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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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Firefighter/Paramedic Lisa Hermanson of the

Belchertown Fire Department

will be visiting CHCS 4th and 5th graders the

week of October 17th.  






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School photo make-ups/re-takes will be held 

on Wednesday, October 19, from 9:00 - 11:00. 

Forms are available in the

Main Office.



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The CHCS PTO Walk-A-Thon

will be held on

Thursday, October 20

(The rain date is Friday, October 21)





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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.  


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October 4 Grade 5 Instrument Rental Night, 7:00, Auditorium
October 7 School Banking Day
October 10 Columbus - No School
October 13 Nature's Classroom Parent Info Meeting, 6:30, Auditorium
October 17-20 SAFE Presentations for Grade 4 and 5 
October 17 School Council Meeting, 3:30-4:30, Library
October 19 School Pictures Make-Up/Re-Take Day, 9:00-11:00
October 19 PTO Meeting, Library, 6:00-7:00
October 20 PTO Walk-A-Thon
October 21 School Banking Day
October 21 PTO Walk-A-Thon Rain Date
October 24 School Council Meeting, 3:30-4:30, Library
 October 25 National Mix It Up at Lunch Day




School Cancellations, Delays and Early Release Procedures



Guidance Department Web Site

Fifth Grade Web Site