Guidance

Welcome to the BHS Guidance Department!

 

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College Information Seminar

The College Information Seminar for juniors and their parents/guardians will be held on Monday, February 5, from 6:00 to 7:30 pm in the Veterans' Memorial Auditorium.  If you have any questions regarding this seminar, please see or email your school counselor.

 

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AP Exam Registration

AP students may now register in the Guidance Department to take AP exams.  The AP exams will be held in May.  The fee per exam is $94.  A $60 deposit (cash or check made payable to the Town of Belchertown) for each exam is due at the time of registration.  The final day to register is Friday, February 16th.  The remaining balance of $34 per test must be paid by Friday, March 9th.  
 

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HCC On-the-Spot Decision Day

Holyoke Community College will be holding their On-the-Spot Decision Day here at BHS on Thursday, February 15th, beginning at 9:30 am.  Students who wish to apply to HCC but have not as yet done so can be accepted on this day right here in the Guidance Department at BHS.  Interested students must sign up in the Guidance Department and must complete HCC's online application prior to February 15th.  There is no application fee on this day, and official transcripts will be provided to HCC by the Guidance Department.

 

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STCC Instant Accept Day

Springfield Technical Community College will be holding their Instant Accept Day here at BHS on Thursday, March 8th, beginning at 8:30 am.  Students who wish to apply to STCC but have not as yet done so can be accepted on this day right here in the Guidance Department at BHS.  Interested students must sign up in the Guidance Department and must complete STCC's online application prior to March 8th.  There is no application fee on this day, and official transcripts will be provided to STCC by the Guidance Department.

 

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College/Technical School Visits

A representative from Porter & Chester Institute located in Chicopee will be visiting BHS on Friday, February 9th, at 9:00.  If you would like to learn more about Porter & Chester Institute, please stop by the Guidance Department for a pass

A representative from the Fashion Institute of Design and Marketing will be visiting BHS on Tuesday, February 13th, at 12:30.  If you would like to learn more about the Fashion Institute of Design and Marketing, please stop by the Guidance Department for a pass. 

 

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Military Visits

A representative from the U.S. Army will be visiting BHS on Thursday, February 8th, at 10:00.  A representative from the U.S. Army National Guard will be visiting BHS on Tuesday, February 27th, at 10:00.  If you would like to learn more about the U.S. Army or the U.S. Army National Guard, please stop by the Guidance Department for a pass. 

 

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College Application Deadlines

Seniors are reminded their Transcript Request Forms are due in the Guidance Department at least 5 school days prior to the application deadline.

 

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Scholarships

Seniors are reminded to check the scholarship file frequently.  Scholarship applications will be added when they become available.

 

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

 

Birth Certificate

Custody/Guardianship Documentation (if applicable)

Current Physical Exam (less than a year old)

Immunization Records

Two (2) Forms of Proof of Residence

Transcript of Grades

Grades-to-Date of Leaving

Discipline Record

Attendance Record

MCAS/Standardized Test Results

Special Education Records (if applicable)  

 

Please contact the Guidance Department at 413-323-9351

for more information and office hours.