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District-Wide Family Connections Gathering

Calling All Newly-Enrolled BHS Families: Family Connections is a parent-volunteer led group designed to support families newly enrolled in Bloomfield Hills Schools! Our first Zoom gathering is coming up on Thursday, December 3, at 7:30 p.m. Any new family for any school - including Bloomfield Virtual - is welcome! Come with your questions about the schools or area, and parent/guardian volunteers are here to help. Meet other new families from across all the schools! If you're interested, check out the flyer and register here.

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Families, please double-check your child's Google Classroom to make sure they have a class for all specials: art, library/media, music, physical education, and Spanish. If your child is not enrolled in all of these, please contact the specialist for the class.

Art: snievelt@bloomfield.org

Media: dbrandt@bloomfield.org

Music: eyordanova@bloomfield.org

P.E.: jdrake@bloomfield.org

Spanish: lmareski@bloomfield.org

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COVID-19 Case Update 11/9/2020

Dear Bloomfield Hills Schools Community,

We are writing to notify you of:

  • One positive COVID-19 student case at Lone Pine Elementary

  • One positive COVID-19 staff case at Bloomfield Hills High School

  • One positive COVID-19 staff case at Bowers School Farm

  • One positive COVID-19 student case at Way Elementary

As an important reminder: if someone in your household is waiting for the results of a COVID-19 rapid or PCR test, all members of the household must stay home until the results are known.

If you do not receive a specific quarantine notice from a district official or an Oakland County Health Division case investigator, your child can attend activities as scheduled.

As a reminder, Bloomfield Hills Schools has transitioned to distance learning.

Emergency Order MCL 333.2253 requires Bloomfield Hills Schools to report probable and positive case information on our website. The report can be found on the main district website. Please note, cases do not appear on the report until all forms are complete for the case, causing a lag in reporting at times. 

We greatly appreciate the partnership with our families in reporting suspected or confirmed cases of COVID-19 so we may best protect the students and staff in our schools. Please continue to connect with your school principal regarding any concerns you may have regarding your child’s symptoms or possible exposure to someone with COVID-19.

COVID-19 is a contagious viral illness that spreads in the air through coughing, sneezing, and talking. Recent information suggests COVID-19 is spread by people who are not showing symptoms. It may be possible that a person can get COVID-19 by touching a surface or object that has the virus on it, then touching their own mouth, nose, or possibly their eyes. Symptoms include fever, cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, fatigue, muscle or body aches, headache, new loss of taste or smell, sore throat, congestion or runny nose, nausea or vomiting, and diarrhea.

If your child is sick or has been exposed to a confirmed or probable case of COVID, please do not allow them to attend school activities, programs, or athletics. If you or anyone in your household has COVID-19 symptoms, please contact your health professional or Nurse on Call at 1-800-848-5533. Please continue to monitor your child for any symptoms of COVID-19. If your child does develop symptoms, we urge you to keep them home and get your child tested for COVID-19 with a send-out PCR test. Testing locations can be found using the COVID-19 Test Finder at https://www.michigan.gov/coronavirus. If your child tests positive for COVID-19 or is symptomatic and you do not wish to have them tested, keep them at home until they have been fever free for at least 24 hours and it has been more than ten days since the initial onset of symptoms. If you are waiting for the results of a COVID-19 test, please continue to keep your child home and reference this chart (on the third page) from the Oakland County Health Division for further guidance.

In accordance with our administrative guidelines and procedures, the district, in collaboration with Oakland County Health Department, will communicate confirmed cases of COVID-19 in a school building, student event/activity, or district-sponsored function. Notification of confirmed cases will be shared via email from the district. Names of those impacted (whether it is a student, employee, district approved volunteer, or guest/spectator) will not be shared. All contact tracing will be handled by the Oakland County Health Department to protect student and employee privacy rights. The district is committed to providing factual, transparent, and critical information in a timely manner.

Please continue to follow all COVID-19 health and safety recommendations from the Oakland County Health Division and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): 

  • Stay home if you are sick, or have been exposed to someone who has COVID-19.

  • Cover your mouth and nose with a cloth face covering when around others. 

  • Put distance between yourself and other people (at least 6 feet). 

  • Clean your hands often, either with soap and water for 20 seconds or a hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol. 

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick. 

  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash. Clean your hands after throwing away the tissue. 

  • Clean and disinfect frequently-touched objects and surfaces daily.

Sincerely,

Pat Watson, Superintendent

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COVID-19 Case Update 11/2/2020
  • One positive COVID-19 student case at Bloomfield Hills High School
  • One positive COVID-19 staff case at Bloomin’ Preschool - Fox Hills
  • One positive COVID-19 student case at Bloomin’ Preschool - Fox Hills
  • One positive COVID-19 student cases at East Hills Middle School
  • Three positive COVID-19 student cases at International Academy, Okma Campus
  • One positive COVID-19 student case at Lone Pine Elementary School
  • Two positive COVID-19 student cases at West Hills Middle School
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Many school programs are not funded by the district so we rely on PTO support. Funding is needed to keep them running each school year. For example: Math Pentathlon, Author and Artist visits, Assemblies, Spring Carnival, Art Fair, and the Fun Run. Any donations above the PTO membership fee is very much appreciated. Thank you for your support! Click HERE to donate. Please process your additional donation to the Lone Pine PTO. 

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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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11/20: Virtual PTO Mtg, 9:15AM (link will be shared a day or two before the meeting)

11/24: Half day of school 

11/25-11/27: Thanksgiving break, no school

12/11: Virtual PTO Mtg, 9:15AM (link will be shared a day or two before the meeting)

12/14-12/19: Bus Driver Appreciation Week

12/19-1/3: Winter Break

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District and School Communications

Families are automatically signed up to receive communication from their child's school, teachers, and Bloomfield Hills Schools through Remind and My Bloomfield. Instructions for updating this information are available at www.bloomfield.org/notifications. Here you can manage your contact preferences as they pertains to text, email, and phone call notifications.

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Lone Pine is an elementary school  in Michigan 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.

About Lone Pine Elementary — A Michigan Elementary School

The educational focus at Lone Pine Elementary 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.

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Nut Allergy

Please remember that nuts of all kinds are restricted at Lone Pine because of students with severe and life-threatening allergies. This includes nut butters, products containing nuts or nut by-products. The restriction is in effect in the entire building and at all times, including the school day, after school, evenings and weekends.

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Location


Lone Pine Elementary
3100 Lone Pine Road
West Bloomfield, MI 48323

Contact


Main: 248.341.7300
Attendance: 248.341.7310

Mary Hillberry, Principal
248.341.7300
MHillberry@bloomfield.org

Kim Bilkovic, Secretary
248.341.7300
KBilkovic@bloomfield.org

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Building Hours

 

Hybrid In-Person AM Group
Hybrid In-Person PM Group
Wednesdays*

*Tentatively beginning 9/30/2020

9:05 a.m. - 11:50 a.m.
1:10 p.m. - 3:55 p.m.
Distance Learning
(school closed for cleaning)

Full Days
Half Days

9:05 a.m. - 3:55 p.m.
12:20 p.m. Dismissal
Office 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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