With the passage of the $200 million bond in August 2020, Bloomfield Hills Schools administrators and staff are excited and hard at work planning for the future of our schools. The plans for the new and renovated structures are educator-driven, to ensure that teachers have a direct impact in designing student-centered schools. To learn more check out the Bond Update from the January 14 Board of Education meeting.
The 8th Graders at BHMS and WHMS have been hard at work all semester working on their fall play! The students this year elected to produce a radio show inspired by the audio entertainment of the 1940’s. Their videos may be viewed using YouTube or Google Drive.
Juniors in the Biomedical Pathway class at BHHS, Grace Bickersteth and Sydney Kennedy, were challenged with a goal to help the community understand infectious diseases. They chose to focus on the impacts of Covid-19 and how it has affected healthcare workers. They have created a video that shares the personal experiences of different healthcare workers and any advice they wanted to share to the community. Their project also includes an infographic explaining the basics of the immune system.
All children are eligible to receive meals from BHS at this time. Curbside pickup is available:
Mondays and Thursdays
11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Bloomfield Hills High School
Conant second graders had a blast returning to in-person learning on Tuesday, January 19, 2021. Rhys Day, a member of the Conant Action Team, made a poster entitled: "Welcome Back Mrs. MacLeod's Class!"
West Hills Physical Education Paraeducator Lindsay Parsell recently ran a total of 50 miles over the course of four days, as part of the Disney Dopey Challenge. In conjunction with the running challenge, Parsell raised funds for mental health awareness, with donations benefiting the Eric Domanico Foundation.
Bloomfield Hills Schools joins school districts throughout Michigan to celebrate January as School Board Recognition Month.
The seven elected trustees currently serving on the BHS Board of Education are: Howard Baron, Jennifer Cook, Lisa Efros, Paul Kolin, Siva Kumar, Michelle Southward, and Johnathan VanGemert. We would also like to extend a warm welcome to our three new Board members: Siva Kumar, Michelle Southward, and Johnathan VanGemert!
The BHS Board Members will be formally recognized during the Board of Education Study Session on January 14, 2021.
Bloomfield Hills Schools will return to the in-person learning hybrid model.
Bloomfield Youth Assistance is seeking nominations to honor students from our community who have proven to be outstanding citizens. The deadline for nominations is February 12, 2021.
Virtual classes for all ages begin this month!
Bowers Farm is now hosting Winter Park, a family-friendly experience full of activities. Winter Park will be be held January 8 - February 27, 2021, as follows:
- Thursdays and Fridays from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
- Saturdays from 1 p.m. to 10 p.m.
For further information, please visit the Winter Park website.
The deadline for applications for the class of 2025 is January 24, 2021.
As part of the state’s continued efforts to slow the increasing spread of COVID-19, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) and Michigan Department of Technology, Management and Budget (DTMB) announced the statewide rollout of the COVID-19 exposure notification app MI COVID Alert.
BHS families and staff are strongly encouraged to report ALL student or staff possible or positive COVID-19 cases using this form.
As a reminder, please be sure your child’s mask follows the Bloomfield Hills Schools mask guidelines. Face masks can be either reusable or disposable. They should fit tightly over your entire nose and mouth. Masks must have school-appropriate graphics. Masks should NOT have valves. Masks with valves are not permitted in Bloomfield Hills Schools. Students and staff are welcome to wear face shields brought from home, but they are not required. They may be worn in addition to a face mask. Neck gaiters and bandannas are not sufficient face coverings. They may be worn in addition to a face mask. Neck gaiters must have school-appropriate graphics.
You can now watch Black Hawk home games and matches live! Games and matches taking place on the stadium field or in the main gym can be viewed at www.nfhsnetwork.com by purchasing a subscription. Go Black Hawks!
Families are automatically signed up to receive communication from their child's school, teachers, and Bloomfield Hills Schools through Remind and My Bloomfield. Instructions for updating this information are available at www.bloomfield.org/notifications. Here you can manage your contact preferences as they pertain to text, email, and phone call notifications.
The COVID-19 Preparedness and Response Plan was approved by the Bloomfield Hills Schools Board of Education at a Study Session held on August 6, 2020.