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Belmar Elementary Pre-K Class’s Bakery Lesson at Sweet Tease ‘Easy as Pie’

November 8, 2018

BELMAR, NJ — You can never have too much pie. Just ask the children in Belmar Elementary School’s prekindergarten class, who took a trip yesterday to Sweet Tease Tea Room.

The 33 children on November 7 took the short walk along Main Street from the school to the café, where owner Kate Walters provided them with a first-hand look at the workings of a bakery — a lesson ...

Belmar’s Volunteer Hook & Ladder Co. Gives Lesson in Fire Safety to Kindergartners

BELMAR, NJ — For at least 12 years, members of Belmar’s Volunteer Hook & Ladder Fire Co. know the drill when October rolls around. In observance of National Fire Prevention Month, they invite a special group of visitors to their 11th Avenue firehouse — kindergartners at Belmar Elementary School.

Keeping with that tradition, this year’s class of 5- and 6-year-olds ...

Belmar Elementary School: New Year Off and Running

BELMAR, NJ — As Belmar Elementary School enters its first full week, here is a rundown of important events for the remainder of the month. 

The PTO is accepting orders for its Annual Fall Mum Sale, featuring nine-inch potted perennials in a variety of colors priced at $7 each or three for $18. Orders are due on Friday, September 21, and the plants will be ready for pick-up at the ...

Belmar Elementary School Tightens Security on Two Fronts for New School Year

BELMAR, NJ — Belmar Elementary School is strengthening security in terms of facilities and faculty for the new school year.

While the school’s newly designed front entrance will restrict access to the main office, there will be a permanent police presence on school grounds when BES opens its doors on Thursday, September 6.

The addition of a security window and door to the ...

Belmar Elementary School: Mark Your Calendar for Start of New Year

BELMAR, NJ — As Belmar Elementary School prepares to welcome back students on Thursday, September 6, here is a rundown of important events for the start of the new school year.

The Belmar PTO is holding a Pre-Kindergarten/Kindergarten Play Date on Tuesday, September 4, immediately following orientation. To be held on the school’s playground, it’s a way for students to get to ...

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

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...


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