The Oakland County Health Division recently reported a confirmed animal rabies case in a dead skunk removed from West Bloomfield north of West 14 Mile Road, south of West Maple Road between Drake and Farmington Roads. Residents are urged to stay away from wild animals such as skunks, bats, raccoons, foxes, and stray cats and dogs. For information and a map of confirmed animal rabies cases in Oakland County, visit www.oakgov.com/health.
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Oakland Schools Education Foundation is hosting a Games & Invention Challenge for grades 1-12. Registration closes on January 31, 2020. To register, or for more details please visit www.osedfoundation.org
Bloomfield Youth Assistance and Oakland County Youth Assistance have joined forces to create Mentors Plus, a mentoring program in which children and youth in the Bloomfield community are matched with adult volunteer mentors. The program currently needs more adult volunteers to mentor children and youth in Bloomfield. If you are interested, please contact the BYA office at 248.341.5680.
Board of Education President, Paul Kolin, has provided an update for the Bloomfield Hills School community.
On Wednesday, October 23, 2019, Bloomfield Hills Schools will be supporting Unity Day and bullying prevention by encouraging students and staff to wear and share ORANGE. You can be a part of the solution using: compassion, honesty, empathy, courage and kindness!
Students and families are invited to attend the free educational symposium and resource expo Prep for Success on Saturday, November 9, 2019, from 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the WSU Student Center. To register visit www.iameachoneteachone.com
Bloomfield Parent Advisory Committee (PAC) for Special Education invites all families whose children are currently serviced by special education to attend the PAC Parent/Guardian Meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, October 22, 2019, at 6 p.m. at Booth.
On Monday, October 7, 2019, the 161 member marching band took the field at BHHS to perform in MSBOA's District 4 Marching Band Festival.The band marched and played beautifully as they earned first division ratings from all three adjudicators.In addition, they received all A's in every subcategory.
Thousands of people from all over attended the Bowers Farm Fall Festival October 5-6, 2019, enjoying music, food, animals, games, and demonstrations.
Bloomfield Players auditions for The Wizard of Oz will take place on November 11 and 12, 2019, from 6-9 p.m. at East Hills Middle School. For additional information please visit www.bloomfieldplayers.org
“We are very fortunate to have recreational time built into the day for our middle school students across the district,” shares Harleen Singh, Associate Principal of BHMS. “We’ve made some changes as we’ve noticed that some students were not eating a proper lunch or skipping it entirely and going straight to recreation time.”
This event is scheduled for November 2, 2019 from 7:30 AM - 2:30 PM.
Join the Nature Center on October 26, 2019, for this opportunity to make a difference in your community.
The BHS Foundation Grant Application is now available! Applications are due by October 21, 2019, and grants will be awarded by November 22. For complete grant details, please visit www.bloomfield.org/support/grants
To make a donation to the BHSF in support of grants for BHS, please visit www.bloomfield.org/give
For questions or more information, please contact BHSF Executive Directive, Cathie Badalamenti at 248.341.5465.
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