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Dear Belmont Families,

This weekend is a homework free weekend! I hope that everyone is able to rest, relax, and recharge. Please take a moment to reflect on the sacrifices of all of our Veterans who have served to protect our freedom and democracy. 

As you may know from yesterday’s news bulletin, our food services director Dustin O’Brien made the local breaking news yesterday for rescuing two dogs on the Tobin Bridge. You can read the article here. As a dedicated dog owner myself, I appreciated his efforts to safeguard these animals!

This weekend is a busy time for the Mauraders! To find out when the all of our teams play check out the schedule here. In particular we have many teams competing in MIAA tournaments! 

Best,

Isaac Taylor

Principal

 

Upcoming Events

Event

Location

Time

BHS Fall Play

BHS Auditorium

11/7-11/9 @ 7:00 pm

Homework Free Weekend

BHS

11/8-11/11

ACT Practice Test for Juniors

BHS

11/9 @ 9:00 am

MCAS - Math

BHS

11/13-11/14

Fall Athletic Awards

BHS

11/19 @ 6:00 pm

PTSO Meeting

BHS Library

11/19 @ 7:30 pm

Vaping Awareness Presentation

BHS Auditorium

11/21 @ 6:00 pm

PTSO Speaker Series

BHS Library

12/3 @ 7:00 pm

National Honor Society Induction Ceremony

BHS Auditorium

12/4 @ 7:00 pm

Junior Future Planning Night

BHS

12/5 @ 6:30 pm

PTSO Meeting

BHS Library

12/11 @ 7:30 pm

PAC Coffeehouse

BHS Cafeteria

12/13 @ 7:00 pm

Winter Break

District-wide

12/23-1/1

You can view the full Belmont High calendar here

NOTICES

Scary story contest! Submit your scary short story to the Belmont Highpoint Magazine scary short story contest! Winners and two runners-up will have their stories published in the first print issue coming in November/December. Please keep your stories to no more than three pages double-spaced and limit excessive blood, gore, and strong language. The deadline is midnight on Monday, November 11th. Send submissions by email to ourbelmonthighpoint@gmail.com Happy writing!  Best, The Highpoint Editors (Elisabeth Pitts '20, Hallie Liu '20, and Claire Svetky '22) 

The Belmont Wellness Coalition is seeking student input as it works to reduce substance use and increase awareness around mental health issues.  Your voice, your experiences, and your ideas will help guide the action plan and will make a meaningful impact. Please consider joining the Coalition! (Community Service Hours will be awarded and snacks are served!). Please contact Lisa Gibalerio Lisa_Gibalerio@WaysideYouth.org for more information.

Belmont High School Ski Teams's Annual Ski and Snowboard Sale: Saturday, November 16th 11 am-2 pm at the Belmont High School cafeteria. You will find great deals on new and used skis, snowboards and winter sports equipment. New equipment will be sold by Rogers Ski and Sport. For consignment sales, you may drop-off used items in good condition between 8-10 am and we will sell them for you. Sellers will receive 50% of the price of their sold items, with the other half going to the BHS Ski Team. Come to gear up and get ready for the upcoming winter season. For more information, visit https://sites.google.com/a/belmontskiteam.com/skiteam/

AP Exams- If you missed registering for the AP exams this week we will accept checks on Tuesday, November 12 ONLY.  Make checks payable to Belmont High School for $98 per test. Please click here to view the guidance page with more information, including the procedures for registering. If you child is hoping to register for an AP exam and is not enrolled in a class (for example, Physics 1) they can speak to Ms. King in guidance if they have any questions.

ACT Practice Test: Unfortunately the SAT/ACT combo test has been cancelled.  To replace it we are having a full length ACT practice test without essay. It will be offered on November 9 at 9:00 am in the BHS school cafeteria.  Please bring $20 CASH that morning.

Looking for Tutoring? BASEC @ BHS now offers after school tutoring programs for 9th and 10th graders. There are a limited number of enrollment slots available for the upcoming session, starting Quarter 2. Please click here to submit your inquiry about subjects offered, scheduling, and more in-depth information about this opportunity!

The Anonymous Tip Line is up and running. Please text 978-540-5375 if you have information that you feel you should report to our school administration team and school resource officer.






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