Blue Hills News

From the Desk of the Principal - February 3, 2022

Dear Blue Hills Families,

We have made it to February and hopefully are nearing the end of the omicron surge. At-home testing began this week for faculty and staff, and begins next week for students. If you opted in to the testing program, students should pick up their test kits before Tuesday in the Main Office. Tests will continue to be available for students who miss the deadline or are absent. The goal is just to make sure students have access to free, easy at-home testing.

The "Say Something" presentation that took place this week was a great reminder that Blue Hills is a school that we have all adopted as our community. When we see anyone that might be thinking about hurting themselves or others, we have a duty to speak up and tell a trusted adult.

Report Cards will be issued tomorrow, February 4. An Ineligibility List will be distributed to coaches and advisors. Successful progress in academics and vocational programs is required for extracurricular participation.

Any student who is struggling with grades and work at the halfway point of the year should be in communication with their teachers and guidance counselor to work on a plan to improve. Failure should not be an option! We have some great opportunities for additional help with the Before and After School Program, and every teacher stays after school multiple days each week to provide extra help. Guidance counselors can assist in organizing and developing a game plan to move forward successfully.

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February is Black History Month. During the month, we will be highlighting individuals that have made significant contributions to Black History. This effort is being led by the Multicultural Club.

Previous Information/Reminders

Breakfast and Lunch

Recently, we began asking students to enter their ID numbers when receiving a breakfast and lunch. It is important to note, however, that breakfast and lunch are still free for all students. We are re-instating this checkout process because our point of sale system is new, and both staff and students need training and practice on it. Additionally, we will be selling additional items in lunch beyond the provided free lunch soon, and this will require a student to pay using their ID number and myschoolbucks.

To reiterate: breakfast and lunch remain completely free for all students this school year. Thanks for helping us with this transition in our systems.

At-Home Covid Testing

Many of you have successfully signed up for the voluntary at-home Covid testing program. This is a reminder that you can sign up at any time, but must sign up before tomorrow (January 28) to be included in the first shipment next week.

  • When the at-home tests arrive, students will be notified that they are available for pickup in the Main Office.
  • A letter detailing the plan is attached below.
  • The optional opt-in form is found on Family ID: Click here.

Calling Alumni!

Attention ALL alumni of Blue Hills. Please register on our new job posting site to view open positions at local businesses. Any trouble registering, please contact Ms. Poliseno at

Here is the link to register:

Before/After School Program

For more information and to sign-up your child, please visit The Blue Hills Before/After School Program. There is still room available. This is a great opportunity to have focused time to complete schoolwork with assistance!

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February is CTE Month. We will be sharing pictures from each of our programs throughout the entire month on our social media pages!

Upcoming Dates

  • February 4: Report Cards
  • February 21-25 : Winter Recess, No School
  • February 28: School Reopens

Blue Hills Regional Technical School

Blue Hills Regional Technical School’s mission is to continue its history of academic achievement, technical training and character development through a curriculum which emphasizes the integration of cutting-edge technical programs and challenging academic courses, enabling its students to become competent, caring and productive people in a diverse and changing world.

Core Values:

Community, Opportunity, Relevance, Employability