Congratulations to students Jake Li (Bloomfield Hills Middle School), Dalia Schwarzbaum (West Hills Middle School), Devin Doherty (East Hills Middle School), Chris Mulville (Bloomfield Hills Middle School), Forest Zhang (WHMS), and Duncan MacKillop (BHMS)! These top musicians were selected to participate in the 11th Annual District IV Middle School Honors Band Festival.
Make a Tribute Donation to the Bloomfield Hills Schools Foundation in honor of a teacher, staff member, student or friend! This gift reflects your desire to make a lasting impact on the lives of others, just as your honoree has done for you. For more information on BHSF Tribute Donations or to make a contribution, please click here or call 248-341-5465.
Congratulations to the P.R.E.P. students who were recognized by Booth Center administration for their excellence as employees of Bloomfield Hills Schools. Those recognized were Elizabeth Brinkerhoff, O'Shan Eaglen, Katie Kress, Jake Liu, Alex Luyckx, Nataha Newman, Rebecca Robinson, and Selina Wiesenberger. Read more to view a group photo of the students.
Join us for "Dave Reed and Friends" on Tuesday, June 2, at 7:30 p.m. in the BHHS auditorium. This concert will feature Dave Reed, Bruce Snyder, Sharon Nicolia, Tim Nicolia, Dale Anderson, Lynn Weyersberg, Dr. Robert Reed, and Bob Ambrose. There will be a free will donation with admission proceeds benefiting the BHS Foundation.
What will become of the current Bloomfield Hill High School Main Campus? Or the current BHHS 9th Grade Campus? Join us for a community-wide Master Property Planning Community Forum to discuss the future of Bloomfield Hills Schools' properties. Choose from three identical meetings: June 10, 2015 - 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm at East Hills Middle School, June 17, 2015 - 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm at Bloomfield Hills Middle School, or June 24, 2015 - 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm at West Hills Middle School.
The new Bloomfield Hills High School is an impressive building standing at 317,687 square feet. And it is buzzing with activity! There are approximately 170 construction workers on site. You may ask yourself, "Is the high school going to be completed in time for the start of the 2015-16 school year?" Know that construction is right on track and the new building is set to academically open in the Fall of 2015. Click here for photos and updates.
Senior Tess Garcia was recently featured on the Detroit Metro Times blog for earning a photographer's press pass to the Movement Festival in Detroit from a New York-based photo and events site. Check out the full article here.
Congratulations to all of the Bloomfield Hills Schools students and staff recognized at the Board Meeting on Wednesday, May 20, 2015. Those recognized include: The Bloomfield Hills Middle School paraprofessional staff, Leena Jandali (student at BHMS), and students who won the Bloomfield Youth Guidance Outstanding Youth Citizen Award (Sydney Brack, Dylan DeWald, Caitlin Finerty, Kaylin Higgins, Cynthia Jia, Hassan Kobeissi, Noah Rangel, Annie Reed, Paul Tourneur).
Congratulations to Kaylin Higgins, 2015 Mark Reedy Memorial Scholarship recipient! In memory of Mark (class of 09'), Kaylin is a senior athletic trainer intern who displays the scholarship's intentions of involvement in activities both at school and within the community designed to improve the quality of their life and the lives of others.
Leena Jandali, 5th grade student at Bloomfield Hills Middle School was awarded first place in the 17th Annual Ford Freedom Awards Essay Contest. Ketan Revankar, 8th grade student at West Hills Middle School was awarded second place.
Fourth grade students in Bloomfield Hills Schools helped complete our Annual Bird Census of the E.L. Johnson Nature Center. A new record was set for the number bird species observed - 93 different species! Students saw birds not typically found in the area such as a Loon, Sandhill Crane, Mockingbird, and American Pipit.
The Bloomfield Hills Schools Middle School Girls Lacrosse Team placed second at the Sacred Heart Lacrosse Tournament! This is a combined team with girls in grades 7-8 from Bloomfield Hills Middle School, East Hills Middle School and West Hills Middle School.
The administration is developing the budget for the 2015-16 school year and the Board of Education will be asked to approve the proposed budget on June 4, 2015. As part of the budget development process, we continue to implement budget balancing actions. For additional information, please visit the Budget webpage, which includes the planned 2015-16 budget balancing actions identified during the midyear budget revision process last February.
LHS alumni, Christopher Trumph, was recently featured in CMU's new leadership brochure. Chris is double majoring in neuroscience and psychology. He maintains a 3.92 GPA and has plans to become a pediatrician. Great work, Chris!
Sponsored by the BHS Foundation, BHHS Student Leadership will be hosting a 5k run on Saturday, May 30, at 9 a.m. on the high school track. Registration is $25 the day off and medals will be given to the top 10 finishers. Click on the link above to register. Race proceeds will benefit the new Alumni Athletic Park! Contact Daniel Settecerri at 248.303.2032 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.
During the first week of May the Man In Nature class took their week-long wilderness canoe trip in Ontario, Canada. During the trip students applied what they learned about wilderness ethics, risk awareness and management, team work and problem solving as well as the skills and attitudes necessary to live and travel safely in the backcountry as a member of a team.
Consider hosting a YFU Exchange Student Next Year!