This Daye Helps Students, Parents Navigate Safely to School

Photo: Jackie Daye, Wellington’s well-loved crossing guard.  It may have been a rainy opening of the Belmont school year on Wednesday, Sept. 7, but for Jacqueline Daye, it was nothing but sunny greetings to everyone crossing the roads heading to the Roger Wellington Elementary School on Orchard Street. A crossing guard employed by the town, […]

A Sunny Walk – With the World – to School

Photo: Wellington teacher Colleen McBride walking with a student on International Walk to School Day, Oct. 7. “Where’s our cow?” asked second-grade teacher Colleen McBride, as she greeted the almost two dozen students and parents who were joining her for a walk to Belmont’s Wellington Elementary School on a fresh Wednesday morning, Oct. 7. Whatever […]

Taking the Happy (and Scary) Walk from Elementary to Middle School

Photo: Students during Wellington Elementary’s final walk for its 4th graders on the final day of school, Tuesday, June 22. Sitting on the turf field outside the entrance to the Roger Wellington Elementary School on a muggy, warm last day of school, fourth-grade teacher Jessica Endres was holding court one final time with her 24 students. “Don’t forget […]

Get Out the Vote: Belmont Schools in Race for Recycling Award

Photo: From left, Emma and Chloe Ellis along with Brady Chan and Brent Hudson recycling milk cartons at the Wellington Elementary School.  After they finish their lunches, the last thing students at the Roger Wellington Elementary School on Orchard Street do is head for the refuse barrels. But before they throw away anythings, students will be pouring out […]

Moving on Up: Wellington 4th Graders Exit Towards Middle School

It was a bit past 11 a.m. on Friday, June 20, the last day of school for students at the Roger Wellington Elementary School, and the crowd of parents packed the edge of the school’s front walkway. Smartphones were on camera mode, iPads held aloft and cameras at the ready as the school prepared to bid farewell […]

Wellington Elementary Is Also An Environmental Winner

Not only is Belmont’s Roger Wellington Elementary School a winner architecturally, the school also proves its great for environmental learning. Last week, Massachusetts Energy and Environmental Affairs Secretary Rick Sullivan honored the Wellington’s “Environmental & Energy Efficiency Initiatives” along with 26 other energy and environmental education programs across the state at the 20th Annual Secretary’s Awards for Excellence in […]