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  • Shake, Rattle, and Roll

    Posted January 27, 2015

    Students at East Hills Middle School participated in Shake, Rattle, and Roll, a science-based activity where students researched, designed, constructed and tested model bridges to withstand the force of an earthquake.

    Students began by identifying the problem and researching earthquake engineering. They looked at methods engineers currently use to prevent the energy of an earthquake form damaging a building structure.

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  • Nominate a Teacher Today!

    Posted January 23, 2015

    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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  • Black Hawks Crosstown Rivalry

    Posted January 27, 2015

    Join us on Saturday, February 21, at 7 p.m. for a crosstown rivalry between the Black Hawks and West Bloomfield Lakers! The game will take place at Oakland University and will feature the Pistons Flight Crew and Hooper. T-shirts $15 and tickets $10 will be sold during lunch starting February 5 at both high school campuses, and the week of February 10 at all middle schools.

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

    Posted January 23, 2015

    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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  • Bloomin' Preschools Celebrated International Day

    Posted January 27, 2015

    Bloomin' Preschools organized a variety of activities to celebrate International Day. For one activity students learned about France. Students saw pictures of the Alps, castles and the Eiffel Tower. They discussed the country’s geography, flag, national animal and shape, popular cuisine, arts, and culture.

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  • BHHS Student Leadership with DRAW

    Student Leadership Create 550 Care Packages

    Posted January 23, 2015

    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

    Posted January 23, 2015

    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

    Posted January 21, 2015

    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!

    Posted January 21, 2015

    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

    Posted January 20, 2015

    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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