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Announcements - January 18, 2019

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Attention Class of 2019:

If you have not ordered your cap and gown yet, please see Ms. Elfreth.

Driver Training @ BHS

AAA's Winter 2019 Driver Training runs January 14-February 4 after school at BHS. Registration required - AAA.com/DriverTraining.

Marauders of the Week

We’re happy to announce this week’s BHS Marauders of the Week!  The winning students this week are Noah Merfeld and Moushe Babroudi.  You can read their profiles, by the Highpoint school newspaper, on the bulletin board outside the office.  Congratulations to Noah and Moushe! 

Competitive Toiletries Drive in Math Classes

Today, Friday, Jan. 18, is the last day of Working to Help the Homeless club's  annual competitive Toiletries Drive.  Bring your items to your Math class, and the section with the most items (at least 75) will win a bagel or pizza party.The toiletries will benefit the clients of Middlesex Human Service Agency, which is based in Waltham and has soup kitchen, shelter, rehab and detox programs.

Specific items for men and women are needed in regular size only.  Items on the not-needed list will not be counted.  See the important details in the email sent to all students.

BHS PTSO Student Grant Program--Happening NOW!

BHS Club Members--Do you have an idea to improve your community or support your club? Belmont High School's PTSO can help fund student and club activities for up to $1000! Complete an application now:  https://www.belmont.k12.ma.us/bps/bhs-ptso/Grant-ApplicationsApplications due FEBRUARY 1

Belmontian Club

The Belmontian Club will meet on Tuesday, January 22, at 7:30PM in Room 138.

Community Service

Snow is coming this weekend! Please help our senior citizens get through the winter. Volunteer to shovel snow for someone in your neighborhood, The Beech St. Center will make the matches. See Ms. Melnikoff.

January events need your volunteerism.  Sign up with Ms. Melnikoff.    

  1. Usher at the Family Film Festival over this long weekend (multiple screenings on Friday-Monday in Arlington, Belmont, and Cambridge. There is one slot available on Saturday morning at the Belmont Studio Cinema, and many on Friday, Sunday, and Monday in Arlington and Cambridge.
  2.  One more student is needed to volunteer at childcare at the MLK Community Breakfast on Monday, January 21, 8:45-11AM 
  3.  Apply to be a member of the new Youth Commission for this year, ending June 30.  Commit to attending monthly meetings and have an impact on programming for Belmont's youth.  Apply online no later than Wednesday, January 23 at 4PM. The link is https://www.belmont-ma.gov/home/pages/volunteer-opportunities   The Selectmen will be deciding on the members the following week.  Details were sent to all students on Wednesday the 2nd.

On Wednesday, a list of opportunities was emailed to all students.  This included information about the internship at the Summer Enrichment Program, held at Chenery in July.  


All items in Lost & Found will be donated to charity on at the end of each quarter. If you think you have lost something check the Lost & Found. The next donation will be January 23, 2019.


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.

Parking pass

Applications for a parking pass may be picked up in the main office. This is a reminder that students should not be parking in the yellow teacher spots.

MBTA Student Charlie Cards

Any student who wishes to get a Charlie Card may pick one up in the main office.

Open Campus for Seniors

Any senior who wishes to apply for open campus must obtain an application in the Main office. Also you must have 3/4 of your community service hours done and no outstanding obligations.


In an effort in keeping BHS a safe and secure school, please do not open or wedge doors during the school day. All doors, except a main entrance lobby door, are locked at 8:15 am. After 8:15 am, students should only use the main lobby door to enter and exit the building. Please do not use any other doors during the school day. At the beginning and end of the school day, students may use any of the outside doors to enter and exit the building.


Students and Staff should be reminded to LOCK their bikes on the bike racks. We have observed numerous bikes not locked.

TRESPASSING 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:

Marauders! Get Your Gear Now!


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