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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BigFuture x LinkedIn: Career Week

Join BigFuture® and LinkedIn for this series of free, virtual events to learn about the most in-demand jobs, how to build your network, and how to craft your own LinkedIn profile. Get all your career questions answered, and hear guest speakers from TikTok, Deloitte, and more.

Fast-Growing Jobs and the Skills You Need

Tuesday, June 6, 7–7:45 p.m. ET

The Secret to Career Success: Building Your Network

Wednesday, June 7, 7–7:45 p.m. ET

Stand Out on LinkedIn: Building a Great Student Profile

Thursday, June 8, 7–7:45 p.m. ET

Click Here to learn more!

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Unique Full Time Opportunity w/ many benefits! Join the DIAL/SELF AmeriCorps Team!

Are you ready for an experience that focuses on your own growth

as well as youth development and strengthening communities?

Join the DIAL/SELF AmeriCorps Team!

The DIAL/SELF AmeriCorps Program is a great way to gain practical experience

while learning new skills and making an impact in your community!

Apply by June 1st, those who apply by this date have a higher chance of being matched with the program. Candidates can use this link to apply today:

For 10 months, full-time (40 hrs./week, August-June) DIAL/SELF AmeriCorps members serve in Western MA supporting youth through mentoring, positive youth development, experiential learning, and creative activities at either a school or local agency. Members gain transferable skills during weekly personal & professional development training and create relationships with the community through collaboration and connection. Members are eligible for EBT, child care assistance, health care, and fuel assistance. DIAL/SELF AmeriCorps invites people of many different backgrounds and current paths to apply!

Members are compensated for their service up to $24,695 including a $6,895 Education Award upon completion of the term.

Required: 18+, HS diploma/GED Equivalent, and US Citizen

Use this link to complete the online application:

For more information or to apply, please visit:

or Contact: Kaydance Scotto, DSAP RRC Coordinator,, 413-774-7054 x101


Click here for a job opening at The First Congregational Church of Ashfield (UCC)! Email for questions!


Summer Day on Buckland Common is a one-day event showcasing several volunteer non-profit organizations from Buckland.

The event is Saturday, July 15th from 10 am-3 pm.

Volunteers are needed for parking, help with kids' games, craft table and set up and break down.

For more information: 413-625-6650


Sign up at or call 413-628-4470


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.

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Fly-In Program Announcement: Women of Distinction 2023

Applications are now open for Women of Distinction, our overnight, fully funded fly-in program. Intended for high school seniors, this annual event will highlight opportunities offered by Smith College for African American, Asian American, Latin American, Native American, and first-generation college students. Housing, meals, and transportation to and from campus are included.

We are offering two rounds of Women of Distinction:

October 13 - 14: Application deadline is June 30
November 10 - 11: Application deadline is September 15
Students will indicate on their application which program they are applying to.
(Both dates provide the same offerings.)

Participants will have the chance to connect with current Smith students, faculty, and other community members. Additional programming will include a series of panels and workshops on academics and student life.

If you have any questions or concerns, contact

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Career information, exploration, and opportunities.


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.

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

Class of 2024: Will VanVleet

Class of 2025: Elias Crowell, Adrian Grant, Palmer King, Chayim Mojallali, Jadelyn Wheeler, Mayzie Whitaker

Class of 2026: Emma Canaday, Lily Delacruz, Alex Niquette

Class of 2027: Samuel Barrows, Tanner Biagini, Valerie Bzomowski, Landon Clark, Hannah Humphrey, Virginia Krezmien, Natalie Lanoue, Katherine Osterman, Morgan Raffa, Alania Shearer

Class of 2028: Colten Bailey, Cole Bassett, Mason Bassett, Leo Boltz, Sophia Bourdon, Emily Churchill, Naomi DenOuden, Brady Gancarz, Siddha Hoffenberg, Claire Johnston, Rex Kuoppala, Aymeric Loucka, Peter Macmillian, Blake Nevins, Joseph Norwood, Madison Pettengill, Nathaniel Ragan, Alvin Richardson, Jalila Smith, Makenzie Sonntag, Grace Stevens, Jeanna Taylor, Brandon Thomasson, Shiya Weigand, Jessica Wilton

