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John P. Phelan, Superintendent of Schools

In every entry you will find news from the schools as well as entries that will be staples in each edition, such as Teaching and Learning, School Committee Updates, and Good News.  We hope to highlight our staff, students, and this amazing community we are all part of.  There is a tremendous amount of activity in every school in Belmont, and we are proud to share it through this newsletter and the BPS website.

John P. Phelan,
Superintendent of Schools 
email: jphelanblog@belmont.k12.ma.us

Superintendent's Newsletters

Superintendent's September 18, 2020 Newsletter

Superintendent's September 18, 2020 Newsletter

date 9/18/2020

Welcome back to students and families to the beginning of school year 2020-2021. The first few days of school are behind us, and we thank you for your patience as we work out the challenges that come with using this new technology in our classrooms. This is the first Superintendent’s newsletter of the year, which is published monthly to give you news from the district. During this year, we will also continue to issue Superintendent’s Bulletins as necessary to give you important information that may need to be delivered in a timely manner pertaining to COVID or operational news.



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Superintendent's Summer Update - July 9, 2020

date 7/9/2020

Summer is here, and we hope you are enjoying this time and weather. Normally, we pause this newsletter during the summer but we wanted to continue to communicate with our Belmont families during this unique and important time, knowing you want to know about school in the fall and what it will look like. Therefore, we will be updating the community throughout the summer via emails and the newsletter as well as posting information on the front page of the BPS website.



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Superintendent's June 16, 2020 Newsletter

Superintendent's June 16, 2020 Newsletter

date 6/11/2020

The end of the school year is upon us, and at this time we want to congratulate our high school seniors who graduated on June 7. We wish our graduates well in their future endeavors. We also want to congratulate and recognize our eighth grade class who move up to the high school, and our fourth grade class who will move up to Chenery. The last day of school is June 17.



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Superintendent's June 4, 2020 Newsletter

Superintendent's June 4, 2020 Newsletter

date 6/4/2020

This weekend we celebrate our Belmont High School 2020 seniors beginning on Saturday with a rolling rally and ending on Sunday with a virtual graduation. Please read more about that and other news items below.

The Town honored and celebrated this special graduating class of 2020 through a proclamation at a joint meeting of the Select Board and School Committee on June 1, recognizing June 6 as Belmont High School Class of 2020 Day. We also want to congratulate our seniors for all their hard work during this challenging time.



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Superintendent's May 28, 2020 Newsletter

Superintendent's May 28, 2020 Newsletter

date 5/28/2020

I hope everyone had a wonderful Memorial Day weekend. It finally feels like our New England "spring/summer" is here. Usually at this time we invite local veterans to several schools to honor them for their service through song and poems. We are sad we could not provide that this year; however, Winn Brook School decided to continue the tradition. Please see more on that below and other news from the district.



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