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STAR & Community Award Holiday Gifts!

STAR & Community Award Holiday Gifts!

date 12/6/2022
Need an idea for a teacher gift? Make a teacher, administrator, or ANY community member feel extra special this holiday season with a STAR or Community Award! Students, families, or any one at all can send STAR Awards to BPS faculty or staff, with a personalized note as a way of honoring their dedication to education. Certificates purchased before December 16 will be delivered in time for the holidays.

It's #GivingTuesday – Please Support the FBE!

It's #GivingTuesday – Please Support the FBE!

date 11/29/2022
It’s #GivingTuesday! Please consider making a donation to the Foundation for Belmont Education. Your support is what allows us to fund innovative programs and advanced technology at all Belmont Public Schools. Just look through some of our past grants, and see how together, we make a difference in the Belmont Public Schools.

Thank You Belmont for Making a Difference!

Thank You Belmont for Making a Difference!

date 10/11/2022
his year’s run attracted close to 700 registrants, 596 pre-registered and 90 day-of registrations. The event would not have been possible without the support of our day-of volunteers, our volunteer run committee, our event sponsors, our Investors in Education, our in-kind donators, and of course, our runners! Thank you!

THANK YOU Belmont for your support!

THANK YOU Belmont for your support!

date 5/9/2022
The Foundation for Belmont Education would like to thank EVERYONE who participated in our Spring events! What a productive and fabulous couple of months it has been – just look at our total Spring Events numbers! The FBE is extremely grateful – these events could not happen without your support.

Announcing OTA Recipients 2022

Announcing OTA Recipients 2022

date 4/14/2022
The Foundation for Belmont Education is delighted to announce the recipients of the 2022 Outstanding Teacher Awards (OTA) and the S. Warren Farrell Award for Educational Excellence, sponsored by Belmont Savings Bank Foundation. Recipients were selected among nominations submitted by students, parents, colleagues, and community members. CONGRATULATIONS TO THIS YEAR’S OTA RECIPIENTS!

FBE Announces Learning Excellence and Innovative Teaching Initiative Grant Awards Totaling $21,400

FBE Announces Learning Excellence and Innovative Teaching Initiative Grant Awards Totaling $21,400

date 4/11/2022
The Foundation for Belmont Education (FBE) is pleased to announce and summarize grants that were recently approved for the 2021-2022 academic year. Attached is a summary of seven new grants totaling $21,400. We are very grateful for the generous community support the FBE receives that enables us to provide this well-deserved support for Belmont Public Schools.

FBE Announces Learning Excellence and Innovative Teaching Initiative Grant Awards-December 2021

FBE Announces Learning Excellence and Innovative Teaching Initiative Grant Awards-December 2021

date 12/17/2021
The Foundation for Belmont Education (FBE) is pleased to announce and summarize grants that were recently approved for the 2021-2022 academic year. Below is a summary of three new grants totaling $7,282.

Please consider the FBE on Giving Tuesday

Please consider the FBE on Giving Tuesday

date 11/30/2021
Due to continued uncertainty and ever-changing guidelines on hosting large indoor events, yet again, we will not be holding our traditional Spring Gala Fundraiser in 2022. Please do support us so we may continue to support our students in the Belmont Public Schools with innovative and enriching educational experiences.

#GivingTuesday is Fast Approaching!

#GivingTuesday is Fast Approaching!

date 11/23/2021
The FBE has just mailed our 2021 Annual Appeal, and this year our annual appeal is the major fundraiser of our fiscal year! Due to continued uncertainty and every-changing guidelines on hosting large indoor events, we will not be holding our traditional Spring Gala Fundraiser in 2022. Please do support us so we may continue to support our students in the Belmont Public Schools with innovative and enriching educational experiences.

FBE is the Local Cityside Subaru Share the Love Charity for 9th YEAR!

FBE is the Local Cityside Subaru Share the Love Charity for 9th YEAR!

date 11/18/2021
For the 9th year, Cityside Subaru of Belmont has selected the Foundation for Belmont Education (FBE) to benefit from the Subaru Share the Love fundraiser. This national initiative by the car manufacturer has resulted in donations of more than $200 million to local charities across the U.S. In eight years, Cityside Subaru has donated more than $130,000 to the FBE through the Subaru Share the Love program. Thank you Cityside Subaru of Belmont!

Thank You for Making the FBE Apple Run a Super Fun Success!

