Conant Elementary School

As an IB Primary Years Programme school, Conant Elementary "focuses on the development of the whole child as an inquirer, both in the classroom and in the world outside." Our students participate in project-based learning that reflects the PYP philosophy of an integrated curriculum and incorporates 21st Century skills, global-mindedness, and the Common Core State Standards. We utilize inquiry-based instructional practices that build on children's natural curiosity and encourage students to use critical thinking skills, reflect on their learning and compassionately develop solutions for real-world problems.

Conant School Mission

To foster inquiry and innovation while preparing active citizens to participate in a global community.

Bowers School Farm Fall Festival

Join in on the fun! Bowers School Farm Fall Festival (in partnership with Preservation Bloomfield) is Saturday & Sunday, October 13 & 14, 2018, from 12 - 6 p.m. with a Magic & Mystery Kids Show from 2-3 p.m. each day! Tons of activities for everyone! Wagon rides, animals, food trucks, cider, face painting, pumpkin picking and decorating, bounce house, strawland, bungee run, inflatable archery, historical activities, live music, and more! $10 per person; 3 and under free. For more information visit or call 248.341.6481. 

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This year we are pleased to offer early and online yearbook ordering! Orders are not due until the end of March, but go ahead and get it done now with just a click of a button! (Please note that ordering envelopes will still be available in the late winter/early spring for anyone who prefers to send in a check.) Yearbooks are $17 each. See attached flyer for ordering details, and please contact Bridget with any questions:

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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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Elementary Gardening

Elementary students reflect on their learning experiences while participating in student gardens:

"We planted squash.  We used measuring sticks so the plants wouldn't touch each other or break each other.  I've never had squash. I want to try it when I am in second grade!" -Kiera Dillon, first grader

"Cleaning out the garden of all the weeds takes a lot of time and patience.  It is fun to see the plants grow and turn into food. Just look at this beautiful lettuce!  I want to eat it because we grew it ourselves. I am not saying that to my mom though."- Ashley Fish, first grader.

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Pioneer Days at the Nature Center

"I told my mom that I'm happy we do not live in the pioneer days, it's a lot of work!", exclaimed third grader Stella Glorio. Students visited the Johnson Nature Center to partake in hands-on activities and learn about Michigan history.  "We cut our own wood, make candles, and bake cookies in the wood burning stove," continues Glorio. "It was cozy in the log cabin and tapping the maple trees for syrup was pretty cool too. I love visiting the Nature Center! It is a lot more fun than just learning it in books."

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Supply List 2018-19


Conant Elementary
4100 West Quarton Road
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48302


Main: 248.341.7000

Nicholas Russo, Principal

Julie Mardis, Secretary

Sheryl Stone, IB PYP Coordinator

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Class 9:05 a.m. to 3:55 p.m.
Half Days Dismissal at 12:20 p.m.

7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.
3:55 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Office 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.