BHS Guidance Events

2022-2023 Marking Quarter 1

This flyer highlights events, programs, and services provided by the Bellport Senior High School Counselors for high school students and families during the first marking quarter, which ends on 11/4/2022. This quarterly flyer will be updated as events are added during the school year.

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

School Counseling Programs & Events

Free PSAT and SAT Test Preparation Online

Grades 9-12

All Bellport High School students will be taking CollegeBoard exams on October 12th:

Grade 9 - PSAT

Grade 10 - PSAT

Grade 11 - PSAT/NMSQT

Grade 12 - SAT

In preparation for these exams, we recommend that students use CollegeBoard's free online tools to prepare for these exams. Taking the PSAT in 11th grade can connect students with various scholarship opportunities. Seniors who choose to option 1 below may enroll in BigFuture Scholarships to be considered for scholarships just for preparing to take the SAT using CollegeBoard/Khan Academy free online tools.

Additional information about the CollegeBoard Testing Day will be posted here as the information becomes available.

PSAT Student Guide

Free online SAT Practice

Here are 2 free, online test prep options:

Option 1 - CollegeBoard & Khan Academy

This online SAT test prep is offered by the CollegeBoard in conjunction with Khan Academy. When prompted, agree to link your CollegeBoard and Khan Academy accounts to get personalized recommendations to prepare for the SAT.

Option 2 - Method Learning

Method Learning is a subscription-based online SAT and ACT test prep program. Students may access their accounts, which are paid for by the South Country Central School District, through their Clever account.

College Application Assistance

College application assistance is available for seniors after school in the BHS library from 2:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. on various dates. Students do not need to pre-register, but are asked to bring their Chromebooks to participate.

Click here to view the dates.

Credit Recovery Program Enrollment


Grades 11 and 12

The Credit Recovery Program is an afterschool program designed to give upperclassmen the opportunity to make up missed credits. This is for students who have previously completed a course but were not successful. The School Counselors will identify students in grades 11 and 12 who need to make up course credits in order to meet New York State graduation criteria. Students must meet attendance criteria to be considered for the Credit Recovery Program.

Students must meet minimum attendance criteria in the course they did not pass in order to enroll in Credit Recovery. Therefore, not all students who request Credit Recovery will be approved to enroll in the program.

Career Exploration for Freshmen

9/19 - 9/21/2022

Grade 9

High school counselors will be visiting each freshmen class to facilitate a Career Exploration activity. Students will be completing the career exploration activity using their Naviance accounts. Students may access their Naviance account through the Clever portal.

Senior College Planning Classroom Presentations


Grade 12

Seniors will have a Senior College Planning presentation in their classes to review the college application process and timelines.

Senior College Planning Night Presentation

9/29/2022 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Grade 12 and Parents/Guardians

Seniors and their parents/guardians are invited to attend the Senior College Night presentation in the BHS auditorium. It is college application season so bring your questions!

Seniors and their parent/guardian are welcome to attend in person! If you cannot attend in person, click here during the event to join our live stream on YouTube.

Senior Planning Conferences (SPC)

10/11 - 11/23/2021

Grade 12

Each senior will receive an appointment in their South Country Google Calendar to meet with their School Counselor. The purpose of the meeting is for students to continue to develop their individualized post-graduation plans including college, career, employment, or military paths with assistance from their counselor.

District Wide College Shirt Day


Grades 9-12

All students, faculty, staff, and administration are encouraged to wear a college shirt to school!

CollegeBoard Testing Day


Grades 9-12

All students at Bellport High School will be taking college admissions tests:

Grade 9 - PSAT

Grade 10 - PSAT

Grade 11 - PSAT/NMSQT

Grade 12 - SAT

Additional details will be posted here as they become available.

