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Points of Pride

Blanche Sims Elementary School prides itself on providing an exemplary education to all students. Our dedicated staff members strive to ensure all student needs are met, both academically and socially. Points of pride include:

  • Monthly Respect Circle: Where the entire school comes together to celebrate student achievements
  • Being awarded the status of a Michigan Evergreen School 
  • Providing personalized interventions in all classrooms to ensure student achievement
  • Michigan Blue Ribbon School of Excellence Award
  • Producing above average test scores in all academic areas
  • Math Club opportunities with individualized instruction through i-Ready
  • Our amazing PTO consistently supports all staff members and provides fun, educational events for our students
  • A variety of after school enrichment programs offered throughout the school year to provide additional opportunities for learning to all students
  • Taking field trips to Lansing, the Michigan Historical Museum, the Flint Children's Museum, Oakland University, Bower's Farm and more to enhance the learning experience
  • Hosting a Talent Show to provide students with an opportunity to showcase a variety of hidden talents
  • Kids and Cops program: Students can participate monthly at this fun night with the Lake Orion Police Officers
  • Host site for the Blessings in a Backpack program
  • Implementation of the Olweus Bully Prevention program
  • Student Council raises awareness and money for many local and national charities
  • Consistently awarded grants that fund opportunities for our students
  • Student mentor program