Good Luck to the BHMS FIRST FTC team "No Limits" as they travel to the FIRST Robotics North Super Regional event at the US Cellular Center/DoubleTree Convention Center in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, March 30-April 1. No Limits is one of fifteen teams competing in Iowa advancing from over 300 teams in Michigan. Seventy-two teams from eleven states will compete in the event hoping to advance to the FIRST Robotics World Championship. No Limits will be competing in the Kindig Division.
We invite you to attend a Kindergarten Round Up event! Your family can meet the Principal and teachers, tour the building, and there are fun activities for your incoming Kindergartner! Conant Elementary: May 5, 2017 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am, Eastover Elementary: May 4, 2017 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am, Lone Pine Elementary: May 12, 2017 at 9:30 am - 11:00 am, and Way Elementary: May 10, 2017 at 9:30 am - 11:15 am.
"The Michigan Design Prize experience changed my child's life!" This is a quote from a family whose child participated in the 2016 Michigan Design Prize Competition. This is a state-wide competition where any student, kindergarten through college, can work as an actual designer solving an authentic challenge. Read more for a video, examples of students designs, and how to enter.
Representative McCready had lunch with the Bloomfield Hills High School Food Services to learn more about the program and daily challenges. McCready was very impressed by the selection, taste, and appearance of the food and how quickly students can get their meals. His visit was part of the Legislator to Lunch program, co-founded by food service director Mandy Sosnowski, for the School Nutrition Association of Michigan, in hopes that legislators can see first hand the benefits and challenges of school food service.
You and 7 guests will enjoy a special evening of a dinner and theater at Bloomfield Hills High School. You will be treated to a spectacular four-course gourmet meal at BHHS (in the front conference room). Then sit back and enjoy the BHHS musical in your complimentary seats.
Bids should start at $350. Send an email with your bid to BHSFoundation@bloomfield.org by Thursday, March 30 at 11:59 p.m. Put BHSF Bid in the Subject Line.
Highest Bidder Wins!
The winning bidder will be notified by email on Friday, Mach 31.
Rick Lax, magician, author, producer of the tv show Wizard Wars, and Andover High School graduate, spoke to students at West Hills Middle School about the importance of compassion and how to respond to bullying.
Bloomin' Preschool students were excited to welcome Bowers School Farm to their classrooms! Students were able to pet a lamb, learn about animals, and what life is like on the farm. Read more to view the photo gallery.
Students, families and community members enjoyed the annual Sugarbush event at the Johnson Nature Center. Visitors tapped the maple trees, gathered sap, tasted fresh maple syrup and candies, walked the trails, and saw inside the historical log cabin. Guides explained the differences in syrup flavor and color, tree genetics, weather conditions during the maple season, and how sugar is produced in the leaves during photosynthesis and flows down to be stored near the roots during the winter. Read more to view more photos.
On March 20, 2017, the Bloomfield Hills High School sophomore class welcomed the Bloomfield community to share their International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme Projects they created throughout the school year. This project allows students to integrate the philosophies of IB into a project that is personally defined and student-driven. Families, friends and faculty enjoyed student projects and celebrated their hard work, dedication and ideas.
In collaboration with Alliance Française de Détroit, West Hills Middle School students participated in a French film festival called Festinema at Maple Theater in Birmingham. "Students enjoyed "maïs soufflé" and the French film "Ernest et Célestine," Stephanie Potier, WHMS French Teacher says.
The Alliance for Young Artists & Writers released the national results of the 2017 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. Senior Amber Plemons earned a national Gold Medal award for her ceramic sculpture called "Bones." Junior Elena Marcozzi received a national Silver Medal award for a digital image called "Rooster in the Woods". Congratulations!
Congratulations to the Bionic Black Hawks for earning a spot as district event finalists at the Gull Lake FIRST Robotics District Competition March 18-19th! The team also received the Gull Lake Chairman's Award, the highest award given at a tournament. The Bionic Black Hawks have advanced to the FIRST State of Michigan Championship which will be held in Saginaw on April 13-15.
Second graders at Eastover recently became teachers and lead adults through thinking routines during their recent "Informance," highlighting thinking, learning and understanding. Art teacher Anne Musson, vocal music teacher Kate Bublitz and Spanish teachers Amber Wright and Gloria Abundis-Cavrell showcase student work and growth while proud family members observed.
IB Diploma Programme seniors exhibited their work during the the IB Art Show in the Bloomfield Hills High School media center from March 6 - March 16, 2017. The art show concluded with a reception attended by district and high school staff, students, and families. The following seniors had artwork on display: Kathleen Baxter, Sophie Benitah, Audrey Gao, Talia Greenberg, Mya Gibson, Bec Grippo, Francesca Kapaj, Katie Paulson, LaRhonda Richardson, and Stephanie Stan.