Chenery Educator Zmijewski Lin Named Teacher Of The Year By National History Day

Photo: Suzanne Zmijewski Lim, Patricia Behring Teacher of the Year Award winner in the Junior Division (6th to 8th grades) by the National History Day Contest When Suzanne Zmijewski Lim, an eighth-grade history educator at the Chenery Middle School, heard she was named the Patricia Behring Teacher of the Year Award winner in the Junior […]

Incident Targeting Chenery Asian Student Being Addressed With ‘Seriousness It Deserves’ – Chenery Principal

Photo: Chenery Middle School, Belmont The principal of the Chenery Middle School said her school community is taking an “upsetting incident” against an Asian student will be addressed “with the seriousness it deserves.” In an email to parents dated Wednesday, May 5, Chenery Principal Karla Koza said earlier in the week, as the Upper School […]

Belmont Readies For Schools Reopening As District Defends Restart Process; A Question of Whose Mandate

Photo: The elementary schools will be open for business on April 5 … if not sooner. Days after the state’s education set dates for reopening of elementary schools, the Belmont School District revealed on Tuesday, March 9 its plan that will allow the district’s youngest students to return to full-time in-school classes on Monday, April […]

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 […]

Third COVID Case In Belmont Schools As A Chenery Staff/Student Tests Positive

Photo: Chenery Middle School A Chenery Middle School community member – either a student or staff – has tested positive with the coronavirus, according an email from Belmont School District Superintendent John Phelan. The Belmont Health Department sent the district confirmation on Wednesday, Oct. 14 at 11:45 a.m. This is the third person who either […]

Breaking: First Coronavirus Case In Belmont Confirmed, Attended Biogen Conference

Photo: The Belmont resident with the coronavirus attended a Biogen conference at the Boston Marriott Long Wharf (Google maps) Belmont’s first positive Coronavirus case in a resident has been confirmed by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, according to a press release dated Wednesday, March 11 from Wesley Chin, director of the Belmont Health Department. […]

Chenery Greets New Interim Principal As Kate Conway Accepts Position

Photo: Chenery Middle School. Long-time educator and administrator Kate Conway has been named the interim principal of Chenery Middle School, according to the Belmont School District. Conway will start on March 19 and remain in the role until the end of the school year. Current Chenery Principal Mike McAllister and Conway “will work together on March […]

Principal McAllister Leaving Chenery For Central Office [Video]

Photo: Mike McAllister. Micheal McAllister, the popular principal of the Chenery Middle School, will be heading to the Belmont School District’s Central Office to become the director of the newly named Office of Human Capital. Entering his 20th year in the Belmont Schools, McAllister has been the Chenery principal for the past four years after […]

Chenery To Address Racist, Homophobic Graffiti At School-Wide Response Wednesday

Photo: Chenery Middle School. Every class at Chenery Middle School will spend a portion of the Wednesday, Nov. 21 school day to address the discovery of racist and homophobic graffiti in one of the building’s bathrooms. In correspondence to parents sent on Tuesday, Nov. 20, Chenery Principal Michael McAllister said the profane and offensive markings […]