School Counseling Updates

All student in grades 10 and 11 received the PSAT Student Guide. In addition, copies of the SAT Student Guide are available in my office on the table next to the door. Feel free to come grab a copy.You can also find helpful practice test through Khan Academy.
Smith Academy parents of seniors are invited to a Financial Aid Night at Frontier Regional on Tuesday, September 26th from 6:00-8:00pm in their auditorium.  
You are invited to the Hampshire County College Fair hosted by Belchertown High School on October 4, 2017 from 6:00-8:00pm. Located at 142 Springfield St. Belchertown, MA 01007More Info
If you have questions regarding financial aid for college, take some time and visit these two websites. They both have a lot of helpful information regarding filling out your FAFSA, dealines, loans, grants and much more. FAFSAMEFA
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All seniors will need to fill out this packet and include their resume (example resume) before they meet with me to discuss their post high school plans. All student taking Mr. Keir's College and Career Readiness class will hear a short presentation from me. Student who are not taking the class will meet with me during a different time. 
Here are the forms that are being sent home for students in the 10th and 11th grade to register for the PSAT's. In addition to a PSAT fact sheet.  
Bullying: A Guide for Parents
Welcome back!I hope you all had a wonderful summer. I want to remind all students that the last day to Add/Drop a Smith Academy class is Friday, September 8th. Please make an appointment with guidance before that date if you would like to make any changes to your schedule.The last day to Add/Drop a VHS course is Tuesday, September 12th.