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In January 2024, Johnson Nature Center staff made special visits to the four Bloomfield Hills elementary schools to identify the trees on site. An exciting discovery was made at Way Elementary when they found a grove of sugar maples, the trees that provide sap for making maple syrup. A collaboration then evolved between JNC staff and Way third grade teachers, working together to give Way students the unique opportunity to tap trees right on their school grounds.

Read More about Way Elementary: Home to Sap Happy Third Graders

District News

Bloomfield Hills Schools’ second grade students have been getting their hands dirty while visiting Bowers Farm during spring field trips to explore the science behind plants. Farm staff help students explore what plants need to thrive, climate and weather impact, biodiversity importance, the food they provide, and how to manage unwanted species.  

Bloomfield Hills Schools will be hosting Move-Up Day this school year. As part of Move-Up Day, fifth grade students will spend time at their new middle school. For current fifth through eighth-graders, Move-Up Day is Friday, May 24, which is also a 1/2 day of school. 

Bloomfield Hills Schools will be hosting Move-Up Day this school year. As part of Move-Up Day, students who will be moving from middle school to Bloomfield Hills High School next school year will spend time at BHHS. For current eighth through fifth-graders, Move-Up Day is Friday, May 24, which is also a 1/2 day of school. 

Kidz Zone is Bloomfield Hills Schools’ before and after school care program and is available at our four elementary schools. The Kidz Zone application window is May 20 at 6 p.m. to May 27 at 6 p.m. Families will receive notice of their application status the week of June 10. If an application is submitted following May 27, you will be placed on a waitlist and be notified of status within 10 business days of the application being received.