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Mission Statement

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 2-17-17

Dear East Hills School Community:

What a great week at East Hills! On Wednesday, Feb. 15, our fifth-grade students and staff were able to enjoy a fun day at the Detroit Zoo. What an amazing opportunity to see the animals on a colder day active in ways you might not be able to see during other months of the year. Thank you to our staff and family volunteers for supporting this memorable field trip! Also our eighth-grade families were able to participate in the Bloomfield Hills High School 9th Grade Parent Orientation this week as well. I was there as a fellow parent. What an impressive facility and staff! I just can't believe that my oldest is heading off to high school next year. Just want to slow it all down sometimes . . . which reminds me to share that tonight is Black Hawk Fever at the high school, a special event featuring the boys high school basketball team. I plan to catch some of the game myself.

I am very proud of our student leadership council for organizing a successful change drive in support of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. It is so important that our students take an active role raising awareness for and taking action in support of things greater than themselves. Thank you to all who donated!

Also please take some time to review the Friday broadcast below. Next week features our February Winners' Circle with Candace Hayden as our speaker . . . so exciting to have her! Also on Wednesday, February 22, we have a special clinic and concert put on and for our 7th and 8th Grade Band and Orchestra.

If interested, don't forget to sign up for the Science Fair. The due date is today! There are also important announcements and information about ordering an East Hills Yearbook (due Feb. 24), a special PTO Parents' Night Out Trivia Night (March 3), and a SAVE the DATE reminder for our All Grade Level Activity Afternoon on March 10.

There are so many exciting things happening at East Hills, but with that said, please take some time to enjoy your children this weekend. It looks like we are in for a lovely couple of warm spring-like days! Enjoy!

"If Winter comes, can Spring be far behind?"
-Percy Bysshe Shelley


Jason Rubel
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., Feb. 20 - A Day
Tues., Feb. 21 - B Day
Wed., Feb. 22 - A Day
Thurs., Feb. 23 - B Day
Fri., Feb. 24 - A Day

The following are upcoming key dates for the school year, and our full calendar for the year can be accessed on our website.
-Fri., Feb. 17 Black Hawk Fever Event at BHHS
-Wed., Feb. 22 7th/8th Grade Band and Orchestra Clinic and Concert (6:00 p.m./7:30 p.m.)
-Fri., Feb. 24 Progress Report #3 (6th/7th/8th Grades)
-Wed., Mar. 1 PTO Meeting (7:00 p.m.)
-Fri., Mar. 3 East Hills PTO Trivia Night (7:00 p.m.)
-Sat., Mar. 4 Science Olympiad Event (off campus)
-Thurs., Mar. 9 7th/8th Grade Band Festival Performance (Waterford Kettering HS)
-Fri, Mar. 10 All Grades Activity Afternoon (5th/6th/7th/8th) (3:05-5:00 p.m.)
-Sat., Mar. 11 7th/8th Grade Orchestra Festival Performance (Groves HS)
-Tues., Mar. 14 Eastover-East Hills Science Fair at East Hills (6:30-8:00 p.m.

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Attention Parents of Class of 2021

Parents of Class of 2021:

If you were unable to attend parent orientation on Wednesday evening, you may find the presentation HERE or on Bloomfield Hills High School website under School Life in the left-hand column.

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Transition Update 2/3/17

Dear Families: We want to keep you apprised of what has transpired regarding the 2017-2018 reconfiguration of Eastover into a K-3 building and East Hills into a 4-8 building. We have been working collaboratively to make sure this is a smooth transition for everyone involved. This is the second update and you can expect to see updates every 3-4 weeks via the email newsletter and district transition website: Please visit this website to view the update and other pertinent information.

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Eastover/EH 4th Grade Transition

As we continue to plan the transition of the 4th grade from Eastover to East Hills for the 2017-2018 school year, we wanted to share a resource we've put together for you. On our website, you will find a new page,, filled with transition information. Over the course of the coming months, we will continue to add information as it becomes available.

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


Attendance: 248.341.6210

Jason Rubel, Principal

Angela Konzen, Associate Principal

Carol Weaver, Principal's Secretary

Anne Westphal, Counselor
(5th grade)

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


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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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