Counseling Office

 

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 413-323-9351, press 4 or at ldrawec@belchertownps.org.

 

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COUNSELING OFFICE CONTACTS

 

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

Counseling Office Fax:  413-323-9353

 

Ms. Maggie Folli                                       Ext. 5203

Counseling Department Chair/School Counselor

mfolli@belchertownps.org

Class of 2023 - Grade 12       Last names beginning with A - E

Class of 2024 - Grade 11       Last names beginning with A - G

Class of 2025 - Grade 10       Last names beginning with A - E

Class of 2026 - Grade 9         Last names beginning with A - E

 


Ms. Laura Lucarelle                                 Ext. 5204

School Counselor

llucarelle@belchertownps.org

Class of 2023 - Grade 12     Last names beginning with F - Mi

Class of 2024 - Grade 11      Last names beginning with H - M

Class of 2025 - Grade 10      Last names beginning with F - Mi

Class of 2026 - Grade 9        Last names beginning with F - O


Ms. Debra Davidsohn                              Ext. 5205

School Counselor

ddavidsohn@belchertownps.org

Class of 2023 - Grade 12      Last names beginning with Mo - Z

Class of 2024 - Grade 11      Last names beginning with N - Z

Class of 2025 - Grade 10      Last names beginning with Mo - Z

Class of 2026 - Grade 9        Last names beginning with P - Z


Ms. Fran Frederick                                  Ext. 5207

School Adjustment Counselor

ffrederick@belchertownps.org


Ms. Lynn Drawec                                     Ext. 5200

Administrative Assistant

ldrawec@belchertownps.org

 

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REGISTRATION HAS BEEN EXTENDED!!!

Attention 10th and 11th Graders……….

The PSAT exam will be administered here in the BHS gymnasium on Wednesday, October 12th, during the school day.  The registration deadline has been extended to Wednesday, September 21st, at 2:15 pm.

An $18 fee (payable only by check made out to the Town of Belchertown) is due at the time of registration - a receipt and practice booklet will be provided.

 

PSAT Exam Information

 

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Financial Aid Night

 

Interested in learning more about the Financial Aid Process?  Come to our Financial Aid Night!  A representative from MEFA (Massachusetts Educational Financing Authority) will be presenting to students and families on October 3rd at 6pm in the BHS Veterans' Memorial Auditorium.  All are welcome to attend this free event.  Please visit mefa.org for more information. 

 

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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

 

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Belchertown Day School is Hiring!  A flyer is posted outside the Counseling Office or at the link below.

 

Belchertown Day School Hiring Information

 

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The Millennium Die Group in Three Rivers is looking to train you to be a die-maker.  For more information see the information sheet posted outside the Counseling Office or at the link below.

 

Millennium Die Group Job Opportunity

 

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2022-2023 Counseling Office Important Dates

 

For 2022-2023 important dates, please click on the link below.

 

2022-2023 Important Dates

 

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2022-2023 PROGRAM OF STUDIES AND COURSE SELECTION SHEETS
 

Program of Studies 2022-2023

Course Selection Sheet 2022-2023

Grade 9 Course Selection Sheet 2021-2022

 

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BHS College Information Night

 

The BHS College Information Night for Juniors and Junior parents was held on Monday, March 21st, 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 

 

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Work Permits

 

Work permits are issued in the Superintendent's Office at the Belchertown Public Schools Central Office, 14 Maple Street, Belchertown.  The hours of operation 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

 

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RMV Documents for Learner's Permits and Driver's Licenses

 

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 413-323-9351 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.

 

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NEW STUDENT REGISTRATION

 

Registration for new students is 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 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

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. **

 

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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 email (preferred) the Administrative
Assistant at ldrawec@belchertownps.org or call the BHS School 
Counseling Office at
413-323-9351 Option 4.  

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).  

 

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2022-2023 School Profile

BHS School Code = 220115

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

 

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