Counseling Office

Welcome to the BHS Counseling Office!

 

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     As of Monday, March 16th, at 3:00 pm Belchertown Public Schools will be closed for three weeks per Massachusetts Governor Baker’s order.

     If you are calling to verify a date of graduation for employment, please email the School Counseling Office’s Administrative Assistant, Lynn Drawec, at ldrawec@belchertownps.org who will try to assistant you.

     During the closure high school transcripts will not be available.

     If you have any other questions or concerns during the closure, please contact the Principal, your student’s School Counselor, or the Administrative Assistant via email.

Christine Vigneux (Principal) – cvigneux@belchertownps.org

Maggie Folli (Department Chair/School Counselor) – mfolli@belchertownps.org

Laura Lucarelle (School Counselor) – llucarelle@belchertownps.org

Debra Davidsohn (School Counselor) – ddavidsohn@belchertownps.org

Fran Frederick (School Adjustment Counselor) – ffrederick@belchertownps.org

Lynn Drawec (Administrative Assistant) – ldrawec@belchertownps.org

     If you are unsure of who your student's counselor is, please click on the "Contacts" tab under "Counseling Office".  

 

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SCHOLARSHIPS

 

Scholarship opportunities are available to BHS Seniors.  Scholarship applications and information have been emailed to BHS Seniors.  If any senior has not received this scholarship information, please email ldrawec@belchertownps.org or your school counselor.  

To see the list of what scholarship opportunities are available, please click on the link below.  Please see the note to BHS Seniors regarding scholarships and transcripts at the top of Page 3 of the Scholarship List 2019-2020.

 

Scholarship List 2019-2020

 

Please note, the deadline for the Valley Press Club Scholarship has been changed to April 17, 2020.  The deadline for the Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts Scholarship Program has also been changed to April 17, 2020, at 11:59 pm.  

 

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FINANCIAL AID NIGHT

In case you missed Financial Aid Night, which was held September 23, you can view the presentation at the link below.  If you have any questions, please contact your student's counselor.

 

MEFA Financial Aid Presentation

 

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COLLEGE INFORMATION SEMINAR

In case you missed it, the following is a link to the presentation that was given to Juniors and their parents at the College Information Seminar which was held on Thursday, February 27th.

 

MEFA College Admissions Presentation

 

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FREE STEM Starter Academy's Summer Bridge Program at STCC

for Massachusetts High School Graduation Classes of 2018, 2019, and 2020

See link to flyer below.  For additional information and to apply:  stcc.edu/apply/stem

 

STEM Starter Academy's  Summer Bridge Program at STCC

 

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SPRING 2020 AP EXAMS

 

If you have any questions regarding AP exams, please email your school counselor or AP teacher.  

 

Original Schedule

U.S. Government and Politics - May 4 - 8:00

Calculus AB - May 5 - 8:00

English Literature and Composition - May 6 - 8:00

Physics 1 - Algebra Based - May 7 - 12:00

U.S. History - May 8 - 8:00

(VHS) Art History - May 8 - 12:00

(VHS) Computer Science A - May 8 - 12:00

Biology - May 11 - 8:00

(VHS) Psychology - May 12 - 12:00

Computer Science Principles - May 15 - 8:00

 

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Program of Studies 2019-2020

9th Grade Course Selection Sheet 2019-2020

Course Selection Sheet 2019-2020

 

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2019-2020 School Profile

 

BHS School Code = 220115

(for CollegeBoard testing/ACT testing/The Common App.)

 

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NEED TRANSCRIPTS??

If you are a graduate of BHS/attended BHS
and you need a copy of your transcript,
you can either (1) call the BHS
Counseling Office at
413-323-9351 or (2) email the Administrative
Assistant at ldrawec@belchertownps.org.

You must provide your name (clearly spelled),
your graduation year or years of attendance, the complete
address of where you would like your transcript sent,
and a telephone number where you can be reached
(in case further information is needed).  

 

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School Choice inquiries must be made to the Superintendent's Office at 413-323-0423 extension 100.

 

The following documents are required to register a new student at BHS:
 

Birth Certificate

Custody/Guardianship Documentation (if applicable)

Current Physical Exam (Within 1 Year)

Immunization Record

Two (2) Forms of Proof of Residency

Transcript of Grades

Current Report Card

Grades-to-Date of Leaving (if during school year)

Discipline Record/Statement

Attendance Record

MCAS/Standardized Test Results

Special Education Records (if applicable)  

 

Please contact the Counseling Office at 413-323-9351

for more information.