Cold Spring School

57 South Main Street
                       Belchertown, MA 01007                      

Office Phone: (413) 323-0428, ext.4   Principal: 323-0428
Fax: (413) 323-0493   Guidance: 323-0428, ext. 7

Absentee Call-in: (413) 323-0428, ext. 5

  Nurse: 323-0428, ext. 6

Grades: Kindergarten & Pre-Kindergarten
Main Office Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Full-Day Kindergarten: 8:45 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Integrated Pre-school AM Session: 8:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Integrated Pre-school PM Session: 12:15 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

Andrea Mastalerz, Director of Early Childhood, e-mail: amastalerz@belchertownps.org

Jenna Evans, Guidance Counselor, e-mail: jevans@belchertownps.org

Louise Tommila, School Year Administrative Assistant, Ext. 200, e-mail: ltommila@belchertownps.org

Anne Leblond, School Year Administrative Assistant, Ext. 201, e-mail: aleblond@belchertownps.org


COVID-19 Update

COVID

 


Belchertown Public Schools' Plan for Remote Learning

          A structured daily schedule is beneficial to both students and families whenever possible, but can be difficult to maintain while at home during these challenging times.

          The following plans have been developed to support the district's remote learning expectations.

All schools within the Belchertown Public School District are expected to follow the model described below.

 

1) District Plan for Remote Learning

 


Kindergarten Registration Update

Kindergarten Registration for the 2021-2022 school year is scheduled to begin Friday, March 5th through Friday, April 9th.  District document requirements are listed below.  If you do not have an original birth certificate with raised seal, please contact the Belchertown Town Clerk's Office (413) 323-0281 to apply for one.  If you were not a resident of Belchertown at the time of your child's birth, it will be necessary to contact the town you resided in and apply with that office.  

 

Belchertown residents, whose child(ren) will be 5 years old on/before September 1st of the upcoming school year, are required to provide the following documents according to district policy.

  • Original birth certificate (Passport if born in country other than US)   Copies will be accepted this year only due to COVID.  

  • Immunization records (Including proof of lead screening)

  • Current physical

  • Any court documents pertaining to custody, restraining orders 

            and/or guardianship (if applicable)

  • Special education records and/or ADA records (if applicable)

  • Complete school discipline records (if applicable)

  • Proof of residency:  2 forms are required

              Mortgage statement or rental/lease agreement

              Utility bill at the address listed (heating, electricity, or phone)

 

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WELCOME TO COLD SPRING SCHOOL!

We are committed to student achievement and individual success for each learner. The students are our primary concern and we take all aspects of their growth and development very seriously.  We aspire to provide a quality education for all students while addressing individual needs, strengths, challenges, and unique learning styles so that they may reach their fullest potential.  Our early childhood learning environment fosters an appreciation of individuality, diversity, and citizenship.  It is our hope that our students will develop a desire to become life-long learners, contributing members of society, and that they will pursue academic excellence as they begin their educational journey with us at Cold Spring School. 

If you are a resident of Belchertown and have a child who will be five (5) years of age on or before September 1, 2021, you are encouraged to complete and return a Kindergarten registration packet to Cold Spring School located at 57 South Main Street between Friday, March 5th and Friday, April 9th.  Pre-printed Kindergarten registration packets are available outside the main entrance of Cold Spring School or you may click here for the Kindergarten Enrollment Packet

Completed packets may be dropped off in the silver drop box located to the right of the main door or emailed to ltommila@belchertownps.org. Please do not hesitate to contact our office at 413-323-0428 with any questions you may have regarding the enrollment process.  

If you have specific questions regarding academic/social concerns for your child, please contact our guidance counselor, Jenna Evans via email at  jevans@belchertownps.org or director, Andrea Mastalerz at amastalerz@belchertownps.org.  They are happy to assist you!
 


Preschool Registration for Peer Model Students

The Belchertown Public Schools Integrated Early Childhood Program is inviting families to register their three- and four-year-old children to apply for preschool beginning April 1st, 2021.  Applications are available outside the main entrance at 57 South Main Street, Belchertown from April 1st through April 30th. 

If you prefer, you may access the Pre-K Enrollment Package, click here. Registration packets may be returned in the dropbox located outside the main entrance doors or mailed to Cold Spring School, 57 South Main Street, Belchertown, MA  01007.

To be eligible for preschool:

  • Students must be 3 or 4 years old on or before September 1, 2021
  • Students must be completely toilet trained

Should the number of applications exceed the number of open spaces, a lottery will be held on Friday, May 7th at 2:00 pm. Students not selected will be placed on a waiting list.  

The Integrated Preschool Program is language-based. We offer morning and afternoon sessions, Monday through Friday (8:30 - 11:00) and afternoon (12:15 - 2:45).  

We are happy to assist you throughout this process.  If you have any questions, please call Cold Spring Early Childhood Center, 413-323-0428.

Louise Tommila, School Year Administrative Assistant, Ext. 200, e-mail:  ltommila@belchertownps.org

 

 

 

                      

 


                                                                                     Upcoming Important Dates

03/05 - 4/09 Kindergarten Registration Open Enrollment Enrollment available online and on-site pick-up
04/01 - 4/30/21 PreK Enrollment  (3 and 4 year-olds) 
4/19 - 4/23/21 Spring Recess No School
05/07/21 PreK Lottery If necessary   (2:00 PM)
05/26/21 Late Start Day:  PD

No Morning PreK

K Students start at 10:30 AM