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Philosophy

A Strong Mind, a Strong Soul … and a Strong Body

Athletics and physical education at Hillel promote lifelong fitness and are a true embodiment of our core values of derekh eretz, treating all with respect.

Children ages two through eighth grade take part in a well-balanced physical and health education curriculum. Facilities include a state-of-the-art gymnasium that can be divided in two, a climbing wall, playing fields and equipment for gymnastics, archery and a variety of team sports. Throughout the year the curriculum includes fundamental sport and fitness skills to meet the needs of all children. By offering various experiences, our students develop the skills necessary to make educated decisions about their personal health, as well as become capable to participate in various individual or team sports.

Beginning in kindergarten, Hillel offers an intramural and competitive interscholastic program that builds skills, self-confidence and sportsmanship. Our teams play independent schools in basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, tennis and volleyball. Many of our student athletes go on to play sports at the high school and college level, and often come back to school to share their experiences with current students.

Overall, the collaborative skills, character development, and community spirit that sports bring to a Hillel education are as important as the basketball trophies and cross country medals that we proudly display!
Critical Thinking חשיבה ביקורתית
Creativity יצירתיות
COLLABORATION שיתוף פעולה
COMMUNICATION תיקשורת
CHARACTER אישיות
COMMUNITY קהילה
CORE JEWISH VALUES ערכים יהודיים עיקריים
Welcome to Hillel Day School of Metropolitan Detroit, a vibrant community Jewish day school filled with joy, rooted in core Jewish values, committed to halakhah, and devoted to academic excellence. Our families are diverse in their beliefs, affiliations and observances; we work together to create a welcoming community based upon mutual respect and shared values.
Early Childhood Center, Ages 2-5 | Day School, Grades K-8 | 248-851-3220 | 32200 Middlebelt Rd. | Farmington Hills, MI 48334