Do you ever wonder what opportunities and pathways are available for students entering high school? View the High School Opportunities Packet.
The Strategic Planning committee would like your feedback! Between now and December 2nd at 10:00 p.m., you are invited to provide feedback on the draft Vision statement, Mission statement, and Goals. Please take a few moments to complete the feedback survey. Thank you for your input!
The Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO) has given Bloomfield Hills Schools top honors for financial reporting for the 18th year in a row! ASBO bestowed the Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting upon BHS for the Fiscal Year 2017 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR).
The BHS Foundation is excited to launch its 2018 Annual Appeal: Picture the Possibilities. Please watch this video from Superintendent Dr. Rob Glass to learn more about the programs funded. Contributions are accepted now through December 31, 2018. All contributors will be entered into a drawing to receive two tickets to the BHS Foundation Celebration in March 2019, and those who donate $50 or more will be invited to a special Winter Blast at the new Bloomfield Winter Park opening in January 2019 at Bowers Farm! Donate at www.bloomfield.org/Give or call 248.341.5465.
"It's fun. I learn how to make coffee," shares Claudine Gaillard, a student at West Hills in the FRP classroom. For over a year, FRP (Functional Resource Program) students have been making and delivering coffee for West Hills staff, spreading coffee and smiles around the building.
The International Academy has been designated as an Exemplary High Performing National Blue Ribbon School for 2018 by the U.S. Secretary of Education. The IA is only 1 of 349 schools in the nation and 1 of 13 schools from Michigan to be recognized in 2018.
Purchase local honey and maple syrup from the E.L. Johnson Nature Center. The shop is open Monday through Friday, from 8 AM until 4 PM at 3325 Franklin Road in Bloomfield Hills. An 8 oz. bottle of maple syrup is $7 or two for $10. One honey bear for $5 or 3 for $10. Cash or check only.
Families are automatically signed up to receive communication from their child's school, teachers, and Bloomfield Hills Schools (Wednesday Web News & Important Notices - including school cancellations). In order to receive emails, telephone calls, and even text messages, all you have to do is maintain your contact information and manage your personal preferences. If you wish not to receive these newsletters, simply "opt-out" when you receive the first newsletter (an option at the bottom of every email we send).
Instructions for updating this information are now available at www.bloomfield.org/notifications. Here you can manage your contact preferences as they pertains to emergency and district notifications.
Many thanks to the collaboration between BHHS performing arts students, their teachers, Gail Rosenbloom Kaplan and Dolores Silverstein for the incredible new mosaic in the performing arts wing! The driving force behind the new mosaic comes from the family of Julianne Silverstein Vinik, an Andover graduate of 1977 who was a Jill, and who passed away two years ago. Julianne's mother, Dolores Silverstein, wanted to share a living memory through this mosaic.
Retired BHS Band Director, Bob Ambrose, and current Band Director and BHS Alumni, Alan Posner, were recently featured on the U-M Alumni website. "As a teacher, mentor and now a great friend, Bob has had a profound effect on my life, and is the main reason for my success today," said Posner, who entered his 11th year as a band director in 2018. Read the full story here!
Join us for a guided tour of the new Bloomfield Hills High School! Check out the Biff radio station, see the AHS/LHS sword, visit the new performing arts wing, and much more! All community members are welcome. Meet us at the main entrance of Bloomfield Hills High School (4200 Andover Road) at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 24, 2018. Please share this event with others!
At BHS, we are committed to helping our families in every way possible. We have found a few local internet companies that offer families a discounted rate for their internet services. If you qualify, these low-income internet service providers can help you get online, with broadband internet speeds for very low monthly rates and no contract hassles.
The following are links to various companies that offer these program for qualifying families.
Beginning this school year, the BHS Family Directory is now online and available in My Bloomfield! To access the directory, login to My Bloomfield and select "Family Directory" from the left navigation. "Read More" to manage your settings and profile display options.
Andover Alum (2004), Matt Lisiecki, will be on Jeopardy on Friday, March 2, 2018, at 7:30 p.m. on NBC. Best of Luck, Matt!