2018 GT or ASPIRE Pre-AP/AP classes for High School in GCISD

For students and families interested in GCISD's high school offerings for GT or ASPIRE Pre-AP/AP classes, click here to view the presentation from the Director of Advanced Academics. Highlights: If you are a GT student taking traditional challenging high school classes, you have a choice between Pre-AP/AP or GT Pre-AP/AP. Top 5 things to expect … Continue reading 2018 GT or ASPIRE Pre-AP/AP classes for High School in GCISD

GT Educator of the Month: Melanie Gable

We asked SAGE members to nominate an educator who's going above and beyond for gifted students. Our SAGE GT Educator of the Month is Melanie Gable, GT Specialist at Cannon Elementary. The person who nominated her wrote: "My child comes home excited about what’s she’s done in GT that day. She looks forward to the days she gets to … Continue reading GT Educator of the Month: Melanie Gable

Feb. 21 – Dr. Suzanne Newell at SAGE Brown Bag

You are invited to SAGE's Brown Bag Lunch & Learn with special guest Dr. Suzanne Newell, Executive Director of Learning for Grapevine-Colleyville ISD. Bring a lunch and arrive early and network with other GT parents. Feel free to enjoy your lunch during the presentation. Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018 GCISD Administration Building, 3051 Ira E. Woods … Continue reading Feb. 21 – Dr. Suzanne Newell at SAGE Brown Bag

ASPIRE High School Plan

The inaugural year of ASPIRE High School begins in the fall of 2018. Click here to view the informative presentation given to parents last week from Director of Advanced Academics Becky Manning. Learn about campus, UIL status, classroom arrangement, pathways and endorsements, scheduling, courses, teachers, acceleration, AP exams, AP Capstone, enrichment, post-high school challenge, NCAA … Continue reading ASPIRE High School Plan

SAGE 2018 Senior Scholarship

Children of SAGE members (SAGE level and above) who are graduating seniors this year are invited to apply for the SAGE Senior Scholarship. ​Please make sure your family has joined SAGE before you apply. Click here for previous winners. All applications must be received no later than 11:59:59 PM on Monday, March 5, 2018 to be eligible for consideration. The judging committee is … Continue reading SAGE 2018 Senior Scholarship

VIDEO Feb. 17 Escape the Bus – A digital, mobile escape room experience for students, parents, and teachers

Keynote Video: Ready to escape? The bus will be parked at the Southlake Carroll ISD Administration Building, 2400 N Carroll Ave, Southlake, TX 76092. Can't miss it! Click here to register for Escape the Bus!! ​Special offer for Educators: Scroll to the bottom of this page! Schedule:   Above is an example of the Bus … Continue reading VIDEO Feb. 17 Escape the Bus – A digital, mobile escape room experience for students, parents, and teachers

GT Educator of the Month: Travis Sampson

We asked SAGE members to nominate an educator who's going above and beyond for gifted students. Our SAGE GT Educator of the Month is Travis Sampson, music teacher at Bear Creek Elementary and founder of the GCISD District String Orchestra. The person who nominated him wrote: "Mr. Sampson's GCISD District Orchestra, now in its 5th … Continue reading GT Educator of the Month: Travis Sampson

Dec. 19: Colleyville Middle’s “Dessert and Discussion” about GT Issues

Colleyville Middle School SAGE Campus Representatives Beth Kobes and Sweta Reddy will host a "Dessert and Discussion Night" on December 19, featuring four GT high school parents — combined they have four National Merit Scholar winners — as they share their journey on how they helped their children make the choices in middle school and … Continue reading Dec. 19: Colleyville Middle’s “Dessert and Discussion” about GT Issues

GT Educator of the Month: Gina Ballweg

Our SAGE GT Educator of the Month for November is Gina Ballweg, 3rd grade humanities teacher at Heritage Elementary. The person who nominated her wrote: "Mrs. Ballweg is a teacher that goes beyond the word extraordinary. Everyday she engages her students, she pulls them into whatever they are studying and challenges them to think beyond … Continue reading GT Educator of the Month: Gina Ballweg