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Obituary: Jeremiah J. Carson

Carson, Jeremiah J. Of Salem, N.H., July 28, 2014. Beloved husband of the late Phyllis (Meisse) Carson. Loving father of Gerald Carson of Belmont, Richard Carson of Woburn, and Sharon Carson Leitner of Baltimore, MD. Cherished grandfather of Gabrielle, Emily, Richard Jr. and Charlene Carson. Great grandfather of Ayla Marie and Callen Carson Batista. Brother of Marjorie Carson and the late Kay, Helen, Buddy, Rita, and Francis. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Visiting hours in the Brown & Hickey Funeral Home, 36 Trapelo Rd., BELMONT, on Thursday, July 31 from 7-9 PM. A funeral service will be held in the funeral home on Friday at 9 AM. Relatives and friends invited. Internment Ridgewood Cemetery, North Andover. In lieu ...
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Obituary: Malcolm Andrew Macdermid

MacDERMID, Malcolm Andrew It is with extreme sadness that we announce the passing of Malcolm Andrew MacDermid on July 25, 2014 at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, MA. Malcolm was born in Sydney, Nova Scotia on February 19, 1965. He was the eldest son of Kenneth MacDermid of Dartmouth and the late Gwendolyn (Vatcher) MacDermid. He was the loving husband and best friend to Shelly Densmore-MacDermid, and the proud and devoted father of sons Rory Fergus, age 11, and Callum Finn, age 8, of Belmont, MA. Visitation will be held at Brown & Hickey Funeral Home, 36 Trapelo Road, BELMONT, on Wednesday July 30, 2014 from 6:00-8:00pm. Funeral services will be held at a later date in Nova ...
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Obituary: Arthur Battle

Battle, Arthur Of Chelsea, formerly of Belmont and Stuart, Florida, on July 15th. He was born and raised in Syracuse, New York, the son of Samuel and Marie (Maione) Battle (Battaglia). Beloved husband of Josephine A. (Spinale) Battle, married 67 years, they were just 2 months short of their 68th wedding anniversary. He called his JoJo, the "love of his life". Loving and devoted father of Diane Battle of New York, NY, Arthur Battle of Boston, MA, Patty Battle-Mutter and her husband George Mutter of Brookline, MA, and Joanne Collins and her husband Douglas Collins of Waxhaw, North Carolina. Loving grandfather to Hannah and Alice Mutter, Ryan and Amy Collins, and uncle to many nieces and nephews. He also leaves ...
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Obituary: J. Paul Cahalane

Cahalane, J. Paul Of Belmont July 16, 2014. Beloved husband of the late Alice Cahalane (Reinold) who died in 1972. Son of the late Michael and Margaret Cahalane (Sullivan). Pre-deceased by his 4 sons Rich, John, Rob and Dave and his sister Katherine and brother Larry. Paul is survived by his grandson Ben Lieberson of Cambridge and by his daughters-in-law Debbi Lieberson, Joanne Masters, Katherine Owen and Robin Mace. Paul was the dearest friend and companion of the late Fran Holian and a special friend to the members of the Holian family - Janet Holian, Susan Trudeau, Kevin Holian and Nancy DiGiovanni. Paul graduated Belmont High School in 1940 and Northeastern University 1953. He was a Staff Sgt in the ...
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Obituary: Grace A. Mason

Mason, Grace A. (McHugh) Of Belmont, July 15. Beloved wife of Frank Mason for 68 years. Dear and devoted mother of Carol Jean Clark of Fl and James Francis Mason of Maryland. Loving "Nan" of Elizabeth Alice Clark and Robert Bruce Clark. Funeral services were private. Contributions in Grace's memory to the Children's Hospital, Boston, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, would be sincerely appreciated. Arrangements by: Short, Williamson & Diamond Funeral Home Belmont 617-484-6900
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Obituary: Albert J. Scullin

SCULLIN, Albert J. Formerly of Belmont, died July 12, 2014. Memorial Service will be scheduled for September. A complete notice will follow at a later date. For additional information, tributes and guest book please visit Duckett- J. S. Waterman & SonsSudbury, MA 978-443-5777 or 781-235-4110
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Obituary: Thelma Edith Dorfman

