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Welcome to the BHS Counseling Office!

 

Please scroll down on this page for information regarding registering a new student at Belchertown High School (or see New Student Registration tab), obtaining transcripts, and other important information.

If you have any questions or need additional information, please do not hesitate to contact Lynn Drawec, Counseling Office Administrative Assistant, at 413-323-9419, press 4, or at ldrawec@belchertownps.org.

 

 

 

JOB POSTINGS

Belchertown High School Student IT Department Summer Interns

The Belchertown Public School District is accepting applications for 3 BHS Student Information Technology (IT) Summer Interns.  The job posting with complete details can be found at the link below.

BHS Student IT Department Summer Interns Posting

 

 

Belchertown High School Student Custodial Summer Interns

The Belchertown Public School District is accepting applications for 3 BHS Student Custodial Summer Interns.  The job posting with complete details can be found at the link below.

BHS Student Custodial Summer Interns Posting

 

 

2024 – 2025 Course Selection

 The online portal is closed.  Contact your school counselor if you have any questions or concerns regarding your course selections.  New this year, students are asked to select courses thoughtfully with the understanding that there will be no dropping of courses after Monday, June 24, 2024.  The only schedule changes that will be considered after June 24, 2024, are those necessary due to course failures, level misplacement, scheduling conflicts, or cancellation of courses.

 

2024 – 2025 Program of Studies

2024 – 2025 Course Selection Sheet – Grades 10-12

2024 – 2025 Course Selection Sheet – Grade 9

 

If you missed the Grade 8 Course Selection Caregiver Presentation on Monday, April 29th, information can be found at the link below.

 

Grade 8 Course Selection Caregiver Presentation

 

 

College Information Seminar

The College Information Seminar was held on Wednesday, March 27, 2024, at 6:00 pm in the VMA. Check out what was covered. Contact your School Counselor with questions.

College Information Seminar Presentation

 

 

BHS Class of 2023

Cumulative Folders

The Class of 2023 cumulative folders may be picked up in the Counseling Office from 7:00 am to 3:00 pm.  

 Cumulative folders contain school records such as report cards, MCAS test results, a copy of the student’s final transcript, and other information.  Some cumulative folders even include letters from graduates to themselves which were written back in 6th grade! 

If you have any questions, please contact Lynn Drawec in the Counseling Office at 323-9419 extension 5200 or at ldrawec@belchertownps.org.  

 

BHS School Profile and School Code

BHS School Profile

BHS School Code = 220115

(for CollegeBoard/ACT Testing/Common App)

Counseling Office Staff / School Counselor Student Assignments

Counseling Office: 413-323-9419 Press 4 or direct extension (see below)

Counseling Office Fax: 413-323-9353

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Ms. Maggie Folli Ext. 5203

Counseling Department Chair/School Counselor

mfolli@belchertownps.org

Class of 2024 – Grade 12 Last names beginning with A – G

Class of 2025 – Grade 11 Last names beginning with A – E

Class of 2026 – Grade 10 Last names beginning with A – E

Class of 2027 – Grade 9 Last names beginning with A – E

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Ms. Laura Lucarelle Ext. 5204

School Counselor

llucarelle@belchertownps.org

Class of 2024 – Grade 12 Last names beginning with H – M

Class of 2025 – Grade 11 Last names beginning with F – Mi

Class of 2026 – Grade 10 Last names beginning with F – O

Class of 2027 – Grade 9 Last names beginning with F – O

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Ms. Debra Davidsohn Ext. 5205

School Counselor

ddavidsohn@belchertownps.org

Class of 2024– Grade 12 Last names beginning with N– Z

Class of 2025 – Grade 11 Last names beginning with Mo – Z

Class of 2026 – Grade 10 Last names beginning with P– Z

Class of 2027 – Grade 9 Last names beginning with P – Z

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Ms. Fran Frederick Ext. 5207

School Adjustment Counselor

ffrederick@belchertownps.org

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Ms. Lynn Drawec Ext. 5200

Administrative Assistant

ldrawec@belchertownps.org

2023-2024 Counseling Office Important Dates

For 2023-2024 important dates, please click on the link below.

2023-2024 Important Dates

ACT / SAT Test Dates

 

Click on the links below for ACT/SAT test dates.  When registering online you will need to put in BHS’s School Code which is 220115.

ACT Test Dates

 SAT Test Dates

 

College/Military/Trade School Visits

Please click on the link below for the list of colleges/military branches/trade schools who will be visiting Belchertown High School. Visits will be held in the Counseling Office. Seniors who are interested in learning more about these colleges/military branches/trade schools can stop by the Counseling Office the morning of the visit to get a pass.

College/Military/Trade School Visits

Transcript Request Forms for Seniors

Members of the Class of 2024 may use the following forms to request transcripts for colleges and transcripts for scholarships.

 

Transcript Request Form for Colleges

Transcript Request Form for Scholarships

 

Scholarships/Money for College
Events / Volunteer Opportunities / Summer College Programs

Check back later.

Help Wanted - Job Opportunities

Student Employment Opportunity at BHS! 

 

BHS Student Information Technology (IT) Summer Interns (3 positions) 

 

See link to posting below.

 

 

BHS Student IT Summer Intern Posting

 

 

 

New England Institute for Prehospital Medicine Inc. EMT Course

NEIPM EMT Course Informational Flyer

College Information Seminar and Financial Aid Night Presentations

FINANCIAL AID NIGHT

Financial Aid Night was held on Monday, October 23, 2023, from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm in the BHS Veterans’ Memorial Auditorium.

A representative from MEFA (Massachusetts Educational Financing Authority) shared information on types & sources of financial aid, the application process, how financial aid decisions are made, paying for college, and free resources.  See the link below for information covered during the presentation.

Contact your school counselor if you have any questions.

 

Financial Aid 101 Presentation – Fall 2023

 

BHS College Information Seminar

The College Information Seminar was held on Wednesday, March 27, 2024, at 6:00 pm in the VMA. Check out what was covered.  Contact your School Counselor with questions.

 

 College Information Seminar 2024

 

Alumni Transcript Requests

If you are a graduate of BHS/attended BHS and you need a copy of your transcript, you can either email (preferred) the Administrative Assistant at ldrawec@belchertownps.org or call the BHS School Counseling Office at 413-323-9419 Extension 5200.

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

Learner's Permit Documents

Documents required by the Registry of Motor Vehicles can be obtained by calling or emailing Ms. Drawec, the Administrative Assistant in the School Counseling Office. She can provide students with the necessary documents that are accepted by the RMV – Official Enrollment Verification Letter and Official Transcript. You may contact Ms. Drawec by phone at 413-323-9419 extension 5200 or by email at ldrawec@belchertownps.org. You will need to provide the student’s name, an email address where these documents can be sent, and a phone number in case there are any questions.

New Student Registration

New student registrations are now being processed by Mrs. Christina Aponte in the Superintendent’s Office. Please click on the link below for access to the Student Registration Packet. If you have any questions, you may contact Mrs. Aponte at 413-323-0423 extension 100.

Student Registration Packet

The following documents are required to enroll 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

Final or Current Report Card

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

Discipline Record/Statement

Attendance Record

MCAS/Standardized Test Results

Special Education Records/504/DCAP (if applicable)

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

Work Permits

Work permits are issued in the Superintendent’s Office at the Belchertown Public Schools Central Office, 14 Maple Street, Belchertown. The hours are 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. The phone number is 323-0423 extension 100. Please click on the link below for more information. You must have a job prior to obtaining a work permit.

Work Permit Application Process

Work Permit Application

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