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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 School Committee Updates and School 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

Superintendent's Newsletters

Archive: November 2018

Superintendent's November 21, 2018 Newsletter

Superintendent's November 21, 2018 Newsletter

date 11/21/2018
We hope you have a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday. As you know from my email, the annual BHS vs Watertown football game is on as scheduled at Harris Field beginning at 10:15 a.m. It will be cold so please dress warmly that morning. Have a great long weekend.

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Superintendent's November 2, 2018 Newsletter

Superintendent's November 2, 2018 Newsletter

date 11/2/2018
Fall is in full swing with Halloween festivities behind us and the end of daylight saving time creeping upon us. Please remember to "fall back" and set your clocks back one hour on Sunday, November 4. Please also see the latest news and calendar below, with many activities listed for you and your family to enjoy.

School Committee Meeting in Boston:  The School Committee held its October 23 meeting at the Shelburne Community Center in Roxbury. The School Committee does this annually to support communication with our Belmont-METCO families. Also at this meeting, Belmont Against Racism (BAR) donated $16,000 to support safe transportation for Boston students who are participating in after school activities. We thank BAR for their continued generosity and support for our students.

Belmont High School Building Committee (BHSBC): The October 12 Superintendent's Newsletter shared some questions from community members and shared the answers to those questions. The Belmont Citizen Herald recently asked the BHSBC to share information on the new features the BHS grade 7-12 building will have that the current building does not have.

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