Arts Update: Sixth Graders Improvise Family Portraits
Sixth graders have been learning all about the art of improv in their theater arts intensive. In this activity entitled “Family Portrait,” each group came up one at a time and was given a title for a picture that revolves around a type of family.
As highlighted during the final athletics sharing assembly of the year this morning, middle school athletes got after it this spring. From the fields to the courts to the trails, middle school athletes spread their talents over nine different offerings and competed in three separate athletic sessions.
Seventh Graders Research and Educate on Climate Change
In seven grade science, students have been learning about climate change and the greenhouse effect through a variety of different lenses, including evaluating climate data, conducting research, performing simulations, and doing interviews. Students were tasked with using what they learned about climate change in order to educate an audience of their choice about the science behind the greenhouse effect.
Fifth Graders Write, Perform Two-Voice Poems
In humanities class, students are finishing up the novel Esperanza Rising by Pam Muñoz Ryan. As one of their projects for this novel, students had to write a two-voice poem. A two-voice poem is a poem that is written from two different points of view on the same topic.
At the annual Corporation and Parents’ Association open meetings, held via Zoom on Thursday, May 13, the Belmont Day community came together to celebrate the 2020-21 academic year, honor outgoing and announce new members of the board of trustees and the PA executive committee. This year has been a unique one
The annual Corporation and Parents’ Association open meetings were held on Thursday, May 13. To open the meetings, head of school Brendan Largay, recognized the following members of the faculty who have reached milestones in their service at Belmont Day and those who are retiring from BDS. Congratulations to all! Blair
Eighth grader 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, connecting with an organization to work with directly was challenging. She