Candidate Forum: 2020 Board of Trustees

SAGE will be hosting our annual Candidate Forum featuring the candidates for GCISD Board of Trustees. The questions in this forum will focus solely on gifted and advanced academics topics. Event To Be Rescheduled Original Date April 14, 2020 <- Cancelled due to school closures Stacy Furniture ~ Grapevinein the Community Room - take the … Continue reading Candidate Forum: 2020 Board of Trustees

POSTPONED: SAGE + GCISD Presentation of ASPIRE External Review

Due to GCISD'S cancellation of all extracurricular activities and school events from March 16-27, this SAGE event will be postponed. “The ASPIRE Academy is arguably the best gifted and talented program in Texas.” — External Reviewer Attend the in-depth presentation from the external reviewer, Dr. Todd Kettler on AT A DATE TO BE DETERMINED, at … Continue reading POSTPONED: SAGE + GCISD Presentation of ASPIRE External Review

Jan. 16, 2020: Choosing Gifted and Advanced Placement high school classes

Click here to view the presentation in Google Slides. Click here to view the follow-up questions answered by our counselors. (PDF) Post-Event Note: The online bit.ly Q&A on slide 15 was used during the session and is now closed. We will post answers to the questions posed during the session soon. If you have remaining … Continue reading Jan. 16, 2020: Choosing Gifted and Advanced Placement high school classes

GCISD Council of PTAs votes to establish the “Exceptional Children Committee”

The GCISD Council of PTAs established the Exceptional Children Committee with a vote during its August 2019 board meeting. The committee will make a huge difference for GCISD’s exceptional children who learn in ways that are the exception to the norm, with a learning difference of any kind, such as ADHD, Dyslexia, autism, giftedness, speech … Continue reading GCISD Council of PTAs votes to establish the “Exceptional Children Committee”

Scholar Celebrations: AP and National Merit, 2019-2020

Do you have a Scholar Celebration to share? Let us know at communications@gc-sage.org Advanced Placement Achievements 11 GCISD students earn AP Capstone Diploma 1 student earns AP Seminar and Research Certificate The AP Capstone Diploma program allows students to develop critical thinking, research, and presentation skills, both individually and as a team. Students conduct academic … Continue reading Scholar Celebrations: AP and National Merit, 2019-2020

Nov. 14, 2019: SAGE Gifted Pathways — Navigating Your Gifted Child from Kindergarten to College

SAGE Gifted Pathways is our fourth annual local mini-conference where you can learn about options and opportunities during a gifted child's journey through school. Our stellar keynote and breakout sessions are designed for: parents of students of any age; for educators; and for students in 5th-12th grades — bring your student! Pre-register Now: SAGE Members: FREE … Continue reading Nov. 14, 2019: SAGE Gifted Pathways — Navigating Your Gifted Child from Kindergarten to College

GT Educator Grant Recipients, August 2019

Our SAGE Board has awarded the following GT Educator Grants for August 2019! A grant toward registration and/or travel expenses — awarded to Dr. Cheryl Taliaferro, ASPIRE Liaison; Kameron Jones-Balsley, ASPIRE 6th Humanities; and Gypsy Mishoe, Advanced Academics Liaison — to present a session and to attend the National Association for Gifted Children 2019 Conference … Continue reading GT Educator Grant Recipients, August 2019

Sept. 17: Argument-Driven Inquiry (ADI) instructional model demonstration

Download the presentation!Download Learn more about the Argument-Driven Inquiry (ADI) instructional model that is used in Grapevine-Colleyville ISD science classes. You will hear from Mr. Tony Zahn, GCISD Director of Science and Instructional Technology. You will participate in an actual ADI instruction so you can better understand how the science classes are taught to your … Continue reading Sept. 17: Argument-Driven Inquiry (ADI) instructional model demonstration

Sept. 12: SAGE Coffee Chat – Partnership for Your Gifted Student’s Success

GCISD-GCSAGE-Teacher-Partnership-Sept.-2019Download View the Presentation (PDF) You're invited to the first SAGE Coffee Chat of the school year on Sept. 12, 2019. The presentation topic is "Parent + Student + Educator = Partnership for Your Gifted Student's Success," featuring GCISD Director of Advanced Academics Julie Leslie. Location is the GCISD Admin Building.8:30 am Coffee & Social9:00-10:00 … Continue reading Sept. 12: SAGE Coffee Chat – Partnership for Your Gifted Student’s Success