Arts News, February 1

Kurt Robinson, Innovation and Art Teacher
February 1, 2019

Sixth Grade Coders Get Things Moving!

Sixth grade students recently constructed a set of electronic turtles and programmed their motorized fins to get them flapping across the innovation studio floor. After completing their turtle projects, students are now using their knowledge to create simple self-driving cars that will be able to sense objects and move around them. The turtle project challenged students to utilize a light sensor to engage the motors and start the turtle crawling across the floor. Now they will be using the light sensor to tell the cars if they are about to hit an object and then code the motors to stop and turn to avoid a collision.


June 7, 2024

PE Update: First Graders Explore Their Athletic Identities At Belmont Day we often say that every student is an athlete. But what does that actually mean? Our Athletic Identity Project is a chance for first graders to explore that idea…

By John O'Neill, Director of Athletics |

June 7, 2024

Recipients of the 2023 Coaches’ Awards returned to campus Thursday afternoon for the Athletics Banquet. Before recognizing this year’s award winners, Liam Brodeur, Avery Schneider, Nebiyou Elias, and Quincy Treisman shared some advice with this year’s graduating class and then…

By John O'Neill, Director of Athletics |

May 31, 2024

Belmont Day’s mountain biking team has grown exponentially in gnarliness since its inception four years ago. This year’s squad benefitted from extended Monday rides, leveling up throughout the season, and culminating in the first-ever MTB “away game” at Great Brook…

By Devan Fitzpatrick, middle school learning support specialist and club advisor |

May 28, 2024

Our middle school chess club hosted a tournament against Milton Academy on Saturday, May 18. The type of tournament that they played was the Swiss System, which enables all students to play every round. Students from both teams played with…
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