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  • Nominate a Teacher Today!

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    Do you know a teacher who has inspired others to challenge the limits of what’s possible? Who encourages others to create bold solutions? Nominate yourself or someone today for the chance to win an all-expenses-paid Innovation Immersion Experience at The Henry Ford! Hurry! The deadline is February 6, 2015! Visit: http://www.thehenryford.org/teacherInnovator/ to nominate yourself or a teacher you know.

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  • Executive Director of the North American International Auto Show Visits EHMS

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    Rod Alberts, Executive Director of the North American International Auto Show, visited East Hills Middle School for their monthly Winner’s Circle discussion. "Set your goals very high. Try to get somewhere that maybe a lot of people say you shouldn’t try to get to, but in your heart [you know that] it is something that really counts," Alberts said.

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  • Student Leadership Create 550 Care Packages

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    BHHS Student Leadership partnered with DRAW (Disaster Relief at Work) to create approximately 550 care packages for communities around the U.S. that have been hit by natural disasters. The students created a video about their experience, which can be viewed here.

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  • PREP Program Seeking Partnerships with Small Businesses

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    Special education staff from the Bloomfield Hills Schools' PREP post-secondary program visited a program in Lapeer called "Growth and Opportunity." This program provides the opportunities for individuals with disabilities to learn and develop functional skills to produce positive employment outcomes. The PREP Program would like to start developing partnerships with small businesses or shops in our area to complete tasks free of charge.

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  • Conant Student wins MMEA Honors Composition

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    On January 16, 2015, the Michigan Music Education Association (MMEA) announced the winners of their Honors Composition Concert. Nikolas Simon, a student in Mrs. Tomaszewski’s second grade classroom, was one of the winners announced. Nikolas played Caprice #1 which he composed, on the violin.

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  • West Hills Staff takes on 8th Grade Boys in Basketball!

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    The West Hills Staff beat the 8th grade boys Basketball team Friday night with a score of 48-35! Luckily the AED defibrillator was not needed. Staff Players; Principal Rob Durecka, Scott Grippo, Tony Castellani, Beth Castellani, Ryan Powell, Lindsey Parsell, Mike Boyd, Kevin Birkholz, Geoff Middleton

  • Bringing Computer Science into the Elementary Classroom: Dash and Dot to Teach Hands-on Learning

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    Dr. Heidi Kattula (Director, Learning Services, BHS) wrote a proposal last year to be a partner school with Wonder Workshop and receive free robots for elementary classrooms. A little over one year later, the robots have arrived!

    Meet Dash (the explorer) and Dot (the storyteller) the latest in researched-based robots that are used to introduce elementary students to computer science.

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  • MiBytes Computer Camps

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    The University of Michigan Computer Science and Engineering Division is now accepting applications for the the MiBytes Computer Camps. Students must be entering 9-12 grade or be a 2015 graduate. Read more for additional camp information, application and deadlines.

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  • A Very Potter Musical!

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    Please join us for A Very Potter Musical on Thursday, February 5, and Friday, February 6, at 7 p.m. in the BHHS auditorium. Created by seniors Alex Perry, Shelby Belcher, and Jodi Parks as the Senior Experience project, this musical is sure to be a hit! Admission is FREE (recommended for ages 12+), but a suggestion of gently used winter clothing for the Children's Center is greatly appreciated.

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  • Congratulations Sonia Hussain!

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    Sonia Hussain, 4th grade student at Eastover Elementary, was declared Reading Royalty Queen for the day! Hussain won the grand prize for the Book Fair Reading Contest by reading more than any other student at her school: She logged 14,200 minutes during the month of December!

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  • 9th Graders Collaborate to Create Shared Google Doc

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    A group of four 9th grade students recently collaborated to start a Google Doc for their World History final exam study guide. They decided to share it with anyone taking the course, and there are now 194 students participating in the Google Doc - even history teachers are collaborating! Their collaboration efforts are an excellent example of the IB Middle Year Programme’s Approaches to Learning (ATL) skills.

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  • WHMS Theater Performance

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    Eighth grade students performed the musical Legally Blonde Junior at West Hills Middle School. The theater performance was directed by Jay Schumacher, Musical Theater & Drama Teacher at West Hills Middle School and East Hills Middle School.

    "The acting was engaging, the singing was musical, the choreography was fun, and the sound was amazing," said Michael Medvinsky.

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  • BHMS 5th Graders Make Veterans' Holidays Happy

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    For their holiday service project this year, the BHMS 5th graders made gift packets for the veterans at the Aleda E. Lutz Veterans Administration Hospital in Saginaw, where one of our BHMS parents works. Two huge boxes of beautifully handmade cards and ornaments, bagged with candy canes and hot chocolate, were delivered to the veterans over winter break. This photo gives you an idea of the awesome job the kids did. We hope that the students understand the big impact that their small gesture had on hospitalized veterans at the holidays.

