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Important 8th Grade End-of-Year Information and Celebrations

See the message below regarding a number of important events being planned for our 8th-grade students and families.  While we are still in the planning stages as we continue to monitor the governor’s stay at home order, we anticipate these important events will occur on the following dates:

  • Pre-Recorded 8th Grade National Junior Honor Society Induction Video Release - June 5th via Weekly Broadcast

  • Pre-Recorded 8th Grade Recognition Assembly Video Release - Evening of Wednesday, June 10

    • Please check out the 8th Grade Student Recognition Slide Opportunity article below for an ELA assignment that students are being asked to create to help celebrate them in our recognition video - Due Monday, May 25 by 3:00 p.m.

  • 8th Grade Student and Family Car Parade and Clap Out at West Hills - Thursday, June 11 (more details to follow)

    • This event will begin at 1:00 p.m.

    • Should it rain on June 11th, our make up day will be 10:00 a.m. on Friday, June 12

    • Note: All participants will be asked to remain in their cars and will not have access to the building.

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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.

Learn More about Reproductive Health and Communicable Disease Instruction for Students in Grades 7 and 8

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 if you're interested!

Learn More about Multicultural Celebration Planning Committee Volunteer Opportunity!
Nut Allergy

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 We appreciate in advance your full cooperation.

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