District Enrollment Keeps Marching Higher as School Year Begins

Photo: More students have entered Belmont schools in the past three months. The news on student enrollment levels in Belmont’s six public schools from School Superintendent John Phelan continues along a familiar theme of the past five years: more are still coming. At the Sept. 8 School Committee meeting, Phelan reported that between June 1 to Sept. […]

No Need for Modulars at Belmont Schools in Coming School Year

Photo: Newton’s Oak Hill Middle School recently used eight modulars to fill a temporary space need, adding 4,800 sq.-ft. to the district’s footprint. During the worst of the record snow fall in February, it appeared a certainty that many of Belmont’s six schools would see small villages of modular structures spring up in the fall to […]