Principal's Post

Blue Hills Regional Technical School

March 2016

The Principal’s post is posted online bi-weekly. Please take a few minutes to read it. There are wonderful things happening at Blue Hills each week. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact my office at 781-828-5800 extension 261 or email me at Jill Rossetti.



  • Semi Formal Dance: Thursday, March 24 at It's 2 Cool in Canton from 7-10 PM. Tickets are $15.00 and can be bought during lunch or after school in room 246. Tickets will be $20.00 at the door.
  • Grade 10 English language arts MCAS Testing on March 22, 23, and 24. Seniors Late Arrival to school at 11:35 AM
  • Friday, March 25: NO SCHOOL: Good Friday

Great Work Our Students and Teachers Do in the Classroom

From the Desk of Mr. Brendan Welch--CJ Field Trip to Dedham District Court

On Wednesday, March 2, 2016, the Criminal Justice students from Blue Hills went to tour the Dedham District Court. The students had the opportunity to see all aspects of the court house and the different career paths the courts have to offer.


Students had a chance to meet and ask questions to Acting First Justice Honorable Michael J. Pomarole, Honorable James H. McGuinness, Clerk-Magistrate: Salvatore Paterna, Chief Probation Officer William J. Laubenstein, District Attorney: Christopher Meade, Court Officer: Steven Melchin, Defense Attorney: Tina Furey, and Westwood police officer Paul Toland. Each one explained their daily job descriptions and their personal experiences that led them to this career. This was very rewarding for students.


Our class was then invited by First Justice Honorable Michael J. Pomarole to observe live court proceedings. We finished the tour in the judge’s chamber and was introduced to Honorable James H. McGuinness for some last Q&A.


Special thanks to Shannon Pucci for setting up this field trip, and to all involved in helping our students see what occupations are in the legal pathway.


Students from grade 9 in photo below: Colleen Barry, Yamelie Merard, Breannah Postell, April Rosario, Alexandria Miller, William Nee, Melissa Fernino, Kaitlyn Dawes, Madelyn Oteri, Zalika Cairo, Domonique Rice-Durham, Michael Owens, Trisha McDonald, Aaaron Weiner, and Rachel Levasseur.

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Culinary Arts From the Desk of Mr. Rich Spada

On Friday, March 11, Ms. Tate gave a very engaging and informative demonstration on breaking down an entire fish. Both the senior class and sophomore class attended this and were very interested (and some disgusted) in seeing this process. For some reason, they decided to name the salmon "Jimmy". Jimmy was delicious with some lemon and butter. Photos provided by Mr. Spada.
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