This year marks our fourth year partnering with Defeat the Label. The Upstander curriculum provided by Defeat Label along with expert facilitation is helpful in building a school community with a common vocabulary aimed at giving our kids the tools necessary to recognize bullying and take action to eliminate it. For more information, please see the following link from our facilitators, UPSTANDER.
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The biggest change for WHMS is the consolidation of three middle schools to two. The renovated spaces would allow for classrooms to become learning communities, accessibility for cross-level collaboration, and offering students more freedom, ownership, and choice.
Next Week's Schedule
- Monday, September 30 - No School
- Tuesday, October 1 - B Day
- Wednesday, October 2 - A Day
- Thursday, October - 3 - B Day
- Friday, October - 4 - A Day
What a fabulous year it has been! A special thank you to our eighth graders and their families for making this a memorable year! On Thursday, June 13, our 8th Grade Farewell Party was amazing, fun, and tasty!
If you are a parent or guardian of a seventh or eighth grade student, please review the appropriate letter regarding seventh and eighth grade reproductive health and communicable diseases instruction. Please find the letters at the links below. If you wish to review materials or have your student opt out of the instruction, please contact Mrs.Steaban in the main office as soon as possible. Instruction will begin in October.
The third annual district-wide Multicultural Celebration is set for the evening of Monday, March 30th, at Bloomfield Hills High School! This event showcases cultures from around the globe, represented by our own Bloomfield Hills School district students and families. If you enjoy planning events, love to celebrate cultural diversity, and like meeting parents from across the district, this is the committee for you! The committee meets about once a month, and plans details like the event theme, the packet for participants, school communications, coordinating food and volunteers, and much more! Please contact Leah Abel at firstname.lastname@example.org if you're interested!
As we wrap up this month’s focus on what it means to be CARING, read what Isabella and Sophia Tang have to say about how learning about French Canadian heritage has taught them more than history.
Yearbooks are now on sale! Don't miss out on this important artifact documenting an exciting time in your child's development. Special offers expire on Sept 14th. To order online, click on the following link, JOSTENS.
Family Connections is a partnership with Lone Pine and West Hills families spearheaded by Leah Abel. Family Connections is designed for families new to the district, international families, and anyone else who wants to come and meet some new friends! The gatherings help families answer questions about the schools and area, so come with any and all questions. Questions, meeting dates, times and additional details
West Hills Middle School continues to be a nut-restricted school. As a reminder, this also includes all field trips, sporting events, and all other before and after school events. Please carefully read and review all food packaging prior to sending food items to school. For further information on food allergies, consult www.foodallergy.org. We appreciate in advance your full cooperation.