  • WHMS Student Lindsey Zousmer Inspires Community Outreach "Projects 4 Smiles"

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    Lindsey Zousmer, 5th grade student at West Hills Middle School, initiated a community service project titled, "Projects 4 Smiles." Students will have the opportunity to donate small craft projects, such as bookmarks, bracelets, or pins to local children’s hospitals.

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  • See Winter-Resident Birds Up Close!

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    Join us at the E.L. Johnson Nature Center for the Winter Bird Banding on Saturday February 7, 2015 from 9:00 am - 11:00 am!

    Allen Chartier, one of Michigan’s premier birding experts, will demonstrate the science of bird banding. Chartier will capture, identify, measure, band, and release birds that are visiting the Nature Center bird feeders.

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  • Bowers Students Work on Mural Project

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    Students at Bowers Academy chose global issues to research and discuss. Each student painted a mural to represent their subject. The project was made possible by a grant awarded by the BHS Foundation.

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  • BHMS Improv Show

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    Eighth grade drama students performed in an improv show at Bloomfield Hills Middle School.

    Kelly Kirkman enjoyed both evening shows. She described how her daughter Lily Kirkman played keyboards with students Ava Meyer (vocals), Duncan Mackillop (guitar), and Bennett Greenberg (drums). "They have played together since last summer and worked very hard putting together a couple fun cover songs for their classmates! They did a super job and I was beyond impressed with their performance! They are now working on an original song to add to their play list,” Kirkman shared.

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  • Christina Okezie Finalist for AXA Achievement Scholarship

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    Christina Okezie (senior) was just announced as a finalist for the AXA Achievement Scholarship and semi-finalist for the Amazon Student Scholarship Program. These are both very competitive merit scholarships based on academic achievements and community involvement.

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  • How do you see the future of our properties?

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    Are you wondering what will happen to the former Lahser building? Do you want to know more about enrollment trends across the district? Do you have ideas for the use of our vacant spaces? Please join us for an orientation and to kick off a community-wide planning process for the future of Bloomfield Hills Schools' properties. Choose from one of three identical meetings:

    • Wed, January 14, 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. @ East Hills Middle School, 2800 Kensington Road
    • Wed, January 21, 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. @ Bloomfield Hills Middle School, 4200 West Quarton Road
    • Wed, January 28, 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. @ West Hills Middle School, 2601 Lone Pine Road

    For more information, visit: www.bloomfield.org/MPP

  • Construction Update - December 2014

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    Click here to check out the December 2014 construction update on the new high school!

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  • Warm Your Toes with Wool Socks Made from Bowers Farm Wool!

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    The Friends of the Farm are selling wool socks produced by the Columbia sheep at the Charles L. Bowers School Farm. The wool was harvested from the sheep by students. Then the wool was cleaned by the Friends of the Farm members and sent to a Michigan Mill to be further cleaned and prepared into socks.

    For order information click here.

  • Parents' Night Out

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    Parents! If you're in the need of an evening on your own, please click on the link below in order to check out the Bowers School Farm programs designed for children ages 3+. These fun-filled programs will be held on designated Saturday evenings this upcoming December, January, February & March. Your children will be learning and having fun at Bowers Farm, while you're getting ready for the holidays or simply relaxing!

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Calendar of Events

Thu Feb 05

BIC Meeting

Conference Room F (internal use only)
2:00pm - 5:00pm
Mon Feb 09

DAERR with Dr. Jay Marks

Room C, Room A, Room B
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Wed Feb 11

FFLA Committee Meeting

Conference Room F (internal use only)
8:30am - 11:30am
Thu Feb 12

Board of Education Meeting

Room C, Room D - Training Room, Room A, Room B
7:00pm - 10:00pm
Mon Feb 16

Mid-Winter Break

District Wide
7:00am - 7:00pm
Tue Feb 17

Mid-Winter Break

District Wide
7:00am - 7:00pm
Wed Feb 18

Mid-Winter Break

District Wide
7:00am - 7:00pm
Mon Feb 23

Community Partnership Lecture Series

Room C, Room A, Room B
6:30pm - 9:00pm
Mon Mar 02

BIC Meeting

Conference Room F (internal use only)
2:00pm - 5:00pm

DAERR with Dr. Jay Marks

Room C, Room A, Room B
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Tue Mar 03

No School K8 and Grades 9, 10, 12

District Wide
7:00am - 7:00pm
Thu Mar 05

Board of Education Meeting

Room C, Room D - Training Room, Room A, Room B
7:00pm - 10:00pm