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The traditions valued at Cranbrook Kingswood School serve to acknowledge the events of today and provide a tie to the past. Once two separate schools, the School now retains those aspects of the School that exemplify the values still essential to the present.

New and old traditional events fill the school year from the opening in September through the ending with graduation related activities.

Upper School Events

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  • Junior Ring Ceremony

    The Junior Ring Ceremony was a long-standing tradition of the Kingswood School before the merger of the schools. It has continued as a significant transitional event of the girls’ junior year.
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  • Passage of Leadership

    The Passage of Leadership Ceremony has, at its core, the intention of celebrating transition. In the tradition of the girls’ ceremony of the Junior Ring, each year the upper school boys gather to reflect on their Cranbrook Kingswood roles in the past, present and future.
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  • Junior Fashion Show

    The Junior Fashion show is the annual fund raiser conducted by the Junior Class and take the form of a variety show with less emphasis on fashion than a 'typical' fashion show. The show includes student dancers, singers, instrumentalists, and costume design to show the range of talent and enthusiasm in the junior class.
  • World Night

    Learn the quiet precision of Chinese calligraphy, and explore African dance through the ages. There are more than twenty countries represented in the Cranbrook Kingswood student population and World Night is an annual celebration of all the unique cultures and traditions that comprise the CK.
  • Emily Fisher Lecture Series

    The lecture series is designed to expose Cranbrook Schools students, faculty, and parents to women leaders who have achieved excellence in their chosen field. Past lecturers have included activist Yolanda King, daughter of Martin Luther King, Jr. and Helen Thomas, UPI reporter and White House correspondent.

Cranbrook Schools

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Cranbrook Educational Community admits students and makes its services, activities, and education programs available to students without regard to sex, race, color, creed, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability, sexual orientation, or any other protected status as required by state or federal law.

Cranbrook Schools is a private college prep boarding school located in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, near Detroit, consisting of three schools; an elementary school with a private preschool, a single gender middle school with a distinct boys middle school and girls middle school, along with a co-ed college prep private boarding high school. Cranbrook is regarded as one of the top private schools in Michigan. Many of Cranbrook’s students attend top universities and colleges.

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