Birmingham Public Schools

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BPS Accolades


Annalese Lohr, a junior at Groves High School, was selected for the Michigan Youth Arts Festival Honors Band. She was selected out of all the flute entries in Michigan based on her overall score at MSBOA (Michigan Schools Band and Orchestra Association) State Solo and Ensemble. The Michigan Youth Arts Festival will take place May 18-20, 2017 at Western Michigan University. Congratulations, Annalese! 

Seaholm High School students participated in Band Festival on Saturday, March 4, 2017, with all bands receiving the highest rating possible for superior performance. Groves High School students participated on March 10, also earning overall Division 1 ratings. Derby Middle School bands traveled to their Michigan Band & Orchestra Festival on March 9, with the eighth grade band earning straight Division I ratings. Berkshire Middle School eighth grade bands traveled with Groves on March 10, earning straight Division I ratings as well. Congratulations to band directors Timothy Cibor (Seaholm) and Michael Burkett and Paul Shawver (Groves and Berkshire). Derby eighth grade band is directed by Lynnette Malburg.

The district is proud to cheer on the BCS Destination Imagination team headed to Global Finals next month. Their work earned them a first place finish at states in April. They move on to the Global Finals in Knoxville, TN. 

BCS DI Team photo

Congratulations to the BPS Destination Imagination teams that participated in the Regional Tournament on March 11 and the teams that headed to States in April. Teams that participated in the state competition were the Berkshire Middle School sixth grade Destination Imagination team and two Birmingham Covington School teams. 

Robotics Team

The BPS Robotics team, made up of Groves and Seaholm high school students, were honored by the Oakland County Board of Commissioners on Wednesday, March 15. Team 2960, lead by teachers Bernie Simms, Patrick Hoover and Rosa Everitt, has had a successful year already with 1st place wins in and out of state. They continued their journey at Troy High School in March.

District News and Events

GSRP Preschool Registration
The Birmingham Public Schools’ is accepting applications for the Great Start Readiness Program, a 4 yr old preschool that is free to families who qualify. Children who are four years old by September 1, 2017 are age eligible. GSRP is located at Bingham Farms and is a full-day program, Monday-Thursday, 8:30am-3:30pm. To find out more information, please call/email Laura Tinsley at 248-203-5805,
Summer K-1 Camp Openings!
The Birmingham Early Childhood Center is sponsoring summer camp for children who have completed kindergarten or first grade. K-1 camp is a full-day program, that extends learning concepts from the school year. Students swim in the Seaholm high school pool each week as well. Please note: Summer 2017 camps will be held at Beverly Elementary, in two-week sessions. Please call 248-203-5805 for more information or visit the early childhood center’s webpage at 
Attention High School Class of 2018 thru 2021 Boys Soccer Players & Parents
Interested in playing soccer at Seaholm in the Fall of 2017?  (Returning players from the Fall 2016 season do not need to sign up)
Please register your contact information by clicking on the Player Sign-Up link in the upper banner at
Summer camp dates are confirmed and other information will be shared (Captain’s Practices for the summer, Try-out dates, etc.).  Thank you! 
Attention Parents/Guardians of Students with Allergies
Meridian Medical Technologies has announced a voluntary recall of 13 lots of Mylan’s EpiPen and EpiPen Jr (epinephrine injection) Auto-injector products.
Attention Boys Soccer Players & Parents!!!
Interested in playing soccer at Seaholm in the Fall?  (Returning players from the Fall 2016 season do not need to sign up.) Please register your contact information by clicking on the Player Sign-Up link in the upper banner at Summer camp dates are confirmed and other information will be shared.  Thank you!
Groves Basketball Booster Club needs Volunteers
Looking for a volunteer opportunity?  Look no more.  The Groves Basketball Booster Club is hosting tutoring sessions starting in January. To learn more and to volunteer to tutor

JUNE 26 – 29
Seaholm Girls Basketball Fundraising Camp
Join Seaholm Head Coach January Hladki and 2017 Blue Division Championship Varsity Basketball Team this summer to develop all aspects of your game! Aspiring girls 3rd - 9th grade will learn fundamental instruction in ball handling, shooting form, footwork, passing with an emphasis on communication and teamwork. Girls will be divided by grade/age and participate in contests and a tournament where awards will be given.
When: Monday, June 26 to Thursday June 29. 10am to 3pm
Where: Seaholm Gym
Cost: $240- includes a tech camp shirt and car magnet (Please bring $5 for pizza/fruit/drink each day or a bag lunch)
Email: Coach Hladki at your shirt size and entering grade today!
Flyer at: