Fifth grade science ends the year with a literal bang! Students built rockets with plastic soda bottles and varied the water and pressure inside to test their rockets.
A group of fifth graders built a wooden rowboat they named “Ladybug” and tested it on a short trip along the Tennessee River.
High school senior Claire Holtzclaw interned with a nonprofit helping fight this huge worldwide problem, speaking in public and learning about the efforts to stop it. For this and other activities, Claire is this year's Citizen of the World Award winner.
PK teacher Emily Hon '86 is the winner of this year's Jack McDonald '45 Service Award, and KEC instructor Sue Lyman was presented with the Michael G. Murphy Award.
Grandparents, relatives and friends were the guests of honor for a day at Bright School. Students peformed in the theater and then showed their guests around the school.
Fifth graders performed their last play as Bright School students, and acted out and sang about many of the most memorable parts of their time at Bright.
Congratulations! Young writers and poets were recognized in the Young Southern Student Writers contest organized by SoLit and the UTC English department.
Food, flags, singing, dancing, and more! Bright World Night is a celebration of cultures and countries represented by our Bright School families.
Third graders study the history of America during the colonial era and each is assigned a trade to research. They dress up and give a presentation on the trade.
Fifth graders are learning about living conditions in sub-Saharan Africa and will be raising money to build a well for villagers.