Sports: Holiday Near Sweep Dampened By Season Ending Loss of Girls’ Hockey Captain

Photo: Emma O’Donovan with Belmont High Head Coach Ken Murphy Belmont High sports teams came out of the Martin Luther King Day holiday on the right foot as all four teams took away points in their reverse fixtures against Winchester on Monday, Jan. 18. But a dark cloud ascended over the day’s good results as […]

Belmont Schools Name Ruane Interim Athletic Director

Photo: Matt Ruane Matthew Ruane, a Belmont High School counselor and assistant baseball coach, was named Belmont Schools interim athletic director for the next four months on Friday, Dec. 4. Ruane will fill in until the first week in March for long-time AD and Director of Physical Education Jim Davis who is expected to return […]

Hybrid Learning Returns To Belmont Grades K-8 On Monday; HS Enters Hybrid Thursday, Dec. 10

Photo: A hybrid schedule at Belmont schools It’s hybrid week at the Belmont Public Schools as the entire student population will be either returning to or begin for the first time hybrid in-person learning schedules. In an email to the community from John Phelan, superintendent for Belmont schools, grades K-8 will resume their hybrid schedule […]

High School Hybrid 2.0: New Plan Takes Out Lunch, Puts In The Minutes

Photo: The selection of a new Belmont High School hybrid plan came down to what to do with lunch. After being presented a pair of proposals to remedy issues facing the original hybrid blueprint, the Belmont School Committee voted on Tuesday, Nov. 17 to recommend a jury-rigged plan in which students will attend class in […]

Four Marauders Sign NLI To Play NCAA DI, DII Sports

Photo: Four Belmont High School student/athletes signed National Letters of Intent (NLI) to compete at the NCAA Division I or Division II level: Marina Cataldo Boston University Women’s Diving Jordan Coppolo Rollins College Lacrosse Ashley Green Bentley University Lacrosse Kendall Whalen UMass Lowell Lacrosse

As Belmont Moves Back To Green, Schools Reports 5 Positive Cases In November

Photo: Back to green for Belmont in coronavirus cases After a week in yellow, Belmont has returned to the state designated safer green level of COVID-19 infection, according to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health in its weekly coronavirus update on Friday, Nov. 6. The total number of positive cases in Belmont increased by 24 […]

Opinion: Open Belmont High School With Livestreaming, A Solution That Can Be Implemented In Days [Video]

Photo: The Youtube video of the parents explaining its proposal Belmont High School students can and need to return to in-person learning.  The hybrid model originally proposed and adopted by the School Committee resulted in an unacceptable loss of instruction time.  There is a simple, inexpensive solution that can bring our children back to school […]

Dress-up This Halloween And Help BHS UNICEF Club Save Lives

Photo: Dress-up the Halloween With Belmont High’s UNICEF Club Bummed about not being able to Trick-or-Treat this Halloween? Are you a parent whose kids are frustrated that they can’t show off their costumes? Well, Belmont High School’s UNICEF Club have some exciting news: While Halloween this year may look different, it’s far from canceled as […]

‘Stop!’ Parents Group Push School Committee To Halt High School Hybrid Model

Photo: A group of parents of Belmont High School students is trying to slam the brakes on the transition from remote to hybrid learning just two days before it is to occur. The hastedly assembled group will present the results of a survey they created to the Belmont School Committee at its Tuesday, Oct. 20 […]

‘Backed Into A Corner’: Reluctant School Committee OKs High School Hybrid Plan

Photo: Belmont High School Saying they felt “backed into a corner,” the Belmont School Committee voted “reluctantly” for students at Belmont High School to enter into the approved hybrid learning phase. The proposal which passed 5-1 with Evelyn Gomez voting no, will become operational on Thursday, Oct. 22. “I just don’t think for high school […]