The Florida Department of Education has released the 2014-2015 School Public Accountability Reports (SPARs). These reports have been generated to comply with federal legislation that requires annual report cards on the educational progress of schools. For each school, the SPARs include information on: student performance, learning environment, and teachers and staff. Our school’s report is available for viewing at the school the school website the FDOE website, http://doeweb
There will be meetings for anyone interested in volunteering on Sept. 7 at 8:15 am AND 6:00 PM...2 meetings time to make it convenient for everyone! Sign up for Tier 1 and Tier 2 opportunities. Volunteers are needed for lunch times at both campuses, book fair, classroom helpers and many other events throughout the year! If interested, please contact Dawn.Derosa@brightfuturesacademy.com.
Middle school artists arrived back in class starry-eyed and ready to get Van Gogh-ing in the art room. We learned the rules of the art room by designing our own art room safety/rules poster. Here are a few examples from our stellar middle school artists.
The Girls Volleyball team began practice this week with Coach O'Rourke. The girls will kick off their season on September 6th at Franklin Academy of Palm Beach Gardens. The girls look to have a successful season as they have 6 returning players returning to the court.
Even though our EDU-Garden® is a classroom, it’s still a part of the great outdoors. We often forget that our garden isn’t an isolated universe, but part of the larger eco-system. We got a wake-up call from Mother Nature this week, when a hawk came swooping around looking for dinner! One of our beloved chickens ran right out from under the talons of a hawk as he swooped down out of nowhere, hoping to fly off to his nest and enjoy his dinner. It was a close call for sure! The
Parents, as we continue to watch the weather reports regarding the storm in the Caribbean, please remember that Bright Futures Academy will follow the District's school closing policy for inclement weather. Stay tuned to your local radio and television stations for school cancellation announcements. If the School District of Palm Beach County cancels school due to weather, BFA will also be closed.
"To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow". Audrey Hepburn It is a daunting task to get the EDU-Garden® ready for our fall growing season! It is so very hot as we all know, and we have had little rain, so it is remarkable to see our cover crop growing to almost 7 feet tall. As we begin to clear each field, the chickens come running to help till the soil and offer us a chance to laugh. They compete for the worms and critters that they unearth with their rhythmic scratching
Our Jeans Friday fundraiser will begin tomorrow! For a $30 prepayment, students may wear jeans (solid denim, no holes) on Fridays. We will no longer be accepting $1 every Friday. You can pre-pay with a credit card or PayPal by visiting our store at www.BrightFuturesAcademy.com or with cash by stopping by the front desk at either campus. Next week, the students will be receiving a bracelet to wear on Fridays indicating that they've prepaid. If student's do not want to wear jea
The School District of Palm Beach County is working closely with the Department of Health in Palm Beach County, Palm Beach County government, and other agencies as they respond to the Zika virus in Florida. This virus is spread primarily by mosquitos, and can cause rash, fever, muscle and joint pains, conjunctivitis, or headaches. It can also cause birth defects in children born to mothers infected with the virus. Bright Futures Academy has contracted with Brian Morris Profes
We hope all of our families were as excited as we were this morning as we started the new school year! It was so great seeing all of the smiling faces, and while there were a few tears here and there, it was a wonderful day. It was fantastic listening to the Kindergarten kids learn to sing scales, watching the 8th graders play games in PE, hearing students asking questions about their homework, walking past all of the backpacks hung up outside classrooms - after a long summer