Brighton High School

(303) 655-4200

270 S 8th Ave
Brighton, CO 80601

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Letter to my 17-year old self

October 8, 2019: Special Section

The Brightonian asked several Brighton teachers to write letters to their younger selves to relfect on where they were and where they are now. Click below to read what they said.


Ted Halbert: November 8, 2019 - Breaking it Down with the Brightonian
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November 2, 2019

The Senior boy who raises the most money for Freedom Service Dogs of America will be crowned the winner on Wednesday, November 6 at 7pm in the BHS Auditorium. 

The contestants are:

Carson Charles, Paul Fichter, Luis Gallegos, Yarib Hernandez, Tony Sianis, Max Weber, and...

October 31, 2019

Many students in the 27J school district have come across a virtual petition arguing that there should be no classes the day after Halloween. Although the petition is said to have started off as a joke, over 14,300 students have signed the petition as of October 29th....

October 23, 2019

12 Must Have Habits

          High school is a hard time for almost everyone. Whether it’s having trouble fitting in, managing time well, or even finishing all the homework that is toppled onto our plates, it can be very challenging....

October 23, 2019

Like many senior boys at Brighton High School, Juristic Collins III is part of the varsity football team. He has been working hard towards his dream of get a full ride playing football in college since youth ball, and won’t let anything hold him back.

It got real for h...

Dear seventeen year old me,

Looking back at all of the years the first and most important thing that I can say is that you will find happiness, contentment, and a fulfilling life.  You will make a difference and you matter.

The journey will be hard, but the path you take...

Dear 17 year old me,

First things first - as I look back at you/me at 17 it is clear that I wouldn’t change a thing. I am a strong and confident man who is respected and successful and I have a wonderful family and an excellent quality of life. I love and am loved. I am...

Dear Pat,

The advice I would give to you is to keep doing what you are doing by keeping your faith with Christ always put Him first! Also staying active in your three sports, football, wrestling, and baseball, that will keep you out of trouble while keeping your grades...

Querida Gema a los diecisiete años,

Te escribo esta carta ahora que soy adulto, para decirte lo orgullosa que me siento de ti, sabiendo lo difícil que fue pasar por esta etapa, y cómo puede ser fácil, cuando  te sientes despreciada por tus compañeros de escuela porque e...

Dear Kat,

You are 17, starting your senior year, and you think you are ready for the world. In a lot of ways you are, but I don’t think anything can prepare you for the life that you are about to live. Life will not go as you planned, because, let’s face it, you have ha...

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