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Science Fair is Coming 2/25

Eastover/East Hills (EO/EH) Science Fair + Art Exhibit
Tuesday, FEBRUARY 25 — Open to grades K-8.
6:30-8:00pm @East Hills Middle School
Details & Sign-Up:

And…FREE Science Fair Workshops @Bloomfield Township Public Library
No reservation necessary, just drop in. Come to as many as you want.
Librarians can help with topic selection, project research, and so much more!!
Create your art piece right there, too (supplies & inspiration provided free of charge)
•    Thurs. Feb. 6 @ 5:00-8:00 pm
•    Sat. Feb. 8 @ 1:00-4:00 pm
•    Weds. Feb. 12 @ 5:00-8:00 pm

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Popcorn Days at Eastover - Looking for Volunteers

Dear Eastover Families, 

Popcorn Volunteers Needed!

Our next popcorn day is Thursday, January 30th.

Please sign up to be a volunteer for the January popcorn sale! !  We are hoping to get enough volunteers to sign up for a time slot anywhere from 9am-1pm, to help pop and distribute all school day!  No experience necessary. On the day of, please sign-in at the office and meet in the middle room of the Fine Arts Wing. Thank you! 

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PTO Parents Night Out

Dear Eastover & East Hills Families:

Tickets are now available for our Parents Night Out Event.  Come out to celebrate this Eastover/East Hills community event in Roaring 20's Style. Costumes encouraged but not required.  Includes heavy hors d'oeuvres, post-prohibition beverages, live music and a night to remember, all in support of our students. The event takes place on Saturday, February 8, at 7:00 PM at the Historic Woodcrest Estate located at 5263 Franklin Road in Bloomfield Hills. Tickets available here.


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Story Time at Winter Park This Sunday, 1/26/20

Sunday, January 26, 2020
2 PM 
Bowers School Farm
Come and enjoy a craft sponsored by the Bloomfield Township Library between 2:00 - 2:30 pm followed by some fun story activities.  Our Police and Fire officers will arrive by 3:00 pm to read a story and allow you to visit their vehicle! 

This Month at a Glance

Dear Eastover Eagle Families, 

Here are a few important dates for the month of January at Eastover Elementary. 

Jan. 24th - ½ day of school - Records day - dismissal at 12:20 p.m.
Jan. 27th - Global Education Team meeting 4:30 p.m.

Jan. 30th - Popcorn Day $1/bag  

Feb. 3rd - Family Sign Language Classes begin at 6:30 pm

Feb. 4th - PTO Meeting at 4:30 pm in room 104

Mrs. Crocker (Proud Principal of Eastover) 

Learn More about The Month at a Glance at Eastover Elementary

Dream Big, Dream Together is a free family event on Monday, February 17, 2020, at Oakland Schools from 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. for 3rd through 8th grade students. 

There will be a showing of the acclaimed “Dream Big: Engineering Our World” documentary, showcasing the important role that engineers play in our society. Students will also have the opportunity to participate in a STEM activity after the movie to further their interest in engineering and STEM careers. Families are encouraged to watch the preview and/or read reviews of “Dream Big” to determine appropriateness for each child.

Registration for the event is through Eventbrite

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Yearbooks at Eastover
  • Submit pictures for a chance to win a Yearbook!

  • Did you take a photo this year that would be perfect for the yearbook? Do you have any first day of school, Halloween, classroom, garden, mobile kitchen, Fun Run, story times or any other Eastover moment pictures?  We are looking for photos that are clear and include small groups of kiddos. 

  • Please send your photos to by FEBRUARY 18, 2020 to be entered into the contest for a free yearbook. In the body of the email please note your student’s name and teacher. 

  • If you have any questions regarding photos for the yearbook please contact

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2020 Pancake Dash - Registration

Calling all runners, walkers and pancake eaters! 

Eastover Elementary and East Hills Middle School are partnering this year for the 3rd annual Pancake Dash 5K and Fun Run on Saturday, March 28, 2020.  We are raising funds for programs that support the physical and mental wellness of our students. This includes playground equipment; mental-health awareness activities and programs; wellness-centered books for the library; healthy eating/exercise events; donations for the school garden; grants for wellness-based teacher initiatives and more! If running/walking is not your thing, please join us for an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast or just come out to cheer on your friends!

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Teacher Sign Language

Bloomfield Hills Schools is pleased to announce Family Sign Language Classes every Monday night from February 3 to March 30, 2020.  Classes will be held at Eastover Elementary School (1101 Westview Road, Bloomfield Hills, 48304) from 6:30 to 8 PM.  Classes are geared towards all levels: advanced, intermediate, beginners, and kids (age 5-12).  The cost is $30 per family, checks payable to "BHS DHH - FSL Fund."  Questions can be directed to Diana Campbell at

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School Communications

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Eastover Elementary Building

Eastover Elementary - Visible Thinking and Sustainability

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.

Oakland County Michigan Visible Thinking School CrestEastover 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.

Students Gardening at East Hills Elementary Visible Thinking Program

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.




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Eastover Elementary
1101 Westview Road
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304



Main Line: 248.341.7100
Attendance: 248.341.7110
Fax Line: 248.341.7199

Carey Crocker, Principal

Sally Gerard, Secretary

Jamie Goldschmidt, Visible Thinking Coordinator

Building Hours

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

7:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
3:55 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Office 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Michigan Green SchoolNCA AcreditedEastover Elementary Earns 2015 National Blue Ribbon School Recognition

Visible Thinking