Used Uniform Sale on Wednesday
The spring used uniform sale is this Wednesday, March 7, from 7:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. in the treehouse, which is located upstairs above the main lobby.
Celebrate Pi Day and Math Night Next Wednesday
Make plans to bring your family to Math Night next Wednesday, March 14, from 5:30-7 p.m. in the gym. The event is organized by Mathnasium, and teachers volunteer to help at the stations. Pizza will be served.
During the day, students will celebrate Pi Day (3.14) with a contest to memorize the most digits of pi and lunch that includes pie. Check your child's folder for more details.
Bright's Got Talent
Students in the talent show have a practice this afternoon from 3-4:15 p.m. in the Centennial Theater. Students must have any downloaded music that will be used for performance for this practice. There is a dress rehearsal on Thursday from 4-5:30 p.m. The talent show is this Friday from 4:30-6 p.m.
Save the Date: Bright Baseball Night on April 7
Take your family out to the ballgame with other Bright families! The PA has planned a special night at the Chattanooga Lookouts game on April 7. The Bright group will be in the right field picnic pavilion under a roof and have a dinner buffet that includes burgers, hot dogs, baked beans, cole slaw, chips, soda, water and dessert. The price per person is $22, which includes a ticket and buffet. Gates at the stadium open at 6 p.m. The buffet is open 6:15-7:45 p.m., and the game starts at 7:15 p.m.
Reserve your tickets now! Download this form or the one your child brought home and return it to the office with payment by Wednesday, March 21. (Cash or check payable to The Bright School.) Questions? Contact Mercedes Bartow or Leslie Simmons.
Bookstore Now Open
The Bright 1913 Bookstore is open again on Tuesday and Thursday mornings and the mornings before a play. Need a shirt for Bright T-Shirt days coming up? We have some. The next shirt day is this Friday. If you would like to volunteer in the bookstore, please visit the volunteer sign-up page. Click here.
Volunteer with the Parents' Association
Here is your chance to participate in the Parents' Association for the 2018-19 school year! There are openings for leadership roles, activity and event chairs and committee members. Download the Willingness to Serve form here, fill out the last page and turn it into Kim Brown in the office by 3 p.m.on Tuesday, March 20.
Box Tops Winner Announced
Thank you to everyone who collected Box Tops and turned them in last week. The winter collection brought in 4,178 Box Tops, bringing the overall year's total to 8,500 or $850. We are on the way toward meeting our goal of 12,000 Box Tops to pay for the water filling station by the gym.
First grader Braden Hutcherson was the collection winner with 762 Box Tops, and he took home a personalized S'well water bottle last Friday. Braden and other children can fill their bottles at the new water fountain/filling station.
Happy Cart Help
The Bright School Parents' Association provides snacks for faculty and staff each week in the Happy Cart room in the main office and now in the work room of the Early Childhood Center. There are several spots remaining for volunteers to bring snacks. To sign up for the main office and in the ECC, use this link. For more information about supplying the Happy Cart rooms, check this handy document.
Order a 2017-18 Yearbook
Online ordering for the 2017-18 yearbook is now open. If you would like to order a yearbook, please use this link and pay online. Click on Buy Yearbook in the middle of the screen to begin. Yearbooks will be available for pick up at Registration Day in August for current JPK-4 grades. Fifth graders will be invited to a yearbook party in the fall.
Plan Your Summer at Bright
Bright Days is available to children age 3 by August 1 (and potty trained) through age 8 or rising third graders. The program begins June 4 and runs through the first week of August but is closed the week of July 4.
A regular day is 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for $200 a week with early care between 8 a.m. and 9 a.m. for no charge. Late care will be available from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. for $35 a week. There is a half day option, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., for $150. Lunch is included in the weekly price.