Although the weather was not typical for a June day, nothing could dampen the spirits of the family and friends gathered under a tent on the chapel lawn on Monday, June 5 to celebrate the formidable graduating Class of 2017.
On Thursday, May 18, Belmont Hill School welcomed Chantal Kayitesi to campus as part of Mr. O’Leary’s class “Facing History and Ourselves.” Ms. Kayitesi is a survivor of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsis in Rwanda in which she lost her husband, her parents, two siblings, aunts, uncles and many members of her extended family.
On a beautiful Sunday afternoon on May 7th, Belmont Hill School’s musicians came together in the Hamilton Chapel for the annual Spring Concert and entertained the audience with an eclectic program of instrumental and vocal music.
Thanks to the efforts of Belmont Hill School’s Sustainability Club, a new solar array installation on the roof of the Science Building is estimated to generate over 25,000 kilowatt hours of power per year for the building.
Belmont Hill and Winsor recently presented "Schoolhouse Rock Live!" a lively and entertaining tribute to the 70s Saturday morning cartoon series that taught history, grammar, math, science and politics through memorably catchy songs.
Dr. George Q. Daley, MD, PhD, visited Belmont Hill on May 2 as the guest speaker at the annual Michael Sherman Lecture. The lecture series is named after the iconic math teacher, and is a gift to the School from Dr. and Mrs. Nalebuff and their son Barry '76 (now a professor at Yale).
On Friday, April 28, 2017, Belmont Hill School hosted the annual Parents’ Independent School Network (PIN) meeting where students presented their community service efforts. Every year, PIN awards are given for outstanding service projects and community service initiatives. This year, Belmont Hill School students applied for seven awards and of those, the School was awarded six.
The Belmont Hill Parents' Council hosted "An Evening with the Head of School," which featured two student speakers, musical selections by the Jazz Ensemble, and a talk by Dr. Melvoin entitled, "Healthy Boys, Healthy Men."
On Thursday, April 27, 2017, Holocaust survivor, Jack Trompetter, spoke to students taking the course “Facing History and Ourselves.” Mr. Trompetter has shared his experiences since 1997 to ensure that the horrors of the Holocaust are never forgotten.
To support Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, Belmont Hill hosted children (and their families) who have benefited from the extraordinary resources of these hospitals’ to the “Party with a Purpose” on April 1, 2017.
Once again this year Belmont Hill offered students an opportunity to participate in a group trip led by members of the faculty. Each adventure gave students an opportunity to explore different parts of the world. Below is a brief summary of each trip:
Under the outstanding direction of seniors Peter Knowlton and Varun Shah, Belmont Hill School and Winsor School teamed up to present a powerful and emotional performance of John Steinbeck’s haunting story, “Of Mice and Men.”
Awards celebrating the accomplishments of Belmont Hill School's winter sports teams were presented at the School Meeting held on Monday, March 6 in Hamilton Chapel. The following is a list of the awards presented.
Dr. Michael Fowlin visited the Hill on Monday presenting to the Middle School his unique program of teaching inclusion, tolerance, and equity for all people through a combination of his professional acting talents and his training as a psychologist.
On Monday, January 30th 2017 Belmont Hill welcomed Halla Hrund Logadóttir to address our community about the work she and others are doing in sustainability, climate change, and energy policies around the world in general, but in Iceland and the Arctic in particular.
Once again, Belmont Hill School students have been recognized by the judges of the prestigious Boston Globe Scholastic Art Awards. This year three students have received awards for their creativity and artistic prowess in ceramics.
The annual Student Art Show – featuring work from students who participated in a visual arts class in the first semester – demonstrated the impressive talents, creativity, and imagination of Belmont Hill School students.
No, Chris Sale wasn't on hand for the game, nor were any of his new Red Sox teammates. But there was still a special feeling in the air as Belmont Hill arrived at Fenway Park for the fourth time, hoping to keep the team's Fenway undefeated string alive.
On December 5, students in Jared Courtney’s AP Computer Science class had the unique opportunity to hone their computer programming skills with students from the Shultz School in Alexandria, Egypt who were on an educational visit sponsored by Harvard University.
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