Read More - Alumni Remember Fun Times with Earth Ball
Alumni from the late 1970s to 1990s have fond memories of playing games in P.E. with the giant Earth Ball. It was painted to look like the Earth by the Class of 1978 and quickly became a favorite for many students.
Read More - Fifth Graders Listen to Latino Business Leaders
Fifth graders took part in Latino Career Week, a program through La Paz Chattanooga, by listening to Chattanoogans share their businesses and cultural experiences via Zoom during Spanish class. October is Hispanic Heritage Month.
Read More - Farewell to Retiring Teachers and Departures
We said good-bye to two retiring teachers and eight faculty and staff members who left for various reasons after the 2019-2020 school year. JPK teacher Cathy Hicks and fifth grade reading teacher Brenda Austin retired in May.
Read More - Academic Foundation Begins in JPK
Junior pre-kindergarten is often a child’s first experience at school—which is an exciting time! Meeting your first teacher and seeing your first classroom is a big step in your child’s educational journey.
Read More - Our Mission, More Important Than Ever
Bright School’s mission places the endowment of wisdom and compassion as our highest goal. Our wisdom and compassion figure strongly into how we, as members of the Bright School community, approach the many challenges at hand.
Read More - What We Learned from the Shutdown
Last spring's shutdown because of the pandemic led to many changes and a reinventing of Bright School. Today, we are committed to in-person instruction and seamless online instruction when necessary.
Read More - Happy Birthday to Our Founder, Miss Bright!
Mary Gardner Bright was born on September 16, 1885, and founded her school in 1913. Hands-on learning and play were hallmarks of her school, and we continue her vision today. She began many traditions we still honor.
Read More - Class of 2020 Pictures Come Together
Like most group events, class pictures were cancelled in the spring. That did not stop us from having Class of 2020 pictures. Bright alumnus Hunt Jennings '05 created these class photos from individual photos of the students.