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East Hills Middle School Community works together to foster caring partnerships that promote self-esteem and value the dignity and diversity of each individual. Through inquiry, creative expression, and critical thinking we nurture the joy and desire for lifelong learning and responsible citizenship for each learner of our school community.

Grade Level Calendars & Assignments

A week-by-week record of tasks from block and unified arts classes- all in one place.

Please click on your student's grade level to view weekly calendars and assignments.

Principal's Message 1-13-17

Dear East Hills School Community:

I hope everyone had a restful and relaxing break. It has been great to have the students back in the building. While we have certainly moved into the winter months, the activity and excitement our students provide us with brings warmth and abundant energy to our school. As we start a new calendar year, East Hills extends to you and yours many well wishes for a happy and healthy 2017!

Please note that we are continuing to work in preparation for the addition of 4th grade to the East Hills School Community next school year (2017-2018). Our Lead Transition Team was active this past week meeting and helping to lay out the structure for our five sub committees (Physical Space, Logistics, Media Center, Support Programming, and Building Community). There will continue to be updates and opportunities to give input in this process in the weeks and months to come - see the December update below for more information. Another highlight of this week's work was sharing some of the developing plans and ideas with our students. Mrs. Konzen and I were able to meet with about half of the students this week and plan to meet with the rest of the student body soon. It was so much fun and very exciting to have the students think about the new possibilities and opportunities we will have as we create a 4th-8th grade community at our school. There is now a sign up sheet in the main office near Ms. Weaver's desk for students to share their names if they are interested in getting more involved in the transition process.

On Monday, January 16, there is no school. Additionally next week features our eighth-grade play Law and Order: Fairy Tale Unit. On Tuesday, January 17, we have an in-school performance at 9:30 a.m. for our fifth- and sixth-grade students, and on Wednesday, January 18, we have have an in-school performance at 1:30 p.m. for our seventh- and eighth-grade students followed by an evening performance at 7:00 PM for the larger community. See the eNoftify article below for a few final details as the students prepare for the show.

"Life's most persistent and urgent question is, 'What are you doing for other?'"
-Martin Luther King, Jr.

Jason

Jason Rubel
Principal
East Hills Middle School
Bloomfield Hills Schools
(248) 341-6205
Twitter: @EastHills5_8
East Hills Middle School Website
"Enabling learners to become architects of their futures. . ."

Next Week's A/B Schedule:
Mon., Jan. 16 - No School
Tues., Jan. 17 - A Day
Wed., Jan. 18 - B Day
Thurs., Jan. 19 - A Day
Fri., Jan. 20 - B Day

KEY DATES
The following are upcoming key dates for the school year, and our full calendar for the year can be accessed on our website.
-Mon., Jan. 16 No School
-Tues., Jan. 17 8th Grade Play - 5th/6th Grade In-School Performance (9:30 a.m.
-Wed., Jan. 18 8th Grade Play - 7th/8th Grade In-School Performance (1:30 p.m.)
-Wed., Jan. 18 8th Grade Play - Community Performance (7:00 p.m.)
-Wed., Jan. 25 7th/8th Grade Choir Concert (7:00 p.m.)
-Fri., Jan. 27 In-School 5th Grade Band and Orchestra Informance (10:45 a.m.) New Date and Time
-Fri., Jan. 27 End of 2nd Quarter/End of 1st Semester/1/2 Day of School (11:35 a.m. Dismissal
-Wed., Feb. 1 PTO Meeting (Superintendent Dialogue - 9:30 a.m.)

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EHMS Student to Compete on Kids Baking Championship Show on Food Network
"Baking is a family tradition. It has been passed down from generation to generation, from my great grandparents to me," says Reese Smith, 5th grade student at East Hills Middle School. "I love experimenting with new recipes. The strawberry peppermint cake is my favorite." Smith is a contestant on season three of Kids Baking Championship! This season premieres on January 2, 2017 at 8:00 pm ET on Food Network.
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8th Grade IB Diploma Programme Information Night

Are you wondering whether your student should consider pursuing the IB Diploma in addition to earning their high school diploma? Have you heard friends talk about the DP classes and you think they sound like something your student might like? Are you hearing about the DP for the first time and just want to hear what it is? Consider coming to the 8th Grade DP Parent Information Night on Wednesday, February 15, 2017, at 6 PM at BHHS.

Designed as an overview of the programme for families of current 8th grade students to learn about the potential options within the Diploma Programme at BHHS. Learn about one of the many choices for academic challenge at BHHS!

For more information: www.bloomfield.org/ib


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Black Hawk Fever

Join the varsity boys basketball team on Friday, February 17, 2017 starting at 5:30 p.m. for Black Hawk Fever! The first 100 elementary and middle school families to register receive free game entry, a free event t-shirt, and VIP lounge/pizza dinner for family at 5:30 P.M. All registrants will be able to attend the Pep Rally at 6 PM and will be eligible for raffle ticket purchases, VIP seating, and a special performance by the Flight Crew at halftime. To register visit https://blackhawkfevernight.eventbrite.com.

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Cavalier Fund Information

To further our mission for equity and inclusion, the East Hills Global Education Team (GET) is pleased to share information about the Cavalier Fund. The purpose of this fund is to provide access for all students to enjoy school activities (e.g., field trips). As a school community, our desire is for all students to have these learning experiences. Our intention is to provide families with a chance to give funds to assist our students in a direct and meaningful way. Look for upcoming forms regarding field trips, school events, and other specific enrichment activities for opportunities to donate. You may specify how your funds will be directed through future communication (field trip forms and other specific events and opportunities). Click on this link to see more details and review an example of how you will be able to participate and to give toward this new fund.

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Calendar

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Booth Center - Room A, Booth Center - Room B, Booth Center - Room C, Booth Center - Room D - Training Room
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East Hills Middle School - Art Room, East Hills Middle School - Cafeteria, East Hills Middle School - Fieldhouse 1, East Hills Middle School - Fieldhouse 2, East Hills Middle School - Gateway Area (ac

LOCATION


East Hills Middle School
2800 Kensington Road
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304

CONTACT


Main:
248.341.6200
Attendance: 248.341.6210

Jason Rubel, Principal
248.341.6205

Angela Konzen, Associate Principal
248.341.6206

Carol Weaver, Principal's Secretary
248.341.6201

Anne Westphal, Counselor
(5th grade)
248.341.6204
AWestphal@bloomfield.org

Tom Kalanquin, Counselor
(6th, 7th & 8th grades)

248.341.6203

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BUILDING HOURS



Class 8:15 a.m. - 3:05 p.m.
Half Days 11:35 a.m. Dismissal
Kidz Zone

7:00 a.m. - 8:10 a.m.
3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Office 7:15 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.



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