Start Thinking School: Belmont High’s Opening Days Schedule Set

Photo: Back to school, 2016-17.

Starting today, Thursday, Sept. 1, the gears begin turning for Belmont High School students as the 2016-17 term gets underway:

Thursday, Sept. 1

Orientation for Incoming Freshmen and Parents/Guardians: Orientation for parents and students will begin at 5 p.m. in the High School auditorium. The administration will speak about student life and how to be successful at BHS. Parents are excused at 5:30 pm. A tour of the building will be offered to students. Following the tour, students will pick up their iPads and then meet the Guidance Counselors and the Class Connectors. A pizza supper will be provided for freshman students and Class Connectors. Parents need to pick up their students at 7:45 pm.

Friday, Sept. 2

Tours for all new students in Grades 10–12 and parents/guardians:  Any new student and parents/guardians are welcome to come to a tour of the building from 10 am to 12:30 pm. Pizza will be provided.

Tuesday, Sept. 6

Opening day for faculty and staff.

Wednesday, Sept. 7

Opening Day Students:  All Belmont High School grades will report to school at 7:35 am for homeroom. Freshmen will report to the Auditorium for a brief assembly at 9:55 am. A Quick Reference Guide, including a list of items for Opening Day and the first week of school, has been uploaded to ParentPlus and StudentPlus accounts. The first day of school will be an FULL-DAY of classes.

Homeroom assignments for all students will be posted to your StudentPlus account. Students should report to homeroom at 7:35 a.m. where they will receive locker information. Homeroom teachers will explain the schedule and answer any other questions. After homeroom, students will attend each class on their Wednesday schedule and meet with teachers.

Information regarding the purchase of a yearbook through the Jostens Company will be available on the school website under students/yearbooks.

Important information for Grade 12: Senior students should bring a check for $50.00 made payable to “BHS Class of 2017” to pay for their class dues. Class dues are used to pay for graduation cap and gown and senior activities. Checks will be collected by the homeroom teachers.  Please make sure your student’s name is on the check.

Cap and Gown information will be shared with you via the Naviance account.

Yankee Candle will deliver information on an individual fundraising opportunity that may cover all or part of a student’s class dues, yearbook, or prom ticket. Any student who needs financial assistance with class dues, yearbook, or prom ticket must participate in this fundraiser.

Wednesday, Sept. 7, 8, and 9

Please be advised that there will be no bus service available for Kindergarten students on these days. Busing for Kindergarten students will begin on Monday, September 12.

Thursday, Sept. 8

  • Seniors will report to the Auditorium for a brief assembly at 9:52 am.
  • Juniors will report to the Auditorium for an assembly at 8:30 am and
  • Sophomores will report to the Auditorium for a brief assembly at 1:10 pm.
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