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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 Teaching and Learning, School Committee Updates, and Good 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

Superintendent's November 3, 2017 Newsletter

Superintendent's November 3, 2017 Newsletter

date 11/3/2017
There are many events to attend this month, from performances, athletic games, lectures, to the FBE Spelling Bee. Please take a look at the calendar as well as all the news happening in the district. Please also remember we turn the clocks back one hour this Sunday, November 5, when Daylight Savings Time ends.

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Superintendent's October 12, 2017 Newsletter

Superintendent's October 12, 2017 Newsletter

date 10/12/2017
Summer still seems to be struggling to give up its reign to fall, but we are starting to see cooler days and nights for October. Either way the temperature goes, it is great weather to be in the stands cheering on the Belmont school sports teams or attending Broadway Night at the high school this weekend. October is also National Principals Month, and a wonderful opportunity to thank our principals for their hard work and dedication.

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Superintendent's September 15, 2017 Newsletter

Superintendent's September 15, 2017 Newsletter

date 9/15/2017

The first week of school is completed, and our six schools have all reported a great start to the school year. Traffic is always tricky the first few weeks of September, with people going back to work coupled with the start of school. Despite that, school arrivals have been getting smoother with

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Superintendent's Welcome Back Fall 2017

Superintendent's Welcome Back Fall 2017

date 9/1/2017
Welcome to Belmont Public Schools for all of our new families, and welcome back to all of our returning families. I hope you all had quality time with your friends and families, and are enjoying the summer weather. I want to thank our administrators, administrative assistants, teachers, the custodial and facilities staff, and the Belmont Department of Public Works for their hard work to ensure a smooth start in September as we prepare for the opening of school.

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Superintendent's June 2017 Newsletter

Superintendent's June 2017 Newsletter

date 6/16/2017

Congratulations to the Belmont High School Seniors who had their graduation day on June 4. I wish you well on your next steps into the world. Also congratulations to our fourth grade class who move up to Chenery, and our eighth grade class who move up to the high school. This is an exciting time for so many of our students and their families.

Please remember the last day of school, June 21, is an early release for all grades. I hope you all have a wonderful summer, and we will see you on the first day of school, September 6 for grades 1-12, and September 7 and 8 for kindergarten (half of kindergarten students each day for a half day--notices will be sent home by each school).

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