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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



The PSAT exam will be administered here at BHS on Thursday, October 12th, from 7:30-12:00 in the gymnasium.  Juniors and sophomores can begin registering to take the PSAT exam in the School Counseling Office beginning on Monday, September 11.  The final day to register is Friday, September 22.  The exam fee is $19.00 and must be paid by check only – No Cash Accepted.  The check must be made out to the “Town of Belchertown”.  A receipt will be provided at the time of registration.




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  


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


Ms. Maggie Folli Ext. 5203

Counseling Department Chair/School Counselor

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


Ms. Laura Lucarelle Ext. 5204

School Counselor

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


Ms. Debra Davidsohn Ext. 5205

School Counselor

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


Ms. Fran Frederick Ext. 5207

School Adjustment Counselor


Ms. Lynn Drawec Ext. 5200

Administrative Assistant

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

The Belchertown Kidz Club is now hiring.  Click here for more information.


Parent College and Financial Aid Night Presentations

BHS College Information Night

The BHS College Information Night for Juniors and Junior parents was held on Monday, March 21, 2022, at 6:00 pm in the Veterans’ Memorial Auditorium. If you were unable to attend this event, please click on the link below to view the PowerPoint Presentation. If you have any questions, please contact your student’s School Counselor.

BHS College Information Night Presentation

Financial Aid Night

Financial Aid Night was held on Monday, October 3, 2022, in the BHS Veterans’ Memorial Auditorium. A representative from MEFA (Massachusetts Educational Financing Authority) presented valuable information to students and families. If you missed this presentation, you may click on the link below to view the presentation slides. You may also visit for more information.

Financial Aid Night Presentation

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 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 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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