Student Services Update


Welcome to Student Services!

Thanks for reading the Student Services Update!

Questions about scheduling, the college process, scholarships, work permits, transcripts, or life in general? Do you need to speak with someone regarding an issue that is bothering you, do you need a place to discuss what is going on in your life or to figure out how you are feeling? Please feel free to contact us or stop by the office. The Student Services Office is here to help! We look forward to seeing you soon!

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High Honors-All A's

Post Graduate: Bragdon, Leyla

Class of 2023: Hager, Rylee, King, Emery, King, Paige, Royter, Christopher, Simmons, Savannah, Wasileski, Clare

Class of 2024: Abdelgawad, Mohamed, Goodnow, Sophia, Pease, Rachel, Sumner, Kaylin, VanVleet, William

Class of 2025: Crowell, Elias, Johnston, Avery, King, Palmer, Mojallali, Chayim, Wheeler, Jadelyn, Whitaker, Mayzie

Class of 2026: Armstrong, Mason, Canaday, Emma, Niquette, Alex

Class of 2027: Barrows, Samuel, Biagini, Tanner, Bzomowski, Valerie, Clark, Landon, Collins, Seamus, Gauthier, Aidan, Humphrey, Hannah, Krezmien, Virginia, Lanoue, Natalie, Millar, Dillon, Osterman, Katherine, Raffa, Morgan, Shearer, Alaina, Smith, Cameron, Underwood, Taylor

Class of 2028: Bailey, Colten, Bassett, Cole, Bassett, Mason, Boltz, Leo, Bourdon, Sophia, Churchill, Emily, DenOuden, Naomi, Gancarz, Brady, Gilmore, Jordyn, Hoffenberg, Siddha, Jetzon, Zephyr, Johnston, Claire, Kuoppala, Rex, Loucka, Aymeric, Norwood, Joseph, Pettengill, Madison, Ragan, Nathaniel, Richardson, Alvin, Smith, Jalila, Sonntag, Mckenzie, Spencer, Nicholas, Stevens, Grace, Taylor, Jeanna, Weigand, Shiya

Honors-All A's and B's

Class of 2023: Celli, Courtney, Grant, Myah, Healy, Seth, Hicks, Gracie, Plesnar, Hannah, Snow, Percy

Class of 2024: Cosentino, Madeline, Davenport, Grace, DenOuden, Weston, Gauthier, Vincent, Giard, Riley, Patenaude, Robert Gage, Pease, Julia, Ryder, Gabrielle, Sisum, Emily, Snape, Eliandra, White, Madison

Class of 2025: Aubrey, Carolynn, Calhoun, Jacob, Grant, Adrian, Parker, Austin, Pettengill, Isabelle, Phillips, Hannah, Robinson, Bianca, Sevoian, Kristen, Smith, Jasmine

Class of 2026: Foucault, Hazel, James, Jesse, Loomis, Addison, Perras-Howard, Kylah, Spence, Emerson, Tierney, Payton, Tuttman, Phineas, Walker, Kate

Class of 2027: Buchanan, Samara, Clark, Levi, Cousineau, Camden, Herrera, Eli, Herzig, Conner, Holan, Nina, Jacques, Cameron, Long, Truman, Lopez-Velez, Ketsliany, Lovett, Lauryn, Mizula, SadieMae, Read, Luke, Sisum, Wyatt

Class of 2028: Bah, Mamadou Dian, Bauer, Carsyn, Beckwith, Cayden, Beckwith, Sarah, Blanchard, Paytan, Brisson, Brayden, Brisson, Logan, Bryant, Wyatt, Culver, Shaunty, Dobias, Abigail, Finn, Madeline, Giard, Paul, Jenkins, Tehya, Kelley, Molly, Kingsley, Logan, Koshinsky, Brooke, Lamboy, Sage, Macmillan, Peter, Moffatt, Abigail, Moynihan, Aurora, Nevins, Blake, Noyes, Olyvia, Phillips, Adam, Pietruszka Boulter, Sadie, Reade, Dustin, Sessions-Delisle, Cameron, Thomasson, Brandon, Torrey, Jeremiah, Waters, Jayda, Wilton, Jessica

High School Information Session for 8th Grade Families

You are invited to join a virtual information session about high school at MTRS and the course registration process. This is an opportunity for caregivers to receive the same information that students are getting at school. A recording of the presentation will be available.

