Junior Class Fundraiser
The Junior Class is sponsoring a fundraiser with Nature’s Vision. Students will be able to use 10% of their sales to lower their Prom ticket price in April. Go to naturesvisionfundraising.com and click on the Shop Now icon. Enter the Organization Code 33292 and the Junior student’s full name you want to give credit to. Thank you for your support and participation!
AP Exams Registration
If you have not registered for AP Exams you may still do so in the Guidance Office. All exams are now subject to a 10.00 late fee. See Mrs. Sceppa in the Guidance office for the registration form.
Pajamarama Door Prize Winners
If you did not pick up your Pajamarama door prize, please see Ms. Melnikoff today. You would have received an email yesterday afternoon, and the list is also posted in the Main Office window.
Bertucci's Fundraiser for Cradles to Crayons
The Belmontian Club is sponsoring another event for Cradles to Crayons. Eat at Bertucci's (Alewife) on Tuesday, Feb. 27 between 11:30AM and 10PM, show the coupon on your phone or a hard copy, and between 15% and 25% will go to Cradles to Crayons. This includes dine in, take out, or delivery. An email, with the coupon, has been sent out to all students' emails.
Community Service Opportunities
1. Freshmen, Sophomores, and Juniors: If you are interested in Human Rights in Belmont, consider applying to be on the Town's Human Rights Commission. It meets monthly on Thursday evenings at 7PM from September - June. The terms range from 1-3 years. If you are interested, submit the application form online: http://www.town.belmont.ma.us A flyer with further information is available from Ms. Melnikoff.
2. February Break: Volunteer at the Belmont Town Clerk's office in Town Hall. Open, sort, and file the census forms that have just been returned. You must be able to alphabetize well and understand that accuracy, confidentiality, and responsibility are essential. The office is open next week from Tuesday, February 20-Friday February 23, from 8-4. You do not need to sign up; just show up. You may come with a friend, listen to music on your iPod, and chat quietly.
3. Summer Internship: Juniors and Seniors are eligible to apply for a part-time unpaid summer internship with our State Senator, Will Brownsberger. The application is due by Friday, March 16. The required commitment is 8-10 hours per week for at least 5 weeks, with possible added research work outside of scheduled hours. More information was sent in an email Monday afternoon to all seniors and juniors.
4.Reminder: The Food Project program, a part-paid, part-community service summer opportunity, has an application deadline of March 7. You must be between 14 and 17 years old, and able to participate 5 days a week from July 2 - mid-August. If accepted, you would work with a diverse group of students on urban and suburban farms, participate in workshops about the food system & social justice issues, and, on Wednesdays, do service at hunger relief organizations. 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: