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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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Dec 1-15 Holiday Donation Drive
Dec 2 School Banking Day
Dec 5-9 Scholastic Book Fair - Students Only
Dec 6 Scholastic Book Fair, 6:00-7:45 pm, Library - Open to the Public
Dec 6 PTO Bingo Night, 6:00-8:00 pm, Cafeteria
Dec 12 School Council Meeting - CANCELLED 
Dec 13 PTO Meeting, 6:00-8:00, Library
Dec 16 School Banking Day
Dec 21 Grade 5 Holiday Rotations 
Dec 23-30

Holiday Recess - NO SCHOOL



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Holiday Donation Drive

Through December 15


We are collecting non-perishable food items (canned meats, fruits, vegetables, rice, pasta, cereal, canned juices and beverages, instant meals, etc.), toiletries (shampoo, toothpaste, toothbrushes), books (grades 4-6), puzzles, arts & crafts/hobby kits, and gift cards for those in need.  For more information please see the Counseling website.  




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For the CHCS Community Only

December 5-9 / 8:30 - 3:30

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For the Public

December 6 / 6:00 - 7:45





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Tuesday, December 6

6:00-8:00 pm




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Grade 5 Holiday Rotation

 Wednesday, December 21





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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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Beginning October 7, 2016, 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