Afternoon School Bus
We will be checking afternoon school bus passes. Students who do not have a bus pass will be unable to board the bus. Please make sure you have your passes out and ready to show the driver.
Mid year Exams:
Don't forget Exams start tomorrow.
Belmont High School Students for Soldiers Club
The Belmont High School Students for Soldiers Club has created a t-shirt sale to support the Belmont Veterans Memorial Committee. Information on that memorial can be found at http://www.belmontvets.com. The link to the fundraiser is https://www.customink.com/fundraising/bhsstudentsforsoldiers and donation are welcome
On January 19, the Performing Arts Company will be hosting an Improv Show from 11-11:40 in the Little Theater. All students and staff are invited to come take a study break from exams to unwind and enjoy the free performance.
Auditions for the WTHH Coffeehouse for a Cause
Musical performers: Sign up to audition for the annual WTHH Coffeehouse for a Cause. Auditions will be held in the cafe from 7-9PM on Monday, February 5 and Tuesday, February 6 (snow date Tuesday, February 13). The Coffeehouse will be held on Thursday, March 8, at 7PM. Sign up by February 2 at https://goo.gl/forms/9iagiy66JZtyrOHH3
Garden and Food Justice Club Food Drive
The Garden and Food Justice Club will be running the annual winter food drive until the 26th. Please bring in non-perishable foods to your science classrooms. The winning teacher's classes win a dessert party
Marion Blumenthal Lazan books
The books signed by Marion Lazan are here. Please come pick up your book in the main office. For those who want to order a book to be personalized, please let Mrs.Femino now. We have a limited number of books available.
Community Service Opportunities
1 Wellington's Bingo Night is this Friday, January 19, in the BHS cafe from 5-8. Volunteers are welcome! Sign up with Ms. Melnikoff
2. NEW! Help at Wellington's After School Enrichment Programs. 8 weeks, beginning January 22, from 2:50-3:55.. One student needed to help in each class-- Tuesdays: Hair Styles with Ms. Ebdon (a 2nd grade teacher) or Yoga; Thursday: Hair Styles; Friday: Hair Styles. Email the coordinators at firstname.lastname@example.org
3. NEW! 8th grade Parent Night is on February 7, from 5:45-9. Ten volunteers are needed to help parents find their way to the different presentations. Dress code is business casual (no t-shirts; no jeans preferred; sneakers are okay).See Ms. Melnikoff.
4 February Break: February 19 to 23 at Drumlin Farm vacation program in Lincoln. You must be at least 15 years old. Volunteer for one or more days from 8:45-1:15 or from 8:15-3:15. Help young children with games, hats and coats, lunches, crafts and outdoor activities. Contact Pam Sowizral at email@example.com or 781-259-2205 for more information / sign-up.
5. First Summer Opportunity: Part Paid and part community service hours for ages 14-17. The Food Project has a program from July 2 - mid-August, 5 days a week, where a diverse group of students work on farms both in the city and in Boston, participate in workshops about the food system & social justice issues, and, on Wednesdays, do service at hunger relief organizations. The application deadline is March 7. Info is available from Ms. Melnikoff; applications are available online.
LOST & FOUND
All items in Lost & Found will be donated to charity on March 30, 2018. If you think you have lost something check the Lost & Found.
This is a reminder, in your belmontschools.net account, You will receive a link to the BHS student handbook. Please acknowledge that you have read the handbook.
Students are reminded that all vehicles parked in the school parking lot are required to have a parking permit. Parking permits are issued through the main office. In addition, students may only park in the designated student parking area marked by the white lines. Students may not park in the teacher lot marked by the yellow lines. Students parking in the teacher lot will be subject to consequences.
SENIOR OPEN CAMPUS AND PARKING PERMIT APPLICATIONS
Senior open campus and parking permit application are available for eligible students. Stop by the main office between the hours of 10 am and 1 pm for application(s).
Students and Staff should be reminded to LOCK their bikes on the bike racks. We have observed numerous bikes not locked.
There have been many reports of student cutting thru resident’s back yards and crossing the railroad tracks to get to the High School. This is considered trespassing and the Belmont Police and MBTA police will be patrolling the area and if caught trespassing laws may be enforced.
Crossing the Commuter Rail tracks is not only highly dangerous but is also considered trespassing. Trespassers are subject to substantial fines and arrest by MBTA Police and Belmont Police.
New to the school in common areas are recycling barrels for beverages. Screw all caps back on before recycling. Blue bins are for paper and Green bins are for plastic, aluminum or glass.
Students are encouraged to lock the lock on their lockers. If you are having trouble with your lock/locker please see Mrs. Ouellette in the main office.
High School online store: We have tons of School gear, items include backpacks and gym bags, to iPhone covers and hoodies.
Remember, Belmont High School receives 20% of all purchases! Help support Belmont High by visiting the online school store here: