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Solar Eclipse Hits the Hill

On Monday, April 8, the Belmont Hill community came together to witness one of the wonders of the universe. Mr. McAlpin and the Science Department distributed special glasses that allowed the school to safely observe the eclipse. The eclipse reached totality at 3:28 P.M. Students gathered on the athletic fields to view the spectacular site. However, Massachusetts was not in the line of totality, meaning that the school did not get to witness the entire coverage of the sun. When asked about the eclipse, Jack Ramanathan ’26 said, “It was an underwhelming experience because it didn’t get dark like people said a normal eclipse would be.” Jack, along with a handful of students, agreed that the experience did not live up to the expectations. The next solar eclipse will occur in 2044,

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