This year, seven new early childhood assistants are joining the Bright School classrooms. In the youngest grades, assistants help classroom teachers and provide more one-on-one assistance for each student in the small classes.
In junior pre-kindergarten, the new assistants are Chasity Robinson and Kayla Greco. Ms. Greco worked as a counselor in Bright Days this summer.
In pre-kindergarten, Jasmine Mathews joins teacher Katie Shirley. Ms. Mathews also was a Bright Days counselor. Patrick Honan returns as assistant for teacher Emily Hon. He was hired during last year, has been an afternoon program worker and was a Bright Days counselor this summer.
Jana Evans's new assistant in kindergarten is Abbie Cook. Amy Hutcherson, parent of first grader Braden, is Bill Greene's assistant, and Leisl Slaughter's assistant is Kortney Gordon, also a Bright Days counselor this summer.