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Let's make 2017 - 2018 our best year yet!

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The brightest children

We think all of our students are exceptionally bright and their spirit is contagious!

"Fun is good" -Dr. Seuss

We find countless ways to make ordinary days a celebration at Brighton. Students show their team spirit!

Love to learn!

Our curriculum is vibrantly enriched: Kindergarteners participate in the annual Q-U wedding festivities.

New discoveries with friends

We plan a great variety of field trips and events throughout the school year. Students visited Carlton Dairy in October.

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2016 - 2017 Academic Calendar

We base our annual schedule on the Paulding County School calendar. Brighton has classes Monday through Thursday, and our K through 3 students have an Independant Study day on Friday.
**Mondays are School Spirt Days! Wear your Brighton shirts – Get a prize!

August

1 – First Day of School!
10 – Wear Orange Day

September

5 – No School (Labor Day)
7 - 8 - Picture Day
14 – PJ / Pancake Day
15 – Parent Meeting
23 - 30 – No School – Fall Break

October

7 – 4th and 5th Grade Field Trip to Pickett's Mill
14 – Pumpkin Patch Field Trip
19 – Pink Day
29 – Falloween Festival - Dress up!
31 - Halloween Class Parties - Dress up!

November

6 – Art Show 4:00 - 6:00 (Sunday)
7 - Election Day at Brighton (K - 5th)
8 – No School for Election Day
17 – Thanksgiving Feast
18 – Puppetry Arts Field Trip (No School)
21 - 25 – Thanksgiving Break

December

3 – Santa makes a visit (9:00am - 12:00pm - Open to the Public)
7 – Comfy for a Cause (Wear PJs)
20 – Book Exchange / Christmas Party
21 - 30 - No School (Christmas Break)

January

2 - 4 - No School (Christmas Break)
9 – Return to School / Report Card Week
16 – No School - MLK
31 - Valentine's Pictures

February

Open Enrollment for Brighton
1 – Breakfast with Dad (PreK4 and Kindergarten)
2 - Breakfast with Dad (2 year and 3 year)
3 - Breakfast with Dad (1st - 5th Grade) ***PLEASE BRING A HAMMER*** 9 - Dentist Visit 10 – Valentine’s Dance (6:00 - 8:00)
14 - Valentine's Day Class Party
17 - 24 – No School – Winter Break
26 - Open Enrollment for the Public
Dr. Suess Week
27 - Manic Monday (Wear Clothes Backwards)
28 - Top Hat Tuesday

March

Open Enrollment for Public
Dr. Seuss Week cont.
1 – Wacky Wednesday
2 – Crazy Hair Day
3 – Fabulous Socks
3 - Testing Fees of $100 due for 3rd - 5th grade
6 - 8 - CogAT Testing (3rd Grade)
15 - Kindergarten Leprechaun Traps due 15 – 16 - ITBS Testing (3rd - 5th Grades)
16 - Wear Green Day!
17 - No School
20 - 21 - ITBS Testing (3rd - 5th Grades)
24 – Spring Carnival / Egg Hunt
27 – Report Card Week
29 - Bunny Pictures
30 - Yearbook Pictures (2 year - K)
31 - Yearbook Pictures (1st - 5th Grades)

April

3 - 7 – No School – Spring Break
14 - No School - Good Friday
16 – Happy Easter!

May

5 – Mother's Day Dinner (6:30pm)
15 – Parent/Teacher Conferences Week (PreK4 - 5th)
18 – Cobb Safety Village Field Trip (2nd - 5th Grades)
23 – Field Day (10:30am)
25 – Last Day of School (Kona Ice) / Moving Up Party at 6:30pm

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