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Archive: December 2020



Belmont Food Service: Update #4

Belmont Food Service: Update #4

date 12/16/2020
Meal pick up will still be open at BHS during our hybrid models from 7:30AM to 9:30AM every school day. It is the SAFEST and most efficient way to get meals to our student body. Please note we will continue through the upcoming models until guidance is released to safely feed students in an unrestricted setting in our cafeterias.

New DESE Requirements

New DESE Requirements

date 12/15/2020
Last week the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) asked districts across the State to review their remote and hybrid education models to meet two new proposed regulations.

Superintendent's Message Regarding Inclement Weather and Upcoming Snowstorm

Superintendent's Message Regarding Inclement Weather and Upcoming Snowstorm

date 12/15/2020
Each year we send you our snow communication delivery process. Decisions on cancelling school or delays are reviewed and assessed in collaboration with the Department of Public Works and our other Town leaders, keeping in mind community safety and the ability to clear roadways and school areas. This year will be no different.

FBE Happy News!

FBE Happy News!

date 12/15/2020
Make someone’s day and thank that someone special for their service to our community during COVID-19 with a “You’re A Star’ Community Award. Honor exemplary educators or staff who have made a difference in your child’s education by sending them a STAR Award! Everyone LOVES getting these Awards - go ahead and make someone feel appreciated this holiday season. iCal

Important Information on Procedures, Hybrid and Remote Learning, and Snow Days

Important Information on Procedures, Hybrid and Remote Learning, and Snow Days

date 12/14/2020
Important Information on Procedures, Hybrid and Remote Learning, and Snow Days - Superintendent's Bulletin #21. Dear Families, I hope you and your family are well during this complicated time leading up to our winter recess. Now that all of our schools are open in their hybrid models we wanted to share with you some operational expectations. The goal of this communication is to clarify some of the questions that have been posed to the district over the past week or so.

Recommendations for Winter Celebrations

Recommendations for Winter Celebrations

date 12/11/2020
We understand that this year's holiday season will be very different for our students and families, with beloved family traditions needing to change in order to stay safe. With everyone abiding by the Center for Disease Control (CDC)  health protocols this season, the outlook for getting back into school in January and keeping our community healthy and uncompromised is more promising. 

A Story Walk

A Story Walk

date 12/7/2020
THE BELMONT YOUTH COMMISSION AND BELMONT PUBLIC LIBRARY PRESENT: A Story Walk! December 9-23, 2020, Daily, 9 AM TO Dusk, Memorial Garden - Next to Library Take a walk from page to page with your family. A fun way to read a great story while getting fresh air and exercise! The total loop will be on flat land and about 0.5 miles total. iCal

Week of December 7 Important News - School Opening Fall 2020 Superintendent's Bulletin #20

Week of December 7 Important News - School Opening Fall 2020 Superintendent's Bulletin #20

date 12/4/2020
Week of December 7 Important News - School Opening Fall 2020 Superintendent's Bulletin #19. Dear Parents, Guardians, and Staff: This communication is to inform you we are returning to our hybrid in-person learning schedules for grades K-8 on Monday, December 7. In addition, we are happy to report BHS grades 9-12 will start in-person hybrid on Thursday, December 10. Each building principal will send out a communication today with more details. We appreciate the patience of our students, parents, faculty, and staff in pivoting to remote learning after the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. We feel these proactive measures help keep the school community safe and gives us a chance to assess and “reset” the buildings for a healthy return to hybrid in-person learning.