Date: Thursday, March 9

Time: 7:00 - 7:30 PM

Meet Link:

Or call in via phone: (US) +1 413-497-4018, PIN: 141 103 254#

Course Request Information

Students in Grades 8-11 have until next Wednesday to request courses in Aspen. Counselors met with students earlier this week to walk them through the process. Here is a link to the 2023-2024 Course Catalog, which can also be found on the MTRS website.


Please consider donating any used clean clothing to the “MOHAWK SHARING IS CARING ROOM.” All sizes of clothing are needed. We will accept footwear if clean and are in good condition. You may contact Mrs. Camarda if you have any questions. The community may drop off their donations at the front office. Mohawk staff may contact Mrs. Camarda or bring donations to room 214.

On behalf of the Key Club members, we thank you for your support.

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Amherst, Bowdoin, Carleton, Pomona, Swarthmore, Williams, and you!

In the spirit of cooperation, six of the nation’s top liberal arts collegesAmherst, Bowdoin, Carleton, Pomona, Swarthmore, and Williams—are teaming up to help with your college search. Whether you’re feeling excited or overwhelmed (or maybe a little bit of both?) or you're still trying to figure out how to explore colleges, we’re here to help!

Junior Jumpstart

Learn how to start your college search as a high school junior. We'll talk through the process, offer tips, and answer your questions. We'll set aside plenty of time for questions. Parents and family members are welcome to attend.
Join us on Tuesday, March 14 at 8 p.m. EDT

We look hope to see you there!

Six Colleges

Personal and Home Care Aide State Training (PHCAST)

Are you looking for a job that is flexible? Become a home care professional!

You can become a Home Care Aide for free through the online Personal and Home Care Aide State Training (PHCAST), provided by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The courses can be completed when you want, where you want.

Check here for more information!

Personal and Home Care Aide State Training (PHCAST)

Click Here for more information on the FREE Training to become a Home Care Professional!

Teen Assistant Wanted

April Vacation Camp:

Mrs. Woof is looking for a teen assistant for the week of April vacation to help me with an elementary camp. Experience with children is preferred, but anyone can apply. The hours are 8:30-3:30 and the pay is $15/hour. Interested people should like kids, being active, and going outside. Email Mrs. Woof for more info or to apply

Summer Program Assistant

The Mohawk Trail Regional School District will offer a summer program located at MTRS for 4 weeks running July 10 to August 4. Assistants work 8:30 to 3:30. Half the day will be academic and the other half will be recreational. The assistant will work with grade-band cohorts of rising 1st-3rd grade. The hours are 8:30-3:30 and the week of July 5 is training week. Interested people should like kids, being active, and going outside. Pay is $15/hour. Email Mrs. Woof for more info or to apply

Junior Achievement’s 18 under 18 - Presented by Teddy Bear Pools, is a recognition of outstanding young people throughout Western MA, showcasing our area’s up-and-comers who exemplify Innovative Spirit, Leadership, & Community Involvement.

As an educator, we encourage you to nominate a student(s) from your school or community! Students can also self-nominate, so please share this information with them. Parents, counselors, youth group leaders, and other community members can also nominate.

Nominations are due March 31, 2023.

18 Under 18 Nomination Form

For detailed information about the program, frequently asked questions, and to learn about last year's recipients, visit:

If you have any questions, please feel free to email or call: (413) 707 - 2061. We thank you for helping to recognize and celebrate the outstanding youth of our region!

William Dziura

Junior Achievement of Western Massachusetts

Workshops for Teens

Hello! For the first time ever, GCC is offering workshops and micro-courses targeted at local teens. Below is a list of topics, and dates as well as registration links. Each series is $40, and each individual workshop is $10. If finances prevent anyone from attending, please contact Judy Raper at These workshops happen after school hours. We hope to see you there!