Thank You for Making the FBE Apple Run a Super Fun Success!

date 10/13/2021
To everyone who contributed to this year’s FBE Apple Run, the Foundation for Belmont Education is extremely grateful. This year’s run attracted close to 800 participants, 689 pre-registered and 109 day-of registrations. The event would not have been possible without the support of our 60+ day-of volunteers, our volunteer run committee, our event sponsors, our Investors and Partners in Education, our in-kind donators, and of course, our runners! Thank you!

FBE Outstanding Teacher Awards Honorees for 2020 & 2021

FBE Outstanding Teacher Awards Honorees for 2020 & 2021

date 5/6/2021
In our world turned upside down by pandemic, the FBE and the Belmont Savings Bank Foundation honor the ENTIRE STAFF of the Belmont Public Schools as Outstanding Teachers and Staff for 2020 and 2021.  On May 4 and 5, to celebrate the Outstanding Staff, each school was presented with a large poster of this image composed of words of gratitude solicited from the entire community. The request for words of appreciation yielded over 600 words from nearly 200 responses!

Foundation for Belmont Education Announces Grants to Schools - April 2021

Foundation for Belmont Education Announces Grants to Schools - April 2021

date 4/28/2021
The Foundation for Belmont Education (FBE) is pleased to announce and summarize grants that were recently approved for the 2020-2021 academic year. Attached is a summary of five new grants - two Learning Excellence Grants ($10,747) and three Professional Development Grants ($11,470) totaling $22,217.

Happy National Volunteer Week from the FBE!

Happy National Volunteer Week from the FBE!

date 4/21/2021
April 18-24 is National Volunteer Week, and a timely opportunity to write about one of the biggest volunteer based organizations in town, the Foundation for Belmont Education. Aside from one part-time paid administrator, all the amazing work achieved by the FBE is done entirely by volunteers!

LAST CHANCE TO SPREAD SOME SUNSHINE!

LAST CHANCE TO SPREAD SOME SUNSHINE!

date 4/21/2021
LAST CHANCE! Place your order by 4/21/21. ORDER HERE to send a little sunshine to someone in town!

FBE Rapid Response Grant Awards and New Grant Applications

FBE Rapid Response Grant Awards and New Grant Applications

date 2/10/2021
The Foundation for Belmont Education (FBE) is pleased to announce two new Rapid Response Grants awarded to Belmont Public Schools on February 5, 2021 totaling $2,608.  To date, the FBE has awarded seven Rapid Response Grants totaling $12,217, and we continue to encourage and accept applications for projects that address needs that arise from Covid-19 pandemic impacts in our schools. 

FBE Happy News!

FBE Happy News!

date 12/15/2020
Make someone’s day and thank that someone special for their service to our community during COVID-19 with a “You’re A Star’ Community Award. Honor exemplary educators or staff who have made a difference in your child’s education by sending them a STAR Award! Everyone LOVES getting these Awards - go ahead and make someone feel appreciated this holiday season. iCal

FBE Virtual Spelling Bee & Trivia POSTPONED

FBE Virtual Spelling Bee & Trivia POSTPONED

date 10/16/2020
We are sorry to say we have made the difficult decision to postpone this fun fundraiser, originally scheduled for Saturday, November 7, 2020. We concluded this is just too busy a time for too many in our community, and we would love to save this really fun event for a more manageable time in the near future. We apologize for any inconvenience. Any registrations already made for the original date will be honored for the rescheduled event, or refunded at your request. Please email the Bee Keeper at beekeeper@fbe-belmont.org for a refund. Please keep a look out for our rescheduled date announcement!

FBE Virtual Spelling Bee & Trivia - Calling All Bee Teams

FBE Virtual Spelling Bee & Trivia - Calling All Bee Teams

date 10/13/2020
CALLING ALL BEE TEAMS! KIDS, TEENS & ADULTS. Register today our first FBE Virtual Spelling Bee & Trivia For ALL AGES! Game Night is SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 7, at Your House. FAMILY BEE: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm / TEEN & ADULT BEE: 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm iCal

FBE Virtual Spelling Bee & Trivia 2020 - Registration is Open!

FBE Virtual Spelling Bee & Trivia 2020 - Registration is Open!

date 10/6/2020
This year’s Spelling Bee is a spelling and trivia competition, and this year marks the 20th annual FBE Bee, but the first Virtual Bee for ALL AGES! The 2020 Virtual Bee will be divided into two segments: a Family Bee and a Teen & Adult Bee. Teams in both categories will be eligible for an assortment of prizes. While there will still be spelling, both Bees will now include trivia questions too! We will be using a combination of Kahoot!, which is an interactive game tool (either mobile app or website), and Zoom to enable teams to participate from wherever they are located. iCal

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