Please see the attachment below to view the letter from Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Commissioner Jeffrey Riley for information for parents and guardians.
Superintendent Jill Rossetti reports that Blue Hills Regional Technical School leadership has received notification that a Blue Hills student has tested positive for COVID-19, the illness associated with the novel coronavirus.
The district was made aware this afternoon of a Blue Hills student from Dedham who tested positive for COVID-19. The student was notified by their local health department this morning.
The patient has been isolated and is being supported and monitored according to public health guidelines. Under State and Federal privacy laws no further information is available about the individual.
Close contacts (defined…
Please see the attachment below for information about grab and go meals for sending town residents 18 years old and under.
*Meals are available for town residents 18 years old and under. Canton – Lunch available 11:00am-1:00pm | Monday – Friday Canton High School | 900 Washington St., Canton Norwood – Lunch available 11:00am-1:00pm | Monday – Friday Balch Elementary School | 1170 Washington St., Norwood Callahan Elementary School | 90 Garfield Ave., Norwood Dedham – Breakfast and lunch available 8:00am-11:00am | Monday – Friday Avery Elementary School - in the parking lot | 336 High St., Dedham Veteran’s Rd. Dedham Housing Community Center | 92 Veteran’s Rd., Dedham Milton – Breakfast and lunch available 7:00am-8:00am…
If students at Blue Hills Regional Technical School thought that smoking, vaping and JUULING were just harmless pastimes, they got quite a wake-up call on January 27 from guest speaker Dr. Lester Hartman, who made the potential health risks of such behavior very clear to them.
“I hope Dr. Hartman convinced at least one or more students not to start vaping,” said Blue Hills Superintendent Jill Rossetti. “In follow-up sessions in their programs, students and teachers were discussing things they learned about regarding the dangers of nicotine, vaping, and addiction. Education is key to understanding the health consequences associated with vaping better. We hope these conversations continue at home so our students make…