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IA Student Creates sparkCS Summer Camp

Michelle Liu, IA's National Council of Women in Technology award winner, enlisted the help of fellow classmates to design and produce sparkCS a summer computer coding and robotics camp for girls (grades 4-7). 

Pictured here are camp organizers Angelina Reyes, Michelle Liu, Neha Middela and Tejal Mahajan.

Check out their website: https://www.sparkcs.co/

NCWIT award: https://www.aspirations.org/user/90931

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BHHS - Top Model UN Team in North America & #1 in Michigan!

The Bloomfield Hills High School Model UN Team was just named the #1 Model UN Team in Michigan for public schools and one of the top 150 teams in all of North America! In addition to winning state championships, the team hosted more than 1,000 students for the 22nd Annual Southeast Michigan Model United Nations Association (SEMMUNA) Conference. As the largest high school Model UN event in the state of Michigan, the event attracted 40 student teams in Michigan. Congratulations to the entire BHHS Model UN Team and coach Mr. MacLeod!

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Author Lester Laminack Visits Local Libraries

Oakland Schools is partnering with Royal Oak and Southfield Libraries to host nationally-acclaimed children's author, Lester Laminack, on Saturday, July 28, 2018. Come with your young readers (K-3rd grade) for an interactive experience that will engage your child and provide you with practical strategies for reading and writing during the summer and beyond.  Lester will read aloud to children and discuss early literacy practices with families. Registration opens on June 25.

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Institute for Healing Racism

As a member of the Bloomfield Hills Schools community, we would like to invite those who have not already participated to to attend the Institute for Healing Racism on August 9 and 10, 2018. The days will run from 8 a.m. until 4:15 p.m. Follow the links below to register for a session. Attendance at both days is mandatory. 

Questions? Contact Bill Boyle, Equity Programs Coordinator, at BBoyle@bloomfield.org.

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Bird Banding at the Nature Center

"It was amazing!" exclaimed Abe Rosett, 4th grade student, after seeing birds banded at the Nature Center. Bloomfield Hills Schools students visited the Nature Center for an annual bird banding field trip each spring. Expert, licensed bird bander Allen Chartier taught students how to capture, weigh, measure, and track birds of all species that fly into the area. The Nature Center has been home to a 29 year long bird banding study!

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Infinite Opportunities:  Students in Bloomfield Hills Schools are supported in an environment that promotes personal learning, critical thinking, and creativity.  Learners are connected to the world outside the classroom and engage in meaningful work that drives passion, risk-taking, and a deep sense of student ownership.  Click to learn more!

Just some of the many achievements:  128 clubs and co-curricular activities, marching band earned 1st division rating and all “perfect sheets” at the MSBOA Festival, Hawkeye News won the NSPA Pacemaker award, BIFF 88.1 FM named Michigan Radio Station of the Year, 64 different languages spoken by students, 1.9 million Goggle docs shared for instructional collaboration, Dr. Rob Glass awarded Michigan Superintendent of the Year, preschool-12th grade international baccalaureate and Harvard’s Visible Thinking partnerships, 4 students earned perfect ACT scores in 24 months, largest K-12 outdoor classroom in Oakland County at the Johnson Nature Center, farm-based science / learning in partnership with MSU at the 96 acre Bowers School Farm, largest Robotics programs in Michigan, nearly 80% of teaching staff have masters and doctoral degrees, all teachers have a degree in the subject they teach, #1 school district in Michigan according to Niche, varsity football completed an undefeated season, 6 students won National Scholastic Gold Key Art Awards, 460 students took 870 AP exams, Model UN won 16 awards at the OU Conference, Transportation earned 24th consecutive perfect state inspection, students in class of 2016 accepted to Duke, Harvard, Purdue and Yale.

Student Quotes: “As an IB Diploma student I have created strong, lasting relationships with my teachers and peers, which has helped further my education.  Another one of my favorite things about Bloomfield Hills Schools is the diversity because you can experience various perspectives in class.” says Michelle (Ting Ting) Chang.  “The FTC Robotics Team is fun and challenging.  It was neat to build a robot from scraps of metal and build the circuits; I was the driver in competitions!” says Celeste Meisel.  “I love math!  I am enrolled in AP Statistics and I really enjoy Calculus.  My Student Leadership class inspired me to become a small business owner; I manage a parking lot striping company called Motor City Striping.”says Nicholas Bellinson.