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Would You Like to Host a French Student and Travel to France Next Year?

47 students from Lycée Sévigné in Rennes, France will be in Brighton from Oct. 13-22, 2024. We have already placed 38 students, but we still need 9 more amazing BHS host families! 

To learn more about the hosting requirements and access the Host Family Application, please click here.  If you host, you will also have the option to travel to France in February 2025. Students must be enrolled in a French, physics or chemistry class for the 2024-25 school year.  

Thank you for considering taking part in this wonderful experience! Please contact with questions or for more information.

Annual Notice: Districtwide Safety Plan for 2024-25

Please note that the information below is an annual requirement. The Districtwide Safety Plan is a general plan filed each year by the district that outlines the district’s response to emergencies.

Pursuant to NYSED Commissioner’s Regulation 155.17 (e) (3), the Brighton Central School District is making the districtwide safety plan available for public comment prior to its adoption. A public hearing will be held on Wednesday, August 21 at 9 a.m. as part of the Board of Education – Goal Setting meeting. 

Click here to view the BCSD Safety Plan

The public hearing will provide for the participation of school personnel, parents, students, and any other interested party who wish to comment on the districtwide plan. The plan is expected to be formally adopted by the Board of Education at this meeting.

Individuals may submit comments directly to the District Clerk, Kim Lanzafame, 2035 Monroe Ave., Rochester, NY 14618, or no later than Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2024 at 3 p.m.

Host Families Needed for World Language Interns

We need your help! We have an immediate need for host families for this upcoming school year (mid-October to mid-June). Only through your support, can we offer this program. For over 30 years, our community has supported our love for international learning and global connections. We hope that you can consider this life-changing opportunity for your family and our students! 

Host Families Needed for World Language Interns
Are you interested in learning about a different culture and way of life? For more than 30 years, Brighton has been the only District in our area to host language interns from other countries! The World Language Department at Brighton is currently looking for three host families for our interns for the 2024-25 academic school year, and we hope you will consider! 
This program is an incredible opportunity for our students and community. With the help of our interns, we encourage students to become global citizens and have a love for cultural differences throughout their lives. This year, we will be hosting two interns from Spain and one intern from France. 
Still interested? Keep reading! 
A few details about the program: 
-The interns arrive at Brighton in mid-October and stay through mid-June. During their stay, they will be working with our teachers at Twelve Corners Middle School and Brighton High School to teach language classes and share their culture and first-hand knowledge with our students. 
-The interns come to Brighton through the Amity Institute, a non-profit group whose aim is to build cultural understanding. They recruit, thoroughly screen, and sponsor each intern.   
-Each intern is required to purchase medical insurance prior to their arrival
-Host families must be Brighton residents and be able to offer the intern a private bedroom and access to a bathroom (shared is fine) 
-Families may host for the full year or half a year. 
-Host families also provide meals, except for lunch on school days. 
About our Interns: 
Jonas come from Saarbrücken, Germany. Jonas is pursuing a degree in Physical Education and eager to experience American schools. Jonas enjoys traveling, participating in sports and is an international judo competitor! He is excited to come to the States! 
Elvira comes from Valladolid, Spain. She is pursuing a master’s degree in teaching. Elvira enjoys going on walks, spending time with friends, reading, and DIY projects. She is excited to experience American culture.
Emmy comes from Bordeaux, France. She is studying English at a university. Emmy enjoys laughing and talking with friends, playing handball, and is interested in American cinema. Her dream job is teaching French to English speaking students. Emmy is excited to discover new cultures, people, and traditions and share her culture and traditions as well.
Laura comes from Valladolid, Spain. She is pursuing a master’s degree in secondary education. Laura is part of a theater group, loves animals, and her favorite musician is Taylor Swift. She is excited about coming to Rochester to meet her new host family.
Click the attachment to read more about the interns.
Thank you for considering this experience with your family! Many families have participated in this program and have made life-long connections with our interns over the years. We hope to hear from you soon! 
If you are interested in hosting an intern for next year, please contact Laura Hernandez ( for more information. 

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Every Child, Every Day, Every Way

About Brighton

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This vision of a Brighton graduate, developed by various stakeholder groups, identifies attributes, knowledge, and skills necessary for a successful transition to life after high school.

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Each year, the District convenes a large group of parents, community members, staff members, parents, the leadership team, and the Board of Education to develop our strategic plan for the year. Otherwise known as the Blueprint, this planning process is the backbone of every committee and District initiative for the year.

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All members of the school community have the responsibility to maintain a safe and orderly school environment conducive to learning and respectful to all people and property. The Brighton Code of Conduct partners with the District and Building Safety Health and Wellness Committees to foster student academic and behavioral success.