Gifted & Talented

GT nomination forms are available at anytime.  If you are interested in nominating a student for Gifted and Talented services.  Please see Traci Rucker for a form.

December High School GT monthly meeting will be on Thursday, December 8, 2017.  This month meeting will be about ACT testing.  

7th & 8th Grade Stem projects
7th & 8th Grade Stem projects
7th & 8th Grade Stem projects
7th & 8th Grade STEM projects
DAR essay research 5th grade
DAR research 5th grade
DAR reseach 5th grade
DAR Research 5th Grade


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It is that time again for us to write our DAR essay!

Students have been working hard on it in class. 

It is due on December 12, 2017

Directions for DAR


Governors School presentation

Thank you to Mr. Tim Purkiss from Arkansas Governor’s School for coming to present to our GT students during the November monthly meeting.  We so enjoyed your visit.




Scripps Spelling Bee

Our students will be competing in the 2018 Scripps Spelling Bee again this year.  I will do an individual grade spelling bee for 3rd-6th grade.  The top winners of each grade will be allowed to enter the 8th grade and under School wide Spelling Bee  The students were given spelling words last week,  I will do their spelling bee the week after Thanksgiving.  If they choose to be in the school wide Spelling Bee, it will be in January.

Third Grade Spelling List

Fourth Grade List

Fifth Grade List

Sixth Grade List

Seventh Grade List

Eighth Grade List

Full List of 2017-2018 Spelling Words

4th Grade Scripps GT Classroom Spelling Bee Winners

1st place- Ella Irvin

2nd place- Tavan Toliver

3rd place- Blair Ratcliff

4th graders





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 Reading Fair & Book Wars

All GT students will compete in the 2017-2018 SWAEC Reading Fair.  We will have an school wide competion first.  This will take place the week of January 15-19, 2018 and then the winners will be sent to the SWAEC at Hope to compete in the Reading fair there. It will be on January 23 for 1st-5th graders and January 24 for 6th -12th graders. 


Students will also be competing in the Book Wars at the SWAEC.  They were given a a book list last month.  They will need to read all these books in order to compete.  This is kind of like Quiz Bowl.  They will have to buzz in to answer questions about different books. They will compete against other towns in our co-op