A Moment of Sportsmanship Earns Belmont Ruggers Top Award From State Athletic Group

Photo: Grace Christensen, Amanda Hanley and Molly Goldberg at the championship game. It was just past 4 p.m. on a hot, humid June Saturday in Beverly and the girls of Belmont High’s Rugby squad were sky high, having just made history winning the first-ever state championship in the sport, coming from behind to defeat Algonquin Regional […]

From the Headlines: Belmont High Performing Arts To Stage ‘9 to 5’ As Spring Musical

Photo: The poster for the show. It is a show ripped from today’s headlines; The Belmont High School Performance Arts Company’s Spring Musical will be “9 to 5: The Musical” with shows performed from March 22 to 24, 2018. Based on the hit 1980 movie, ‘9 to 5’ features music written for the show by Dolly […]

Wellington Principal Search Starts In January As Steward’s Named Interim

Photo: Annemarie Stewart, newly appointed interim principal of the Wellington. Rather than rush the process of finding a leader for one of Belmont’s elementary schools, Belmont School District Superintendent John Phelan has named Wellington Assistant Principal Annemarie Stewart Interim Principal of the Wellington Elementary School, beginning her new role as of Jan. 1, 2018. She is replacing Amy […]

‘Play, Music!’: 76 Belmont Student Musicians Earn Acceptance to Senior District Festival

Photo: The following announcement is from Arto Asadoorian, director of Visual & Performing Arts for the Belmont Public Schools. This past Saturday, Nov. 18, 132 students from Belmont High School traveled to North Andover High School to audition for the Massachusetts Music Educators Association (MMEA) Northeastern Senior District Festival. These students spent weeks and months preparing […]

BREAKING: Teachers’ Union, School Committee Reach Tentative Contract Agreement

Photo: Belmont Education Association logo. After working without a contract for the past two and a half months, representatives from the union representing Belmont’s teachers and the School Committee told the Belmontonian they had reached a tentative multi-year contract. While attorneys for both sides are hammering out the final wording, a contract will be presented to […]

BHS PAC Presents Fall Play ‘Peter and the Starcatcher’ Thurs.-Sat.

Photo: “Peter and the Starcatcher” runs from Thursday, Nov. 2 to Saturday, Nov. 4 The Belmont High School Performing Arts Company presents the award-winning play “Peter and the Starcatcher” runs from Thursday, Nov. 2 to Saturday, Nov. 4 at the Belmont High School auditorium. Shows begin at 7 p.m. Tickets are: Adults: $12 in advance, […]

A Window Into Halloween In Belmont Center

Photo: Third-grader Julia Zipkin with a four-eyed cat. Kids and their parents brought brushes and watercolors to the fifth annual Belmont Center Halloween Window Painting Contest sponsored by the Belmont Center Business Association on Saturday, Oct. 28.  Belmont Center businesses up and down Leonard Street saw their windows transformed into pumpkin patches, ghostly havens and other scenes of specters and ghouls […]

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 […]