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.

Isabel Moore '16 works with a student during her practicum in fourth grade

BDS

February 1, 2023

Isabel Moore ’16 has not been a stranger to Belmont Day. Since graduation, Izzy has returned regularly to campus as a caring and energetic counselor in our summer programs, guiding our youngest campers to make new friends and develop a…

By Anne Armstrong, visual arts teacher and arts coordinator |

January 27, 2023

The Coolidge Art Studio has been abuzz this week as classes finish artworks and transition to new explorations and challenges with various media. First graders recently completed making paper by hand, and are now learning about architect Zaha Hadid, who…

By John O'Neill, Director of Athletics |

January 27, 2023

After trailing by 3 points at the half, the boys’ JV basketball team exploded in the second frame and came away with a 6-point win on the road against Dedham Country Day yesterday. Team captain Anurag Mujumdar powered the comeback…
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