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COVID-19 Case Update 10/23/20

We are writing to update you regarding the latest probable and confirmed cases in Bloomfield Hills Schools. The CDC defines a “probable” case as someone who has tested positive with a Rapid Results diagnostic test.

  • Bloomfield Hills High School student - probable

  • Bloomfield Hills High School student - probable

  • International Academy student - probable

  • Eastover Elementary student - confirmed 

The schools have been cleaned and thoroughly disinfected. Our regularly scheduled classes will continue and, if you do not receive a specific quarantine notice or a phone call from the Oakland County Health Division case investigator, your child can attend school as scheduled.

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COVID-19 Case Update 10/23/20

We are writing to notify you of two confirmed positive student COVID-19 cases: one at East Hills Middle School and one at Eastover Elementary School. The schools will be deep cleaned once again this evening and all areas will be thoroughly disinfected. Our regularly scheduled classes will continue and, if you do not receive a specific quarantine notice or a phone call from the Oakland County Health Division case investigator, your child can attend school as scheduled.

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COVID pre-screen flyer

The Bloomfield Hills Schools COVID Pre-Screen has been updated to now include a self-reporting tool for possible, probable, and confirmed cases of COVID-19.

In addition, families can report a student absence via the form and we encourage families to use the form for absence reporting in lieu of the attendance hotlines at each individual school.

Please continue to visit www.bloomfield.org/pre-screen each morning to complete the COVID-19 pre-screen.

Families should contact their child's school building with questions regarding the daily pre-screen tool, reporting an absence, or reporting a suspected or confirmed case of COVID-19.

Staff, please contact your immediate supervisor with questions.

Thank you for your participation in this important district safety measure!

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COVID-Relief Microgrant Initiative

Oakland County and United Way for Southeastern Michigan are pleased to offer the Oakland Together COVID-Relief Microgrant Initiative. Eligible residents in Oakland County can apply for a $500 microgrant to cover necessary expenses or gaps in income resulting from the economic repercussions of COVID-19. Visit Fund.UpTogether.org/Oakland to submit an application.

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Safe for School Hotline

Beginning October 12 through December 30, 2020, Oakland County is offering a telephone screening resource to assist parents/guardians through the pre-screening process and to help identify potential illness in children prior to entering school. All screenings are conducted by healthcare professionals.

Hotline staff can help answer questions about COVID-19 symptoms, the need for testing, and what is considered high-risk.

  • Cost: No cost for parents/guardians of Oakland County school-aged children
  • Days: Monday through Friday
  • Times: 5 a.m. to 8 a.m.
  • Number: 248-551-4242
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Mask Reminders

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.

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COVID-19 Case Update BHHS 10/8/20

On October 8, 2020, BHS was notified of a positive COVID case at Bloomfield Hills High School. The student was not in attendance today. The high school was deep cleaned as a part of our normal weekly practice yesterday (Wednesday) and all areas have been thoroughly disinfected. Out of an abundance of caution, all volleyball activities are suspended beginning today and until further notice. Our regularly scheduled classes will continue and, if you do not receive a specific quarantine notice or a phone call from the Oakland County Health Department case investigator, your child can attend school as scheduled.

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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 non-traditional learners, 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, empathetic, aware, and empowered individuals.

Core Beliefs

  • Relationships are primary, particularly in this setting. Staff are sensitive to power struggles that impede the formation of positive relationships.
  • Student choice facilitates engagement and offers a sense of power to students.
  • All students learn at different rates. Bowers Academy offers an alternative setting to structure the delivery of curriculum around this concept.
  • The delivery of our curriculum must offer a significant departure from what students have already experienced and failed.
  • Bowers Academy strives to create a safe environment for students to make choices and establish independence.
  • A low student to teacher ratio is maintained.

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Location


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

Contact

Dr. Aileen Myer
Teaching Administrator
248.341.5990

Building Hours

Mon - Fri 7:25 AM - 2:30 PM