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Warrant Committee Public Forum January 25

Warrant Committee Public Forum January 25

date 1/19/2021
The Warrant Committee invites you to a briefing, "A Fork in the Road: Making Decisions on Belmont's Financial Future", on Monday, January 25th at 7:30pm. Tune in to Belmont Media or join the forum via Zoom. This third forum in the Warrant Committee series will focus on the Financial Task Force II model and the FTF recommendation to the Select Board to address the projected budget deficits with a combination of (1) the use of reserves and (2) a 3-year operating override that would be on the ballot for the April 6, 2021 Town election. iCal

Registration is Open! FBE Virtual Spelling Bee & Trivia

Registration is Open! FBE Virtual Spelling Bee & Trivia

date 1/19/2021
REGISTRATION IS OPEN! January 19-29. It’s time to register for our Virtual Spelling Bee & Trivia, taking place from the comfort of your own home on Saturday, February 6! Family Bee (swarms from 3pm-5pm), Teen & Adult Bee (swarms from 7pm-9pm). Registration will remain open until January 29. Register today!

Superintendent's Letter - Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 - Friday, January 15, 2021

Superintendent's Letter - Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 - Friday, January 15, 2021

date 1/15/2021
I write to inform you about new cases of confirmed COVID-19 in our school community.  We received confirmation from the Belmont Department of Health today, 1/15/2021, regarding these cases. This is what we know for certain at this time: The Department of Health received confirmation of a laboratory testing report indicating that six school community members (i.e., student or staff) -- at the Mary Lee Burbank Elementary School (1), W.L. Chenery Middle School (3) and Belmont High School (2) -- have been diagnosed with positive cases of COVID-19.

Superintendent's Letter - Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 - Thursday, January 14, 2021

Superintendent's Letter - Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 - Thursday, January 14, 2021

date 1/14/2021
I write to inform you about new cases of confirmed COVID-19 in our school community.  We received confirmation from the Belmont Department of Health today, 1/14/2021, regarding these cases. This is what we know for certain at this time: The Department of Health received confirmation of a laboratory testing report indicating that four school community members (i.e., student or staff) -- at the Winn Brook Elementary School (2), W.L. Chenery Middle School (1) and Belmont High School (1) -- have been diagnosed with positive cases of COVID-19.

Update on COVID Testing - School Opening 2020-2021

Update on COVID Testing - School Opening 2020-2021

date 1/12/2021
As you know, last Friday Governor Baker announced pool testing will be available for all schools and districts in the state by February. Director of BPS Nursing Beth Rumley and I attended the state-provided webinar today regarding this initiative.

Belmont SEPAC January Newsletter

Belmont SEPAC January Newsletter

date 1/12/2021
We invite you to attend the next Parent information session on: Basic Rights, Evaluation and Eligibility. Presented by: The Federation for Children with Special Needs. Thursday, January 28th 2021    6:00-9:00pm       VIA ZOOM. This session, Basic Rights, Evaluation and Eligibility; provides an introduction to and helps explain complex special education laws and procedures. Session topics include: iCal

Belmont Public Schools Online Registration for School Year 2021-2022 opens January 29, 2021

Belmont Public Schools Online Registration for School Year 2021-2022 opens January 29, 2021

date 1/12/2021
We are pleased to announce BPS offers free tuition for kindergarten. Important registration information for current BPS families: You do not need to register a grade 1-12 existing Belmont Public Schools student again. You do need to register your incoming kindergartner even if you are a current Belmont Public Schools family. To ensure placement of your incoming kindergartner at the same elementary school as your grade 1-4 child, please submit all required documents to complete registration for your incoming kindergartner by April 9.

Superintendent's Letter - Additional Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 - Monday, January 11, 2021

Superintendent's Letter - Additional Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 - Monday, January 11, 2021

date 1/11/2021
Dear Members of the Belmont Public Schools Community, I write to inform you about new cases of confirmed COVID-19 in our school community.  We received confirmation from the Belmont Department of Health today, 1/11/2021, regarding these cases. This is what we know for certain at this time: The Department of Health received confirmation of a laboratory testing report indicating that three school community members (i.e., student or staff) -- at the Winn Brook Elementary School (1), W.L. Chenery Middle School (1) and Belmont High School (1) -- have been diagnosed with positive cases of COVID-19.

Superintendent's Letter - Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 - Monday, January 11, 2021

Superintendent's Letter - Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 - Monday, January 11, 2021

date 1/11/2021
I write to inform you about new cases of confirmed COVID-19 in our school community.  We received confirmation from the Belmont Department of Health late last week, 1/8/2021, regarding these cases. This is what we know for certain at this time: The Department of Health received confirmation of a laboratory testing report indicating that four school community members (i.e., student or staff) -- at the Mary Lee Burbank Elementary School (2), W.L. Chenery Middle School (1) and Belmont High School (1) -- have been diagnosed with positive cases of COVID-19.

Superintendent's Letter - Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 - Thursday, January 7, 2021

Superintendent's Letter - Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 - Thursday, January 7, 2021

date 1/7/2021
I write to inform you about new cases of confirmed COVID-19 in our school community.  We received confirmation from the Belmont Department of Health today, 1/7/2020, regarding these cases. This is what we know for certain at this time: The Department of Health received confirmation of a laboratory testing report indicating that four school community members (i.e., student or staff) -- at Chenery Middle School (1) and at Belmont High School (3) -- have been diagnosed with positive cases of COVID-19.

