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Bright Local Schools Military Wall of Honor
Military Wall of Honor
Thanks to the Roy W. Wilson Post 694 American Legion and Post Commander Chuck Emery!Whiteoak was presented new American Flags for each classroom on August 26, 2019
Thanks to the Roy W. Wilson Post 694 American Legion and Post Commander Chuck Emery!

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"Passport to Wellness" Health Fair - October 6th

We would like to invite the Bright Local Community to come out to our "Passport to Wellness" HEALTH FAIR!  There will be over 20 businesses/organizations coming to set up to provide you with resources to improve your health and the health of your family.  Get your blood pressure and cholesterol checked, participate in a Healthy Snack "Taste Test", sign up for door prizes, grab some free produce & hygiene products and much more!  We hope to see you on Wednesday, October 6th!

Click the following link to view flyer: Passport to Wellness
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Bright Local Lunchroom Information – 2021-2022

Bright Local Schools will participate in the Seamless Summer Option (SSO) during the 2021-2022 school year. Under this option, all children who attend Bright Local Schools will receive a breakfast/lunch at no charge. However, students will have to pay for ala carte items, which includes extra pizza, yogurt, chips, etc. Families may pay on accounts for these items two different ways. You may send a check or money with your child to apply to their account. Parents may send one check to apply to students’ accounts even if the child attends a different school. Please specify child’s name and amount for each. Parents also have the option to use www.payschoolscentral.com for online lunch account payments. Students may charge up to $10.00 on their lunch accounts. Parents are notified by phone when their child reaches their $10.00 limit. If we do not reach the parent by phone, a letter will be sent. The cafeteria can transfer money between siblings’ accounts to cover a deficit.  

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Superintendent's Letter - Covid-19 Guidelines as of August 11, 2021

Bright Local Parents and Community,

I want to take this opportunity to thank the Bright Local School District, students and parents for their continued patience and support. I am excited about the opening of the schools in person, five days a week, beginning on August 18th. As we prepare for the opening of school, we must recognize the COVID-19 virus is still a concern to the safety and welfare of our students and staff. Therefore, the Bright Local Schools will implement the following safety protocols as recommended by the CDC and the ODH.

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Superintendent's Letter - Covid-19 Guidelines as of August 1, 2021

Bright Local Parents and Community,

I want to take this opportunity to thank the Bright Local School District, students and parents for their continued patience and support. I am excited about the opening of the schools in person, five days a week, beginning on August 18th. As we prepare for the opening of school, we must recognize the COVID-19 virus is still a concern to the safety and welfare of our students and staff. Therefore, the Bright Local Schools will implement the following safety protocols as recommended by the CDC and the ODH.

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Bright Local School District - Safe Return to In-Person Instruction and Continuity of Service Plan

In compliance with American Rescue Plan: 
Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund (ARP ESSER)


This plan was developed in coordination between district certified and non-certified staff, administrators, students, parents, and community agencies.


As we plan for the return to In-person instruction we must recognize the Covid-19 virus is still a threat to the safety and welfare of our staff and students. The Bright Local School District must be vigilant in our approach to ensure the safety of all our stakeholders as a result the following principles will guide our district as we move forward with the opening of schools.

  1. The Bright Local School District will implement recommended safety protocols to the highest degree possible.

  2. The Bright Local School District will work closely with the Highland County Health Department to promote health and safety in all school buildings

  3. The Bright Local School District will be transparent with all stakeholders that some level of risk will always be present when children and school district employees occupy school facilities.




Military Wall

Military Wall Of Honor

Throughout the Bright Local School District, there are many service members we would like to honor and salute. We are dedicated to the healing and health of all veterans service members and military families. We would like to take this opportunity to reach out to the local communities to provide us with information to honor/salute any Bright Local Schools graduate from Belfast or Whiteoak High Schools. 
Please fill out the form below to submit information that will be displayed on our Military Wall of Honor at Whiteoak High School. 
Click on link to complete form: https://bit.ly/2SnfnHR
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Bright Elementary Virtual Option UPDATE for 2021-2022 School Year

Dear Bright Local Families,

In making plans for the 2021-2022 school year, the Bright Local School District will continue to put the health and safety of our students and staff at the forefront of our planning efforts. The Bright Local School District will work closely with our local health department to assure that we continue to follow CDC guidelines.

