Brighton Middle School
7785 Highway 51 South
Brighton, TN 38011
Office: 901-840-9450 ~ Fax: 901-840-9475
School Day Hours:
Monday - Friday 7:40 a.m. - 2:40 p.m.
School Office Hours:
Monday - Friday 7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 

Brighton Middle School Mission Statement

The mission of Brighton Middle School is to provide a safe and secure environment while promoting an education that challenges students to become productive citizens.

Tipton County Schools Mission Statement

The mission of the Tipton County School System, the leading catalyst for educational excellence, is to guide and inspire students to become model citizens who pursue postsecondary education and thrive in the global job market by engaging each student in challenging experiences led by quality educators in a safe and nurturing environment.

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                                                                   Latest BMS News

Christmas Cutie Volleyball Camp

posted Dec 6, 2019, 6:56 AM by Ainslie Garrett   [ updated Dec 6, 2019, 6:56 AM ]

November Students of the Month

posted Dec 5, 2019, 11:06 AM by Ainslie Garrett   [ updated Dec 5, 2019, 11:07 AM ]

BMS Teacher of the Year 2019-2020

posted Nov 14, 2019, 11:41 AM by Ainslie Garrett   [ updated Nov 14, 2019, 11:42 AM ]

Excited to announce that Ashley Reed was selected as the 2019-2020 Teacher of the Year for Brighton Middle School!  Congratulations, Ashley Reed.

October Students of The Month

posted Nov 13, 2019, 7:47 AM by Ainslie Garrett   [ updated Nov 13, 2019, 7:47 AM ]

Parent University

posted Nov 4, 2019, 10:41 AM by Ainslie Garrett   [ updated Nov 4, 2019, 10:48 AM ]

   Parent University   

Saturday, November 16, 2019

Registration 8:45 a.m.   ~   Sessions 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Snacks!  Door Prizes!

Registration Form

Parent Name _____________________________________________________________

Student(s) Name __________________________________________________________

Phone # _____________________________   Cell Phone # ________________________

Email Address ____________________________________________________________

Please note that The Digital Age is the only topic that will be presented at 9:00.  If you do not wish to attend that one, the others start at 10:00.  Please place a check mark next to your TWO other choices for the 10:00 and 11:00 sessions.  (You will not be able to attend everything.)

_____   The Digital Age: Screen Addiction and Mental Health – Lindsey Blevins, LPC-MHSP from Lakeside Behavioral Health System and School Social Worker Annie Harden discuss the scientific research regarding excessive screen time on healthy brain development.

_____   Let’s Get Physical – Health teacher Dylan Brown speaks about the importance of physical health and demonstrates EASY and FUN ways to physically interact with children.

_____   How to Hang on While Riding the Adolescence Roller Coaster – Professional Care Services personnel will discuss how to handle the emotional ups and downs, anxiety, and depression of teens and tweens.

_____   The Case for CASE (Testing) – Have you ever wondered what the Case 21 test is that your child takes three times a year?  Social Studies teacher Christy Dye-Maclin explains the test and how the results are used in ELA and Social Studies.

_____   ACEs (Adverse Childhood Experiences) – Annie Harden discusses how to help children who have been exposed to traumatic events such as divorce, abuse, alcoholism, incarceration, and/or death of a parent.


Brighton High School students, under the supervision of BMS teachers, will provide free childcare for children aged 5-11 at no cost while their parents attend the Parent University.  If you will need childcare, please complete the section below.

Name of Child


Current School (if applicable)















Please complete this form and return it to your child’s homeroom teacher by Friday, November 8, 2019. 


Boys Soccer Conditioning

posted Nov 4, 2019, 10:19 AM by Ainslie Garrett   [ updated Nov 4, 2019, 10:19 AM ]

Boys Soccer Conditioning will start Monday, November 4 after school til 5:00 p.m. for anyone interested in playing.  Meet in Coach Brown's room during 3rd dismissal Monday.


posted Nov 4, 2019, 10:15 AM by Ainslie Garrett   [ updated Nov 4, 2019, 10:16 AM ]

The Make-A-Wish Money War will start this Monday!  Our goal is $5,000 in one week to grant a wish for a child with a life-threatening illness. 
Monday:  Pennies For Popcorn
Tuesday:  Nickels for Nachos
Wednesday:  Dimes For Donuts
Thursday:  Quarters for Candy
Friday:  Paper (Cash and Checks) for Pizza

Costume Day

posted Oct 25, 2019, 6:38 AM by Ainslie Garrett   [ updated Oct 25, 2019, 6:38 AM ]

Costume Day                     

October 31st

 Brighton Middle School basketball teams will be sponsoring a costume day fundraiser.  Students will be allowed to wear a costume to school   for $3.00. 

  Guidelines for all costumes:                                                                     

-Costume must be in good taste (Clown costumes Will NOT Be Allowed)

-mild face painting is allowed

-wigs are allowed as part of costume

-sunglasses are allowed as part of costume

-no cross-dressing

-costumes must be in compliance with the school dress code

-any other article that may be disruptive to the classroom is not allowed.

 Students who do not abide by the costume guidelines will be sent to the office to call home. If you are uncertain about a costume, it is best not to wear it to school. TEACHERS PLEASE ANNOUNCE THIS TO YOUR HOMEROOM STUDENTS OVER THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS TO REMIND THEM.



BMS 4H Club

posted Oct 18, 2019, 10:48 AM by Ainslie Garrett   [ updated Oct 18, 2019, 10:48 AM ]

Scholastic Book Fair

posted Oct 16, 2019, 7:22 AM by Ainslie Garrett   [ updated Oct 16, 2019, 7:23 AM ]

Scholastic Book Fair will be October 21 through October 29.  Book Fair will be open BOTH Parent/Teacher Conference Nights.  Please HELP support the BMS Library!

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