Welcome to Forest Hills Public Schools!
Forest Hills Public Schools is a place where ALL learners achieve their individual potential. We are a school district whose success is rooted in its residents coming together to do what is best for children and their future. Forest Hills continues to set the standards of excellence in education and it is where education transcends classroom boundaries. Excellence happens daily in our classrooms, on our playing fields, on our stages and performance halls, in our community and beyond. Take a closer look at Forest Hills Public Schools, and experience the Forest Hills pride that resonates throughout our schools.
Programs Beginning June 15: Summer Academy and Summer Day Camp!
District News and Headlines
New Member Purchase Program Announced for Computers and Select Electronic Devices Offering Discounts to FHPS Families
Forest Hills Public Schools is pleased to offer all families access to a technology purchasing program which provides discounts on the purchase of Dell products, including laptops, desktop computers, select electronics and accessories. Through the Dell Member Purchase Program for Forest Hills Public Schools, families can take advantage of savings and special financing options. To access the program, go to the Dell Member Purchase Program website: http://dell.com/mpp/foresthills and use member ID: US241580. On this site you can compare devices and electronics, see monthly specials, and use an online chat feature for additional sales and service information. To see a recent flier about the program, click here.
Every year, the Forest Hills Public School district determines the school calendar based on numerous things such as State requirements for instructional days, teacher contracts and continuous learning opportunities, school breaks and much more. Although the 2015-2016 school calendar for Forest Hills is still under negotiations, there are some dates that are confirmed. These are based on the Kent Intermediate School District’s common calendar agreement.
They are as follows:
- September 8, 2015—First day of school for students
- November 25-27, 2015—Thanksgiving break
- December 21, 2015 – January 1, 2016—Winter break
- April 4-8, 2016—Spring break
Congratulations to Anushka Dogra for receiving her second degree black belt in tae kwon do. There are only a few in the world, her age, who have earned the rank of second degree black belt. She will be a seventh-grader at Forest Hills Northern Middle School in the fall. To view the recent news story about this hard-working, goal-driven athlete, click here.
Five Forest Hills Northern seniors finished their school year by having a positive impact on one little girl’s life. These students, under the direction of their teacher, Adam Zavislak, made a prosthetic arm for a colleague’s young daughter. To learn more about this inspiring story, click here.
When school is out, food is in. The Summer Food Service Program is a Child Nutrition Program that feeds children during school summer vacations. It uses meal patterns similar to those used in other federal child nutrition programs. The SFSP is operated at the local level by program sponsors and is administered in Michigan by the Michigan Department of Education Office of School Support Services. Click here to learn more about the program. For a detailed map and site locator, click here.
From Odyssey of the Mind and an extraordinary trip to China, to environmental learning, bocce ball, student career fairs and much more, you can read more about Forest Hills Public Schools on School News Network. Click here to take a look at some of the latest posts, and sign up to receive weekly emails of featured news stories.