Arts News, October 10

Kathy Jo Solomon, Visual Arts Teacher
October 10, 2019

Exploring the Fiber Arts

Students in the grades 7 and 8 arts electives, “Fiber Explosion” are working with different materials to explore macrame, knitting, felting, and crotchet techniques. This week, students were finishing their exploration of wool fibers to create felt. They learned about both wet felting (using water, soap, and agitation) and then added patterns and shapes with needles, a technique called “needle felting.”

By John O'Neill, director of athletics |

June 9, 2023

The 2023 Athletics Banquet filled the Barn Gym yesterday as the Physical Education/Athletics department bid farewell to the 45 graduating eighth grade athletes. In addition to recognizing every athlete individually, the program also included the presentation of the Coaches’ Awards,…

By Belmont Day School |

June 8, 2023

Scharer Honored for Artwork by the MWRA Congratulations to eighth grader Lydia Scharer who won first place in this year’s MWRA (Massachusetts Water Resources Authority) poster contest. There were over 2,000 submissions! This year, the contest theme was water conservation.…

By Belmont Day School |

June 2, 2023

Seventh Graders Explore Many Dimensions in Math As seventh grade students wrap up their last math unit of the year, they’re expanding on some geometric ideas to think beyond the two and three-dimensional figures from their workbooks. What would a…
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