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Eighth Grader Creates Care Packages for Children Battling Cancer

Eighth graders, Amanie Yusef, studied chemotherapy for her Capstone journey. In addition to writing a research paper, creating an educational animated movie, and conducting an interview, Amanie wanted to reach out to children undergoing chemotherapy. Due to the pandemic, it was challenging to connect with an organization to work with

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2020 MLK Day Community Service Campaign Honored

The success of last year’s MLK Jr. Oatmeal Drive Challenge to benefit Boston’s Pine Street Inn was a testament to the strength and caring of the Belmont Day School community. In total, students, parents, and faculty donated more than 430 boxes of instant oatmeal, a hearty and healthy breakfast item that

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Oatmeal Drive Challenge a Huge Success!

“I have the audacity to believe that peoples everywhere can have three meals a day for their bodies, education, and culture for their minds, and dignity, equality, and freedom for their spirits.” – Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. I write to openly acknowledge my good fortune in having landed in

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Share the Warmth Drive for Cradles to Crayons

Share the Warmth DriveMonday, December 2 to Thursday, December 19 Once again this year, the fifth grade is organizing the Share the Warmth clothing drive to benefit Cradles to Crayons. The annual drive is a longstanding community service commitment and leadership opportunity for our oldest lower school students. Cradles to Crayons

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Lights Out Day Planned for Wednesday, November 6

A group of middle school students has been meeting during lunch ever since the international climate strike on Friday, September 20. We are working toward various goals, and one of our first school-wide initiatives will take place next week, on Wednesday, November 6. We’re calling it Lights Out Day. The

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Trick or Treat for UNICEF Campaign

Again this year, sixth grade is organizing the Trick or Treat for UNICEF (United Nations International Emergency Children’s Fund) fundraiser. UNICEF is dedicated to helping children in need. Imagine if you had barely had any food for weeks and then UNICEF comes and gives you the food you need to

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By Jennifer Friborg, grades 7 & 8 French teacher and Capstone coordinator |

May 17, 2021

Eighth graders, Amanie Yusef, studied chemotherapy for her Capstone journey. In addition to writing a research paper, creating an educational animated movie, and conducting an interview, Amanie wanted to reach out to children undergoing chemotherapy. Due to the pandemic, it…

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January 13, 2021

The success of last year’s MLK Jr. Oatmeal Drive Challenge to benefit Boston’s Pine Street Inn was a testament to the strength and caring of the Belmont Day School community. In total, students, parents, and faculty donated more than 430 boxes…

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January 17, 2020

“I have the audacity to believe that peoples everywhere can have three meals a day for their bodies, education, and culture for their minds, and dignity, equality, and freedom for their spirits.” – Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. I write…

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November 22, 2019

Share the Warmth DriveMonday, December 2 to Thursday, December 19 Once again this year, the fifth grade is organizing the Share the Warmth clothing drive to benefit Cradles to Crayons. The annual drive is a longstanding community service commitment and leadership…
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By Sue Kelman, seventh grade student |

November 1, 2019

A group of middle school students has been meeting during lunch ever since the international climate strike on Friday, September 20. We are working toward various goals, and one of our first school-wide initiatives will take place next week, on…
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By Shireen Griffith-Ebrahimi and Asher Sutton, sixth grade students |

October 25, 2019

Again this year, sixth grade is organizing the Trick or Treat for UNICEF (United Nations International Emergency Children’s Fund) fundraiser. UNICEF is dedicated to helping children in need. Imagine if you had barely had any food for weeks and then…
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