Budget and Salary / Compensation – Transparency Reporting

News & Media

West Hills Samaritans 365 Club

At West Hills Middle School an inspiring new club, The Samaritans365, has teamed up with current club, 4th/5th Grade Leadership, to further connect students with the community and empower them to become citizens serving others.  Jolie Oleshansky, 7th grade student at West Hills, says, "A family friend formed Samaritans365 in a southern Florida elementary school in 2008. I wanted West Hills to be the first school in Michigan to begin this club of kindness."  Since it's inception in 2008, Samaritans365 has grown to 85 schools and into seven states.  Jolie proudly beams "this opportunity has helped me to become more of a leader and to model to 4th and 5th graders, that kindness and gratitude is contagious and impacts others in a powerful way." 

Read more about West Hills Samaritans 365 Club
Five BHHS Students Named as U.S. Presidential Scholar Candidates

Five seniors from Bloomfield Hills High School were recently nominated as candidates for the United States Presidential Scholars Program.  Emily Wang, Srirama Varanasi, Ananyaa Kumar, Megan O'Gorman, and Simona Zhu are among the 140 students from Michigan named as candidates for this honor.  Counselor Shayna Klein shares, "It's a very prestigious recognition, so we're really proud of all the kids, and happy that we can recognize them."

Read more about Five BHHS Students Named as U.S. Presidential Scholar Candidates
East Hills Winners' Circle Background

Winners Circle is an exciting opportunity for students at East Hills Middle School to meet prominent leaders in the community.  Michael Massucci, teacher at East Hills, started the club a number of years ago.  Massucci, says, "The goal is to bring in the best and the brightest to speak to the students at how to succeed in life.  We bring in a diverse group of people, from all walks of life: judges, politicians, Olympic and professional athletes, lawyers, doctors, leaders in the military, authors, business men and women, to share their wisdom and experiences with our students." 

Read more about East Hills Winners' Circle Background
A Note from Dr. Glass

Dear Bloomfield Hills Schools Families, Staff, and Community,

We are deeply saddened by the tragic violence that occurred in Parkland, Florida yesterday.  Our hearts are with their entire school community.

As a parent, I grieve for the parents who lost a child yesterday.  As your superintendent, I am committed to our work in safety and security, ensuring our schools remain the safest places for our community's children.

To that end, I can assure you that safety and security is something we work on, consciously, every day...

Read more about A Note from Dr. Glass
Planting Seeds of Knowledge

“We’re doing experiments with plants to see what they need to grow!” exclaims Finn Leary, 2nd grade student in Jackie May’s Lone Pine classroom.  Nolan Johnston, another of May’s students, adds, “We planted seeds.  Some have water, and some have no water, and we put some in cabinets, and we’ll see if they grow.”  

Read more about Planting Seeds of Knowledge
Random Acts of Kindness Day at BHHS

"It was so neat to be a part of Random Acts of Kindness Day," explains Courtney Stelmack, 11th grade student at BHHS. "It gave me validation that it was worth it, that you can make a change in someone's life.  You honestly never know what that small random act of kindness will do for somebody." Stelmack, along with other students in the Be the Change Club and Global Leaders Club, created thousands of post-it notes with inspirational sayings, and then posted the notes all over BHHS, during You Matter Week.

Read more about Random Acts of Kindness Day at BHHS
2018 Regional Scholastic Art Award Winners

Congratulations to the BHHS and Model Center visual arts students for winning 84 awards at the regional level of the Scholastic Art Awards! Awards include: 12 Gold Key Portfolios, 1 Best of Show Gold Key Portfolio, 8 Gold Key individual awards and 1 American Vision Award (1 of the top 5 pieces in the regional exhibit). All Gold Keys artwork and portfolios will be judged at the national level. Check out some of the Gold Key artwork!

Read more about 2018 Regional Scholastic Art Award Winners
8th Grade Drama classes receive visits from college students

"It's just so fun to work with the kids!  Coming here to be a teacher, and seeing Mrs. Bogrette do what she loves every single day, is a joy," says LaRhonda Richardson, current first year student at Albion College, and graduate of BHHS and BHMS. Mary Bogrette, middle school drama teacher for 27 years in Bloomfield Schools, invites former students to visit the middle schools during their college breaks, to assist current 8th grade students with their play preparation.  

Read more about 8th Grade Drama classes receive visits from college students
2018 IB Art Show

IB Diploma Programme seniors will be exhibiting their work during the the IB Art Show in the Bloomfield Hills High School media center from February 26 - March 2, 2018. The media center is open weekdays from 7 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Read more about 2018 IB Art Show
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.

Powered by Finalsite