Gas Line Replacement Begins Friday at Washington and Branchaud

Photo: Road work on Washington and Branchaud. The prep work has been done, and the work to replace a major utility line a block from the Chenery Middle School is set to begin today. National Grid is scheduled to replace the natural gas main at the intersection of Branchaud Road and Washington Street. As part of […]

Chenery Closed Tuesday Due To After Effects Of Monday’s Power Outage

Photo: Schools out for … June 13. Chenery Middle School will be closed Tuesday, June 13 due to the impact of yesterday’s power outage on the building’s backup generator. In an email to middle school parents and guardians, Belmont Superintendent John Phelan said that after consulting with the Belmont Fire Department “there is a concern the […]

Today and ‘Tomorrow’: Chenery’s Musical Presents ‘Annie’ May 19,20

Photo: Annie and Sandy, dreaming of “Tomorrow.” That spunky little orphan and her mutt will be singing up a storm this weekend as the Chenery Middle School presents its production of “Annie” the 1977 musical by Charles Strouse, Martin Charnin and Thomas Meeha. The show has become one of the most popular Broadway shows ever produced, with more than 700 shows performed annually. Eighth grader […]

Chenery Talent Show Set for Thursday at 7PM

Photo: The poster for the show. The 5th annual Chenery Middle School Talent Show will take place Thursday, Jan. 25 from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the school’s auditorium. The talent show is a wonderful opportunity for CMS students and staff to share their many talents and be a part of a community-building event. […]

Belmont High Athletes Honored For Assisting Chenery Runner to Compete

Photo: A representative of the MIAA with (not in order) Danielle Baiany, Reagan Haight and Jenna Magno and Natalie Peterson last week.  A quartet of Belmont High athletes was honored by the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association for allowing a visually impaired Chenery Middle School runner to compete in her sport this fall. Seniors Danielle Baiany, […]

Thanksgiving Day Football: Jr. Marauders Preparing Next Crop of Belmont High Players [VIDEO]

Photo: The 2016 Junior Marauders. In the three years since he started the football program at the Chenery Middle School, James MacIsaac said this year’s crop of Belmont Junior Marauders were a bit on the small size. “You never know who will come out for the team and this year many of the boys are […]

Chenery’s Modulars Have Arrived, Flat Tires and All [Video]

Photo: The new look at the Chenery: modular units on the tennis court. When Branchaud Road’s Milo Pikcilingis heard the trucks in the Chenery Middle School parking lot around 9 a.m. on Saturday morning, he had to see what was happening. As he peered outside, he saw big flatbeds carrying what looked like buildings coming […]

Meet Belmont: A Crowded Success

Photo: Cookies from Plymouth Congregational Church. After 13 years, you could be excused to think that Meet Belmont – the annual late summer community “meet and greet” held Tuesday, Aug. 31 – would become old hat. Think again.  At 7 p.m., the Chenery Middle School cafeteria was packed with kids, parents, couples and residents learning […]

Butler’s Principal McAllister Named to Chenery’s Top Post

Photo: Mike McAllister.  Daniel Butler Elementry Principal Michael McAllister is returning to the Chenery Middle School where he started his Belmont career as a fifth-grade teacher. But this time, McAllister is coming back in September as the Chenery’s new principal. “Principal McAllister was chosen from a field of very strong candidates who participated in a […]

Financial Watchdog Committee OK With Funding for New HS Design, Modulars

Photo: Belmont Superintendent John Phelan at the Warrant Committee. The Warrant Committee unanimously supported proposed funding sources for two outstanding school capital needs: the purchase of six modular classrooms to be located at the Chenery Middle School and the hiring of a project manager and funding for a feasibility study and schematic designs for the […]