We are excited that installation of the new turf field is progressing nicely and is on schedule. Paving for the new running track will begin July 11 and once completed, the surface will need to cure for 30 days before the surface can be applied. It is very important for the project schedule that faculty, staff, and community members stay off of the track during the 30-day curing period.
The Foreign Language Department is looking for host families for the 2018-19 interns. The interns come to Brighton in October and stay through June, teaching language classes and sharing their culture. José is from Leticia, Colombia, a small city on his country’s border with Brazil and Peru. Simone is from Wolfsburg, Germany, and has been studying to be a teacher. Guy is a 20-year-old French speaker from Switzerland.
The District is going to replace the Brighton High School track surface, turf field, and tennis court surface. While work is being done, these facilities will be closed. The work is scheduled to begin Tuesday, May 22 and should wrap up early in the fall.
In order to plan for the 2018-19 school year, we’re asking the parents of students in Grades K-8 to notify the Transportation Department of day care plans or if your child will not require transportation as soon as possible.
Brighton High School art teachers Jed Kunz, Katie Maley, Jennilyn Pickering, and Kathleen Shaffer-Heeks exhibited with students Chris Day, Markyana Kelly, William Heurtley, and Sophie Goldstein at the Shared Spaces art show at Nazareth College in June.
The Brighton High School Book Club delivered a collection of 645 books to The Center for Youth in May. The books were collected during a club-sponsored book drive tied to Brighton Believes Day.
In June, Brighton Central School District received the Brighton Chamber of Commerce’s 2018 Green Brighton Award. The award was presented because of the District’s zero waste initiative, which just completed its first year.
The Brighton Believes eRACE Hunger 5K Family Fun Run/Walk will be held on Sunday, Sept. 16 at Meridian Centre Park, 2025 Winton Road. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m., the run begins at 10 a.m., the walk begins at 10:15 a.m., the kids race begins at 11 a.m., and awards will be presented at 11:15 a.m.