Arts Update: First Graders Start Hammering, Sawing

Bill Smith, woodworking teacher
November 9, 2022

First graders enter the woodworking studio in the fall, starting their journey as designers and creators. The students learn to use basic tools and develop their fine motor skills. Cutting a piece of wood with a hand saw is their first accomplishment proceeded by learning to hammer. This week first graders were hard at work using hammers to create their ‘happy blocks.’ As the year continues, they will further develop new skills and create many treasures.

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…
The second grade class poses together at Gaining Ground.


May 26, 2023

We are proud to present the final tally for our second grade changemakers’ efforts to raise funds for Gaining Ground. During Read for Seeds, this group of second graders read 59,774 pages in two weeks and raised $5,097.84 to support…

By John O'Neill, director of athletics |

May 26, 2023

The boys’ lacrosse team exploded for five goals in the fourth quarter against Shady Hill this week for a come-from-behind 7-4 win. The win was the team’s third straight, improving their record to 5-3 and guaranteeing a winning season with…
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