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BHS Foundation: Picture the Possibilities



The BHS Foundation is excited to launch its 2018 Annual Appeal: Picture the Possibilities

Each year, generous donors like you make a contribution in support of our students, staff, and schools. Since 2014, your contributions have supported more than 250 grants that have provided much needed funds for programs such as our award-winning robotics teams, our Multicultural Celebration, literacy libraries, maker spaces, science equipment, visual arts, and music programs. These programs enrich the BHS curriculum and provide experiences that are a source of inspiration for years to come. 

Please watch the following video from Superintendent Dr. Rob Glass to learn more about the programs funded through your donations to the BHS Foundation. 

Annual Appeal contributions are accepted now through December 31, 2018. As a special thanks, all contributors will be entered into a drawing to receive two tickets to the BHS Foundation Celebration in March 2019. Also, all who donate $50 or more will be invited to a special Winter Blast at the new Bloomfield Winter Park opening in January 2019 at Bowers Farm!

Donate at www.bloomfield.org/Give or call 248.341.5465.

More News:

East Hills Book Swap

This month at East Hills a new tradition began.  The Book Swap.  March is reading month and some parents had the idea to hold a book swap to help celebrate reading month.  Last week students were encouraged to bring up to 5 books, at the 4th to 8th grade reading level, that they could then swap for other books on Monday, March 11th.  Roughly 70 students participated and brought books, and over 250 books were swapped.  This tradition was a fun way to get students to connect over reading, to read more, and to recycle books instead of throwing them away.  We hope that this tradition will continue on for many years and would like to wish everyone a very Happy Reading Month!

 

Written by Lucia Farah, 7th Grader

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Kindergarten Force and Motion Exhibition

Charlotte Du, a kindergartner at Eastover, explains, "Force is either a push or pull.  I like showing my parents how we make orange juice.  We pull the lever up and then push down to squeeze the orange juice out."  Sophia Wright adds, "We made a marble maze with a paper plate. We are pulling and pushing the marble around on the plate to direct the ball into the tubes." Teddy McCoy excitedly shares, "We presented a ton of activities to our parents showing force and motion.  We did a cup and ball toss, marble slides, and slinky demonstration." 

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Junior Festinema - French Film Festival

Recently, students in the French learning community from grade 6-8 at West Hills were among the 150 French students from greater Détroit who participated in the annual film festival at the Maple Theater. Following the excursion, French students have been engaged in sharing ideas and perspectives regarding plot, characters and setting of the film, making personal and intercultural connections and comparisons as well as discussing the morals of the story. The WHMS French learning community would like to thank the BHS Foundation for their generous grant and Alliance Française de Détroit for their collaboration in making this cultural inquiry experience come to fruition.

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Save the Date! Spring Fling & Pancake Breakfast
On Saturday, May 11, Bowers School Farm will host their annual Spring Fling Pancake Breakfast event from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. This will be a time for visitors to come to the farm and enjoy a variety of experiences, including a yummy pancake breakfast, open barns, craft making, and fun farm exhibits. Tickets can be purchased at www.bloomfield.org/spring. Sign-up early to get your preferred seating time, and enjoy all the farm has to offer! 
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