This year, we're showing our appreciation by doing something special for someone special.
Monday- Bring in flowers for your teacher or favorite BFA staff. Tuesday- Buy or make a card and bring it in to thank your teacher for all that they do!
Wednesday- Classroom Supply drive, bring in expo markers, copy paper, crayons, colored pencils or notebooks for a teacher! Thursday- Bring in a special treat for your teacher. Friday- Surprise your teacher with a special gift!
We had a great time at Saturday’s annual EDU-Garden™ celebration, where we “brought back the family dinner” with a long line of homemade, easy to make crock pot recipes, served by our staff to more than a hundred of our students and their families. Despite some threatening showers earlier in the morning, the weather held off and it was a marvelous day for a a garden party. Our Earth Ambassadors showed visitors how to build a 4x4 garden box, introduced them to our bunnies and
Florida Atlantic University has announced the 2018 Green Schools of Excellence, and once again Bright Futures Academy has earned recognition for its dedication to the mission of sustainable education. We are incredibly proud to accept this honor and of our hardworking faculty and inspiring students for their innovation and dedication to standing up for the earth.
Bright Futures Academy is committed to the idea of sustainable education. That means that we incorporate dozens of "Green" techniques and strategies to make the mantra of "Recycle-Reduce-Reuse" part of school culture. As part of that, every year we take a week to focus on ways to "Stand Up To Save The Earth." This year, "Who Will Stand Up To Save The Earth?" week is April 16-20, with our annual EDU-Garden Day capping off the fun on April 21. Monday, April 16 - Meatless Monday
You’re invited to join us in our award-winning EDU-Garden™ for a fun and educational day of activities, food, and more! As the top Green School in Palm Beach County since 2016, Bright Futures Academy is happy to host our families and friends each year at our EDU-Garden™ Day. BFA Is Bringing Back The Family Dinner! Saturday, April 21, 2018 10 AM – 1 PM In The EDU-Garden™ FREE ENTRY TO WIN A CROCK POT OR A HOME GARDEN BOX! 10:00- Welcome Overview 10:15- 12:00- Activities Make Y
This Sunday is the day of the Great American Cleanup, a nationwide effort to improve our local communities. (For more info, go to www.keeppbcbeautiful.org/great-american-cleanup.html ) Please take the time this weekend to participate in the GAC! There are many ways you can do this, such as joining a local organization's activity or coming up with your own. If you do choose to participate, please send Mrs. Pat or myself a picture of you helping out your community.
On Friday, April 6, the 5th grade went on a field trip to Mounts Botanical Garden in West Palm Beach. Led by garden docents, the students took an inside look at their limited-time exhibit, Washed Ashore: Art to Save the Sea, which showcases huge sculptures created from plastic pollution collected from our beaches. Thanks to the knowledgeable garden docents, our students left the trip understanding the effects of marine debris and feeling empowered to make changes to help this
One of the major challenges to stopping bullying is the use of social media by students to bully and harass others. While Bright Futures Academy has several policies in place that restrict or prevent the use of mobile devices and social media on campus, as a school we have no ability to monitor or discipline students outside of school hours or for activities off of school networks. While we encourage parents to monitor their children's use of technology at home for many safet
Our EDU-Garden Director Ms. Pat visited a new shop in Stuart over the weekend. From the outside, it looks like any other little store, but once you go inside you realize that JAR is a bit different from the rest. Brandi Kneip, its founder and owner, hasn't yet graduated high school, but she's already trying to make a positive change in the way we shop. Many of us already bring our re-usable bags when we shop, but what about the packaging those products come in? JAR is a zero