Belmont News & Updates

A group of students from Minuteman proved that when they traveled to New Orleans from April 8 through 4 to help refurbish a home that was severely damaged by a post-Hurricane Katrina tornado.Not only did they learn that their knowledge can be utilized to significantly improve people's lives, but they [...]
Fri, May 25, 2018, Continue reading at the source
James Celi Kitch, Mirilla Zhu, and Nanako Tokuo received the 28th annual Lillian F. Blacker Prizes for Excellence in Writing on Wednesday evening, May 16, in a ceremony in the Belmont High School library. The Blacker Prizes, awarded by the BHS English Department, are presented each year to three Belmont [...]
Fri, May 25, 2018, Continue reading at the source
Professor Judith Owens, director of Sleep Medicine at Boston Children's Hospital and an internationally-recognized authority on sleep health and education in children, gave a presentation to the Belmont School Committee on the impact of school start times on student health and performance.She detailed some of the misconceptions surrounding sleep and [...]
Fri, May 25, 2018, Continue reading at the source
Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts announced Marianne O'Connell, of Medford Troop 65007, as its 2018 Top Cookie Seller. The Matignon High School sophomore sold 4,408 packages of Girl Scout Cookies. O'Connell and members of her troop are using their cookie proceeds to fund a travel adventure to Barcelona, London and [...]
Thu, May 24, 2018, Continue reading at the source
1931 was a significant year in law enforcement in the United States. The 31st president of the United States, Herbert Hoover, in 1929 established the National Commission on Law Observance and Enforcement that came to be known as the Wickersham Commission after its chairman George Wickersham. The commission's main focus [...]
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