A Message from the Superintendent Regarding Events at the U.S. Capitol

A Message from the Superintendent Regarding Events at the U.S. Capitol

date 1/7/2021
It is unfortunate my first communication to you in this new year follows the unexpected and unprecedented events that occurred yesterday at the U.S. Capitol. As a Superintendent, I am concerned how events such as these impact our children’s well-being. With this concern in mind, we emailed our staff last night and provided resources to support conversations they may have today with students, recognizing that hearing about and seeing images of these types of violent events can cause stress and anxiety.

Superintendent's Letter - Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 - Wednesday, January 6, 2021

Superintendent's Letter - Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 - Wednesday, January 6, 2021

date 1/6/2021
I write to inform you about multiple new cases of confirmed COVID-19 in our school community that occurred over December Vacation. We received confirmation from the Belmont Department of Health yesterday, 1/5/2021, regarding these cases. This is what we know for certain at this time: The Department of Health received confirmation of a laboratory testing report indicating that 21 school community members (i.e., student or staff) -- at the Mary Lee Burbank Elementary School (1), Daniel Butler Elementary School (1), Roger Wellington Elementary School (2), Chenery Middle School (10), and Belmont High School (7),  respectively -- have been diagnosed with a positive case of COVID-19.

Superintendent's Letter - Additional Confirmed Case of COVID-19 - Wednesday January 6, 2021

Superintendent's Letter - Additional Confirmed Case of COVID-19 - Wednesday January 6, 2021

date 1/6/2021
I write to inform you about one new case of confirmed COVID-19 in our school community.  We received confirmation from the Belmont Department of Health today, 1/6/2020, regarding this case. This is what we know for certain at this time: The Department of Health received confirmation of a laboratory testing report indicating that one school community member (i.e., student or staff) at Belmont High School has been diagnosed with positive cases of COVID-19.

Superintendent's Letter - Confirmed Case of COVID-19 - Wednesday 23, 2020

Superintendent's Letter - Confirmed Case of COVID-19 - Wednesday 23, 2020

date 12/23/2020
Dear Members of the Belmont Public Schools Community, I write to inform you about a new case of confirmed COVID-19 in our school community.  We received confirmation from the Belmont Department of Health today, 12/23/2020, regarding this case. This is what we know for certain at this time: The Department of Health received confirmation of a laboratory testing report indicating that a school community member (i.e., student or staff) at Belmont High School has been diagnosed with a positive case of COVID-19.

Superintendent's Letter - Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 - Tuesday, December 22, 2020

Superintendent's Letter - Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 - Tuesday, December 22, 2020

date 12/22/2020
Dear Members of the Belmont Public Schools Community, I write to inform you about two new cases of confirmed COVID-19 in our school community.  We received confirmation from the Belmont Department of Health today, 12/22/2020, regarding these cases. This is what we know for certain at this time: The Department of Health received confirmation of a laboratory testing report indicating that two school community members (i.e., student or staff) at W.L. Chenery Middle School have been diagnosed with a positive case of COVID-19.

Superintendent's Letter - Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 - Monday, December 21, 2020

Superintendent's Letter - Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 - Monday, December 21, 2020

date 12/21/2020
I write to inform you about five new cases of confirmed COVID-19 in our school community.  We received confirmation from the Belmont Department of Health today, 12/21/2020, regarding these cases. This is what we know for certain at this time: The Department of Health received confirmation of a laboratory testing report indicating that five school community members (i.e., student or staff) at Belmont High School, W.L. Chenery Middle School, and Wellington Elementary School have been diagnosed with a positive case of COVID-19.

Superintendent's Letter - Confirmed Case of COVID-19 - Friday, December 18, 2020

Superintendent's Letter - Confirmed Case of COVID-19 - Friday, December 18, 2020

date 12/18/2020
I write to inform you about a new case of confirmed COVID-19 in our school community.  We received confirmation from the Belmont Department of Health today, 12/18/2020, regarding this case. This is what we know for certain at this time: The Department of Health received confirmation of a laboratory testing report indicating that a school community member (i.e., student or staff) at the W.L. Chenery Middle School has been diagnosed with a positive case of COVID-19.

Superintendent's Letter - Confirmed Case of COVID-19 - Thursday, December 17, 2020

Superintendent's Letter - Confirmed Case of COVID-19 - Thursday, December 17, 2020

date 12/17/2020
I write to inform you about a new case of confirmed COVID-19 in our school community.  We received confirmation from the Belmont Department of Health yesterday, 12/16/2020, regarding this case. This is what we know for certain at this time: The Department of Health received confirmation of a laboratory testing report indicating that a school community member (i.e., student or staff) at the Mary Lee Burbank Elementary School has been diagnosed with a positive case of COVID-19.

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.

Superintendent's Letter - Confirmed Case of COVID-19 - Wednesday, December 16, 2020

Superintendent's Letter - Confirmed Case of COVID-19 - Wednesday, December 16, 2020

date 12/16/2020
I write to inform you about a new case of confirmed COVID-19 in our school community.  We received confirmation from the Belmont Department of Health yesterday, 12/15/2020, regarding this case. This is what we know for certain at this time: The Department of Health received confirmation of a laboratory testing report indicating that a school community member (i.e., student or staff) at Chenery Middle School has been diagnosed with a positive case of COVID-19.

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