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Athletics update from Athletic Director Ed Catabia

To the Blue Hills Community:

We hope this letter finds you well and that your summer has allowed for some rest and relaxation in the midst of our uncertain times. As we prepare for the reopening of school, the health, safety and wellness of our student-athletes, coaches, game officials, and others associated with our athletic programs remain a top priority. Throughout the course of the summer, we have received hundreds of pages of guidance that has directed the school reopening process.

Recent guidance released by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) in collaboration with the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Assocation (MIAA), has provided us with the option of moving our fall athletic season to a "floating season" in between the winter and spring. The alternative is a fall season with the potential for shutdown, modified rules, and limited attendance for spectators (if any) at athletic events. In short, we believe that our student-athletes…


Reopening Plans Update

Dear Blue Hills Faculty, Staff, Students, Parents and Caregivers:

We would like to provide you with an update regarding our reopening plan for the fall. Please know that our final plan will be based on what will best protect the health and safety of our students, staff and their families. That has been and will continue to be our top priority.

We will be using the guidance issued by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) on Wednesday, July 29, which can be found in full here. These guidelines are fluid and may change as the situation surrounding COVID-19 progresses.

We will release more specific information about how our programs will be run this fall should students return to the campus, but wanted to highlight some of the key aspects that will go into developing a final plan based on the state’s guidance.