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Athletics News, December 17, 2021

Eighth grader Nikos Axiotis, a veteran on the wrestling team, was on his back, down by one point, with under 10 seconds left in his match. With his hopes of a win ticking away, Nikos executed a perfect two-point reversal as time expired and emerged with a huge win over one of Milton’s best wrestlers.

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Learning Updates for December 13 to December 17

Kindergartners Embrace Technology Lessons

In our first unit of technology class, kindergarten students have been introduced to early programming concepts. They have explored using individual commands, both with other learners and as part of a computer program.

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Middle School Spanish Lesson Featured in Article

Spanish teacher Ana Maria Restrepo’s lesson from earlier this fall with seventh graders was recently featured in an article online by Teaching Central America. The lesson, taught as part of Teach Central America Week in early October, focused on clothing design in Guatemala and the influence and history of Mayan culture. Click here to

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Learning Updates for December 6 to December 10

Fifth Grade Explores Mind Mapping

In fifth grade humanities, we just completed a unit in which we read and analyzed the novel Morning Girl by Michael Dorris. At the end of Morning Girl was a primary document from Christopher Columbus to King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella.

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Athletics News, December 10, 2021

The varsity basketball teams opened up the winter season on Thursday with a pair of games against Park. The boys came out of the gates slow, yielding four straight buckets to open the game, and trailed at the half by over 20. The girls flipped the script and jumped out fast, taking a commanding 12-point lead into the break.

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Learning Updates for November 29 to December 3

Eighth Grade Latin Students Translate a Bear of a Tale

This week, the eighth grade Latin students gathered in a circle to begin the activity of translating a story together with only minimal guidance along the way from their teacher. The students teamed up in the discussion and translation of a story called ‘rex spectaculum dat’ (The King Puts on a Show).

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Athletics News, December 3, 2021

After a year off, the Belmont Day wrestling program returns this winter with a record number of participants. Fifteen athletes will take to the mat for the Blue & Gold under the direction of first-year head coach, Andrew Bolte.

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Learning Updates for November 15 to November 19

Seventh Graders Tackle Info Gaps in Math

Students in seventh grade math engaged in their first “Info. Gap” activity of the year. The Info Gap structure requires students to make sense of problems by determining what information is necessary, and then to ask for the information they need to solve it.

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Learning Updates for November 8 to November 12

Arts Update: Fifth Graders Learn Voice Elements

Fifth graders in theater class have been learning about the six elements of voice and vocal projection. Vocal warm-ups were a fun way for students to learn proper breath control and articulation.

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Athletics News, November 12, 2021

Last weekend the cross country team traveled out to Devens, Mass. to participate in the State Invitational. Among the hundreds of runners from across the state, the Blue & Gold were easy to spot thanks to their bright gold jerseys, vocal support of their teammates, and strong finishes across all races.

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By John O'Neill, Director of Athletics |

December 17, 2021

Eighth grader Nikos Axiotis, a veteran on the wrestling team, was on his back, down by one point, with under 10 seconds left in his match. With his hopes of a win ticking away, Nikos executed a perfect two-point reversal…
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December 17, 2021

Kindergartners Embrace Technology Lessons In our first unit of technology class, kindergarten students have been introduced to early programming concepts. They have explored using individual commands, both with other learners and as part of a computer program.
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By Belmont Day School |

December 14, 2021

Spanish teacher Ana Maria Restrepo’s lesson from earlier this fall with seventh graders was recently featured in an article online by Teaching Central America. The lesson, taught as part of Teach Central America Week in early October, focused on clothing…
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December 10, 2021

Fifth Grade Explores Mind Mapping In fifth grade humanities, we just completed a unit in which we read and analyzed the novel Morning Girl by Michael Dorris. At the end of Morning Girl was a primary document from Christopher Columbus…
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By John O'Neill, Director of Athletics |

December 10, 2021

The varsity basketball teams opened up the winter season on Thursday with a pair of games against Park. The boys came out of the gates slow, yielding four straight buckets to open the game, and trailed at the half by…
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December 3, 2021

Eighth Grade Latin Students Translate a Bear of a Tale This week, the eighth grade Latin students gathered in a circle to begin the activity of translating a story together with only minimal guidance along the way from their teacher.…
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By John O'Neill, Director of Athletics |

December 3, 2021

After a year off, the Belmont Day wrestling program returns this winter with a record number of participants. Fifteen athletes will take to the mat for the Blue & Gold under the direction of first-year head coach, Andrew Bolte.
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November 19, 2021

Seventh Graders Tackle Info Gaps in Math Students in seventh grade math engaged in their first “Info. Gap” activity of the year. The Info Gap structure requires students to make sense of problems by determining what information is necessary, and…
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November 12, 2021

Arts Update: Fifth Graders Learn Voice Elements Fifth graders in theater class have been learning about the six elements of voice and vocal projection. Vocal warm-ups were a fun way for students to learn proper breath control and articulation.
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By John O'Neill, Director of Athletics |

November 12, 2021

Last weekend the cross country team traveled out to Devens, Mass. to participate in the State Invitational. Among the hundreds of runners from across the state, the Blue & Gold were easy to spot thanks to their bright gold jerseys,…
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