PTO News

PTO News

Mark your calendar: Monday, October 21, at 7 pm, is our first evening PTO meeting. Guest speakers include Dr. Aileen Myer, Administrator, Bowers School Farm, and Margaret Schulz, Administrator Social Emotional Learning and Educational Equity, to talk about the new program at school - Prepare U.

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Make a Difference Day is Saturday, October 26 @ Gleaners Community Food Bank
2131 Beaufait St. Detroit - 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

This year, we are partnering with Gleaners Community Food Bank to tackle hunger in Metro Detroit. BHS students of all ages and their families will come together at their Detroit location. For participating high school students, a limited amount of bus transportation will be provided for $5 per student.  Bus check in will be at BHMS @ 8:30 am with departure at 8:45 am. Students will return back to BHMS at ~12:15 p.m.

Sign up for volunteering with / without bus transport:

Food and monetary donations are being accepted throughout the month of October at school.

BHHS is collecting canned foods such as fruit, vegetables, soups, pasta sauce (no glass jars please).

You can donate online by following this link:

Thank You!!! for a successful College Night - Monday, October 14

We are very grateful to everyone who baked and donated such a variety of treats for college representatives.  We are thankful to have such a generous PTO team. 

Coming Up - Fall Progress Conferences 

Tuesday, November 12 and Wednesday, November 13 from 4-7 p.m.  Sign-up for conferences will be at the end of October.

PTO Hospitality Committee provides dinner on Tuesday and snacks on Wednesday for teachers.  Stay-tuned for how you can support this event. 

PTO Grant Program has begun! 

Applications are expected by Monday, October 28 for the exciting new ideas of student organizations, teachers and others.  After review by the BHHS PTO Executive Committee, those selected will be presented to the PTO general membership for approval at the PTO November 11 meeting.

Welcome Fellow Black Hawk Families!

The 2019-20 school year is off to a great start – with the PTO already very active in achieving our goals: to support our school staff, assist with school events and provide families with opportunities to meet with school administrators and receive up to date information on school activities.

PTO membership dues are $30. You can pay online through the links below or if you prefer, you may pay by check (payable to BHSD with BHHS PTO in the memo line) and drop your check off in the main office.  

  • Please consider joining the BHHS PTO!
  • Please make a donation of any amount.
  • We have many volunteer opportunities such as baking treats for school events and assisting at the school dances. Tell us how you would like to be involved.
  • Follow us on Facebook (BHHS PTO) and Twitter (@BhhsPto) for the most up-to-date PTO information.
  • Remember to register your Kroger card and designate BHHS PTO to receive Kroger Rewards. It’s an easy way to support our school!

Feel free to contact us with any questions or comments,

Thank you for your support!

2019-2020 PTO Meeting Dates


  • September 23 @ 9:30 a.m.
  • October 21 @ 7 p.m.
  • November 11 @ 9:30 a.m.
  • January 13 @ 7 p.m. (Superintendent Dialogue)
  • February 10 @ 9:30 a.m.
  • March 9 @ 7 p.m.
  • April 20 @ 9:30 a.m.
  • May 18 @ 9:30 a.m.

2019-2020 PTO Executive Board


  • Catherine Daneshvar-Ashtari
  • Anna Barlow

Past Presidents

  • Barb Kaufman
  • Laura Silberman


  • Megan Johnston


  • Zarine Torrey

Social Media Coordinator

  • Paula Lynn

Hospitality Coordinator

  • Robyn Jenkins

Student Leadership Liaison

  • Laura Silberman

PTO Meeting Minutes

PTO Forms

Principal Presentations