The theme of this year's community service program is friendship. Third graders wrote letters to pen pals at Children's Hospital and chose matching plush toys, keeping one and sending the other to the hospital.
Three fourth graders took the top places in the school spelling bee. In the end, it was like a real "xanadu" for the winner, Matilda Joels, who spelled that word to win.
Teachers from a school in Atlanta visited Bright to learn about responsive classroom strategies and our language arts and math curriculum.
Movement and music are natural combinations. Students got to learn several dances as part of Music in P.E. Day.
Students performed songs about the states in this year's Thanksgiving music program. Our break is November 16-23.
The Lee University Percussion Ensemble visited Bright for two days as artists in residence, funded by the generosity of two Bright alumni Fontaine Patten Moore and Henry Aldridge.
Third graders finished their persuasive writing unit with a "Battle of the Speeches," a friendly competition to see which speech was the most persuasive.
Reading and writing have been a big part of Lisa Lowe Stauffer’s life since she first discovered a love of books while a student at Bright. Now, she is an author of a new children’s picture book out this summer called Two By Two.
Alumnus Jack Wright donated to Bright a wooden purse given to his mother, Peggy Wright, a third grade teacher, but one of her students.