Community News

In Bloomfield Hills Schools, we not only value the communities we serve, we also recognize the importance of maintaining relationships with our neighbors and friends. We are committed to nurturing these relationships through:

  • Community Partnership Committees
  • Participation in regular meetings and events for organizations such as Birmingham Bloomfield Chamber, Birmingham Bloomfield Community Coalition, and Bloomfield Youth Guidance
  • Realtor programs
  • Outreach sessions such as Superintendent Coffees, focus groups, and town hall meetings
  • School volunteer programs

…and much more! We encourage you to join us in one of our current partnerships or lend support for any of our new initiatives.

To learn more, please click around in the "Community" section of our website or contact:

Shira Good, Director of Communications & Community Relations


Community News

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.

Registration Links:

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News from the West Bloomfield Township Public Library
  • Main Library Summer Reading Kickoff, Saturday, June 16 from 11 AM – 4 PM 
    SPECIAL PERFORMANCE: Bichini Bia Congo at 2 PM 

  • Westacres Branch Summer Reading Kickoff , Wednesday, June 20 from 11 AM – 2 PM 
    Air Brush Tattoos & Balloon Animals 
    MiSci Music Fest 

  • Summer Reading is for pre-readers too!
    Create an account at You’ll be ready to start reading and completing challenges when Summer Reading 2018 kicks off.

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From the Bloomfield Township Public Library
  • Monday, June 18 from 6:30-8:00 p.m. – Libraries Rock!  
  • Wednesday, June 20 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. – Summer Nights Trivia
  • Friday, June 22 at 11 a.m. – Sensory-Friendly Movies for Adults and Teens
  • Friday, June 22 at Noon – English Language Conversation Hour
  • Monday, June 25 from 7-8:30 p.m. – Cities for Art Lovers with Wendy Evans
  • Tuesday, June 26 at 7 p.m. – CONCERT: Klezundheit
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Self-Defense Workshop for Women

The Bloomfield Township Police Department will be hosting an Empowering Self-Defense Workshop for Women class on Sunday, June 24, 2018, from 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. in the lower level of the Dave Payne Public Works Building. The class is free of charge and open to women ages 14 years and up. If you are interested, please register by contacting Sgt. Bryan Pizzuti at or 248.568.6313.

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Cyber Security Camp

For incoming 9th and 10th grade students in Oakland County that are interested in Cyber security: The Oakland Schools Technical Campus - Southeast and the University of Detroit Mercy are co-sponsoring an Air Force Association CyberCamp August 6-10, 2018. Students will learn about cyber security processes, operating systems, and computer networks. Students will also be able to participate in a mini cyber competition protecting a small business network from vulnerabilities!  This camp is free, but space is limited. Register at:

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