Belmar Elementary School to Bolster Security at Front Entrance Before Start of New School Year

June 28, 2018

BELMAR, NJ —Belmar Elementary School’s front entrance will be bolstered for better security as part of a host of interior and exterior renovations planned this summer.

The Belmar Board of Education on June 27 approved a total of $337,000 in repairs and improvements that include creating a more secure front vestibule and main office, replacing the exterior metal doors of the ...

Lake Como Councilwoman Puts on ‘Teacher for the Day’ Hat at Belmar Elementary School

BELMAR, NJ — Lake Como Borough Councilwoman Hawley Scull recently participated in Belmar Elementary School’s “Teacher for the Day” program.

She “filled in” for second-grade teacher Karen Gianforte, whose students greeted her with open arms (see photo above).

“They got to ask me questions about what it’s like to be a councilwoman, and I helped ...

Deadline is Today: Belmar Elementary PTO Offering 2 Scholarships for College-Bound Graduates

BELMAR, NJ — Belmar Elementary School PTO has issued a call to BES graduates to apply for its annual college scholarships.

High school seniors who live in Belmar or Lake Como and plan on continuing their education in the fall can apply for two $1,000 awards. Recipients will be selected based on several factors:

Academics, including class rank, SAT scores and submission of a high ...

High School Seniors: Deadline Today to Apply for Belmar Woman’s Club Annual Scholarships

BELMAR, NJ — Applications are now being taken for the Belmar Woman’s Club annual scholarships for college-bound students.

High school seniors who live in Belmar, regardless of where they attend high school, have until today, May 11 to submit applications for the $1,000 awards.

In addition to being a Belmar resident, scholarship applicants must meet the following ...

Belmar Elementary Fourth-Graders Dig In for Traditional Arbor Day Planting

BELMAR, NJ — Mayor Brian Magovern startled members of the Belmar Elementary School’s fourth-grade class when he asked them a math question during the planting of annual Arbor Day tree on school grounds.

“How much soil is there in a hole 4 feet by 4 feet by 4 feet?,” he asked, as class members gathered around the hole dug out in the front lawn near the school’s ...

Belmar Elementary’s Hispanic Food Night Scores Big in Flavor and Fundraising for 8th-Grade Class

BELMAR, NJ — For a home-cooked meal featuring a medley of flavors from south of the border, there was no better place to be last night than Belmar Elementary School.

A group of parents wanting to contribute to the eighth-grade class’s fundraising efforts exhibited their culinary talents in the school’s first-ever Hispanic Food Night, held on March 14.

Standing behind a ...

Belmar Elementary School Students Walk Out … on a Playground with a Purpose

BELMAR, NJ — When Belmar Elementary School students walked out at 10 a.m. today onto the school’s playground, they marched around the large area’s perimeter several times before gathering at the flagpole.

With signs raised high and chanting in unison, they joined tens of thousands of students around the country participating in the National School Walkout on March 14 — ...

Belmar Mayor: Taking ‘Extreme Step’ to Place Police Officer at Belmar Elementary School

BELMAR, NJ — A Belmar police officer will soon be placed at Belmar Elementary School — an action prompted by the recent mass shooting at a Parkland, Fla., high school.

Making the announcement at the borough council’s February 20 meeting, Mayor Matthew Doherty called it “a pretty extreme step for us as a town. But in this day and age, to hope that something doesn’t ...

Capital Gala Brings In $3,000 to Support Belmar Eighth-Grade Trip to Washington, D.C.

BELMAR, NJ — The recently held Capital Gala drew rave reviews on two fronts — the 100 people who enjoyed the dinner-dance and its organizers who raised $3,000 to support Belmar Elementary School's eighth-grade trip to Washington, D.C.

Held at Taylor Pavilion, the gala was the marquee fundraiser for the upcoming spring trip, which is returning after a 10-year hiatus. While ...

Belmar Elementary School’s New Online Apparel Store Offers Host of Custom-Designed Merchandise

BELMAR, NJ — The Belmar Elementary School PTO has once again teamed with Big Frog Custom T-Shirts & More of Belmar to offer an expanded custom-branded line of merchandise emblazoned with two school logo options — its traditional green-and-gold design with the Belmar eagle and another that features the same Belmar eagle atop a surfboard rising from the ocean and surrounded by palm ...

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