Sept. 27: SAGE Evening Program featuring Julie Leslie with “Slaying the Giants Within”

Our first SAGE program of the fall is FREE. Parents, Educators, and Students are invited. Older gifted students may benefit from hearing the strategies first-hand. We'd suggest 5th grade and above, depending on the student. We are happy to announce that Julie Leslie, GCISD's Director of Advanced Academics, will be our SAGE speaker on Thursday, … Continue reading Sept. 27: SAGE Evening Program featuring Julie Leslie with “Slaying the Giants Within”

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

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