Current Teaching Staff
Students Holding Flags
Flags Cafeteria
kindergarteners in scarecrow dress
front entrance of Orchard Hills Elementary
students sitting on floor in gym at assembly
Orchard Hills Elementary

Learning Community With High Expectations

Orchard Hills Elementary has a long history as a learning community with high expectations. For more than fifty years our quality staff has been serving students in a well equipped facility for learning, including many technology opportunities. In addition each child receives Art, Music, Physical Education and Media. Every effort is made to offer an enriching, safe and respectful learning environment for all children.

Orchard Hills Elementary Bond Proposal display board showing the proposed upgrades to the building.

 

Orchard Hills Calendar

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Upcoming Events

  • 21 Oct
    thru Oct 25
    • Red Ribbon Week
      Date: Oct 21 - Oct 25
      Calendar: Orchard Hills
      PTO Event. Activities during school hours for students Monday, October 21 st – “It’s refreshing when I make good choices” Wear red today to celebrate the start of Red Ribbon Week. Tuesday, October 22 nd – Habits 1 and 2 Be Proactive & Begin with the End in Mind Be proactive and prepare for a great day with a good night’s sleep. Wear pajamas today to show you got a good night’s sleep! Wednesday, October 23 rd – Habits 3 and 4 Put First Things First & Think Win-Win Teams put first things first by training hard…and being a good sport is a win-win! Dress in your favorite sports team’s gear today! Thursday, October 24 th – Habits 5 and 6 Seek First to Understand, then be Understood & Synergize Learn to relate to people who are alike as well as different, by looking different from others with crazy hair day! Friday, October 25 th – Habit 7 Sharpen the Saw We balance all of the hard work and learning we do during the school day with fun evening activities at school, like our annual Fall Family Fest tonight from 6 – 8 p.m. Hope to see you there!
  • 23 Oct
    • Garden Club 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
      Garden Club
      Date: Oct 23
      Time: 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
      Calendar: Orchard Hills
      3rd and 4th grade school sponsored after school club working to improve the grounds of Orchard Hills.
  • 25 Oct
    • Credit Union Deposit Day
      Date: Oct 25
      Calendar: Orchard Hills
      Student Run Credit Union Activity held during students' lunches
    • Thursday Specials
      Date: Oct 25
      Calendar: Orchard Hills
    • Fall Family Fest 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
      Fall Family Fest
      Date: Oct 25
      Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
      Calendar: Orchard Hills
      PTO Event for Orchard Hills Families
  • 30 Oct
    • Garden Club 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
      Garden Club
      Date: Oct 30
      Time: 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
      Calendar: Orchard Hills
      3rd and 4th grade school sponsored after school club working to improve the grounds of Orchard Hills.
  • 4 Nov
    thru Nov 8
    • Playworks at OH
      Date: Nov 4 - Nov 8
      Calendar: Orchard Hills
      Playworks helps kids stay active and build valuable social and emotional skills through play.
  • 5 Nov
  • 6 Nov
    • Picture Re-Take Day
      Date: Nov 6
      Calendar: Orchard Hills
      Re-take pictures for students/new students.
    • Garden Club 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
      Garden Club
      Date: Nov 6
      Time: 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
      Calendar: Orchard Hills
      3rd and 4th grade school sponsored after school club working to improve the grounds of Orchard Hills.
  • 7 Nov
    • Credit Union Deposit Day
      Date: Nov 7
      Calendar: Orchard Hills
      Student Run Credit Union during student lunches.
    • Skating Party 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
      Skating Party
      Date: Nov 7
      Time: 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
      Location: Bonaventure Skating Center, Farmington Hills, MI 48331, USA
      Calendar: Orchard Hills
      PTO Event. Parent must attend with student.

Spotlights

Mission Statement

The Orchard Hills staff believes that:

  • Children are unique in their own social, emotional, intellectual and physical needs and abilities with inherent dignity and self worth;

  • Education is the primary responsibility of the school in cooperation with student, home and community;

  • There are basic skills which the elementary child should master to ensure successful future academic endeavors; 

  • Children learn best in an environment which is safe, orderly and nurturing

School Profile
 

  • 380 Students in Grades K-4

  • 20 Classroom Teachers

  • 3 Special Education Teachers; 1 Special Education Teacher Consultant

  • Art, Music, and Physical Education Classes

  • 1 Media Specialist, 1 Literacy/English Language Learner Specialist, 2 Paraprofessionals, a Social Worker, Psychologist, Speech and Language Therapist

  • Active Parent Teacher Organization