Bowers Academy

Students who thrive in a small environment that develops character, integrity, compassion for others, and academic skills will find success at Bowers Academy. Founded to address the needs of at-risk students, Bowers Academy balances academic challenge with self-reflection, exceptionally small class sizes, and the unique learning environment of the Bowers Farm.

Our ultimate goal at Bowers Academy is to graduate competent, empathic, aware, and empowered individuals.

2018  Michigan Design Prize Contest Winners

Congratulations to Blake Prebay (Finalist, Park Pal) and Noah Kellman (Honorable Mention, Trail Vendor) for their participation and selection in the Michigan Design Prize Contest! Blake Prebay took Silver in the contest! Award recipients were honored on June 19, 2018, at the University Museum of Art where several hundred people gathered to celebrate design thinking and the advancement of the industrial design profession. BHHS teacher, Mr. David Zulkiewski, introduced this competition to the students in Engineering Design, Architectural Design, and Comp Science and they worked on the competition this winter. 

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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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Congratulations Class of 2018!

Congratulations to the Bloomfield Hills Schools graduating class of 2018! "We are extremely proud of you and your accomplishments. Go forth to achieve your dreams! Be the architects of your own futures. Continue to seek opportunities, form strong, caring relationships, take risks, be passionate and motivated, participate in meaningful work, and strive for excellence. Best wishes and sincere congratulations!" –Dr. Rob Glass, Superintendent of Bloomfield Hills Schools

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Responsible Citizens Take Action

"We are so proud of our 4th grade students at Conant for their hard work and what they accomplished through their PYP learning experiences," says Kelly Hall, fourth grade teacher.  Students personally reflected on global issues to find their passion and collaborated with their team to determine a plan of action that would make a difference in the world.

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Eastover's Michigan Museum

"Our 3rd Grade Exhibition was about the Pioneers in Michigan", says student Katie Conroy. "We did a 'tug a war' on the issue of mining copper. That means that you take a position on whether to mine copper or not.  We go through steps to get all the information, consider the different viewpoints, and then we provide reasons about what side we take based on the evidence."

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Student Spotlight: Pooja Kannappan

“I think that everyone should use their passions, which in my case is technology and science, to make a really big impact,” shares Pooja Kannappan, 8th grade student.  “The app I developed is called EZDR.  It uses artificial intelligence and a neural network to diagnose diabetic retinopathy, and the severity of it - from mild, to moderate, to severe- by looking at retina images of people's eyes.” 

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Institute for Healing Racism

As a member of the Bloomfield Hills Schools community, we would like to invite those who have not already participated to to attend the Institute for Healing Racism on August 9 and 10, 2018. The days will run from 8 a.m. until 4:15 p.m. Follow the links below to register for a session. Attendance at both days is mandatory. 

Questions? Contact Bill Boyle, Equity Programs Coordinator, at

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District Calendar

Booth Center - Room A, Booth Center - Room B, Booth Center - Room C, Booth Center - Room D - Training Room


Bowers Academy
1223 E. Square Lake Road
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304


Main Line: 248.341.5985

Pam Schoemer - Administrative Support


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