It is that time of year, when we watch those students in the IB Diplomma Programme who we have spent two years learning with move on to the next phase in their life. We are so proud of the growth that we've seen from each one of you as learners, thinkers, communicators, and citizens! BHHS IB Diploma Programme graduates: Michael Kunz, Sazid Hasan, Margo Williams, Emily Henderson, Max Miley, Jacob Hecker, Rachel Kalusniak, Erin Behe, Katerina Rego, Megha Patel, Doni Graham, and Gurleen Singh.
Eating foods that are healthy and fresh is easier with the Charles L. Bowers Farm Fresh Market! Visit Bowers School Farm on Saturdays between 9am and noon (or until sold out) to snag your fresh produce and support Bloomfield Hills Schools.
Mr. Cameron and Ms. Matz's 10th grade U.S. History and American Literature classes, along with other local schools, recently participated in the Equitable Futures project sponsored by Oakland Schools. The students were challenged to investigate inequalities in southeast Michigan, explore their historical and structural causes through research and analysis, and then develop action plans to address the inequities.
Eight grade students at West Hills Middle School had the opportunity to be a Civil War era soldier for the day during the annual reenactment experience! Battery K, led by Dr. David Dinger, a Bloomfield Hills resident, allows students sample camp life, artillery and musket drills, as well as a cannon demonstration. Students enjoyed the hands-on experience!
Kindergarten students at Conant Elementary created a photography exhibit of living things. The exhibit was part of their PYP unit, Sharing the Planet.
Eastover celebrated their Blue Ribbon designation on May 20th with a parade, assembly, and a lot of blue! Shirts read, "There's good. There's great. Then there's Blue Ribbon." Cheerleaders and band members from Bloomfield Hills High School showed support during the parade and the Eastover mascot, an Eagle, was there to give high fives and cheer with students.
Congratulations to the staff and volunteers at the E.L. Johnson Nature Center for receiving the Dr. Seymour Gretchko Youth Group Advocate Award. This award is presented through the Michigan Week Awards.
Bloomfield Hills High School students in the Detroit Literature class at Model Center worked with Detroit Western High School BuildON students to create a mural in Patton Park in Detroit. Activities were facilitated by members of Summer in the City and Repair the World.
The Bloomfield Hills Middle School "Me to We" student organization participated in "We Day," an all-day event at the All State Arena in Rosemont, Illinois to celebrate youth making a difference in their local and global communities. Tickets could not be bought, only earned through active participation in local and global campaigns such as, We Are Silent, We Fight Hunger, We Are Rafikis (friend in Swahili), and We Won't Rest.