On Monday, May 22nd, the Broken Leg Theatre Co. presented Camp Casey with a check just under $10,000 for donations raised through their benefit performance this year. Camp Casey is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit horseback riding program for children with cancer and rare blood disorders.
Congratulations to Barb Kaufman, who was presented as a member of the "Hidden Treasures Honor Roll" on May 19, 2017, at the 45th Greater Michigan Week Awards Breakfast.
Seventh grade students in Bloomfield Hills Middle School participated in The Water Challenge, promising to drink only water for two weeks. The money normally spent on soda and energy drinks was donated to The Water Project, an organization that provides access to clean, safe, and reliable water across sub-Saharan Africa. "Overall, it was very fun and a little bit challenging," Alexa and Andreya Vo writes. "We're so glad that we were able to reach our goal of $1000 to build a well in Africa!"
Tori Weingarten, junior at BHHS, competed in the MIFA State Forensic Competition in the category of sales. Her speech featuring the company Detroit Water Ice (founded by Mitch Albom) awarded her 3rd place in the state! Additionally, the company has reached out to Tori and has featured her on their charity website. Way to go!
Eastover Elementary students invited family and friends to attend the Bug Bash, showcasing student learning and Visible Thinking & Sustainability Initiatives.
Julia Matti, 1st grade student, shared a model of a ladybug she created and labeled with main body regions. "The insect wings used for flying must dry before the ladybug can fly," Matti says. "Some people believe ladybugs are good luck. Ladybugs live in all different places in spring and fall." Read more to view the photo gallery.
Congratulations to the students and staff who will be recognized by the Board of Education on June 1, 2017. Students and staff were nominated for this special recognition. The ceremony will begin at 7:00 p.m. in the Bloomfield Hills High School Auditorium. To learn more about which individuals will be recognized, please visit: www.bloomfield.org/recognition.
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As we approach the end of the school year, thank your teacher, celebrate your student, honor your graduate. A Tribute gift is a meaningful and lasting way to support our students, staff, schools and community. Visit www.bloomfield.org/Tribute
Come check out the Bloomfield Hills Jazz Bands performing at the historic Cliff Bells in Downtown Detroit on Monday, May 22. Special guests will include the BHS Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Rob Glass, the talented Ms. Jessica L Riley and a performance by director Alan Posner. The show begins at 7 pm. $10 cover. Spots are filling up quick so you might want to make your reservation today! CLICK HERE for the event link.
If you paid the Pay to Participate Fee and your child did not participate in any club or sport, you may submit our refund form. If you paid the full athletic fee and your child only participated in clubs, you are entitled to a partial refund. (If your child did participate in one sport, you will not be entitled to a refund)...
Bowers School Farm has organized a new extended-length field trip program titled Everyday Agriculture! Third grade students spent the day at the farm learning about lifecycles and growth, and investigating the question: "Is our farm still growing?" Qualitative and quantitative data was collected in a personalized Science Journal by each student. Read more for full description and more photos!