"Outdoor Classroom Day was all about going outside, and doing activities outside like Reader's Workshop. It was really fun! Our teacher read a book to us and we wrote about what she read," shares Alyssa Greenhut, 3rd grade student. Schools with outdoor classrooms recently celebrated Outdoor Classroom Day, a global campaign to celebrate and inspire outdoor learning and play. At Lone Pine Elementary, students in different grade levels went outside to write, discover geometric shapes in nature, practice yoga, explore magazines, perform reader's theater, and perform a music concert! Outdoor learning improves children's health, engages learning, and leads to a greater connection with nature.
Lone Pine Elementary School
Lone Pine Elementary school is located in West Bloomfield Township. The mission of Lone Pine Elementary is to provide a safe, nurturing environment in which students achieve personal academic excellence, demonstrate caring and responsibility, and become empowered, internationally-minded citizens and lifelong learners.
The educational focus at Lone Pine is based on developing confident, creative, flexible, technologically savvy, 21st century learners and preparing them to anticipate and collaboratively solve the challenges in an ever-changing world. The Lone Pine staff and community are pleased to share with one another this mission of preparing students for the future.
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 BBoyle@bloomfield.org.
Elementary students kept eggs in an incubator in their classroom, learning how chickens and ducks hatch. Tara Endres, Teacher, shares, "The incubator kept track of the temperature and humidity, and it turned them. We didn't have to manually make sure the temperature and humidity were right. It automatically kept it at the correct temperature, which is why we had so much success."
"Señor Johns makes Spanish fun!" shares Leah Merahn, a 2nd grade student. "He once took a ball and passed it around, and we got to ask questions and give answers in Spanish." Cameron Johns began teaching Spanish to kindergarten - 4th grade students at Lone Pine and WHMS this winter. "Everyone has been extremely welcoming!" Johns shares. "I've really enjoyed the short time that I've been here, and I already feel like I'm part of the family."
Lone Pine Elementary
3100 Lone Pine Road
West Bloomfield, MI 48323
|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||8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.|