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Education

  • Brighton High School gets eight nominations for its spring musical

    Brighton High School’s performances of “Once on This Island” caught the attention of the Denver Center for the Performing Arts and its sixth annual Bobby G Awards. 

    The high school performance of the play, the music and a student actor all were honored – the cast, crew and teachers received eight recognitions in all. An awards ceremony was held Thursday, May 24, at the Temple Hoyne Buell Theatre in Denver.

  • BHS students honored for achievement

    MetroWest Report

    More than 200 Brighton High School students were recognized for academic excellence in an awards ceremony Wednesday, April 25. 

    Top honors went to Sydney Bowman who was named Outstanding Senior Graduate, and Makayla Heid, who received the Phoenix Award, which goes to a students who has overcome obstacles.

    Bulldog Awards went to: Jasmine Rodriguez, ninth grade; Maritza Castro, 10th grade; Sasha Bailey, 11th grade; and Ganga Darji, 12th grade.

     

  • 27J honors 2017-2018 retirees

    School District 27J officials honored their 2017-2018 retirees during a retirement recognition dinner May 15, at Heritage Todd Creek Golf Course.

    This year’s 22 district retirees share a combined 305 years of service to the district. The 2017-2018 retirees include: 

    • Kimberly Corliss, teacher, South Elementary, 35 years

    • Tom Ritter, teacher, BHS, 25 years

  • Brighton student graduates from University of Kansas

    McKenzie Motes, a 2014 graduate of Brighton High School, earned a bachelor’s of science degree in pharmaceutical studies from the University of Kansas. 

  • Puzio to be principal at South Elementary

    South Elementary School Assistant Principal Kristen Puzio will take over as the school’s principal following Kay Collins’ retirement at the end of the school year. 

    Puzio has been the school’s assistant principal since 2017 after previously serving the school as a dean of students, literacy interventionist and classroom teacher since 2001. Puzio will start her new role as principal July 1. 

  • Eagle Ridge Academy class of 2018

    about the class of 2018

     

    Class Motto

    “Isn’t it funny how day by day nothing changes but when we look back everything is different?”  - C.S. Lewis

     

    Class Song: Good Ole Days,  Macklemore

     

    Class Color:  Green

  • Brighton High School class of 2018

     about the class of 2018

     

    Class Motto:

    “All our dreams can come true if we have courage to pursue them.” -  Walt Disney

     

    class Song : Good Riddance  (Time of Your Life), Green Day

     

  • Three Daniels Scholars come from School District 27J

    Brighton School District 27J can boast of three Daniels Scholars this school year. The program provides a four-year scholarship for graduating high-school seniors who demonstrate exceptional character, leadership and a commitment to service in their communities.

  • Prairie View High School class of 2018

    about the class of 2018

     

    class motto: “What lies behind us and what lies before us are small matters compared to what lies within us.” -ralph waldo emerson

     

    class song: congratulations, post malone

     

    class color: black 

     

  • South Elementary principal to lead Foundations Academy

    School principal Kay Collins decided recently to take the principal job at Foundations Academy, a School District 27J charter partner school in Brighton. 

    National Heritage Academies runs the school. National Heritage is a private education management company based in Grand Rapids, Michigan.