Bright alumnus and local history buff Maury Nicely talked to third graders about the history of Chattanooga before and during the Civil War.
What are kids going to do without books? That's the question that started this year's Hurricane Book Drive.
Fifth graders spend their final year at Bright as mentors to kindergartners. As buddies, they enjoy several traditional activities during the year including the Hoedown and meeting Santa.
Pause for Paws, a community service project organized by fifth grader Isabella Moore, benefits the Riverview Animal Hospital and Humane Educational Society. Bring new collars, leashes and toys through September 27.
A new part of the day for grades PK-2 involves exercises that help strengthen motor skills while improving reading, vocabulary, math and handwriting.
Students learned about how books are created from getting an idea to printing the pages on big machines from two women who write and illustrate picture books.
A group of students toured the Wayne-O-Rama art installation and wrote about their experience and thoughts on Chattanooga history.Art classes this year are studying local artists.
One of the responsibilities of the fifth grade is raising and lowering the flag. First, they learn how to fold the flag.