GT Educators of the Month: Melanie Gable & Lori Kirkhuff

Cheers to a team effort!  Melanie Gable and Lori Kirkhuff are honored as the first combined SAGE GT Team Educators of the Month! Melanie Gable, GT Specialist, Cannon Elementary Lori Kirkhuff, GT Specialist, Bransford Elementary Lori Kirkhuff and Melanie Gable organized the first LIVE conference. LIVE stands for Leadership Innovation Voice Enrichment. The 250 GT 5th graders participated in activities like … Continue reading GT Educators of the Month: Melanie Gable & Lori Kirkhuff

SAGE’s 2019 Senior Scholarship awarded to Ruth Schlenker

Grapevine-Colleyville Supporting and Advocating for Gifted Education (SAGE) is pleased to announce the 2019 recipient of the SAGE Senior Scholarship for $1,000. Ruth Schlenker of Grapevine, class of 2019 of Grapevine High School, will receive $1,000 from SAGE as she enrolls in Brown University with a concentration on Social Analysis and Research, and she plans … Continue reading SAGE’s 2019 Senior Scholarship awarded to Ruth Schlenker

2019-2020 SAGE General Meeting and Officer Elections

We are ready to celebrate the close of another great school year and anticipate a wonderful year ahead! The SAGE Nominating Committee has prepared a slate of nominees for 2019-2020 SAGE officers, which will be announced on Monday, May 13, at 6:30 p.m., at our monthly Campus Representative Meeting, which we will open to the … Continue reading 2019-2020 SAGE General Meeting and Officer Elections

SAGE kids speak at the State Capitol on behalf of Texas’ gifted kids

In front of the Texas Senate Education Committee at the Capitol in Austin, two of SAGE's gifted students spoke about the importance of gifted education. Amelia Phoenix, 9, and Katie Warren, 13, of Grapevine Colleyville ISD testified April 25th, 2019, making the case to include the G/T allotment in House Bill 3. In response, Chairman … Continue reading SAGE kids speak at the State Capitol on behalf of Texas’ gifted kids

Java with Julie- Colleyville Elementary

Julie Leslie, Director of Advanced Academics, will visit Colleyville Elementary on Thursday, May 9 at 8:00 am. She will meet parents and educators; present information about GCISD's gifted & talented and advanced academics programs; and answer questions. Coffee will be provided by SAGE.

SAGE/GCISD Dept. of Advanced Academics Movie Night

Featured Film: 2e: The Movie * A free viewing and discussion Thursday, May 2, 6:00 - 8:00 pm PDEC, 3800 Colleyville Blvd. in Mustang Room GCISD is offering teachers a 2 hour credit toward their annual GT Update.  Contact Gypsy Mishoe for more information. *2E, or twice exceptional, students are gifted plus have a learning … Continue reading SAGE/GCISD Dept. of Advanced Academics Movie Night

Apply by May 10: GT Educator Grants

Click to apply now through May 10 for a GT Educator Grant! Apply for funds to attend a conference or training, or to purchase classroom materials. Ideas for conferences: TAGT's Gifted+Equity Conference June 18-20, San Antonio SENG Annual Conference July 19-21, Houston Recipients will be announced mid-May.

LIVE19 GT Student Conference

Under the leadership of GCISD's GT Specialists Lori Kirkhuff and Melanie Gable, the outstanding creativity and collaboration of educators across GCISD was showcased at the first GCISD LIVE19 Conference. The event was hosted by GCISD on April 23 at the Panther Activity Center next to Colleyville Heritage High School. The acronym LIVE stands for Leadership, Innovation, Voice, and Enrichment — all … Continue reading LIVE19 GT Student Conference