Student Meals will continue during the 2020-21 school year. Meals are served on Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Groves High School. View the latest information from Birmingham Public Schools Food Service here.
During the BPS all-remote period, the BPS YMCA sites are available for use to students enrolled in BPS. Sites are located at Groves, Derby and West Maple and space is limited. Learn more about the program and how to register:
How to Register
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- BPS Community Education
- PBS offers videos and resources
- Virtual Museum Tours
- Free Learning Materials from Scholastic
- How to Plan a Homework Schedule
- Online Teaching Resources
- Youtube Learning
Emotional Health and Wellness
BPS remains committed to supporting the emotional health and wellness needs within our community. Over the summer, our Emotional Health and Wellness committee set to work on a resources page for our community to begin to address the challenges many are faced with during this pandemic. While we continue to update the Emotional Health and Wellness website and we work to move forward to provide additional connections and supports, we wanted to share this resources page with our community.
- Low-cost Internet service
- List of Local Restaurants Open for Take-Out
- Oakland Schools Resources for Students and Families
COVID Information and Testing
Anyone that believes they may have been exposed to COVID-19, or if he/she is displaying symptoms, should consult a medical professional. Testing information is available by contacting your student’s pediatrician. Individuals do not need to have symptoms of COVID-19 to be tested. To learn more about COVID, visit www.michigan.gov/coronavirus.
The Oakland County Health Division has provided the attached fact sheet to help address concerns. Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) What You Need to Know. Additionally, the CDC provides a situation summary that is updated daily as needed: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Situation Summary, as does MDHHS: Communicable & Chronic Diseases. The CDC will continue to prepare for the potential spread of COVID-19 and will provide guidance to communities. Learn more at CDC Protects and Prepares Communities.Oakland County Telephone ScreeningOakland County is offering a telephone screening resource to assist parents/guardians through the pre-screening process and to help identify potential illness in children prior to entering school. All screenings are conducted by healthcare professionals.Hotline staff can help answer questions about COVID-19 symptoms, the need for testing, and what is considered high-risk. There's no cost for parents/guardians of Oakland County school-aged children. The telephone screening is available Monday through Friday from 5 a.m. to 8 a.m. at 248.551.4242COVID-19 AppThe Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) and Michigan Department of Technology, Management and Budget (DTMB) announced the statewide rollout of the COVID-19 exposure notification app MI COVID Alert. The anonymous, no cost and voluntary app lets users know whether they may have recently been exposed to COVID-19. Users can confidentially submit a positive test result into the app and alert others in recent proximity that they may have also been exposed to the virus.
Fact Sheets about the Coronavirus Disease were made available in four additional languages – Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, and Arabic.
Oakland County Health Division contact
We encourage anyone with concerns or questions to contact the Oakland County Health Division at (248) 858-1280 or firstname.lastname@example.org or visit https://www.oakgov.com/health.