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Belmont Hill School Inc

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Causes: Education, Secondary & High Schools

Mission: Belmont hill school educates boys in mind, body, and spirit to develop men of good character. Our community encourages and challenges students to discover and pursue passions, seek excellence and face adversity with resilience. We cultivate critical thinking and creativity, teamwork and competition, hard work and reflections, tradition and innovation. Valuing our differences and working together, we embrace camaraderie, compassion, and service to others. Our school strives to instill in each boy ethical judgment, a sense of common humanity, and lifelong love of learning.

Programs: Educational institutions and related activities: belmont hill school's mission is to educate boys in mind, body, and spirit. Our environment of both challenge and support emphasizes strong moral values, honest effort, and responsibility for oneself and community. Valuing difference, belmont hill welcomes students from a broad range of backgrounds and experiences. Through shared commitment to the classroom, playing field, studio, and stage, students and teachers forge special bonds. Respecting tradition yet alive to innovation, our structured and rigorous program provides students with clear expectations and consistent encouragement, a framework for growth that honors creativity, teamwork, and competition. Belmont hill helps students to develop clear thinking and lifelong love of learning; to become sensitive and responsive to the complexities of modern society; to gain the skills, values, and courage to face the future with confidence; to embrace, both now and in later life, a spirit of working together to better the world. Belmont hill school gives its students a strong, traditionally defined education, in a balanced, well rounded environment. The value of its core curriculum seems to have increased with time. The school's insistence on this traditional framework of excellence, in many ways simple and straightforward, gives the curriculum distinction, and continues to be its first principle in planning for the future.

educational institutions and related activities: educated 550 boys and girls, ages 8 to 18, in a 6 week comprehensive and rigorous summer school. Students take courses for remediation, for enrichment, and for academic credit here and at other schools. Instructional program for another 601 boys and girls, ages 6 to 14, in athletic skills camps and art workshops, one to three weeks in length with emphasis on instruction and skill development.

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Compensation of $588,354 for Richard Melvoin? With 442 students and 70 faculty members, isn't that excessive? His compensation is higher than the Dean of Harvard Law, Dean of Univ. of Michigan Law, Dean of UVA Law and Georgetown Law. It is also higher than (according to this website) the Head of Phillips Exeter, Phillips Andover, Roxbury Latin, Groton School, and St. Mark's School. Plus, the Board of Trustees now wants parents to donate money to name a newly renovated building after Richard Melvoin. When does it end?

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