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

Save the date for SAGE's 4th annual mini-conference! GCISD Professional Development and Education Center (PDEC)5800 Colleyville Blvd., Colleyville, TX Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019 5:30 p.m. Check In & Networking6:00 p.m. Main Session7:00 p.m. Breakout Sessions8:30 p.m. End Learn about options and opportunities during a gifted child's journey through school. Main Session Keynote: 6pm Developing Talent … 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

July 24: Summer Movie “2e” – Parents, Teachers, Community – 3hr GT Update

Parents, Teachers, and the Community are invited to better understand Twice-Exceptionality during a free summer screening of "2e: The Movie" — hosted by the GCISD Department of Advanced Academics at the GCISD Professional Development and Education Center (PDEC) on July 24 from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. For GCISD educators needing a GT update, this is … Continue reading July 24: Summer Movie “2e” – Parents, Teachers, Community – 3hr GT Update

May 29: ASPIRE High School Social & Meet the Teachers

Fall 2019 ASPIRE 9th & 10th graders and their families are invited to a social! May 29, 2019 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Cross Timbers Middle School SAC This is will be an opportunity for our current 8th grade and 9th grade students to meet their ASPIRE teachers for the fall. We realize exams will be … Continue reading May 29: ASPIRE High School Social & Meet the Teachers

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

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

Jan. 30 SAGE Meeting: GCISD Counseling & Advanced Academics: Choosing GT & AP high school classes

Choosing GT & AP high school classes Get advice from your high school counselors about gifted & advanced course selection, grade weighting, & Arena Scheduling Wednesday, January 30, 2019 PDEC, 5800 Colleyville Blvd 5:30 Brown Bag Social 6:00-7:00 Presentation & Q&A Have questions? Get answers: Click here to see the post-event Q&A document Featuring: Counselors … Continue reading Jan. 30 SAGE Meeting: GCISD Counseling & Advanced Academics: Choosing GT & AP high school classes