Love Learning Science At Belmont High Thanks To Cityside Subaru

Photo: (from left) Belmont Superintendent John Phelan; Belmont High School Principal Dan Richards; Cityside Subaru’s Meagan Taylor; Cityside’s General Manager Richard White; Belmont Schools Science, Health, Technology and Engineering Director Elizabeth Baker.  Belmont High School’s science program will soon be the beneficiary of a little lovin’ as Cityside Subaru is donating 150 books to the high […]

Broadway Night 2017 At Belmont High Friday, Saturday

Photo: Poster for Broadway Night. The Belmont High School Performing Arts Company presents its annual musical theater showcase Broadway Night 2017 at 7 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 13 and Saturday, Oct. 14 in the Little Theater at Belmont High School. Students will perform classic show tunes and contemporary works in an evening of song, dance, […]

Nearly 800 Runners Set Record For Scharfman Race

Photo: Elsa Kimberly winning the 2K race at the Dan Scharfman Memorial Run. A bright cool fall Sunday morning; just the right combination for a road race in New England. And 784 runners took the opportunity to help Belmont school to best use technol0gy as a record number of entries took part in the fifth annual Dan […]

Wellington Principal Spangler Leaving In December

Photo: Principal Amy Spangler Amy Spangler, the respected and well-loved principal of the Wellington Elementary School, is leaving her position to return to the Pacific Northwest. “I’m sad to be leaving such a great school and staff,” said Spangler to the Belmontonian at Wednesday’s annual International Walk to School event at the school. Spangler said her […]

Belmont Educators Come Out In Mass To Support Contract Negotiations

Photo: Kristen Bell speaking before the School Committee and her colleagues. Approximately 125 teachers and educators jammed into the Community Room at the Chenery Middle School Tuesday night, Sept 26, to demonstrate its support of its union – the Belmont Education Association – before the Belmont School Committee as the two sides attempt to hammer […]

Learn About Plans For New High School Tuesday, Sept. 19

Photo: The project even has a logo. It will likely be the largest and most expensive construction project in Belmont’s history. So don’t you want to know more about the new Belmont High School? Join the Belmont High School Building Committee for a community engagement meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 19, at 7 p.m. in the […]

Boston Magazine Ranks Belmont in Top 25 In ‘Top Schools’ Issue

Photo: The cover of Boston Magazine’s 2017 Top Schools Issue  Boston magazine’s annual education issue which it names Greater Boston’s “Top Schools 2017” has hit the newsstands and the magazine ranked Belmont‘s public school district 23rd out of 125 districts within Route 495.   Using data from the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, Boston magazine’s determined its rankings using factors such as […]

Rain, Thunder To Greet Students On First Day Of School in Belmont

Photo: Off to school. In addition to the new backpack, pencils and lunch boxes, parents should add umbrellas, slickers and rain boots to the list of item students will bring to the first day of the 2017-18 school year in Belmont that commences today, Wednesday, Sept. 6.  The need for added weather protection is due […]

More Than Road At Stake As Day School To (Maybe) Hear Planning Board’s Verdict

Photo: The Planning Board.  In one way or another, the future of the Belmont Day School’s proposed development of a new gym/classroom structure and a roadway adjacent to the town’s active cemetery off of upper Concord Avenue reaches a critical crossroads at tonight’s meeting of the Belmont Planning Board to be held at the Beech Street […]

Belmont High Bomb Threat Deemed A Hoax

Photo: Belmont High School. Units from the Massachusetts State Police and Belmont Police Department conducted a search of Belmont High School Wednesday morning, July 13, after the school district received an email bomb threat. Belmont and three schools in Waltham including the high school were targeted by threats Wednesday. On Monday, several schools in Wareham […]