Rain, Thunder To Greet Students On First Day Of School in Belmont

Photo: Off to school. In addition to the new backpack, pencils and lunch boxes, parents should add umbrellas, slickers and rain boots to the list of item students will bring to the first day of the 2017-18 school year in Belmont that commences today, Wednesday, Sept. 6.  The need for added weather protection is due […]

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 […]

Snow Parking Ban in Belmont; Schools Closed Monday, Town Offices Open at 11AM

Photo: Another storm in Belmont. Belmont is under a SNOW EMERGENCY PARKING BAN on all roadways and municipal parking lots including at Belmont schools effective at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 12 until further notice. Vehicles in violation of the ban will be towed at the owner’s expense.  Belmont Public Schools will be closed on Monday, […]

We Give Up: Schools, Town, Library Closed For Thursday’s Nor’easter

Photo: School’s out for … Thursday! Belmont has surrendered to tomorrow’s Nor’easter. With approximately a foot of snow predicted to fall from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 9, most of Belmont will be shut down for the day. Belmont Public Schools will be closed due to the snow and associated events and sporting contests […]

Schools Move to Remediate Faucets With Elevated Lead Levels

Photo: 14 taps and faucets have been shut off at Belmont schools for action level of lead in the water. With a total of 14 school-based water faucets identified with elevated lead levels under specific conditions, the Belmont Public Schools has begun working with town and state resources to remediate the problem. “We will continue […]

School District Shuts Off Nine Faucets Due to Elevated Lead Levels

Photo: Faucets at issue. Nine faucets used for drinking by students and staff were shut off last week after tests showed the taps exceeding “action limits” for lead exposure, according to the Belmont School District. District Superintendent John Phelan said in a Friday, Dec. 16 email sent to parents, six of the faucets were located […]

Veterans’ Day Exercise Schedule at Belmont Public Schools

Photo: Belmont veterans. The Belmont Public Schools will be holding its annual Veterans’ Day exercises on Thursday, Nov. 10 with visits by Belmont and area residents who have served their country to town schools.  Thursday’s schedule: 8:45 a.m.: Continental breakfast at Chenery Middle School. 95 Washington St. 9 a.m.: Program at Chenery Middle School 9:45 a.m.: […]

Instrumental Music Information Nights This Week For 3rd, 4th Graders

Photo: Musical instruments. Attention Grade 3 and Grade 4 parents: Attend one of the Instrumental Music Information Nights this week to learn about the amazing opportunities available to your students this year playing a musical instrument. You’ll learn about the program, which instruments are available, and how you can sign up. And if you can’t […]