BHS Monthly Guidance Events

November 2021

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.

November 2021 Guidance Events

Senior Planning Conferences (SPC)

10/11 - 11/23/2021

Grade 12


Seniors will receive appointments 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.

CUNY Virtual Information Sessions

11/2/2021

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.

SAT Exam at BHS for Pre-Registered Students

11/6/2021 at 7:00 a.m.

Grade 11 and 12 who have pre-registered


Students who have pre-registered will be taking the SAT exam at Bellport High School at 7:00a.m. Click here to find out what to bring on SAT test day.


If you have questions, contact your School Counselor in the Guidance Office.

Senior College Application Workshops

11/8/2021 - 11/10/2021

Grade 12


Seniors will visit the BHS LIbrary with their English classes. The School Counselors will give a presentation on the college application process. Seniors will split into small groups to meet with the counselors.

Financial Aid Night Presentation

11/9/2021 at 7:00 p.m.

Grade 12 and Parents/Guardians


On Tuesday, 11/9/2021 at 7:00 p.m., seniors and their parents/guardians are invited to attend the Financial Aid Night presentation in the BHS auditorium. It is time to apply for financial aid at FAFSA so bring your questions!

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

11/14/2021 at 1:00 p.m.

Grades 11 and 12


Click here to register.

Western Suffolk Counselors’ Association (WSCA) Virtual College Fair

11/14/2021 at 2:00 p.m.

Grades 11 and 12


Click here to register.

Scheduling Presentations

11/29/2021 - 12/3/2021

Grades 9-11


The School Counselors will give presentations in each classroom about the courses available at BHS for the 2022-2023 school year. The information will include typical grade-level courses and the Course Description Guide. Students will complete an online Google Form with their course preferences.

SUNY Virtual Information Sessions

November Dates

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.

Quarter 2 Credit Recovery Program Enrollment

November

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.

Financial Aid Workshops Hosted by Suffolk County Community College

November, December dates

Grades 9 - 12


Suffolk County Community College (SCCC) invites parents/guardians and students in grades 9 through 12 to attend a virtual financial aid workshop via Zoom called, "Financial Aid 101: Paying for College". Financial Aid 101 is a general overview of the types of aid, FAFSA, TAP, and loans, with some specific information about Suffolk.


Parents/guardians and students in grades 12 are invited to attend a virtual financial aid workshop via Zoom called, "Financial Aid 102: Applying for Financial Aid (22/23 FAFSA presentation is for current high school seniors)." Financial Aid 102 is a live, screen-by-screen walkthrough of the FAFSA application.


Both virtual workshops are open to everyone (parents, students) regardless if they are planning to attend Suffolk or not. Click here to register for an upcoming virtual financial aid workshop.

On-Site Admission Decision Days

Bellport High School seniors have the opportunity to receive a college decision on the spot. In order to participate, students will need to pre-register with the Guidance Office and submit their college applications online before the deadline. They will receive an appointment to meet with the admissions representative virtually for their decision!


Students must pre-register to participate. Click here to sign up for on-site admission decision days. By signing up you would be attending a virtual one on one meeting with a college admissions counselor who will go over your *completed* college application and receive an admissions decision immediately for that specific college.


Here are the colleges and the date of their virtual visit:


  • SUNY Old Westbury: December 1st
  • SCCC: Tuesday, December 7th
  • SUNY Farmingdale: Thursday, December 9th
  • St. Joseph’s College: Wednesday, December 15th
  • LIU Post: Tuesday, December 21

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 29th, 2021, and March 30th, 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.




List of colleges offering virtual college visits for BHS students this fall:


Mercy College


CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice


University of Bridgeport


New York Institute of Technology


SUNY Buffalo State


Marist College


Farmingdale State College


Boston University


Utica College


SUNY College of Technology at Delhi


University of Rhode Island


Le Moyne College


University of Connecticut


Siena College


Binghamton University


University of New Haven


Sacred Heart University


SUNY Oneonta


New Jersey Institute of Technology


Johnson & Wales University-Providence


Nova Southeastern University


Western New England University


Iona College


SUNY College at Geneseo


St. Thomas Aquinas College


Landmark College

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.