Belmont’s Student Musicians Excel At Senior District Festival

Photo: Belmont High School musicians at MMEA NE Senior District Festival. By Arto Asadoorian, Belmont Public Schools’ Director of Visual and Performing Arts. This past Saturday, Nov. 17, 134 students from the Belmont High Music Band, Chorus and Orchestra programs auditioned for the 2019 Massachusetts Music Educators Association (MMEA) Northeast Senior District Festival. Each student was asked […]

Chenery To Address Racist, Homophobic Graffiti At School-Wide Response Wednesday

Photo: Chenery Middle School. Every class at Chenery Middle School will spend a portion of the Wednesday, Nov. 21 school day to address the discovery of racist and homophobic graffiti in one of the building’s bathrooms. In correspondence to parents sent on Tuesday, Nov. 20, Chenery Principal Michael McAllister said the profane and offensive markings […]

Landslide! Debt Exclusion For New 7-12 School Passes By More Than 3 To 1 Margin

Photo: Ellen Schreiber (right), co-chair of “Yes on 4” celebrating Tuesday night’s election result. In a result that few could have predicted, Belmont voters overwhelmingly approved a debt exclusion to construct a new 7th through 12th grades school building by more than three to one margin on election day, Tuesday, Nov. 6. The final vote total […]

Letter To The Editor: A Yes Vote On Question 4 Is An Investment In Belmont’s Future

Photo: One of the modular units at the Burbank.  To the editor: If you’re like me, you really love living here in Belmont. I’ve yet to find another suburb of Boston that has quite the same small-town community feel. Belmont residents – from those who have lived here their entire lives to those who are […]

Masquerade Concert, Haunted House At Belmont High This Wednesday, Oct. 24

Photo: The poster for the Masquerade Concert Preview your costume and get scared as Belmont High School turns into a House of Horrors on Wednesday, Oct. 24, as students get ready to do some pre-Halloween spooookiness. Need a night of fright this Halloween season? Then come down to the fifth annual Belmont High School Haunted […]

‘Override’ Class Of Belmont Educators Earn Professional Status

Photo: The ‘Override” Class of newly minted professional educators. A quiz of teachers gathered at the Chenery Middle School on Tuesday, Oct. 9 to celebrate a milestone in their career; earning their professional teaching status in the Belmont public schools. Each in the group had successfully completed three years teaching or working with educators and […]

State OKs $80.6M Grant To Build New 7-12 School; Critical Debt Vote In November

Photo: The design of the new Belmont 7-12 High School. The future of the new 7-12 High School is now in the hands of Belmont voters. Last Wednesday, Aug. 29, the Massachusetts School Building Authority approved a $80.6 million grant towards the $295.2 million Belmont High School Building Project, endorsing more than two years of […]

Belmont High Girls Rugby To Be Honored By Red Sox Aug. 20: Get Your Tickets

Photo: Belmont High’s Girls’ Rugby team. The Boston Red Sox organization will honor the Belmont High School 2018 Girls Varsity Rugby Team after winning the 2018 MIAA Division 1 State Championship in a pre-game ceremony at Fenway Park before its game against the Cleveland Indians on Monday, Aug. 20.  The Marauders won its second consecutive […]

Last Day Of Classes At Belmont’s Public Schools Today, June 20

Photo: The final walk out of school at the Wellington. Do you hear the pupils sing? Singing the songs of no more school. Unless it snows today, Wednesday, June 20 is the final day of the 2017-18 school year in Belmont. Coincidentally, it’s also the final day of spring as the summer solstice occurs on […]