Gifted-Talented Nominations Accepted

BISD Accepts Gifted-Talented Nominations
Posted on 11/02/2017
Boerne ISD is accepting nominations of students in Kindergarten for the district’s Gifted/Talented Program.  The nomination deadline is Friday, December 1, 2017.

The G/T program serves students identified as gifted in the specific subject areas of language arts/social studies and/or math/science.  Identification criteria include test scores, student product ratings, and teacher ratings.

Students gifted in language arts have extensive vocabularies, read widely, elaborate well when speaking, and see relationships in literature.  Students gifted in the area of social studies are sensitive to social issues, ask questions that are open-ended or philosophical, and are interested in social themes and complex public issues, explanations, or theories.

Students gifted in math learn mathematical concepts and processes faster than other students, are interested in number and quantitative relationships, analyze mathematical problems, and reason effectively.   Students gifted in science are interested in scientific topics, have science hobbies or collections, and are good at exploring, questioning, and investigating.

Parents who think their child exhibits these characteristics and might be overlooked in the identification process should contact their child’s campus G/T Coordinator to nominate him/her for screening.  Contact Lisa Covington (357-4807) or Rachel Franco (357-4854) at Fair Oaks Ranch Elementary; Linda Laymon (357-4607) at Kendall Elementary; Marcie Warner (357-4007) at Curington Elementary; Elizabeth Stroman (357-4407) at Cibolo Creek Elementary; or Jennifer Howell (357-4207) at Fabra Elementary.
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