Ronnie Dickson, whose left leg was amputated when he was 17, talked to fourth and fifth graders about setting goals and answered curious questions about his prosthetics that help him climb and run.
We are preparing for springtime with composting. PK students peeled and chopped brown bananas left over from lunch and put them in the compost bins.
As part of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day observance, families cleaned out their closets and brought in coats, hats, scarves and more to donate to the Maclellan Shelter for Families.
We all love receiving letters in the mail. Third graders spread the joy through the Bright School post office. They collect, sort, nixie and deliver letters students write to each other throughout the school each week.
Join us on January 25, 2022 from 8:00 - 9:00 a.m., to learn more about developmental milestones from pediatric occupational therapist Sarah Powe.
Santa's visit to Bright School has been a tradition for more than 100 years, and he didn't disappoint this year. He visited with our youngest students in the library, posed in pictured with buddies and jingled the Bright bells down the hallway.
Third graders finished their persuasive writing unit by giving speeches in front of their classes. Students urged their classmates to stay away from electronics, save animals and trees and not have homework.
After a Bright School family learned their junior pre-kindergarten teacher missed the Santas made by her children, they decided to give her one of theirs. Every student makes a Santa in shop class before graduating from Bright. Santas have been made in shop for more than 50 years.
Fourth and fifth graders sorted items and stuffed goody bags for homeless people who receive help at the Chattanooga Community Kitchen.