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Chestnut Hill Community School

Chestnut Hill Community School


59 State Street

Belchertown, MA 01007



Jennifer Champagne, Principal

Jill Pelletier, Assistant Principal


Phone: (413) 323-0437

Fax: (413) 323-0459

Grades: 4-6

School Hours:  8:45 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. 

Office Hours:7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.


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March 1 Band/Chorus Winter Concert 7:00 p.m.
March 1 Rock and Mineral Presentation (4th grade)
March 3 School Banking Day
March 9 Spring Portrait Day
March 16 Birds of Prey Presentation (5th grade)
March 16 PTO STEM Night 6:00-7:30 p.m. Cafeteria
March 17 School Banking Day
March 20 School Council Meeting 3:30-5:00 p.m. Library
March 21 PTO Meeting 6:00-8:00 p.m. Library
March 28 Professional Day- Dismissal 1:00 p.m.
March 31 School Banking Day
March 31 Light It Up B L U E for Autism Awareness




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Winter weather will soon be upon us, and students here at CHCS continue to go outdoors for recess whenever possible.  We encourage our students to wear warm coats/jackets, hats, gloves/mittens, and boots and be prepared for cold temperatures!!




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The safety of all of our students is our main


For that reason, we are asking

for your help by following

these important arrival/dismissal procedures.



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CHCS - ID # 05036 - has the opportunity to participate in and earn CASH from A+ School Rewards, a great fundraising program run through Stop & Shop. 

To Participate:

*Visit www.stopandshop.com/aplus and scroll down to the center of the page to select REGISTER YOUR CARD from the red box on the right marked FOR CUSTOMERS

*Call the A+ School Rewards Hotline at 1-877-275-2758 for assistance, or

*Email the A+ Hotline.  Please include the last name associated with your Stop & Shop Card, your 13-digit Stop & Shop Card number, and our school name and our school ID number 05036(or the name, city, and state in which your school is located).  Email to:  askaplus@cranecommunications.com.  

Information sheets are also available in the Main Office.  

Please encourage your family members and friends to support our school.  This could result in more CASH REWARDS for CHCS!



The following items MUST be received/completed in order to be enrolled in the Belchertown Public Schools: registration forms (3), signed Record Release form, birth certificate, current physical exam and immunizations, 2 proofs of residency (lease agreement, purchase & sale agreement, telephone/electric/cable bill, driver's license, etc.).  If you have any questions regarding student registration, please call the Main Office at 323-0437 ext. 504.  




School Cancellations, Delays and Early Release Procedures



Guidance Department Web Site

Fifth Grade Web Site