Timeline & Events

Timeline & Events

Blue Hills Regional Technical School is a great place for students to discover who they are, what they love and what they're good at. It's a place to gain important real-world experience for college, a career...and life. Plus, our students create a career path uniquely suited to them that leads to a successful, financially rewarding future.

Students do all those things and much more at Blue Hills Regional Technical School! They're energized, engaged and eager to make the most of all the opportunities we have to offer.

At Open House, you will see the advanced technology and equipment students use, meet our teachers who are industry experts, and learn about ways that students fund their future using their career tech experience. You can get information about our robust academics, paid internships, fun extracurriculars and sports, hands-on training and the network of professional connections students can develop.

Blue Hills students expand their options, get involved, are college- and career-ready and gain a real competitive advantage which college admissions officers and hiring managers notice!

- THEY'RE ENTHUSED ABOUT COMING TO SCHOOL EVERY DAY! Blue Hills students discover what they're passionate about and love doing.
- OUR STUDENTS EXPAND THEIR OPTIONS Merge robust academic education and career tech experience to gain a powerful competitive advantage.
- THEY GET A JUMPSTART ON COLLEGE Find a direction and earn valuable college credits while in high school.

Engage. Experience. Exceed. It's all happening for students at Blue Hills Regional Technical School, 800 Randolph Street in Canton. For more information or questions, please call 781-828-5800, x231.



Showcase is an opportunity for 8th graders to explore up to three of our Career and Technical Education programs. Students will select up to two areas to explore and we will select the third area to explore based upon your interest. Each area will showcase hands-on activities. Students can begin to discover not only what they love to do, but also how they might turn their passion into a focused college experience, satisfying career, and quality lifestyle.

Alongside our Career and Technical Education teachers, Academic teachers will also be on hand to answer any questions about our academic course offers, clubs, sports, and the overall competitive advantages earned through Blue Hills. Robust academics prepare students for college, while career and technical education programs yield significant professional licenses, distinguishing resumes for college and providing the options for immediate entry into the workforce.

Blue Hills seeks motivated, dedicated, students who have a passion for what they do and desire to do it well. Come and learn more about Blue Hills can help students achieve their dreams.

Students may register by filling out a Registration Form at their school.

Attend a High School Night


Some private parochial schools will host a High School Night for their 7th and 8th graders. Representatives from the Admissions Office participate at these events. Dates and times will be made available.

Attend our Assembly Program

October though November

Informational Assembly Programs are scheduled for eighth grade students at district schools.  The information presented includes a recruitment power point which describes the technical programs, academic courses, cooperative education, special education resources, sports, clubs, other extracurricular activities and the application process.  The Director of Admissions may coordinate other presenters, who may include administration, guidance, faculty, and student representatives. Dates and  times are made  available at the district public school and the Admissions Office.

Schedule a “Warrior for a Day” Visit

December through January

If you are a 9th or 10th grade applicant and have not attended a tour of our campus, this program will provide you a closer look into the life of a Blue Hills Regional student and the unique career and technical offerings. Visitors will shadow a student host through this day visitation program. To schedule a visit, complete the Warrior for a Day Request Form and return to the Admissions Office. CLICK HERE Warrior For A Day Request Form.

Initial Application 

Obtain in the early fall

Your initial application should be submitted to either your guidance counselor or the Admissions Office so the Admissions Office can receive all components of your application packet by our Application Completion deadline, December 18th.  Applications received after the December 18th deadline may limit the student’s opportunity for admission.

Application Completion Deadline

December 18th

Your school guidance counselor or designee must submit all supporting information to complete your application packet such as grades, recommendation, conduct and attendance evaluation forms.

Applicant Interviews

December– January 29th

All applicants must be interviewed following the receipt of the completed application packet from the local school. Interviews take place either on-campus at Blue Hills Regional Technical School or at their district public school.  The Admissions Office arranges interview appointments with either the district public schools or parents.  In most cases, applicants are interviewed on campus following the arranged school’s tour and interview program held at Blue Hills Regional Technical School.   Applicants who do not participate in the school’s tour and interview program are scheduled an on-campus interview.  Parent(s)/Guardian(s) are contacted by the Admissions Office for the interview appointment. All interviews are targeted to be completed by January 29th.

Decision Notification

Decision Notifications will be sent on or after February 19th.  A second round of notification letters will be sent to notify late applicants and/or students on the waiting list of their status on or after March 18th.  Later preliminary notification letters are sent until the openings are completely filled.

Confirmation of Intention to Attend

Accepted students and their parent(s)/guardian(s) must notify the Director of Admissions of their intention to attend Blue Hills Regional by March 4th.   If no such notification is received, applicants on the waiting list will be accepted in their place.  Those receiving Decision Notification letters sent in the second round of notification letters must notify the Director of Admissions of their confirmation to attend by April 1.  The number of acceptance letters sent will be based on the number of unfilled placements.  Later confirmation dates will be scheduled until the openings are completely filled.