‘Parenting in the Time of Coronavirus’: A Webinar With Belmont Schools And McLean Hospital

Photo: A screenshot from the webinar “Surviving Quarantine with you Kids” As part of a partnership with Belmont Public Schools, the McLean Hospital School Consultation team has recorded two webinars focusing on helping parents navigate challenging COVID-19 circumstances.  The first video is geared toward parents of elementary school-aged children and the second is geared toward […]

Belmont District Closed For Remainder of School Year; Superintendent: Answers To Questions Coming ASAP

Photo: Belmont School Administration Building Belmont’s approximately 5,000 public school students will be finishing the 2019-2020 school year learning from home as Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker announced Tuesday, April 21, that school buildings will be closed for the remainder of the school year and remote learning will continue for the remainder of the academic calendar. […]

Belmont School’s Remote Learning To Begin This Week, Lasting Until May 4

Photo: A photo of Belmont Superintendent John Phelan via the internet. Assignments, reading and a “regular” school day. Those are the highlights of the new way of education as Belmont School District begins this week “Phase 2 Remote Learning” for the nearly 5,000 students enrolled in the town’s public schools. The change to learning through […]

School Precaution: Staffer Who Self-Quarantined Back To Work, Trips Cancelled, And Disinfecting Schools

Photo: Belmont Public School Administration Building. The byword for the Belmont School District on the expanding coronavirus epidemic is caution. A female staffer who self-quarantined on Wednesday after returning from a conference in Italy over February break will return to work on Monday, March 9, according to an email from the Belmont School District. Italy […]

First Winter Storm Brings Snow, Rain Through Tuesday; Schools Still Open Monday

Photo: A snowy return from the Thanksgiving break. Monday and Tuesday’s morning commutes will be trying for commuters and students as Belmont prepares for the first winter storm of the season which begins late Sunday evening, Dec. 1. Belmont is under a Winter Storm Warning which will last until 7 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 3. Belmont […]

Teachers Holding Public Forum Wednesday On What Belmont Wants From Schools

Photo: The Belmont Education Association Educators to Belmont: What do you want? The Belmont Education Association – which represents the educators and staff in the Belmont School District – is seeking input from residents on what is important about education in the public schools at a public forum on Wednesday, Nov. 6 from 7:30 p.m. […]

Summer Recess Begins Monday At Belmont Public Schools

Photo: Final walk out of the Wellington. The unofficial start of summer begins today, Monday, June 17 as Belmont marks the final day of the 2018-19 public school year. Students won’t be spending the entire day in class as it is an early release for all grades. Belmont High School: 10:30 a.m. Chenery Middle School: […]

Snow Day: Belmont Public Schools Closed Monday; Late Opening For Town Offices

Photo: Snow day Due to the heavy snow expected to fall overnight, all Belmont public schools are closed tomorrow, Monday, March 4th, according to Belmont town officials. Town offices, the Belmont Public Library, the Beech Street Center and the school administration offices will open at 10:30 a.m.  All evening meetings, including the Board of Selectmen’s […]

Kindergarten Parent Information Night Set For Thursday, Jan. 24

Photo: Kindergarten Parent Information Night. The Belmont Public Schools is holding its Kindergarten Parent Information Night on Thursday, Jan. 24, at 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Chenery Middle School auditorium located at 95 Washington St. Parking in the school’s lot is off Orchard Street. (Snow date is Thursday, Jan. 31). This is a […]