Wednesday, August 15

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Stock Market Game – Life Skills and Higher Order Thinking

The Stock Market Game Registration is now open.   Make sure you register for a Fall or Year-Long Stock Market Game session. Need a refresher? Register for a Teacher Prep session and receive access to the Teacher Support Center and a student trading portfolio.   Upcoming Sessions Fall 2018 Sessions: 8/20-9/7 Teacher Prep Session 9/10-9/28 Teacher Prep Session   Year-Long …

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Summer Camps – Purdue University’s Gifted Education Resource Institute (GERI) in West Lafayette, Indiana 2018

  Purdue University’s Gifted Education Resource Institute (GERI) in West Lafayette, Indiana! GERI youth camps inspire high-ability youth to explore questions about STEM, computing, medicine, social sciences, languages, and fine arts. As one of the oldest camps of its kind in the country, GERI camps challenge gifted, creative, and talented youth from across the country and around the world in …

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Thanks to the Indiana Arts Commission for April 3 and 4 Seminars!

Through an Indiana Arts Commission Regional Grant, GCCS 3rd-5th-grade high ability students are being afforded a unique field trip seminar experience on Tuesday, Apr. 3, 2018 (UES, NWES, JJES) and Wednesday, Apr. 4, 2018 (BES, MES, NES, PES, RES, WES, SHES, and TJES). Students will use analysis, synthesis and creative skills to examine fictional leaders of the past through the …

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Reminder BBPC Meeting

The BBPC meeting will be held on May 24, 2018 at 3:30 at the Administration Building in the large boardroom.

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IUS Project Ahead Registration Opens Up Online on 12/18/17

IUS Project Ahead online registration opens up on 12/18/17.   The winter sessions will take place on the following Saturdays:  January 27, February 3, 10, and 17. IUS Project Ahead is now open to students performing in the top 20% of their class. For more information, contact IUS at projectahead@ius.edu or (812) 941-2168.

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NUMATS Testing Opportunities for High Ability Students

Early testing on the PSAT 8/9, SAT, or ACT is offered through Northwestern University’s Midwest Academic Talent Search (NUMATS). Practice on these tests provides students and families baseline information to build upon for when the students take these tests closer to college admission time.  Before the winter holiday, remember that registration for February test dates ends in early January.   PSAT …

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Nov. 12, 2017 Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship Deadline

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship is a once-in-a-lifetime scholarship opportunity for your high school seniors. High-achieving high school seniors from household incomes at or below $95,000 are eligible for this scholarship. Recipients are awarded up to $40,000 per year to complete their bachelor’s degree, in addition to opportunities for internships, study abroad, and graduate school funding.   Scholars receive educational advising and financial …

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Meeting for Parents of Identified High Ability Kindergarten Students 2018

Kindergarten students are universally screened for high ability in the second semester. Parents of kindergarten students who qualify as high ability will be contacted by mail regarding attending an informational workshop on the social, emotional, and intellectual needs of high ability students. This is an excellent opportunity to meet and learn with and from other parents. The meeting will run …

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BBPC Meeting 2018

The BBPC meeting will be held on May 24, 2018 at 3:30 at the Administration Building.

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