Walk This Way: Wellington Send-Off Marks End of Elementary Experience

Photo: Movin’-on at the Wellington. It was a special class of students for Wellington Elementary Principal Amy Spangler who she led the fourth-grade students on their final walk out the front door on the last day of school, Wednesday, June 21, also known as “Moving-On” Day. “Every year we have to say goodbye to our […]

Burbank Picked To Be Modulars’ New Home With a $2.2M Pricetag

Photo: Belmont Superintendent John Phelan. The fall Special Town Meeting now has a price tag for the big ticket item on its agenda as Belmont Schools Superintendent John Phelan recommended four new modular classrooms be sited at the Mary Lee Burbank Elementary School on School Street. The anticipated cost of the project – which will […]

BHS PAC’s ‘Chicago’ Nominated for Best High School Production

Photo: One of the best show’s this year; BHS PAC’s “Chicago” Belmont High’s Performing Arts Company’s production of the musical “Chicago” has been nominated as one of the top show produced by a high school this year. Wednesday, May 31, the Massachusetts Educational Theatre Guild announced nominations for its annual Musical Theater Awards and Chicago was nominated in […]

Red, Bright and Cool: Belmont High’s PreProm Promenade 2017 [270 Photos]

Photo: Red twirl. Stunning prints, flowing gowns and lots of red. Traditional ties vs. the bow variety, muted-color suits and high-polished dress shoes.  But also tights over a suit coat, jackets of all patterns and texture, and casual footwear.  The annual Promenade that preceded the Belmont High School Senior/Junior Prom on Friday, May 19, was once […]

It’s Prom Tonight! Belmont High Promenade Begins At 4 PM-ish

Photo: How many proms can one young man attend? Drive carefully through Belmont this afternoon as vehicles will be parked along roadways as residents haphazardly cross the street to get a good look at what’s happening. Are people staring at the aftermath of an accident? Is a natural phenomenon occurring? Nope, the gawking today is connected to […]

Marching To Disney: Belmont Bands Heading to Orlando in Feb. ’18

Photo: Something like this Heading for the long-awaited visit to DisneyWorld – or possibly your annual trip to see Mickey Mouse in the humidity of Florida – during the winter recess in February 2018? If you’re planning to go, it’s a good chance you will be entertained by a pair of Belmont High musical groups. Next […]

Belmont School Budget Tops $60 Million With Town’s Share $53 Million

Photo: The fiscal 2018 school budget It got a bit more pricey to educate the kids in Belmont as the School Committee unanimously approved the fiscal 2018 school budget that tops $60 million. Saying that there were “no surprises” in the final numbers, the School District’s Director of Finance, Business, and Operations Anthony DiCologero said the […]

It’s Official: The Final Day of School For Belmont Students Is …

Photo: The day has been set. How appropriate the final day of school for Belmont students is the first day of summer. The Belmont School Committee voted unanimously on Tuesday, April 26 to approve Wednesday, June 21 as the last day of classes for all grades in Belmont. With a mere three snow days used this […]

Belmont High Dems Screening Oscar-Nominated Documentary ’13th’ Thursday

Photo: The poster for the documentary  The Young Democrats of Belmont High School invite the town to join them for a panel discussion featuring local politicians and others on the criminal justice system, following a screening of the 2017 Oscar-nominated documentary “13th”. The 2016 documentary will be shown on Thursday, April 27 from 6 p.m. to […]