Athletics News, January 22, 2021

John O’Neill, Director of Athletics
January 22, 2021

Athletics Update: Buckley-Jones Dominates First Round of Testing

Middle school athletes completed their first round of winter offerings this week. Included in those offerings are two measuring sticks: the mile run and the beep test. After nearly 120 athletes cycled through the activities, eighth grader Henry Buckley-Jones found himself at the top of both leaderboards. Every athlete will get three cracks at each test before February Break, and competitive chatter among the athletes has already begun, so Buckley’s place at the top may not be safe for long. In a year void of interscholastic competition, the healthy competitive spirit displayed during the first round was a breath of fresh (masked) air for the program.


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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 |

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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 |

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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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