Music has been a part of the Bright tradition for all of its more than 100 years. Students learn about sound, rhythm, and pitch, and they learn to sing, play instruments and perform.
Five new classroom teachers and a new school counselor are joining the faculty this year. Three teachers are in early childhood, where we have added two more classes due to increased enrollment.
Using the O.J. Morgan Travel Grant, Mrs. Lusk and family spent 22 days touring and learning about new countries and cultures.
Three faculty members and nine students traveled to England and Scotland this summer. They visited London, York and Edinburgh.
In late 2017, The Bright School lost two prominent alumni and supporters for whom two alumni awards are named. Jack McDonald ’45 died on November 25, 2017, and Fletcher Bright ’43 died a month later, on Christmas Day. The Board of Trustees adopted two resolutions in their honor this spring.
We are proud of our alumni and all their achievements! Two members of the Class of 2011 are valedictorians at GPS and McCallie this year: Margaret Lim and Allen Liu.
Bright Days, our summer program for early learners, is open to ages 3-8 and runs through the first week of August. It's going to be a bright day!
Forty-six fifth graders graduated in a ceremony complete with the traditional playing and singing of "Country Gardens."
Becoming wise and compassionate citizens of the world is part of the educational experience at The Bright School. The school established an award last year to honor young alumni who are leaders in service to others.