Fourth grader Mary Elizabeth Hicks attended a ceremony this morning at the Tennessee Aquarium to announce the deployment of Seabin devices throughout the Tennessee River. The devices help clean the water and collect debris.
Students learned Irish dances, a parachute routine and rhythm stick moves in Music in P.E., which combines two special areas into one class to demonstrate collaboration.
Math Night returned after a year off, and families participated in math games and activities. The event is sponsored each year by Mathnasium.
We celebrated Pi Day on March 14 (3.14) with the annual contest to memorize and recite the most digits of Pi, and the whole school made a chain of the first 349 digits.
The second grade play this year is "Swamped," complete with frogs, mosquitos, butterflies, tadpoles, salamanders, turtles and a really hungry alligator. Each grade level performs a play each year, and every student has a part.
Author Josh Funk got the idea for his hilariously creative book series Lady Pancake and Sir French Toast from his children when they didn't agree on what to have for breakfast. He encouraged students to have a notebook handy at all times for story and character ideas.
First grade teacher MacKenzie O’Neal and third grade teacher Maggie McGuire will lead Bright Days this summer. Bright Days is our summer program for early learners. Both teachers have been summer camp counselors here and at other schools and are excited to oversee Bright Days.
Julian Nunally's educational journey took off at Bright, and it's taken him to Harvard and now Minnesota, where he is a labor and employment lawyer.
Fourth graders studying the Revolutionary War staged a debate between the Loyalists and the Patriots to decide whether to fight the British or remain a colony.
Spend the summer at Bright! Register now for Bright Days. Our summer program for early learners starts in June.