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.
Last week, an incident occurred at TCMS. A food service staff member provided contact information to a student. No suggestions were made regarding why or what the purpose of providing the information would be. That staff member is no longer an employee of the district. We want you to know that we quickly worked with the family involved and the Brighton Police Department and at no time did we feel as though there was a safety concern.
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.
Residents of the Brighton Central School District approved a $78,330,553 budget for the 2018-19 school year by a vote of 1,345 to 191. The budget received an 87.5 percent “yes” vote, the highest passage rate in District history. Voters also elected two board members to the Board of Education: Christina Lee and Mark Kokanovich.
The Brighton Central School District Board of Education approved tenure recommendations and presented teacher, administrator, and teacher assistant tenure certificates at the final board meeting of the 2017-18 school year.
Author and Illustrator Brian Yanish visited French Road Elementary School in May. Yanish created ScrapKins, an interactive recycled arts program that inspires children to see the creative potential in everyday junk. His books include “Junk Re-Thunk” and “Build-It Book: Volume 1.”