HONORS (ALL As and Bs)

Class of 2023: Oliver Flynn, Jessica Gokey, Ariana Gougeon, Seth Healy, Gracie Hicks, Aileen Moffatt, Hannah Plesnar

Class of 2024: Mohamed Abdelgawad, Madeline Cosentino, Grace Davenport, Weston DenOuden, Riley Giard, Sophia Goodnow, Robert Gage Patenaude, Julia Pease, Rachel Pease, Gabrielle Ryder, Sebastian Seward, Emily Sisum, Eliandra Snape, Kaylin Sumner

Class of 2025: Carolynn Aubrey, Alexia Bowers, Emmett Johnson, Avery Johnston, Logan Pelletier, Isabelle Pettengill, Bianca Robinson, Kristen Sevoian, Jasmine Smith, Emma Thrower

Class of 2026: Mason Armstrong, Zachary Canaday, Hazel Foucault, Jessie James, Addison Loomis, Kylah Perras-Howard, Anya Read, Emerson Spence, Kate Walker

Class of 2027: Joey Calhoun, Seamus Collins, Camden Cousineau, Eli Herrera, Conner Herzig, Truman Long, Dillon Millar, SadieMae Mizula, Luke Read, Cameron Smith, Hannah Unaitis, Taylor Underwood

Class of 2028: Ben Bah, Lucas Bailey, Carsyn Bauer, Paytan Blanchard, Brayden Brisson, Logan Brisson, Madeline Finn, Paul Giard, Jordyn Gilmore, Ayron Hemingway, Zephyr Jetzon, Logan Kingsley, Brooke Koshinsky, Sage Lamboy, Abigail Moffett, Adam Phillips, Dustin Reade, Carson Richardson, Landon Smead, Nicholas Spencer, Jayda Waters

Important Dates

Quarter 4

First Day: Thursday, April 6

Last Day: Wednesday, June 22

Progress Reports planned for May 19

Report Cards planned for June 23

Finals Schedule

Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, June 20, 21, and 22

2-hour delay 20 & 21 ½ day: 11:30 dismissal on 22

The Sharing & Caring Room is Now Open

Mission Statement: Mohawk Trail Regional High School Key Club students, strongly believe that every student should have access to the basic needs of life. Therefore, any student who is struggling financially is welcome to the Key Club “Sharing is Caring” room to shop for free. Along with clothing items, the room is stocked with hygiene supplies too.

Hours of Operation: We are open 4 days a week during advisory. We ask that you keep the room safe and clean as you found it.

Location of room: Middle School Wing-room 178

Seventh-Grade Hours of Operation Monday: 7:45-8:10

Eighth-Grade Hours of Operation Monday: 7:45-8: 10

Ninth-Grade Hours of Operation Tuesday: 7:45-8:10

Tenth-Grade Hours of Operation Thursday: 7:45-8:10

Eleventh-Grade Hours of Operation Friday: 7:45-8:10

Twelfth-Grade Hours of Operation Friday: 7:45-8:10

One-on-one virtual appointment with MEFA College Planning Team

MEFA (Massachusetts Educational Financing Authority) offers one-on-one virtual appointments to help families with guidance on financial aid offers and making college decisions. We’re meeting with families one on one virtually to answer questions and provide assistance on financial aid and paying for college. Families can complete our quick form to request an appointment. MEFA has valuable resources and tools to help you prepare for the future and navigate the college planning process.

Contact the Student Services Office

Jane Shaney

Interim School Counselor Grades 9-12th

Taffy Ruggeri

School Counselor Grades 7 & 8th

Shana Garcia

Registrar and Student Services Assistant

413-625-9811 ext. 1305