This play, written by teacher Allie Hyer, follows the adventures of two students who travel through the decades to discover a love of reading. Third graders read a variety of genres during the school year, and each is represented in the play.
Lisa Lowe Stauffer, who graduated from Bright in 1972, shared her book Two by Two with JPK and PK students in the library. Her children's book is about the animals on Noah's ark and how the monkeys get in trouble and let out the animals.
Dr. Darria Long Gillespie, who graduated from Bright in 1990, is an ER doctor, frequent guest on CNN and now a bestselling author of Mom Hacks. She told parents even small changes can make a big difference.
Congratulations to all the Bright basketball teams for a great season. Three teams won championships: fifth grade girls, third grade girls and second/third grade boys.
Spend the summer at Bright! We welcome ages 3-8 for a summer of fun enrichment activities, on-site field trips and water days. Register now to take advantage of the early bird discount before March 1.
Parents, alumni, and friends are all invited to hear Dr. Darria Long Gillespie '90 talk about her new book Mom Hacks, which provides practical advice for moms. This chat is March 5 at 8:15 a.m. in the library.
Fourth graders staged their own version of the Second Continental Congress debate during their study of the American Revolution. They researched and developed arguments and presented them in class.
Students in Math Academy learn concepts and apply them to projects that mirror real-life situations. Fourth graders recently created luge tracks out of newspaper and other materials, and third graders simplified fractions while making chocolate chip cookies.
Students learned about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Dr. Maya Angelou and African-American artists in art class in January and February. Each grade had a different project.
Answer: People students are learning about as part of Black History Month. These inventors, mathematicians, scientists, and key historical figures in the Civil Rights Movement are important Americans.