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Dr. Jill Geiser, 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.

Dr. Jill Geiser,
Superintendent of Schools

Superintendent's Blog

Last week, the Belmont community graciously endorsed the fiscal override, ushering in essential funds for the Town. This decision was not made lightly: The override brings much-needed revenue to sustain Belmont’s services, at the same time it imposes a financial impact on residents. In light of this, I wish to express my deepest gratitude to the community for providing the opportunity to invest in our schools in order for us to continue delivering exceptional education for our children.
During my update at a recent School Committee meeting, I spoke about the work students in the Global Leadership class are doing at BHS. In this class, students study issues such as health care, fair trade, and social entrepreneurship to gain an understanding of what it means to be a global citizen. There is a wide array of classes, like this one, that provide students opportunities to learn disciplines in new and unique ways. For example, Social Justice by the Numbers is an interdisciplinary cou...
Hello Belmont Community! I recently had the opportunity to attend two important events in our community. The first was the Martin Luther King, Jr. breakfast on January 15, hosted by Belmont Against Racism (BAR) and Belmont Human Rights Commission in support of the METCO Program and Support Fund. I was also honored to attend the Chinese Cultural Festival hosted by the Belmont Chinese American Association on February 11. I continue to be in awe of the rich diversity of our community - it is t...
As we approach the end of another year, I would like to take a moment to express my appreciation for your support and dedication to the growth and development of our students. This holiday season is an opportunity to reflect on our challenges, celebrate our successes, and to look forward to the possibilities that lie ahead.
This weekend brings Veterans Day, when we honor the men and women who have served in the United States Armed Forces with their dedication and courage. I had the honor this past week of commemorating this day with the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the Belmont Chapter at Butler, Burbank, and BMS, including a luncheon where we came together in appreciation of our veterans. I would like to express my gratitude to the VFW for the opportunity to share in that event and to our veterans for their service ...
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