Principal of VHMS
It is an honor to serve the Van Hoosen School Community as its principal. We have an incredible mix of students, staff, and parents that work together to make Van Hoosen Middle School a wonderful place to learn. Our mission, "Excellence in Education: Learning, growing, changing for today and tomorrow," truly reflects our commitment and purpose. Recently, Van Hoosen was named one of 123 schools in the State of Michigan to "Beat the Odds" when compared to schools of similar size and demographic composition. Additionally, this year we have qualified as a "Reward" school, ranked in the 99th percentile of the State of Michigan.
Assistant Principal of VHMS
Before joining Van Hoosen as the Assistant Principal, Mr. Fairchild served as the Assistant Principal at Reuther Middle School, as well as an Interim Assistant Principal and Social Studies teacher in Birmingham Public Schools. Mr. Fairchild earned his master’s degree in K-12 administration from Michigan State University and his bachelor’s degree in secondary education from Central Michigan University.