DORFMAN, Thelma Edith (Kessler) Of Roslindale, formerly of Belmont, on Monday, July 14, 2014. Beloved wife of the late Lewis Dorfman. Loving mother of Richard Dorfman of Boston. Graveside services at the Jewish Benevolent Cemetery, 350 Grove Street, West Roxbury on Friday, July 18 at 11:00am. Memorial observance at Richard's home from 3:30-5:00pm on Friday only. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 480 Pleasant Street, Watertown, MA 02472. Levine Chapels, Brookline(617)
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Obituary: Elizabeth Romano

ROMANO, Elizabeth "Betty" Of Belmont passed away peacefully, July 14, 2014. Beloved wife of the late Michael T. Romano, Loving mother of Nadine Ritchie and her husband Dennis of Lynnfield, and devoted mother of the late Nancy Landry and her husband Paul Landry of Belmont, sister of the late Tomasina and Anthony Romano, and cherished grandmother of Ryan Landry and his wife Anne (Johnson) of Reading, Keryn Landry and her significant other Timothy Baroni of Malden, Lauren Ritchie and her fianc? Andrew Cournoyer of Boston, and Devon Ritchie and her fianc? Nathan Frieswyk of Brooklyn, NY. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend funeral services from the Brasco & Sons ...
Belmont High Principal's Blog

Student Summer Work

Reminder to BHS Students: Many of your classes for next year have summer work, some mandatory and some optional. Be sure to go to the school website: to find out if you have work to complete.
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BHS Class of 2014 Snapshot

Belmont High School Class of 2014 Snapshot Students Attending College: 91.5% Students attending 4 yr. College/University: 88.9% Students attending 2 yr. College: 2.6% Percentage of Students who Applied to College: Applied: 96.7% Did not apply: 3.3% Results of Applications Submitted … Continue reading →
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Rubber Band Jewelry: the Rainbow Code

Make rubber band bracelets without a loom, learn a few tricks to encode hidden messages & even begin to write your own! Tues., 7/15 - 7-8 pm all materials provided save your space & register online!
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BHS 4th Quarter High Honor and Honor Roll

GRADE 12 HIGH HONOR ROLL Rebekah Arsenault Roni Baghdady Michelle Berger Daniel Brennan Kyle Bridburg Emily Burke Keith Burns Michael Chertkov-Felshtinsky Raina Crawford Aaron Croce Juliette Dankens Sarah Dankens Emilia De Leo Pauline Dent Jenna Drolette Aldis Elfarsdottir James Gehrig … Continue reading →
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Sciencetellers Present Dragons & Dreams -- August 13

Sciencetellers will bring stories and science to life through visually exciting experiments on Wednesday, August 13 at 2:00 p.m in the Assembly Room. If you're in the room, you're part of the story!
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Robert Rivest - August 6

Mime Robert Rivest presents "Laugher is the Best Medicine," a unique program of comedy and movement on Wednesday, August 6 at 2:00 p.m in the Assembly Room.
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Liz Buchanan -- July 31

Beloved local musician Liz Buchanan will perform original songs and traditional favorites on Thursday, July 31 at 10:30 a.m. in the Assembly Room.
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Creature Teachers -- July 30

Visit with wondrous animals from all over the world on Wednesday, July 30 at 2:00 p.m. in the Assembly Room. This live animal program will educate and entertain.
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Principal Richards Advocates for Education in Washington D.C.

Dear BHS Community, This week I had the pleasure of traveling to Washington D.C. and visiting with Senator Elizabeth Warren, Senator Edward Markey, and Representative Katherine Clark on the importance of addressing adolescent mental health concerns and the key role technology plays in preparing … Continue reading →
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BHS AP U.S. History Documentaries, 6/17

Please join us at 6:30 PM in the Little Theater on Tuesday, June 17th to view some of the short documentaries produced by AP U.S. History students.  The films of the following students, as decided by their peers, will be … Continue reading →
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