Financial Aid & Scholarship Information

FAFSA Opens October 1st - Support available to assist with completing the FAFSA

2023-24 FAFSA and NYS Application for TAP Opens October 1

  • The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) found at, opens October 1 for high school seniors who are college-bound.
  • HESC helps students complete the FAFSA and Application for TAP. Students who need assistance can sign up and view the schedule here:

NYS DREAM Act Application Enables Undocumented Students Access to NYS Grants and Scholarships

  • Undocumented and other eligible students can visit to determine if they are eligible to apply for NYS grant and scholarship programs, including the Tuition Assistance Program, Excelsior Scholarship, and Enhanced Tuition Awards.

Financial Aid Night

11/3/2022 at 7:00 p.m.

Grade 12 Parents, Guardians, and Students

The high school counselors will present information about applying for financial aid. They will discuss financial aid and scholarship opportunities available for students. Bring your questions!

Scholarship Information

For more information, click on the links below.

BHS Guidance Scholarship Guidebook - An overview of scholarship information and where to find scholarships for students and families grades 9-12.

BHS Guidance Upcoming Scholarships - List of scholarships with upcoming deadlines that students may apply to.

BHS Guidance Nomination Scholarships - Competitive, college-specific scholarship opportunities. These are most frequently offered to seniors in the fall and juniors in the spring.

College Visits and Fairs

Virtual College Visits

Admissions representatives from various colleges will be visiting with Bellport High School students. Students will need to pre-register to attend. All meetings will be held in-person in the Guidance Office, and the students will then meet with Admissions Representative in a live video meeting.

To register:


Select Naviance

Click on the Colleges tab at the top

Select College Visits

Click View Details to the right of the college are interested in

Click Register to sign up to attend

Bellport High School Fall College Fair


For students, during the school day

Students will be invited to attend an in-person college fair in the gymnasium. Over 100 colleges will be in attendance.

More details will be posted here as the event gets closer.

SUNY College Fair

10/18/2022, register to attend during various timeslots

Grade 12 and their families

Register to attend a free, in-person SUNY college fair at Farmingdale State College. This is a great opportunity to learn about the SUNY colleges you are applying to.

Register for the SUNY college fair here.

Apply to SUNY colleges here.

National Association for College Admissions Counseling (NACAC) Virtual College Fair

9/11/2022 at 1:00 p.m.

10/3/2021 at 1:00 p.m.

10/24/2021 at 1:00 p.m.

Grades 11 and 12

Finding your best fit college is what it's all about! When you attend a NACAC Virtual College Fair, you'll have a chance to learn about and connect with lots of colleges in a short amount of time. Plus, we've gathered workshop videos and additional resources to help with your college search.

Hundreds of colleges and universities are ready and waiting to talk with high school students like you at each NACAC Virtual College Fair.

Click here to register.

NCA Fall College Expo

10/6/2022 at 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. at Adelphi University - Center for Recreation and Sports Gymnasium

Grades 11 and 12

The Nassau Counselors’ Association (NCA) is proud to present the 2022 Fall College Expo! More information will be posted here as it becomes available.

For More Information about this event, please contact:

Denise Pavone

Joy-Anne D'Anca

Western Suffolk Counselors Association Fall College Fair

10/27/2021 at 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Radisson Hotel Hauppauge, 110 Vanderbilt Parkway, Hauppauge, NYG

Grades 11 and 12

Students and parents are welcome to attend a free, in-person Fall College Fair at the Radisson Hotel Hauppauge.

Click here to see a list of colleges attending.

East End Counselors Association Fall College Fair

10/26/2022 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Riverhead High School

Grades 11 and 12

Students and parents are welcome to attend a free, in-person Fall College Fair at Riverhead High School.

SUNY Virtual Information Sessions

Grades 9-12

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.

CUNY Virtual Information Sessions

Grades 9-12

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.

Guidance Office Services

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 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, please call or stop by the Guidance Office. If you would prefer to access the form online:

  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 2026 @bhs2026gc

Sophomores/ Class of 2025 @bhs2025gc

Juniors/ Class of 2024 @bhs2024gc

Seniors/ Class of 2023 @bhs2023gc

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.