June 26, 2023 Dear families with Gifted and Talented students in GCISD, As the advocacy organization for GT families, students and teachers in GCISD, we’re updating you on time-sensitive district changes that directly impact you. In this email, we’ve summarized three items, and then offered more details for you to keep reading. Our ultimate purpose … Continue reading Momentum and Roadblocks for GCISD GT and ASPIRE in 2023: A Message from SAGE to our Community
Dr. Taliaferro, center, with the Hamilton Family For several years now, SAGE honors the memory Sherry Hamilton by recognizing a GT Educator with a $500 Award. The 2023 recipient of the Sherry Hamilton Memorial Award goes to Dr. Cheryl Taliaferro, ASPIRE Academy District Liaison. This title of course does not fully explain the depth of … Continue reading Congratulations to Dr. Cheryl Taliaferro: 2023 Sherry Hamilton Educator of the Year!
ASPIRE families and teachers are invited to the annual ASPIRE Family Social hosted by SAGE's ASPIRE Class Representatives! This year will feature a catered meal and a professional quizmaster for a trivia game! Prizes will be awarded by the quizmaster to the 3 teams winning the most points, and for best team spirit. Form a … Continue reading ASPIRE Family Social — Saturday, April 29th 2023
Don't miss this annual SAGE Event! It’s especially important for families of gifted & talented students in GCISD to recognize that our school board has sole oversight of our GT LEAD, ASPIRE, Advanced Academics, and accelerated math telescoping programs. School districts do not receive adequate designated state funding or any federal funding for gifted & … Continue reading GCSAGE “Conversations with the Candidates for GCISD School Board — April 11, 2023
February's Educator of the Month goes to Dr. Wynette Griffin, Principal for Glenhope Elementary. "This year, she has provided amazing support and tremendous leadership while her campus has experienced difficult events. Thank you for being a light to the students and staff at Glenhope." Every month we work to recognize a member of our GT educator community. … Continue reading Congratulations Dr. Griffin, Feb Educator of the Month
The January 2023 Educator of the Month goes to Nate Dunn. As the Cross Timbers MS Engineering & Robotics teacher, and the CTMS FLL Robotics coach, Mr. Dunn works with a lot of the ASPIRE Academy students at CTMS. We are grateful for his commitment to exploring math and science, and making it fun every … Continue reading Nate Dunn for January Educator of the Month
Date: THURSDAY, JANUARY 26, 2023 Time: 5:30 PM Location: Parr Park, unless an alternative indoor location is secured Every year we try to give our families a chance to meet each other. Kids can have some fun playing and making new friends, while parents talk.
Mr. Murray teaches Advanced Physics at Grapevine High School and is our Educator of the Month for November 2022. Mr. Murray teaches an advanced Physics class at GHS. Mr. Murray makes physics exciting, to the point where my kiddo is nearly skipping to the car at the end of each day. He communicates well with … Continue reading Mr. Stephen Murray, November Educator of the Month
SAGE honors Andy Tucker, ASPIRE 7th and 8th grade History teacher at CTMS, as the SAGE October Educator of the Month. Here's the nomination description of why Mr. Tucker is a great teacher. My son has had Mr. Tucker for the past two years. Mr. Tucker is not only a great teacher, but he goes … Continue reading SAGE Educator of the Month: October 2022
For GT Identification and Services, please find the right event below depending on the age of your child. Parents of Kindergarteners Nov 9 5:30 at the PDEC Add to your calendar via FB event link Parents of students grades 1-4 Nov 16 5:30 at the PDECAdd to your calendar via FB event link GT Identification … Continue reading Upcoming GT Identification Events