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Belmont Annual AAPI Run 2023

Belmont Annual AAPI Run 2023

date 3/23/2023
Run with your friends or neighbors to celebrate the 2023 Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month! This family friendly annual event organized by the Belmont Chinese American Association (BCAA) is for everyone. We are thankful for your support for raising the voices and visibility of the AAPI community in Belmont. iCal

Emotional & Behavioral Regulation, Adoptions, Trauma, and Developmental Trauma

Emotional & Behavioral Regulation, Adoptions, Trauma, and Developmental Trauma

date 3/22/2023
Belmont Special Education Parent Advisory Council (SEPAC) invites you to attend the second of a three-part speaker series presented by Boston Neurodynamics. Boston NeuroDynamics’ multidisciplinary and diverse practice is composed of highly trained researchers, thoughtful care providers and an outstanding support staff. iCal

Daffodils & Outstanding Teachers!

Daffodils & Outstanding Teachers!

date 3/21/2023
The Outstanding Teacher Awards (OTA), sponsored by Belmont Savings Bank Foundation, recognizes the extraordinary contributions made by teachers in the Belmont Public Schools. The FBE has partnered with Jayne’s Flowers to spread a little sunshine throughout Belmont. Order by Wednesday, March 22 for delivery on 3/29! Order by 3/29 for delivery on 4/5, and by 4/5 for delivery on 4/12. Send a beautiful pot of daffodils anywhere in Belmont, hand-delivered by a FBE volunteer.

Superintendent Candidate Evaluation Survey

Superintendent Candidate Evaluation Survey

date 3/20/2023
The Belmont School Committee invites you to get to know the three finalist candidates. Please see the candidate packets below and the Superintendent Search webpage. The TBG Belmont Evaluation & Fit Considerations document is intended to help you evaluate each candidate prior to completing the Community Evaluation Survey below.

Order Some Sunshine & Nominate a Teacher!

Order Some Sunshine & Nominate a Teacher!

date 3/15/2023
The FBE has partnered again with Jayne’s Flowers to spread a little sunshine throughout Belmont. Deliveries weekly, from March 22 through April 12. Send a beautiful pot of daffodils anywhere in Belmont, hand-delivered by a FBE volunteer. What a great opportunity to spread some cheer and let a special person, family, school, or business know that you are thinking of them. Not only will you brighten up the recipient‘s day, you will also be supporting FBE grants, programs, and services in the process.

The Belmont School Committee is Happy to Announce the Superintendent Finalist Candidates

The Belmont School Committee is Happy to Announce the Superintendent Finalist Candidates

date 3/13/2023
The Belmont School Committee is happy to announce the superintendent finalist candidates, listed in alphabetical order: Dr. Kimo Carter, currently Assistant Superintendent of Weston Public Schools, Dr. Jill Geiser, currently Assistant Superintendent of Billerica Public Schools, Dr. Carlee Simon, former Superintendent of Schools Alachua County, FL. The Belmont School Committee would like to thank all the members of the Screening Committee...

Order some FBE Daffodils Today!

Order some FBE Daffodils Today!

date 3/7/2023
The FBE has partnered again with Jayne’s Flowers to spread a little sunshine throughout Belmont. From March 22 through April 12, you can send a beautiful pot of daffodils anywhere in Belmont, hand-delivered by a FBE volunteer. What a great opportunity to spread some cheer and let a special person, family, school, or business know that you are thinking of them. Not only will you brighten up the recipient‘s day, you will also be supporting FBE grants, programs, and services in the process.

Thank you for BEEing part of the BEE!

Thank you for BEEing part of the BEE!

date 2/8/2023
To everyone who contributed to this year’s FBE Spelling Bee, the Foundation for Belmont Education is extremely grateful. What a wonderful day of spelling fun! We are so grateful to our 675 spellers, our event sponsors, and the many student and parent volunteers, who all contributed to making the Bee such a success!

Translated Community Surveys available, Survey closes Friday!

Translated Community Surveys available, Survey closes Friday!

date 2/8/2023
The Superintendent Screening Committee invites you to fill out this survey to provide your input for the process of screening candidates for the next superintendent of Belmont Public Schools. Your input is critical to this process, and we greatly appreciate hearing your thoughts.

Belmont Public Schools Registration for School Year 2023-2024

Belmont Public Schools Registration for School Year 2023-2024

date 2/6/2023
Belmont Public Schools Online Registration for School Year 2023-2024 opened January 27, 2023. Important registration information for CURRENT BPS families and for grade K-4 families NEW to Belmont Public Schools.

