln-Sudbury Teacher who had worked in Brookline for several years, passed away at the end of May. After posting this sad news on Patch, an overwhelming number of readers added their thoughts to the comments section of the article, "Former Brookline High Arts Coordinator Iain Ryrie Dies." Here is a selection of the many comments that illuminated Ryrie's personality and contributions to the town. Comments were selected partially at random, looking for a handful of stories from his time in Brookline. Read the rest of the comments on the article itself.
Sunday, May 29, 2011
A much-loved drama teacher dies, and a Cleveland Circle bank is robbed.
Monday came with the sad news about the death of former Brookline High Arts Coordinator Iain Ryrie, and a number of former students posted comments remembering him. Moms Talk suggested some simple ways to keep the Dinner Things in Life simple. Over the weekend, some bikes were reported stolen, and some local students paraded food donations to the Food Pantry. Annual Town Meeting began on Tuesday. That night, Town Meeting Members and officials passed the town's fiscal 2012 budget, worth $208.6 million. By contrast, Frugal Family asked Can You Have Too Much Free Family Fun? Brookline's boys' baseball team shook off its losing streak. The arrest log included a man arrested for Road Rage in Cleveland Circle. We began Wednesday with the Town …
Monday, May 23, 2011
Former educator fought cancer for seven months.
Iain Ryrie, a former Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School West Housemaster, died yesterday. Ryrie, the West Housemaster for 10 years until his retirement at the end of the 2009-10 school year, died from cancer, according to L-S Principal/Superintendent Scott Carpenter. According to Carpenter, prior to being an L-S housemaster, Ryrie taught drama and coordinated the arts department at Brookline High School. For nearly a third of the current L-S population, he was their housemaster last year and was also the rugby coach for many others. "Like many L-S educators, Iain gave tirelessly of himself to broaden our student’s extracurricular horizons or to share his joy and his expertise, and like many on our staff, he did this without any extra …