The Bloomfield Hills School Board celebrated the many accomplishments of our students and staff at a Recognition Ceremony, on April 21, 2016. Read more for additional details about students and staff who were honored and to view the photo gallery.
The Bloomfield Hills High School Broken Leg Theatre Company presents Amadeus from May 12 - 14, 2016, at 7:30 p.m. in the performing arts center. Tickets ($12 adults/$10 students) will go on sale at 10 a.m. on Monday, May 2, 2016, at www.etix.com.
Fifth grade students performed the musical Willy Wonka at East Hills Middle School. "The students are passionate about performing and having fun! I am thrilled to be working with such a talented group," said Jay Schumacher, EHMS Drama and Choir Teacher. "Willy Wonka the musical was filled with lots of heartwarming moments and laughter; it brought joy to a lot of people!"
The BHHS Student Leadership was honored to attend the 2016 MASC/MAHS Student Leadership State Conference in Traverse City, Michigan on April 16-18. We are beyond proud of the BHHS Student Leadership team as they received many nominations and awards at the state conference as they were recognized for their outstanding achievements, willingness and drive to better the school community, and for their continuous efforts to promote unity and school spirit!
Bloomin' Preschool students celebrated Earth Day by painting pictures of Earth, learning about the environment, and recycling. John Turowski, 5 year old Bloomin' student, organized school-wide participation in spring cleaning the gardens and playgrounds on Earth Day. "I was pretty excited!" said Turowski. "I'm glad that everyone wanted to help."
Please join Bloomfield Hills High School for the following upcoming concerts:
- Spring Concert: Thursday, May 19, 7:30 p.m.
(Concert Band, Philharmonic Orchestra, Campus Band, Campus Orchestra)
- Ms. Justine Aronson: Saturday, May 21, at 7:30 p.m.
(admission $15 adults/$10 students)
- Spring Concert: Sunday, May 22, 4:00 p.m.
(Symphony Band and Symphony Orchestra)
Please join us on Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. as we prepare the farm grounds (cleaning brush, weeds and general clean-up) for the upcoming Spring and Summer! Please bring work gloves. We will provide safety glasses. We will also have a small lunch afterwards to celebrate our work! We kindly ask that all volunteers be ages 14 and up. This volunteer work can count towards BHS Student Community Service Hours! Be sure to bring your forms that day for signatures.
Trinkets and treasures for everyone! Please join us at the Bowers Farm for the Treasure Sale on Saturday, May 21, 2016 at 9:00 - 4:00 pm. Antiques, furniture, ceramics, collectibles, plants, flowers, toys and games, clothing and accessories, linens, jewelry, prints, sporting goods, and more! Proceeds from this sale will be donated to the Barton Farmhouse restoration.
Congratulations to seniors, Hwanseong Jang (art) and Margaret Williams (music), for receiving the 2016 Robert C.J. Traub Memorial Scholarship! Also, kudos to our alternate winners Hadley Hrdlicka (art) and Brad Gurwin (music).
On Friday, March 18, the East Hills Student Leadership Council and Physical Ed Dept. joined forces to host an after-school dodgeball tournament to benefit the American Heart Association. Students at East Hills who participated in the "Dodgeball for Heart" tournament supported the American Heart Association to the tune of $387!
Is your K-8 grade student interested in joining a robotics team in the fall? All interested families and students are invited to an informational meeting on Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at 7:00 pm at Bloomfield Hills High School, Main Commons. Questions? Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Registration will open at www.BloomfieldRec.org on May 12 - June 10, 2016. Unfortunately, no K-8 registrations will be accepted after June 10, 2016.
During this week's instruction the engineering, computer science (Mr. Zulkiewski), AP environmental science (Mrs. Bitterman-Wenson), and math (Mrs. Handy) students worked together to build wind turbines in an interdisciplinary unit. This project joined together four different classes from three different core disciplines!
Would you like to host an international exchange student this Fall? Interested families can attend open house informational meetings at Bloomfield Hills Middle School in room 134 on Wednesday, May 11, 2016, at 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Pia Zammit, Conant Elementary student, won first place in the "I Can Make History" contest. Zammit was inspired by a lesson in Mrs. Huhta's fourth grade classroom about Harriet Taubman to create her piece. "She is thrilled and we are very proud!" exclaimed Lisa Zammit, Pia's mother. "Thank you Mrs. Huhta and Mr. Russo for all that you do!"
The Bloomfield Hills High School Bionic Black Hawks robotics team won the FIRST State of Michigan Chairman's award this past weekend. The Chairman's award is the highest recognition in any tournament. The most prestigious award at FIRST, it honors the team that best represents a model for other teams to emulate and best embodies the purpose and goals of FIRST. The Bionic Black Hawks will now represent BHHS and the State of Michigan at the FIRST Robotics World Competition in St. Louis on April 27-30. Go Black Hawks!
On April 16th the ribbon on the doors of the brand new Biff Radio Station was finally cut, opening up the station to not only the public, but to all the Biff's previous students, parents and staff members. In a beautiful ceremony on a warm Spring afternoon, alumni from all years (1976 and onwards), spoke about how much not only the school's radio station class has changed their life, but how much it meant to them to see it still just as vibrant and vital in our community today.
The Friends of Baldwin Public Library will be hosting a public Semi-Annual Book Sale Saturday, April 30-Monday, May 2, 2016, at the Baldwin Public Library. Books, CD's, DVD's, video games, and more will be available.
Andover High School graduate Andrew Zureick and some of his college friends wrote "What Every Science Student Should Know," a guide for high school and college students who hope to pursue careers in science, technology and engineering fields. Andrew discussed his article with the Oakland Press, citing Mr. Kwasny (science teacher at BHHS), as sparking his interest in science through AP biology and chemistry. Read the full story here.
Kindergarten students were the first to sport the "I AM a Black Hawk" t-shirts with their class year on the back. Now, the t-shirts are available in youth and adult sizes in both purple and light gray! You can even customize the back with your own class year! T-shirts can be ordered now until May 1. T-shirts will be delivered to your child's school on May 25. Please visit www.bloomfield.org/t-shirts to place your order.
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan recognized Eastover Elementary School in Bloomfield Hills Schools as a 2015 U.S. Department of Education Exemplary High Performing National Blue Ribbon School. "This is an incredible honor for our school," said Principal Carey Crocker. "The teachers, students, and families have worked hard to earn this distinction."
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