School Committee OKs ‘20-‘21 School Year Opening Before Labor Day

Photo: The calendar for the coming school year. Despite past complaints by parents fearing squashed holiday plans and previous votes, the Belmont School Committee approved the 2020-2021 calendar in which the first day of school will occur the week before Labor Day. The official opening day for 1st to 12th graders will be Wednesday, Sept. […]

District Adds Jewish High Holiday Observance to Belmont School Calendar

Photo: Dr. David Alper speaking before the Belmont School Committee.  The Belmont School Committee approved a pilot program to close school for one day in observance of the Jewish High Holidays beginning in the coming 2015-16 school year. In addition to the decision made Tuesday night, March 24, Belmont School Superintendent John Phelan once again […]