BHS Monthly Guidance Events

February 2022

Bellport High School Monthly Guidance Events Flyer

This flyer highlights the monthly events, programs, and services provided by the Bellport Senior High School Guidance Office for high school students and families.


If you have questions or would like an appointment with your School Counselor, please contact us. Please stop by the Guidance Office, email your School Counselor, or call us at 631-730-1575 and press 3 for the Guidance Office.

February 2022 Guidance Events

National School Counseling Week Feb. 7-11, 2022

2/7 - 2/11/2022

Gr. 9-12


National School Counseling Week will take place this year during the week of February 7-11. This year's theme is "School Counseling: Better Together". On Wednesday, February 9th, the Guidance Department will be holding a virtual assembly for all students grades 9-12 during period 9. Ken Bartolo, from There and Back Inc., will be presenting "Athletes Against Addiction", a presentation about Ken's life as a professional athlete and the struggles he went through while experiencing, and then overcoming, addiction.


We invite all students, faculty, and staff at Bellport High School to participate in this event by clicking on the banner above. Selected answers will be displayed around the building. Responses must be received no later than noon on Wednesday, February 2nd to be included.

Annual Individual Progress Review/Scheduling Meetings

12/6/2021 - 2/18/2022

Grades 9-11


Each student received an electronic invitation by email to attend their Annual Individual Progress Review/Scheduling meeting. Students can check their SouthCountry account Google Calendar to view their upcoming appointment. The purpose of this meeting is to review the student’s educational progress and to develop their college and career plans. Students will select their 2022-2023 course requests.

Bellport High School Local Scholarship Application for Seniors

1/10/2022 - 3/7/2022

Grade 12


Link to the senior local scholarship application. Deadline 3/7/2022: https://forms.gle/iPnLKkD9u7eCjTwy6


In January of senior year, Bellport High School encourages seniors to complete one Bellport High School Local Scholarships application online to earn scholarships from local businesses and organizations looking to award money to Bellport High School graduates. The completed application is due to the Bellport High School Main Office by the first week in March of senior year to be considered.


The local scholarship application for BHS seniors will be online and will be open 1/10/2022 - 3/7/2022. The link to the local scholarship for BHS seniors will be posted here when it is available. For questions about the local scholarship application, you may contact the Bellport High School Main Office at 631-730-1575 and press 0 for assistance.


Link to the senior local scholarship application. Deadline 3/7/2022: https://forms.gle/iPnLKkD9u7eCjTwy6

Junior College Planning Night

2/17/2022 at 7:00 p.m.

Grade 11

Zoom Link: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/89892575115?pwd=bTJhU1AvVEtCMExSTnMzektqR2hIUT09#success


Juniors and their parents/guardians are invited to a presentation on the college planning process. Information on the college application process including what colleges look for, the SAT and ACT exams, letters of recommendation, college visits, and the college search will be discussed. This information is presented in preparation for each junior being invited to an individual Junior Planning Conference with their School Counselor in the spring.

Junior College Planning Virtual Assembly for Juniors

2/18/2022 period 9

Grade 11


Juniors will attend a virtual assembly in class on the college planning process. Information on the college application process including what colleges look for, the SAT and ACT exams, letters of recommendation, college visits, and the college search will be discussed. This information is presented in preparation for each junior being invited to an individual Junior Planning Conference with their School Counselor in the spring.

PreACT for Sophomores

April 7-22 virtual exam - pre-registration required

Grade 10

Pre-registration deadline 3/18/2022



The Pre-ACT will be virtual for 10th graders. The exam will open for pre-registered sophomores on April 7th and will end on Friday, April 22nd. Students who register will be emailed instructions for taking the test on April 7that the email they signed up with.


The last day to sign up to take the Pre-ACT will be on March 18, 2022.


