Gifted and Talented

                                                                       2014 -2015
                                                            Plans for a Great Year!                             
   We have some fun activities planned this year!  Barbara Lawson will hold a drama workshop in March. She is always fun.  Lynn Coyners will be here again for our Art students. She has some great projects planned. Chris Neil will host a workshop on weather for all  Gt students this fall. The Drama students will make a trip to Buffalo Gap to see the Drama department present their play in December.
     Our Music teacher, Mrs. Edwards, has afterschool classes for our Music students. Don't miss this great opportunity!  She also has a field trip planned for our music students. 
       Invitations have been sent for our Governor's School outreach field trips.  We will be attending these field trips on October 29 and March 10.                        
           Auditions will soon be held for our Craigsville Honor's Choir. Good luck on your audition!                 

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                               Feel free to contact me anytime.


                              Gifted News:


    This year, all second graders will take the Naglieri Nonverbal Ability Test screening assessment. Students with advanced scores will be considered for a gifted referral.

   The search for and identification of gifted students is an on-going process. All candidates are created through a referral process. Referrals can be made by school personnel, parents, peers, or self -referral.

  Our teachers provide advanced learners ongoing opportunities to investigate, research, and work independently through advanced study. Areas of giftedness identified in Augusta County are: mathematics, science, English, art, music, and theater.


Basic Philosophy
Augusta County Schools is committed to acceleration of the curriculum and enrichment activities within the school day and after school hours with programs that support continuous progressDefinition of Gifted/Talented
Gifted students come from all socio-economic levels and all ethnic groups.  Their abilities are very diverse.  Generally, they display abilities and potential for outstanding accomplishments and need differentiated educational programs to nurture and develop these abilities and potential.
and developmentally appropriate learning.

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