Public Access To HS Athletic Fields Restricted Beginning Sept. 21

Photo: Harris Field in Belmont Beginning Monday, Sept. 21, access to the Belmont High School Athletic Complex located on Concord Avenue – which includes Harris Field, the track and the fields west of the “Skip” Viglirolo ice skating rink – will be limited to Belmont High School Fall athletic teams and school authorized personnel during Belmont High […]

17 Students From Belmont High And Belmont Hill Named National Merit Semifinalists

Photo: 17 National Merit semifinalists in Belmont Fourteen Belmont High School students and three who attend The Belmont Hill school were named semifinalists by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation during a presentation on Sept. 9. At the beginning of each school year, the Evanston, Ill-based NMSC reveals the students who will go on to compete […]

Fall Sports: Modified Rules, Modified Fees As Seasons To Start By Month’s End

Photo: Belmont High Field Hockey will be playing this fall There will be a fall sports season for Belmont High School student athletes as the Belmont School Committee voted unanimously on Tuesday night, Sept. 8, to approve an agreement by the Middlesex League which Belmont is a member on rules and safety. With each sport […]

Belmont Playing Modified Soccer, Field Hockey, XC This Fall; Volleyball, Swim, Football Move To ‘Floating’ Season

Photo: There will be a fall sports season at Belmont High School. There will be Belmont High student/athletes playing this fall at Harris Field and on the links this fall as the athletic directors of the Middlesex League have approved their schools playing boys and girls soccer, field hockey, boys golf and boys and girls […]

Will Belmont High Be Playing Sports In 2020? Here’s The Q&As

Photo: Belmont High Football will be delayed until 2021. It’ll be Thanksgiving without the turkey this year. The annual Belmont vs Watertown Turkey Day football rivalry, which would be marking its centennial contest in 2020, will have to wait until sometime next year to settle its annual grudge match after the state and the athletic […]

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 […]