Superintendent Screening Committee updates and Focus Group Opportunities

Superintendent Screening Committee updates and Focus Group Opportunities

date 1/31/2023
The Belmont Superintendent Screening Committee began its work to recruit a new Superintendent of Schools. A summary of work may be found on the Superintendent Screening page of the Belmont Public Schools website. The Screening Committee will conduct a series of virtual focus groups for students, staff, and families. Participants will be asked for input on what they consider to be the most effective characteristics for the district's next superintendent. This will be a time commitment of 75-90 minutes.

Belmont Summer Enrichment 2023

Belmont Summer Enrichment 2023

date 1/24/2023
Are you looking for fun, educational opportunities for your children this summer? If so, Belmont Summer Enrichment is a great choice for you! BSE offers a variety of different classes for incoming Pre-K through incoming grade 7, in addition to an intern program for incoming grades 8 & 9, and an early drop off option. 

Superintendent Search Update from the School Committee

Superintendent Search Update from the School Committee

date 1/20/2023
On behalf of the Belmont School Committee, I write to you with updates about the search for the next Superintendent of the Belmont Public Schools. The Belmont School Committee put out a request for quotes for a collaborative executive search firm to work with the School Committee and the community in recruiting a new Superintendent of Schools to be selected by the end of March, 2023. The Bryan Group was selected by the School Committee

Make an Impact! Share the Love! And BEE there on February 4th!

Make an Impact! Share the Love! And BEE there on February 4th!

date 11/18/2022
The FBE has just mailed out our Annual Appeal, and we do hope you will be able to support us this year. Every size donation helps us to support our students in the Belmont Public Schools with innovative and enriching educational experiences. YOUR DONATIONS MAKE AN IMPACT

Basic Rights Workshop Series Presented in Chinese, Haitian Creole and Spanish

Basic Rights Workshop Series Presented in Chinese, Haitian Creole and Spanish

date 10/20/2022
This series is an introduction into special education laws and procedures, the Individualized Education Program (IEP) document and the planning involved when a student turns 18.

Thank You Belmont for Making a Difference!

Thank You Belmont for Making a Difference!

date 10/11/2022
his year’s run attracted close to 700 registrants, 596 pre-registered and 90 day-of registrations. The event would not have been possible without the support of our day-of volunteers, our volunteer run committee, our event sponsors, our Investors in Education, our in-kind donators, and of course, our runners! Thank you!

Free Meals Announcement Letter

Free Meals Announcement Letter

date 8/31/2022
The Belmont Public School’s Food & Nutrition Department would like to update you with exciting news about universal free school meals. The Commonwealth of Massachusetts has extended free school meals for all students through the 2022-2023 school year! This means that every student is eligible to receive one free breakfast and one free lunch each day. All additional meals outside the first breakfast and lunch will be charged along with the school’s current meal rates.

Welcome Back Parents and Guardians - Fall 2022

Welcome Back Parents and Guardians - Fall 2022

date 8/31/2022
We hope you are enjoying your summer days and find relaxing time with family and friends. It is with great excitement we welcome all new and returning children to Belmont Public Schools. Although we have many warm days ahead to enjoy, the start of the school year is right around the corner, and we wanted to take this time to give you some updates and reminders for 2022-2023.

Interim Chenery Principal, 2022-2023

Interim Chenery Principal, 2022-2023

date 8/5/2022
I write to share some important leadership news for the Chenery Middle School during this upcoming school year. As you know from our previous correspondence, Ms. Koza will be moving to a new role as "Director of District Configuration Transition" for the 2022-2023 school year. In that capacity, she will focus on leading the evolution of a 9-12 BHS building to a 7-12 BMHS building by September, 2023. It is with great enthusiasm that I announce that Nicolette A. Foundas has been named her successor as the “Interim 5-8 Chenery Middle School Principal” for the 2022-2023 school year. She will assume this role effective 8/8/2022.

Introducing the new

Introducing the new "Director of District Configuration Transition"

date 7/15/2022
I write to share some important leadership news regarding the newly created "Director of District Configuration Transition" position. The purpose of this 1-year position was to dedicate a single "point person" to focus all of their time and attention on leading the evolution of a 9-12 BHS building to a 7-12 BMHS building by September, 2023. In proposing this role, we emphasized the importance of:

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