Proud to be BPS Alumni

  • Congratulations to our

    2017 grads!

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    The connections we make in high school can last a lifetime. Birmingham Public Schools would like to help our alumni keep in touch and reach out to fellow classmates. Browse this site for more information.  
     
    We welcome conversations, ideas and suggestions - and of course, your updated information! You can contact us below and update your information.
     
    Anne Cron 
    Birmingham Public Schools
    248.203.3066

Upcoming Reunions

  • Seaholm Class of 1977 

    Friday, Nov. 24, 2017
    7:00 p.m.
    Bastone's/Jolly Pumpkin 
    Royal Oak

    Wish to attend but haven't been contacted? Email contact information to seaholmclassof97@gmail.com 
    Find them on Facebook by searching Seaholm HS Class of 97 Reunion. 


     

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  • Groves Class of 1997 
    Saturday, Nov. 25, 2017
    8:00 p.m. 
    The Bird and the Bread
    210 S. Old Woodward, Birmingham 48009
    For details, visit the Groves 1997 Eventbrite page 


     

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  • Groves Class of 1968 
    Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018
    Kilgour Centre
    2263 Rochester Road in Troy
    See the Facebook Groves 1968 Reunion event page for details.


     

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  • Please contact Anne Cron at acron@birmingham.k12.mi.us to list your upcoming reunion on our site. 

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Alumni in the News

  • Derby/Seaholm runner takes off

    Rachel DaDamio has continued to soar as a runner at Notre Dame since graduating from Seaholm. Learn more about her experience: 

    "Since I started track at Derby Middle School, my Sunday has consistently involved a long run." Read more: http://www.und.com/sports/c-track/spec-rel/022017aaa.html


    Groves grad, Kate Miller, heads to Antarctic

    Kate Miller, a 2007 Groves High School graduate, joined the Arctic Research Consortium of the U.S. and traveled to the South Pole. During her trip she will conduct experiments to further understand the universe. Read her story here: http://www.candgnews.com/news/groves-alumna-joins-antarctic-expedition-96388


     

    Meredith Starkman named Wallberg Fellow

    Congratulations to 2012 Groves High School alumna, Meredith Starkman. Starkman was named a Wallenberg Fellow and was recently featured on the University of Michigan’s website. Read her story here: http://global.umich.edu/newsroom/artistic-activism-in-india/


     

    Teri Dale Hansen appearing in Sound of Music

    Teri Dale Hansen, a 1982 Seaholm graduate, plays Elsa Schraeder in the touring production of The Sound of Music. After graduating from Seaholm, Hansen went on to study opera at Florida State University. She signed on with the Houston Grand Opera for three years after graduating. Hansen has since been active in theatre and operatic productions. Read her interview with the Oakland Press.


    Claire Daugherty named Miss Michigan 


    State Rodeo Queen 2016

    Claire Daugherty on horseback with American Flag Claire Daugherty, a 2013 Seaholm graduate, was crowned Miss Michigan State Rodeo Queen 2016 at the 47th annual Spartan Stampede in February. Claire is a junior at Michigan State University studying agribusiness management and is an active member of the MSU Rodeo Club. As Miss Michigan State Rodeo Queen 2016, she will participate in parades and rodeos in Michigan, make appearances at public events, and visit schools to talk about the sport of rodeo throughout her reigning year. (Photo credit to Iryshe Photography)

      


    Ryan Kadro named Executive Producer of

    CBS This Morning

    Congratulations to Ryan Kadro. Kadro is the new Executive Producer of CBS This Morning and a 1993 graduate of Seaholm High School. Read more about the promotion and his career here: http://variety.com/2016/tv/news/cbs-this-morning-ryan-kadro-1201752471/.


    Chris Gideon presents solo art exhibition

    Christopher Gideon headshot  

    MONA Prize 2016 recipient, Christopher Gideon, a Seaholm graduate from the class of 1996, is an artist and photographer who currently lives and works in Royal Oak, MI. He holds a Master of Architecture Degree from Lawrence Technological University and spent over a decade working in the field of architecture before focusing on the practice of fine art.

    In 2016, he presented his first solo exhibition at the Museum of New Art (MONA), featuring collages together with an assortment of pseudo-memorabilia and curiosities that raise questions about this country's most treasured, yet dubious, sport: baseball.

    Learn more about the show.


    Greg Kohs shows documentary, The Great Alone

    Great Alone Press Image man in snowstorm

    Congratulations to Greg Kohs, a 1984 Seaholm graduate! Kohs showed his documentary, “The Great Alone” during the FREEP Film Festival at the Marvin and Betty Danto Lecture Hall at the DIA on April 2. More information about his film can be found at www.thegreatalone.com.  

     

     

     

     


    Shea Renne makes it to Broadway

    Shea Renne Promotional photo

    Shea Renne, a 2010 Seaholm graduate, has made it to Broadway! After graduating from the Musical Theater Department at U-M in 2014, Shea moved to NYC to pursue her dreams of performing on Broadway. After 1.5 years of auditions and a few regional theater bookings, Shea announced her Broadway debut in the Broadway musical, Allegiance. The musical plays in theatres on Dec. 13. Learn more at http://allegiancemusical.com. Congratulations to Shea on achieving her dream! We wish you continued success!

       

     


     Hardeman composes and conducts 

    Congratulations to Groves 2015 graduate Jherrard Marseille Hardeman for his work as a composer and conductor. He was featured at the 29th annual James Tatum Foundation for the Arts Classical and Jazz Benefit on Sunday, March 20. Additionally, he organized a volunteer orchestra of over 20 musicians from various schools and community orchestras to play his pieces at the event. For more information about the event, visit http://www.jamestatumfoundation.com/.