Arts Update: First Grade Ribbon Dancers!

Christopher Parsons, theater arts teacher
January 20, 2023

After watching the fourth grade play, Imagine!, first graders were inspired to create their own ribbon dance performances. Emphasis was placed on both freestyle and synchronized segments. The students learned that fluidity and big arm motions helped create the most drama in their dance. This concept piggy-backed perfectly with their current unit on physical theater and how the use of body movement and facial expressions further elevated their acting. We videotaped all the performances, watched them back, and critiqued them. Everyone walked out the door energized and excited, with a little extra pep in their step!

A student in the air catching an ultimate disk

By John O'Neill, director of athletics |

May 17, 2024

It was a slow start to the spring for the varsity ultimate team. After the first two games were canceled due to bad weather, the team opened with lackluster performances and entered last weekend’s Middle School Jamboree with a 1-2…

By Josh Sussman, school counselor |

May 14, 2024

On Thursday, May 2, Belmont Day was represented at the AISNE Health and Wellness Conference in Norwood by food program director Tara Lightbody, second grade teacher Nancy Fell, physical education teacher and mindfulness director Alex Tzelnic, school psychologist Arlene Silva,…

By Sarah Merril, director of high school placement |

May 14, 2024

Congratulations to our eighth grade class on their recent decisions on which high schools they will attend in the fall. We’re proud of every student for the journey they’ve taken to reach this milestone in their education. While the decision…


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