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 www.bloomfield.org/FallFestival or call 248.341.6481.
Eastover is a student-centered learning community that values the unique potential of each child by setting high expectations, while respecting the individual needs and abilities of our diverse student population.
Eastover Elementary Earns 2015 National Blue Ribbon School Recognition!
Former United States Secretary of Education Arne Duncan recognized Eastover Elementary School as a 2015 U.S. Department of Education Exemplary High Performing National Blue Ribbon School.
The National Blue Ribbon Schools Award is a highly recognized symbol of commendable teaching and learning. Schools are honored at a ceremony in Washington D.C. with a plaque affirming the hard work of students, educators, families and communities, and presented with a special flag to grace the school building. “This is an incredible honor for our school,” said Principal Carey Crocker. “The teachers, students, and families have worked hard to earn this distinction.” To read more click here.
Visible Thinking and Sustainability
At Eastover, we aim to educate the whole child. In addition to a comprehensive curriculum based on the Common Core State Standards, students receive instruction in music, art, Spanish, physical education, and technology. Students also engage in learning opportunities that develop their creativity, compassion, and leadership skills. Character traits are continually reinforced through our Positive Behavior Support program. Our Visible Thinking initiative provides a culture of thinking that fosters creativity, problem solving, critical thinking, and collaboration. Students are given opportunities throughout the year to make a positive impact at home, in the community, and beyond, through our school sustainability initiative.
Ms. Musson is looking for help this year with Artsonia. When students finish their art pieces, we always take pictures of them to add to their Artsonia web pages. This year, we need help from volunteers to take many of these pictures. It would be great to have someone come each week. Please reach out to Ms. Musson at email@example.com if you would be able to help us. Thank you!
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Looking for more S.T.E.M activities? Try Math Pentathlon
What is the Math Pentathlon? Math Pentathlon is a program that uses fun interactive games to build problem-solving, strategic and critical thinking skills and strengthen math skills. The games are fun and age appropriate.
What is the Eastover Math Pentathlon Club? Math Pentathlon club runs Friday mornings at 8:15-9am between October and February at Eastover. There are 11 sessions and an end of year party.
Who can participate? All Eastover Elementary students, grades K-3.
How much does it cost? It is free to participate, the Eastover PTO covers all expenses.
Parents are required to volunteer at least 2 sessions. No training or experience is required, we provide everything you need to know during your volunteer session.
For more information, join us at the Math Pentathlon Information meeting September 25th 6:30-7:30pm in the Eastover Media Center.
If you have questions or want more information, feel free to email Dina Hurnevich (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Amber Moore (email@example.com)
We hope you can join us.
Amber Moore Dina Hurnevich
US Lacrosse will be hosting a "Try LAX" clinic on October 7, 2018, at the Sports Garage. The cost is $35 per child, and USL is waiving the registration fee for the first 30 girls who are registered! There are only 50 spaces open - register today www.uslacrosse.org/events/trylax
Picture day for students at Eastover will be Thursday, September 27th. I have the Lifetouch link here to order your pictures and get notifications.
If you feel your student needs some extra support with math or English, Ms Pat has worked with our students for years.
If interested, here is her flyer.
This fall, Bloomfield Hills Schools will engage in a refresh of our Strategic Plan. We are in search of a balanced representation of our community to serve on the committee. If you are interested in helping move Bloomfield Forward, please submit your application by visiting this application link.
Join us on Monday, October 1, 2018, at 6:30 p.m. at Bloomfield Hills High School to learn more about the new K-5 Math Program - enVision Math 2.0. Bloomfield Hills Schools representatives will be present as well as a Pearson trainer to learn about what our new program offers to students and their families.
"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."
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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