Though the 2012-13 school year is barely underway, there’s understandably a significant amount of focus on the fall of 2013 and the official start of the new Bloomfield Hills High School.
The current Lahser High School will house students in 10th through 12th grade in what will become known as the 'main' Bloomfield Hills High School campus. Ninth grade students will be at Hickory Grove.
To help parents navigate the transition to the new high school facility, which won’t be completed on the current Andover site until 2015, the Bloomfield Hills Schools scheduled a series of forums beginning next month that will stretch into February. The forums will be broken up by student grade level to make each more manageable and effective in addressing parent’s concerns, officials said.
“Parents have different questions depending on where their children are in this rotation,” Assistant Superintendent Laurie McCarty recently told members of the BHS School Board.
Each of the high school transition meetings begin at 7 p.m.
8th Grade Parents (Doyle Center)
- Monday, Nov. 5
- Monday, Feb. 4 2013
9th Grade Parents (Lahser Auditorium)
- Thursday, Nov. 8
- Monday, Feb. 11 2013
10th Grade Parents (Lahser Auditorium)
- Monday, Nov. 19
- Monday, Feb. 18
11th Grade Parents (Lahser Auditorium)
- Monday, Nov. 26
- Tuesday, Feb. 26
With the retirement of assistant superintendent Ed Bretzlaff, the transition process, and the district’s 160-point plan will be administered by McCarty and Superintendent Rob Glass. McCarty said the transition team, comprised of more than a dozen key staff members meet for two hours each week.