Runoff Election is June 4-12 and June 16: 2018 Board of Trustees

It's time to vote early in the runoff for GCISD Board of Trustees! Research each candidate, contact them directly if you have questions — then vote! ​​ Early Voting Vote early nearby* at Colleyville City Hall or Grapevine REC. Monday, June 4 to Friday, June 8 @ 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Saturday, June 9 … Continue reading Runoff Election is June 4-12 and June 16: 2018 Board of Trustees

Spring 2018 SAGE Educator Grants

SAGE awarded a grant to Ronda Bennett, GT Specialist for Timberline Elementary, for the purchase of Envision real-world independent, interdisciplinary projects designed especially for gifted students from Mind Vine Press. SAGE purchased the Iowa Acceleration Scale Manual for GCISD to use district-wide. The Iowa Acceleration Scale (IAS) is a tool designed to guide educators in … Continue reading Spring 2018 SAGE Educator Grants

Reception to honor outgoing Advanced Academics Director Becky Manning & to welcome new Director Julie Leslie

You are invited to a reception honoring our outgoing Advanced Academics Director, Mrs. Becky Manning, who is retiring at the end of this school year. Also, we will welcome our incoming Advanced Academics Director, Mrs. Julie Leslie. Join us on Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 11:30 AM - 1 PM in the GCISD Administration Building, … Continue reading Reception to honor outgoing Advanced Academics Director Becky Manning & to welcome new Director Julie Leslie

April 24: SAGE to participate in ‘Learning Differences’ Event

SAGE is pleased to be invited to present a breakout session about gifted learning differences during the "Learning Differences" event hosted by Bransford Elementary PTA on April 24. The SAGE breakout session will cover how gifted students learn differently, and talk about the difference between a high-achiever and a gifted learner. Our presenter will be … Continue reading April 24: SAGE to participate in ‘Learning Differences’ Event

Julie Martin Leslie announced as new Advanced Academics Director

The new Advanced Academics Director was announced tonight by the GCISD Board of Trustees. The Board approved Julie Martin Leslie, who was previously Coordinator of the Gifted & Talented Program for Frisco ISD and has worked 21+ years in public education as a teacher and administrator. Becky Manning, the current Director of Advanced Academics for … Continue reading Julie Martin Leslie announced as new Advanced Academics Director

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

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