New Belmont High Team – So Far – Introduced to Public

Photo: Thomas Gatzunis (left) and Richard Marks of the Daedalus Projects Company. More than 100 residents braved the cold rain Thursday night, April 6, to head to the Beech Street Center to get an early look at the progress of the construction/renovation of a new Belmont High School. And if the albeit limited number of […]

Schools’ Forums on ‘Raising Resilient Kids’ Monday, Wednesday

Photo: The Belmont Public Schools and the Foundation for Belmont Education are holding this week a pair of Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) Forums on “Raising Resilient Kids.” Elementary Presentation: Monday, April 3, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Chenery Middle School Auditorium  Middle and High School Presentation: Wednesday, April 5, from 7 p.m. to 9 […]

It’s ‘RAMA’ Saturday With Stringarama, Bandarama At High School

Photo: Lots of musicians this Saturday. This is no joke: April 1 will be your chance to hear from the youngest to the most experience musicians on a “Rama” day in Belmont. Moved from its traditional pre-Christmas date to allow the younger musicians to be a bit more proficient, the Belmont Public Schools Fine and Performing […]

Pats are Back! NE Patriots Return for Belmont Boosters Fundraiser

Photo: They’re back! Since the New England Patriots Basketball team began playing at Belmont High School four years ago, they’ve won two Super Bowls. Why break up a good thing? The Belmont Boosters will be holding its Fourth annual New England Patriots Basketball fundraiser during which members of the Super Bowl LI champion will compete […]

Belmont High’s PAC Brings Broadway’s ‘Chicago’ To Town [VIDEO]

Photo: “Chicago” performed by the Belmont High School Performing Arts Company. Broadway comes to Belmont as the Belmont High School Performing Arts Company presents the hit musical “Chicago” this weekend at the Belmont High School auditorium. PERFORMANCES Thursday, March 23 at 7 p.m. Friday, March 24 at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 25 at 2 p.m. […]

Belmont High Students Make A Statement With A Shirt

Photo: Maya Vernick designing her statement. Back in 2004 when she was a sophomore at Belmont High School, Jesse Mattleman came up with an event she hoped her fellow students could use to promote their hopes and wishes. On Thursday, Mattleman returned to BHS to see the success that gathering had become. “Make a Statement Day,” held […]

School Committee OKs Creation of Later Starting Time Task Force

Photo: Freshmen Ella Serrano-Wu and Kate Devitt before the Belmont School Committee. The Belmont School District is pushing forward with plans that could lead to a later starting time for Belmont High School students. Last week, the Belmont School Committee heard Belmont Superintendent John Phelan layout a blueprint for forming a task force to review a […]

Nominate Excellent Educators For Outstanding Teachers of the Year

Photo: Belmont High Biology teacher Suzanne Lijek named one of “Outstanding Teacher of the Year.” The community now has a chance to honor the talented and dedicated teachers who work hard every day to make a difference for our students and for the Belmont Public Schools. The Foundation for Belmont Education announced the 2017 Outstanding Teacher Awards. […]

Same Time: Freshmen Pair Push Against Later BHS Start

Photo: When Belmont High School freshmen Ella Serrano-Wu and Kate Devitt recently heard there was a growing chorus of students and parents singing the praises of starting the school day later in the day, the friends had one common thought. “Oh no!” While it may appear counterintuitive – especially to parents – that you would […]

Opinion: Time Is Now For Sleep To Be A Priority For High School Students

Photo: Bedtime.  (Editor: On Feb. 7, the Belmont School Committee heard a presentation from the chair of the Belmont Start School Later campaign, Jessica Olans Hausman, and from School Committee member Andrea Prestwich requesting a task force be formed to consider a later beginning of the school day for Belmont High School students. Hausman presented […]