The Bright Futures Academy Girls’ Basketball team closed out their season Thursday in a 29-15 loss against Franklin Academy-Palm Beach Gardens. Sixth grader Gabi F. had 12 points in the game. Despite the Sharks’ record this season, Coach O’Rourke is extremely proud of his student-athletes and their tenacity.
The Boys’ Basketball team opened their season Friday with an overtime 35-31 win at home versus the Robots of Gardens School Of Technology Arts. Garret F. led t
The Bright Futures Academy Soccer team wrapped up its season today against All Saints Academy. This season, the team was led by goalie Ethan K. and mid-fielder Dean E., with Sophia L. holding the defense together with her strong play.
The Girls’ Basketball team improved to 2-3 this season with Tuesday’s victory over Franklin Academy of Boynton Beach. Sixth grader Gabi F. continues to dazzle, scoring 14 in the Sharks’ 20-14 win. They’ll face Franklin of Boynton agai
6-8th grade students created simple, life-size mask forms with papier-mâché. They learned how to construct forms onto the mask using cardboard and rolled newsprint to create a more dynamic sculpture. Acrylic paint was used to decorate their masks. Below, clockwise from L: Stella B. 8th, Madison P. 7th, Haylie G. 8th, Lucy S. 6th, Essynce W. 6th, Hunter H. 7th. Several students created art out of non-traditional objects. Below that is an example by Madison P. (7th) created w
“The woodpecker's ability to protect his head may help engineers build safer cars.” -- Chelsea Harvey I remember a couple of years ago when there was a tennis ball sized hole in the concrete wall of the south building facing the EDU-Garden™. Very mysterious, indeed! We wondered, "what could have caused that?" After some debate, we decided “no matter, patch it up, before it becomes a home for something.”
A few days later we heard the tap, tap, rat-a-tat-tat of a woodpecker-
The Bright Futures Academy Soccer and Girls’ basketball teams are still seeking their first wins after several games last week. On the soccer pitch, the Sharks lost to Jupiter Christian 7-0. Led by the efforts of Dakota S., Ethan K., and Josh J., the soccer team has shown great improvement despite the scoreboards this season. Soccer will close out its season this week against Jupiter Christian. Girls basketball lost a tough match 20-18 against a very talented Benjamin team la
Join us on Saturday, November 21, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Riverside Campus as we celebrate our feathered friends for this year’s EDU-Garden™ Day! Birds served as the inspiration for flight and are a source of wonder. Additionally, birds are not only an important food source, but they play an important role in our environment.
Birds pollinate plants and disperse seeds, control pests, and are an environmental barometer for water/soil pollution and air quality! They’re be
What were we thinking? We put up a fence to keep our “girls” out of the garden. Oh, Scarlet
and her pals, Maxine, Eloise, Clara, and certainly the resident rogue Guinna, humored us for a
while. They seemed content to take their dust baths, forage for bugs and strut in and out of the
trees and bushes until we were patting ourselves on the back, relaxing with the idea that
we had solved the “chickens eating the crops.” But then, “oh my gosh, hey, there is a chicken in the t
8th grade students have been working on a seasonal drawing from photographs. Using a wax resist process, they create vi-brant, colorful forms and interesting textures to build a rich composition of analogous and split-complementary colors.
This week was a busy one at Bright Futures Academy! It was the first week of the second quarter, the week of the Elementary Book Fair, the Lighthouse Costume Parade, the Riv-erside Halloween Dance, and if that wasn’t scary enough; report cards go home Monday! The Scholastic Book Fairs, under the direction of Sara Uppena, posted record sales numbers this year! With only two days on each cam-pus, there was almost $5000 in sales! The coin drive raised record amounts as well, wit