Chicopee High School

Chicopee High School Guidance Dept.

Seniors: remember to stop in to Guidance regularly to check on available scholarships. We have new scholarship opportunities coming in every week

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pictured L to R: Counselors: Melissa Harms, Jonathan Baru,
 Dianne Vecchiarelli, Secretary: Linda Wright and Intern: Kaitlyn Wright,
not pictured: Jennifer Murphy, Counselor
phone: 413-594-3572 fax: 413-594-3500

Mr. Jonathan Baru (
Ms Melissa Harms (
Ms Jennifer Murphy (
Mrs. Dianne Vecchiarelli (

Visit these Helpful Links:

Websites for College Admissions, Financial Aid & Scholarship Information

Chicopee High School Scholarship Packet

Mass Mentor Sallie Mae City of College Dreams
School Soup Student Advisor Adventures in Education
The ACT Petersons U.S. College Search
Collegeboard The Princeton Review USA funds
Fastweb Community Foundation Kaplan
TestGear Kaplan Test Prep
check out Bob's High School Heroes The Common Application

Click here for additional info on Financial Aid

The Financial-Aid Fine Print

See MassCore for College and Career Readiness
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Guidance News:

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• They Loved Your G.P.A. Then They Saw Your Tweets!

chs pacers The William R. Rooney Scholarship is not available in Guidance.  The scholarship is offered exclusively to students who are on a 504 plan or an IEP.  
Attention Seniors: check in regularly in the main Guidance office. Scholarships are coming in almost daily. Don't miss out on some great opportunities!

chs pacers The CHS Faculty Council scholarship is now available.  It can be picked up at your guidance counselor's office or in the main Guidance office. 

chs pacers Reminder to Seniors regarding FAFSA:

The Federal Student Aid ID----the username and password a student needs for signing the FAFSA and for various other uses on the Federal Student Aid websites- replaced the Federal Student Aid Pin in May 2015. 
Seniors should visit to learn how to create a FSA ID. Any questions please stop by the guidance office.

chs pacers New Department of Higher Education admissions standards to take effect starting 2016.

chs pacers The following students are recipients of the John and Abigail Adams Scholarship Award for the 2016 - 2017 academic year at CHS. Congrats to all recipients!


The following links are the SAT and ACT test dates for 2016 - 2017:

SAT Test Dates for 2016-2017

Test Date Registration Deadline
October, 2016 September, 2016
November, 2016 October, 2016
December, 2016 November, 2016
January, 2017 January, 2017
March, 2017 March, 2017
May, 2017 April, 2017
June, 2017 May, 2017

To register online go to

ACT Test Dates for 2016-2017

Test Date Registration Deadline
October, 2016 September, 2016
December, 2016 November, 2016
February, 2017 January, 2017
April, 2017 March, 2017
June, 2017 May, 2017

To register online go to

Click here for College Visits 2016 - 2017

     Any student interested in one of these visits needs to sign up in the main guidance office on the first floor.

Chicopee High School Pacers

TEL: 413-594-3437, FAX: 413-594-3500


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