Please join us on December 14, 2017, at 6:30 p.m., in the Main Commons of Bloomfield Hills High School (4200 Andover Road, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48302) for a dedication of the Ingrid Day Commons. This event will be held as a Special Board Meeting.
Bloomfield Hills Schools sincerely appreciates your feedback! Please take a moment to complete the Bowers Farm and Nature Center community surveys. The results from this survey guide our thinking for the year(s) to come.
The BHS Foundation's Annual Giving campaign is in full swing - supporting BHS students, staff, and schools. The school with the highest percentage of participation will receive a $1,000 unrestricted grant! Give today at www.bloomfield.org/give.
Congratulations to the following teams for their accomplishments during the weekend of December 2nd:
- BHMS Golden Gears
- BHMS Space Unicorns
- BHMS Mechanical Monkeys
Good luck the BHMS Purple Protons and WHMS Omega Warriors competing during the last weekend of FTC district competition the weekend of December 9th.
The BHHS Bionic Black Hawks will host the FIRST Lego League State Championship on Saturday, December 16th. Good luck to the BHMS Motor City Maniacs and EHMS G.E.K.O.T.
The FIRST Tech Challenge teams will complete in the FTC State Championship in Battle Creek, MI on December 15th and 16th. Good luck to the the BHMS Golden Gears, Mechanical Monkey, Purple Protons, No Limits, and The Space Unicorns; the EHMS Robo Rangers; and the WHMS The Omega Warriors.
"Art class is my favorite place to go, because I love drawing!" says Zuheir Sibai, a 2nd grade student in Stephanie Olson's class in Lone Pine Elementary School. Olson, also the Content Area Leader in Bloomfield Hills Schools, is leading K-8 art programs in the transition to Teaching for Artistic Behavior. Teaching for Artistic Behavior (TAB) and choice based learning empowers students to make choices during the creative process.
From The Oakland County Health Division: Dec. 5, 2017, Pontiac, Mich. – An employee of Papa Romano's, 23926 W. Nine Mile Road and Telegraph in Southfield, has a confirmed case of hepatitis A. Oakland County Health Division advises all restaurant staff and guests who consumed food from the restaurant between Nov. 22 - 26 to get a hepatitis A vaccine, if they have not been vaccinated, or contact their doctor if they have a sudden onset of any symptoms.
For more information about hepatitis A, visit www.oakgov.com/health. Nurse on Call is available at 800-848-5533 or firstname.lastname@example.org, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Save the date for the 2018 BHS Multicultural Celebration at Bloomfield Hills High School on March 6, 2018 from 6-9 p.m. This year's theme is inventions! Interested in sharing or volunteering? Contact Tracy Kevelighan at email@example.com. Review the 2018 Multicultural Celebration Packet for Participants for more details. The deadline to participate is Monday, December 11, 2017.
Please join us on Monday, January 29, 2018 at 6:30 pm-8:30 pm at the Doyle Center for an introduction to Restorative Practices as a means of developing positive relationships and building school community. Discussion will be facilitated by Bill Boyle, Equity Program Coordinator for BHS. Space is limited. Please sign up is via emailing to firstname.lastname@example.org or visiting www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0f4ba4ae22a13-restorative Event is sponsored by the PTOC.
Please consider joining us for the DAERR (Diversity Academic Equity & Race Relations) meeting on Monday, December 18, 2017, at the Booth Center (7273 Wing Lake Road) at 6:30 p.m. in rooms A/B/C.
Fourth grade students in Bloomfield Hills Schools had the unique experience of learning how to be inclusive what it might be like to live with a disability. Hayden Schwartzenfeld, BHS student, explains, "Disabilities Awareness Day is a great way for kids to learn what disabilities people might have, what it feels like, and how to live your life with a disability."
"Let me tell you about the different parts of the plant," Nicholas Costis, second grader says. "The roots hold the plant in place and take up water, the stem holds up the leaves, and the leaves make the food. The flower lets the seeds fall out, making more plants."
Second graders in Eastover Elementary invited family and friends to attend the Plant Exhibition. "The exhibition covered our whole unit on plants, encompassing reading, writing, and our thinking routines," Michelle Scherer, Second Grade Teacher, explains.
Over 150 volunteers arrived at Cass Community Social Services, Detroit, for Make a Difference Day, an annual event organized by the PTOC. "Working as a team is better than working alone, and it was fun!" Amanda Vieira, 8th grader, exclaims.
Students packed donations, collected trash outside, and created recycled door mats. Ainsley Smith, elementary student, volunteered to make hamburgers with high school students. "If we were homeless it would be nice to have people helping, like we're helping today," Smith says.
Congratulations to the following teams for their accomplishments during the weekend of November 18th:
- Conant: Bloomfield Builders - Won Judges Award
- Way: The Super Bionical 9 - Won Core Values Award, Advanced to State Competition
- EHMS: The Patriotic Pandas - Won Strategy & Innovation Award; EHMS Aqua Attack - Won Strategy & Innovation Award; Robo Rangers - First Place Innovate Award, Inspire Award - 3rd Place, Design Award- 3rd Place
- BHMS: Motor City Maniacs - 2nd place robot overall, Advanced to State Competition; Factory Falcons - Performance Award
- WHMS: FIRST Tech Challenge - The Omega Warriors - First Place - Think Award, Advanced to State Championship
Two Bloomfield Hills High School newspaper students were honored by the National Scholastic Press Association (NSPA) during their Fall National High School Journalism Convention in Dallas, Texas November 16-19. BHHS sophomore Jenny She placed 3rd in the NSPA Design Award, and class of 2017 Graduate Betsy Stubbs received an honorable mention for her comics. Author: Evan Stern, The Hawkeye News
"Model UN is a fantastic opportunity to learn," Anthony Nwagwu BHHS student says. "We have a lot of experienced and successful debaters this year." "We truly are an amazing team and we are all friends," Emily Smith, one of four student Secretary Generals, adds. "We've won the state championship four years in a row, so we bring our dedication and our knowledge to this program."
The Bloomfield Hills High School Model UN Team recently hosted more than 1,000 students for the 22nd Annual SouthEast Michigan Model United Nations Association (SEMMUNA) Fall Conference. As the largest high school Model UN event in the state of Michigan, the event attracted 40 student teams in Michigan.