Blue Hills Regional Technical School is located in Canton, Massachusetts, in a geographical region that has abundant opportunities for students. Scores of outstanding colleges and universities are situated in Greater Boston, along with thriving businesses that employ our graduates. With easy access to Boston and Route 128 – an area famous for its high concentration of industrial technology – this location provides excellent opportunities for employment. Situated on a 35-acre campus that borders a tranquil MDC reservation, the school has a beautiful view of its namesake, "Big Blue" Hill.
Blue Hills has nine vibrant towns in its school district: Avon, Braintree, Canton, Dedham, Holbrook, Milton, Norwood, Randolph, and Westwood.
Students at Blue Hills Regional Technical School have a history of academic achievement, superb technical training, and character development. Through a curriculum which emphasizes the integration of cutting-edge technical programs and challenging academic courses, we enable them to become competent, caring and productive people in a diverse and changing world.Principal's Blog
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The Blue Hills Regional Technical School District is an equal opportunity educational institution. All programs, courses of study and activities are open to all students without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin or handicap. The School District is in full compliance with Massachusetts Law, Chapter 622 of the Acts of 1971, and Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (U.S. Code), and section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. Individuals may make inquiries relative to Chapter 622 and Title IX from the coordinator, at the school address or by phoning 781-828-5800.
Superintendent, Principal and Academic Director express pride in students’ performance
Each year, the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) requires the administration of Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) exams to sophomores in high school to determine student eligibility for a high school diploma, inform instruction, and to evaluate school performance according to the state curriculum frameworks.
Blue Hills Regional Technical School in Canton is pleased to announce its grade 10 MCAS scores for the 2014-2015 school year. Blue Hills saw significant gains in all three exams administered – English Language Arts (ELA), Mathematics, and Biology. Here are some of the highlights of the 2015 MCAS for Blue Hills:
· The number of students scoring either “Advanced” or “Proficient” increased from 2014 to 2015 in ELA from 93% to 98%; in Mathematics from 74% to 80%; and in Biology from 73% to 82%.
· The percentage of students scoring “Advanced” increased by 16% in ELA and by 4% in both Mathematics and Biology.
· Biology saw its best results in Biology since the inception of the Science and Technology/Engineering MCAS in 2008.
· Blue Hills scored higher than the state average on all three MCAS exams.
· In a comparison with our “DART” schools (10 vocational schools most similar to Blue Hills), we ranked 1st in ELA proficiency, 2nd in science proficiency, and 3rd in math proficiency.
Blue Hills Regional Technical School is extremely proud of its students for their very strong performance in the 2014-2015 school year. We commend students, parents/guardians, teachers, and the entire Blue Hills community for the continued commitment to student learning.
“We had pulled out of the effects of a dip in assessment performance several years ago, and I knew that our staff and students could do this again,” said Blue Hills Superintendent James P. Quaglia. “It takes a lot of hard work on everybody’s part. It pervades not only what you teach, but how you teach it.”
"I'm very proud of the effort put forth by our teachers and students who have worked so hard to achieve outstanding results on MCAS,” said Principal Jill Rossetti. “I also want to commend our students' parents and guardians for being so supportive and helping them excel on this important exam."
Blue Hills Academic Director Geoffrey Zini echoed their sentiments, saying, “Teachers and students work very hard to prepare for the MCAS during the school year. I'd like to commend the students, their teachers, and their families for their hard work and support last year. The students took the exams seriously, and it showed."
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Blue Hills Reg. Voc Tech HS, 800 Randolph St., Canton, MA 02021,
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$75 through 1/29/16
$85 - 1/30/16 – 4/30/16
$100 after 4/30/16
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We will be closed on Monday November 23rd to prepare for Thanksgiving.
Tuesday Open 11-12:45 for a Thanksgiving Buffet featuring Roast Turkey, Glazed Ham, Potatoes, Stuffing, Vegetables, Rolls, Gravy, and Desserts.
$11.50 Per person
$9.50 per to go box.
Our Thanksgiving Bakery Items and Pies will be available on Tuesday during our buffet and also during special hours on Wednesday November 25th from 8:30 - 10:30. Please note that we accept cash, personal checks, or debit/credit cards for all transactions.
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Who We Are
Blue Hills Regional Technical School is a recognized leader in career and technical education. For nearly 50 years, we have been preparing the next generation of outstanding young professionals by providing them with practical, hands-on experience in their chosen career path, plus rigorous academics that position them to continue their education. The regional district includes Avon, Braintree, Canton, Dedham, Holbrook, Milton, Norwood, Randolph and Westwood.