It will be completely virtual and instructions will be emailed on April 7, 2022. You will have two weeks to complete it. After you submit your exam, you will receive a detailed score report that will help you prepare for your upcoming college admissions tests.


https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdzYC_13JFUTn7MqaOFARd8b0JtzpF0IskRY9D-gIvIAZFKZA/viewform

Ongoing Guidance Services

College Fairs and College Visits

In addition to the in-person college and career fairs offered at Bellport High School for our students in the gymnasium during the school day on September 30th, 2021, and March 29th, 2021, the Guidance Office offers various opportunities for our students to connect with college admissions representatives live online. Students have an opportunity throughout the school year to register and participate in virtual college fairs and virtual college visits.



Click here for information on SUNY Virtual Events.

Click here for information on National College Fairs hosted by NACAC.


BHS Virtual College Visits

Colleges are offering virtual meetings for Bellport High School students to meet with admissions representatives in small groups. You must register online in advance to participate in these virtual meetings. Please follow these steps to register through your Naviance account. Check back as meetings are added throughout the school year:


  1. Log into your Naviance account. Please contact your counselor if you are using a new email address for your college applications and need to update your Naviance account or if you need to reset your Naviance password.
  2. In Naviance, click on the Colleges tab at the top of the page.
  3. Select College Visits from the drop-down menu.
  4. When you see a college you are considering, click on the View Details to the right of the college. Here you will need to click the link to register for this virtual meeting.

CUNY Virtual Information Sessions

The City University of New York (CUNY) is the nation’s largest urban public university and is located in New York City. CUNY has 25 colleges spread across New York City’s five boroughs.


Students can learn more about CUNY by registering online to attend a virtual information session or by exploring which CUNY.

SUNY Virtual Information Sessions

The State University of New York (SUNY) is the public college system in New York State. SUNY offers 64 institutions, including research universities, academic medical centers, liberal arts colleges, community colleges, colleges of technology, and an online learning network.


Students can learn more about SUNY by registering online to attend a virtual Information Session, by exploring the tools on Which SUNY, and by requesting a SUNY Viewbook.

Transcript and Records Requests

Parents/guardians may access their child's academic records on the ParentPortal. The ParentPortal is not managed by the Guidance Office. For assistance with the ParentPortal, please contact parentportal@southcountry.org or call 631-730-1511.


Bellport High School current students may access their academic records on the StudentPortal or by contacting the Guidance Office.


Bellport High School graduates and alumni will need to complete this online form to request a copy of their transcript and records. Please allow at least 10 business days for this request to be completed.


If you have any questions about your transcript and records request, please call the Guidance Office at 631-730-1575 and press 3 for the Guidance Office.

Working Papers

Ages 14 - 17


For students ages 14 to 17 who need New York State Working Papers:


  1. Please follow these instructions
  2. Complete Part 1 only at the top of this form and have your parent/guardian sign it
  3. Bring this form to the School Nurse or your Physician to be completed, signed, and stamped
  4. Return completed forms to the Guidance Office. Your working card will be issued within 3 business days. You will need to sign for and pick up your working card in person in the Guidance Office.


If you have any questions about your working card, please call the Guidance Office at 631-730-1575 and press 3 for the Guidance Office.

Guidance Communications

Contact Us

Please contact the Guidance Office anytime we may be of assistance. You may email your School counselor or call us at 631-730-1575 and press 3 for the Guidance Office.

Remind App for the Guidance Office

Grades 9-12 and Parents/Guardians


If you have not done so already, please sign up now from your cell phone to receive Guidance text messages this school year through Remind. The Guidance Office will send out texts through Remind throughout the school year about upcoming events.


Text to 81010 with the code corresponding to your graduation year below.


Freshmen/ Class of 2025 @bhs2025gc


Sophomores/ Class of 2024 @bhs2024gc


Juniors/ Class of 2023 @bhs2023gc


Seniors/ Class of 2022 @bhs2022gc

Guidance Google Classrooms

Grades 9-12


Every student at BHS is invited to join the grade level Guidance Google Classroom corresponding to the year that their class is expected to graduate to receive important information throughout the school year.

Services Offered through Other Bellport High School Offices

Driver Education Office

Ages 16+


Drivers Education is not a service offered through the Guidance Office. For assistance, please contact 631-730-1592.


You must be 16 and have a New York State learner permit to register for Drivers Ed. For Driver Education information or to register, please call the Driver Education Office at 631-730-1592.