February-Healthy and Delicious Intergenerational Cooking:

March-Be Your Own Boss: Developing Youth Entrepreneurs

April 19 Finance 101:

April-GCC Beat Academy:

May-Introduction to 3D Modeling and Clay Animation:

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There were about 10 new scholarships added yesterday! Please keep checking the bulletin!

This is the Official Scholarship Bulletin. All of the available scholarships will be listed here as they become available. This bulletin is also included on the Student Services website.

  • If you need a transcript or other documents from the Student Services office, please give us at least 3 school days to complete these requests!

Here are some tips:

  • Check that you have all of the required documents (transcript, letter of recommendation, etc.) before you submit your application.
  • Pay close attention to the due dates. Applications will not be accepted after the deadline.
  • Check the application for submission details. Some applications need to be mailed out and some need to be submitted to the Student Services Office.
  • If you are mailing the applications, be sure to mail them out with enough time for them to get there before the deadline.

Please reach out if you have any questions! We are happy to help!

Senior Scholarships

Scholarship Opportunities for MTRS Seniors!

MTRS Alumni Scholarships

There are even Scholarships available for MTRS Alumni! This document will be updated as more information becomes available.
MTRS Alumni Scholarships

Scholarship Opportunities for graduates of MTRS!

CAREER TRAILS: Web Developers

Career information, exploration, and opportunities.

CAREER OF THE MONTH: Web Developers click on the link to find out about this growing career field.

This year students will be exposed to career speakers in their Academic and elective classes. These speakers will highlight careers that connect to that specific academic area or topic they are learning about in class. This allows students to connect the classroom to the real world.

Become a DCR Lifeguard!

Free training to become a lifeguard! Click here for more information!

Train for a career in Manufacturing and CNC Machining

Click Here for more information about Advanced Manufacturing Training offered at Greenfield Community College and other W. Mass. schools:


You must get a Work Permit at the School District where you live.

At Mohawk Trail Regional School, obtaining a Work Permit is a 2 step process:

  1. You must have a job offer from an employer

  2. After you have a job offer, download a Work Permit Application or stop by the Student Services office at MTRS



The Employment Permit Application form (Promise of Employment form) can be downloaded Here or Picked up in the Student Services Office.

14 and 15-year-olds: There are 4 sections that MUST be filled out and signed on the Employment Permit Application before the Work Permit can be issued.

  1. The first section is completed and signed by the employer

  2. The second section is to be completed and signed by the Doctor’s office or Medical office where the minor had a physical within the last year. We can not accept a copy of a physical; this has to be signed by a physician according to State Law.

  3. The third section is filled out and signed by the parent or legal guardian of the minor

  4. The fourth section is signed and dated by the minor

16 and 17-year-olds: There are 3 sections that must be filled out and signed on the Employment Permit Application before the Work Permit can be issued.

  1. The first section is completed and signed by the employer

  2. The third section is filled out and signed by the parent or legal guardian of the minor

  3. The fourth section is signed and dated by the minor


*The Minor (student) must bring the completed Employment Permit Application form, their student ID, and a document that shows their birth date on it to the High School (MTRS Student Services) where the Work Permit will be filled out by the Authorized agent (MTRS Registrar/Shana Garcia). Documents MUST be originals; fax or copies will not be accepted. THE AUTHORIZED AGENT, MUST BY LAW, WITNESS THE MINOR SIGNING THE WORK PERMIT BEFORE IT CAN BE ISSUED.

Parent and Caregiver Support

Support groups, guides, and other information for parents and caregivers who want additional support for themselves and their children.

Parental Stress Line: 1-800-632-8188

Contact the Student Services Office

Alice Fulton

School Counselor Grades 9-12th

Taffy Ruggeri

School Counselor Grades 7 & 8th

Shana Garcia

Registrar and Student Services Assistant

413-625-9811 ext. 1305