Our BDS Story

As a proud BDS alumna, I find myself reflecting on what has become the central theme of the 2016-2017 school year: the BDS Story.

My story began, like many of you, as a student. Belmont Day School continues to provide a challenging, supportive, and innovative environment for children to learn and to grow guided by a dynamic and dedicated faculty. Students create meaningful connections with each other and with the school that foster a sense of responsibility to make positive contributions to the community.

As alumni, the BDS story continues to be written as we reconnect with the place that provided our educational foundation. I take great pleasure in reconnecting with Belmont Day through my role on the Alumni and Friends Council and hearing the stories that are being written today. Belmont Day is still the same school we all remember—expanded, improved, and equipped for 21st century teaching and learning. The school's athletics, arts, and extracurricular programming continue to strengthen each year, and a thoughtfully evolving curriculum ensures that each student's needs are met.

I find it profoundly satisfying that the future of Belmont Day looks brighter each and every day. At the heart of so much positive change remain the school's core values of honesty, caring, joy, responsibility, respect, and excellence, all of which are embodied by students, faculty, and alumni.

Johanna Mendillo '90, Chair, Alumni & Friends Council


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