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Belding Elementary School, Chicago IL

Construction Project at Belding

Dear Belding Community: Exciting things are happening at Belding School.  We are a candidate school for International Baccalaureate and will have this program in place by 2021. With the IB program, Chicago is investing in capital improvements to provide more space and handicap accessibility at our school. The planned construction project will add an elevator […]

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Amber Leitsch, Music

Amber Leitsch recently relocated to Chicago from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and is honored to be a part of the Belding community! She is a graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania where she earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Music Education, as well as her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Vocal Performance.  She spent her time there […]

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LSC Elections April 18

Belding Local School Council –  Belding Consilio Escolar Local We have a full slate of candidates for the Belding LSC and are looking forward to electing our new council on April 18, 2018.  The newly elected LSC will begin working in July 2018 and will serve for  2 years (2018-2020). Tenemos una lista completa de candidatos para el Belding LSC y esperamos elegir nuestro […]

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Wellness Fest – Jan 18

Belding will host a Winter Wellness Fest on January 18, 2018 from 5:00-6:30 p.m. The goal of the event is to engage students and families around the importance of eating well, movement, safety, and mental health. We’re excited to bring our school community together for a night of learning and fun. There will be 5 health related […]

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Don Ennis, Engineer

Don Ennis works as the chief engineer at Belding School.  And YES, Don works as Santa on weekends and evenings during the holiday season!!! Don grew up in Chicago, and graduated from Audubon and Lane Tech. He then went into the Navy for 8 years.  In the Navy Don saw the world and worked on […]

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Belding Soccer Field

After School Options at Belding – Fall 2017

After School Program options available AT Belding through the YMCA. Classes include Soccer (k-2 and 3-4), BAsketball (K-2 and 3-4), Chess (K-4), Art (K-2 and 3-4), Lego (K-4). Upper grade programming will be announced soon. Sign up and payment for the YMCA classes is due by Thursday, Sept 7. These classes fill fast. You may […]

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Thankful for Belding Campaign

Chicago Public Schools cut budgets the last few years due to city and state hardships.  The Belding Parent Group is asking you to make a generous tax deductible donation and to advocate with elected officials for adequate funding to support Belding students.  Our goal is to ensure that our students receive the high-quality education they […]

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“Screenagers” – Documentary at Belding December 1

Thursday evening       December 1, 2016 Belding School    (on the 2nd floor) – free event 6:30 – 7:45 p.m. Sponsored by the Belding NCLB PAC Please join us for a special screening of ‘Screenagers’. Written, produced and directed by two Virginia parents, this film explores the impact of screen time on kids AND offers solutions on […]

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Belding Walkathon

Walk-A-Thon Fundraiser for the Arts

The Belding Parent Group is excited to announce this year’s walk-a-thon will raise money for high quality, hands-on art instruction for EVERY K-8 student and fund an in-school daytime dance assembly.  Following is a sample of the kind of art our Belding students experienced over the last two years:  Explored work by famous artists, learned to draw […]

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Important Dates 2018-2019

2018-2019 Belding School Calendar of Important Events March 22 (Fri)           Student Talent Show  “Belding’s Got Talent” April 4 (Thurs)          Daddy Daughter Dance April 5 (Fri)              No School for Students – Professional Development Day for staff April 10 (Wed)          REPORT CARD CONFERENCES – No schoo April 15-19                SPRING VACATION – No school April 29 […]

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