Photo: The website of the Belmont Science team.
Belmont High Schools teams don’t just show prowess on the sports fields and music venues but also the lab.
Belmont High’s Science team is ranked second out of 19 schools in the West Suburban Science League. And this year’s squad has an excellent shot to qualifying for the Massachusetts State Science Olympiad.
But what the team needs right now is a little help getting there. A big problem is collecting money since each club at the high school receives a small amount each year from the school district. And most of the money goes to travel costs. If the team can’t afford to go to the competitions, the students can’t qualify for the state or national tournament.
While the sports teams have the Belmont Boosters and musicians are supported by Parents of Music Students, there is no related group for budding scientists.
On Tuesday, Jan. 5, residents and students can show their support for the Belmont High Science Team by eating pizza, do some candlepin bowling, and winning awesome raffle prizes!
Flatbread Company in Somerville will donate about 20 percent of their proceeds from pizza sales between 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Tuesday to the club. The team will also be selling baked goods and raffle tickets at the door, with prizes including $20-$50 gift cards and products from Starbucks, Comella’s, Bolocco, Ben and Jerry’s, the Harvard Co-op, Origins, Marcou Jewelers and more.
So join the team for a night of fun, food, and fundraising!