Way Elementary School

Belief sets are at play in every school. Some refer to it as a vision, others to a mission. Setting aside outdated educational practices of the past, at Way Elementary we nurture a culture of thinking and compassion by embracing the Visible Thinking framework.

 

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In This We Believe at Way Elementary

  • Focusing students on the learning vs. the work
  • Teaching for understanding vs. mere knowledge
  • Encouraging deep vs. surface learning strategies
  • Promoting independence vs. dependence
  • Developing a growth vs. fixed mindset

Want to learn more? Please feel free to contact us for an appointment and tour.

Our job is not to make up anybody's mind, but to open minds and to make the agony of the decision making so intense you can escape only by thinking.  - Fred Friendly

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Calendar

ThuDec 18

WAY Parent Meeting for Math Pentathlon

Way Elementary School Calendar
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
MonDec 22

Winter Break

District Calendar

Classes resume K12 on Monday, January 5, 2015

TueDec 23

Winter Break

District Calendar

Classes resume K12 on Monday, January 5, 2015

After School at Way

Monday  
  • Academic Games - Room 13 (Sept. 22 - Dec. 6)
  • Gymnastics - Gym (Sept. 22- Dec. 15) No Class Nov. 17
  • Gymnastics - Gym (Jan. 5 - May 18) No Class 1/19, 2/16, 4/6, 5/25
  • Math Pentathlon (Grades K & 1) - Room 12 & 14 (Jan. 5 - April 13) No Class  1/19, 2/16 & 4/6
Tuesday
  • Floor Hockey - Gym (Nov. 11 - Dec. 16)
  • Make A Gingerbread House - Art Room (Dec. 16.)
  • Math Pentathlon (Grades 4 & 5) - Room 14 & 15 (Jan. 20 - May 5) No Class Feb 17, Mar. 3, Apr. 7 & 21
Wednesday
  • Basketball - Gym  (Oct. 29 - Dec. 17) No class 11/26 & 12/10
  • Math Pentathlon (Grades 2 & 3) - Room 13 & 15 (Jan 7 - Mar 25) No Class Feb. 18
Thursday     
  • Chess Wizards - Room 15 (Oct. 2 - Dec. 18) No class Nov. 20 & Nov. 27
  • Fun with Panda - Room 12 (Dec. 11 - Feb 12) No class Dec. 25 & Jan. 1
  • Musical Theater - Gym (Oct. 2 - Dec. 18) No class Nov. 13 & Nov. 27
  • Musical Theater - Gym (Jan. 8 - Mar. 26) No class Feb. 5 & 19

Friday 

  • Cheer, Dance & Pom - Gym (Sept. 26 - Nov. 14)
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Way Elementary
765 West Long Lake Road
Bloomfield Hills, MI  48302
Main:  248.341.7800
Attendance: 248.341.7810  

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Building Hours
Class 9:05am to 3:55pm
Half Days Dismissal at 12:20pm
Latchkey

7:00am to 9:00am
3:55pm to 6:00pm
Office 8:00am to 4:30pm

Adam Scher, Principal
Elaine Bosin, Secretary

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