Summer Reading Selections 2019

June 20, 2019

This summer our students will be enjoying the following books:

  • Pre-kindergarten: Red Knit Cap Girl and the Reading Tree by Naoko Stoop
  • Kindergarten: Bunny’s Book Club by Annie Silvestro
  • Grade 1: Waiting for Biblioburro by Monica Brown
  • Grade 2: Planting Stories, The Life of Librarian and Storyteller Pura Belpre by Anika Aldamuy Denise
  • Grade 3: Miss Moore Thought Otherwise: How Anne Carroll Moore Created Libraries for Children by Jan Pinborough
  • Grade 4: The Year of the Book by Andrea Chen
  • Grade 5: Finding Langston by Lesa Cline-Ransome
  • Grade 6: The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster
  • Grade 7: Haroun and the Sea of Stories by Salman Rushdie
  • Grade 8: The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas​

Visit our Summer Academic Site for librarian Amy Sprung’s recommendations for both fiction and non-fiction titles to add to your student’s summer reading list! 

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…


May 14, 2024

PE Update: Fourth Grade Olympians Shine In Competition In fourth grade, the study of Ancient Greece made its way out of the classroom and into their physical education classes! The young Olympians learned all about the spirit of the Olympic…
Scroll to Top
Giving Day 2023 logo

It’s BDS Giving Day—help us reach 225 gifts in 24 hours!