Elementary Cardinal Pride

There is a lot of Cardinal PRIDE (Positive, Respectful, In Control, Dependable, Effort) being shown around Bloomingdale and Pullman Elementary Schools to start 2017, and for good reason. Last February, the district was awarded a Promoting Positive School Culture grant through Michigan’s Integrated Behavior and Learning Support Initiative (MIBLSI). Our program’s development started in March of 2016 and has continued throughout the year with multiple staff members to develop positive behavior expectations along with a system to recognize positive student ...

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Student of the Month for January

Each month students are nominated by any staff member to receive the Student of the Month award. Students that are nominated are those that display quality character attributes. We like to select students that have been observed following the school-wide expected behaviors, helping others, stepping out of their comfort zone, making improvements in their academics, and maintaining a positive disposition.

The following students were named Student of the Month for January: 12th grade Lily Case, 11th grade Cierra Stone, 10th grade ...

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Bloomingdale MS/HS Ranked 2nd Among All High Schools in Michigan School Districts by Mackinac Center

The Mackinac Center for Public Policy released its 2016 Michigan Public High School Context and Performance Report Card last month, and Bloomingdale Middle and High School (BMS/HS) received an “A” grade. More impressively, BMS/HS ranked 2nd among all traditional district high schools in the state. When charter schools and schools that “selectively” admit students are also included, BMS/HS ranks 11th among all Michigan public high schools.

This new report demonstrates a trend of improved performance from previous reports for BMS/HS. The ...

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Cardinal Closet

The result of a successful Senior Project was the creation of the Cardinal Closet. This ‘closet’ is a collection of gently used and new items that have been donated in efforts to assist any BHS student who may be in need. The Cardinal Closet has everything from winter clothing and prom dresses to new toothbrushes and backpacks.

If you would like to donate items (even hangers are appreciated), used items should be washed and size appropriate for middle and high school ...

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Pullman-Bloomingdale Collaboration Day

“Bloomingdale-Pullman Collaboration was fun because we did a gummy life-saver activity. We had to work together to get Sam, the gummy worm, to safety.” Rowan A.

“I liked the blanket game that we played together. A kid from Bloomingdale sat on one side, and a kid from Pullman sat on the other. When the blanket was dropped, we had to guess each other’s names.” Brooke E.

 

4th and 5th grade students from both elementary buildings met for a second time this year ...

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B’dale Alternative Academy – A Stellar Beginning to the Year

The Bloomingdale Alternative Academy is really ahead of pace this year! This school year in the first trimester, we earned a total of 12.0 credits in our online course work, and are already considerably past that mark this trimester, with a total of 14.0 credits earned! The mid-season slump is not something we are experiencing.

In fact, this is the time of year our students surge toward their goals. We have had two students complete their requirements for graduation; Rosa Delgado ...

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