It is my hope that we will continue to see minimal cases of the COVID-19 virus within our schools. I believe that the best education takes place in the school setting with direct instruction from a classroom teacher who can assist students and provide remediation when necessary. Therefore, it is my intention, at this time, to return to in-person learning five days a week, for the

2021-2022 school year. We will no longer be offering our virtual PLP option at Bright Elementary School. I do want to be clear that if we see an increase in the number of positive cases within our school community then we may need to re-address my decision.

Thank you for your understanding,


Michael Bick, Superintendent
Bright Local Schools

PreK INFO

Preschool INFO

Parents who are interested in Bright's Preschool Class for 2021-22 should please contact Lisa Beresford at (937) 927-7010 x22164 or [email protected] for further information.
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Message from the Superintendent - 12/14/20

Dear School Community,

As always, the Bright Local Schools are committed to the safety, health and welfare of our students and staff. I would like to thank the parents and the Bright Local Community for their patience and continued cooperation as we get through this together. Bright Local Schools will continue to monitor our positive cases and quarantines, follow CDC health guidelines daily and work closely with the Highland County Health Department. We will continue to share our data with you through the Covid-19 tracker on our website.


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Ohio Governor's Imagination Library

The Ohio Governor’s Imagination Library is starting a new chapter in early childhood literacy across Ohio. Through our partnership with Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library to put more books in the hands of Ohio’s children, we are working to ensure that every student (0-5 years old) enters kindergarten ready to succeed. With the help of the Ohio Electric Cooperative, Highland County children have the opportunity to join this program. Go to https://ohioimaginationlibrary.org/ to enroll your child today!
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Bright Local Schools - School Reopening Safety Guidelines

We are all looking forward to the re-opening of our schools.  As we plan for the opening of school, we must recognize the COVID-19 virus is still a threat to the safety and welfare of our staff and students.  We all must be vigilant in our approach to ensuring the safety of all our stakeholders as a result the following principles will guide our district as we move forward with opening our schools:  

  1. Safety protocols will be implemented at each of our buildings.

  2. We will be working closely with the Highland County Health Department in promoting safety measures in each of our buildings.

  3. Students should monitor their own temperatures and their health on a daily basis before coming to school.

  4. Our district will be transparent with all stakeholders that some level of risk will always be present when children and school district employees occupy school district facilities.

  5. We are planning to maintain our previously approved school calendars with some possible front loading of employee professional development.

  6. Reopening guidelines are subject to change due to possible updates from the Highland County Health Department and the State of Ohio. 

  7. In accordance with the Ohio Department of Health's mandate for all K-12 students to wear a mask, Bright Local Schools will require face masks for all students and staff.

  8. On Sat., Aug. 15, the Ohio Department of Health issued a news release indicating that Face Shields are no longer a substitute for Face Masks while students and staff are at school. See news release: https://odh.ohio.gov/wps/portal/gov/odh/media-center/odh-news-releases/face-shields-not-appropriate-substitute-for-masks . The Administration will look to insure every student and staff member wears a face covering as they enter our buildings. We highly encourage the use of actual Face Masks and ask that the use of Face Shields occur only in those situations accepted by the Ohio Director of Health.

  9. Due to COVID-19 guidelines set forth by the State of Ohio concerning mass gatherings, Bright Local Schools will not be accommodating any “Building Use Requests” for non-school related activities until further guidance from the State.

Click the following link to continue reading the guidelines: https://bit.ly/3fwxHov
Imagination Library

Ohio Governor's Imagination Library

The Ohio Governor’s Imagination Library is starting a new chapter in early childhood literacy across Ohio. Through our partnership with Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library to put more books in the hands of Ohio’s children, we are working to ensure that every student (0-5) enters kindergarten ready to succeed. With the help of the Ohio Electric Cooperative, Highland County children have the opportunity to join this program. Go to https://ohioimaginationlibrary.org/ to enroll your child today!
PaySchools Central

PaySchools Central

PaySchools Central (formerly PayForIt.net) was developed by QSP, LLC and is your portal to convenient, secure meal account management of your child's lunch account. We make it easy to apply funds to your child's account and check your account balance. No more worrying about having cash for lunch, no more lost or stolen lunch money. Convenient, easy and secure...prepaying with PaySchools Central makes your life easier.

To signup, go to PaySchools Central to access the website.

6th Grade Winter Band Concert 2020

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Christmas Theme Days 2020

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Daily Announcements

Happy Veterans Day from Bright Elementary!

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