Town, Health Dept. Rip Harris Field Graduation ‘Ceremony’, Large Party; Attendees Should Be Tested

Photo: Graduating students at Harris Field on Sunday. (credit: Instagram) The director of the Belmont Health Department is condemning a pair of events held on Sunday, June 7 in which large numbers of Belmont High School students and adults staged an unsanctioned graduation celebration on school property and attended a house party in apparent violation […]

Graduation On The Remote: 329 Belmont High Students Honored In Virtual Ceremony

Photo: Belmont High 2020 Class President Caroline Findlay addresses her classmates during the remote graduation broadcast Sunday, June 7. There were the expected chestnuts of a Belmont High School graduation ceremony as the 329 members of the Class of 2020 were conferred their diplomas on Sunday, June 7. The speeches, the national anthem – beautifully […]

A Running Fundraiser To Aid The Fight For Racial Equality

Photo: Logo for the fundraiser. For James Fitzpatrick, a captain on the Belmont High School track team, the murders of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbreys, and Breonna Taylor have made it abundantly clear things need to change in our country.   To help aid in this movement, the Belmont High School Track Team will attempt to run 500 miles […]

Belmont High Rolling Rally’s Route Set For Saturday

Photo: Come out on Saturday to cheer for students like this one. Come out on Saturday to celebrate the Belmont High Class of 2020 as they roll along the streets of Belmont. The COVID-19 pandemic has caused the cancellation of all year-end activities and events for the Belmont High School Class of 2020. As a […]

Recognizing Graduating Seniors, One Cup At A Time [VIDEO]

Photo: The finished product: A seniors sign of the times It’s been an unsettling time for the graduating class of Belmont High School; a pandemic that caused the sudden cancellation of classes, the transitioning to on-line learning, missing their classmates, the shutting down of long rehearsed concerts and the Spring Musical and the loss of […]

District Redrafts High School Graduation Plans, But ‘Live’ Ceremony Not In The Cards

Photo: Graduation from the past at Belmont High School In a move to placate a “large, vocal group” of parents and Belmont High School students who expressed their disappointment at initial plans for virtual graduation, the leadership of the Belmont School District presented to the public on Tuesday, May 12, a redrafted plan to honor […]

Undefeated: Belmont High Spring Season Coaches Praise Teams, Seniors [Video]

Photo: A baseball playoff game between Belmont and Masco in 2019. With Belmont High School students being forced to stay home and learn remotely for the remainder of the school year due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, gone was the hope of hundreds of athletes participating in sports, from seniors in their final campaign to […]

After a Difficult Year, High School Runners Take To The Roads To Help Feed Kids

Photo: The site for the campaign Belmont High Senior Joy He is one of the captains of the school’s cross country and track and field teams during seasons that would challenge any squad anywhere. The boys and girls teams did not have a single home meet as the cross country course was closed due to […]

An Open Letter to Belmont’s High School Seniors

Photo: Belmont High School graduation 2019 By Lisa Gibalerio Dear Seniors: When the news came down that schools across Massachusetts would not reopen for the rest of the school year, a collective thud of disappointment resounded across town from you and your parents. The news confirmed what had been feared since schools closed back in […]

Belmont Spring Sports Halted Tentatively ‘Til March 30; First Games April 9

Photo: Three-time state champions Girls’ Rugby, one of the spring teams whose season has been The first day of practice for spring sports has tentatively been delayed until March 30, according to Belmont Athletic Director James Davis. The decision by the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletics Association as a response to the spreading pandemic Coronavirus could be […]