Successful people don't have fewer problems. They have determined that nothing will stop them from going forward." ~Dr. Ben Carson


Kelly Belew is the gifted and talented coordinator and teacher for the Manila School District.

email: belewk@manilaschools.org

phone #: 870-561-4815

Announcements

May 2020: We are formally seeking/accepting referrals for rising 4th graders. (We accept nomination at anytime and at any grade level.) Anyone wishing to refer a student should begin by reviewing the Manila Public School's Gifted and Talented Identification Procedures. You can find these procedures by going to the "More" tab and "Program Handbook." Please contact Mrs. Belew to make a referral.

November 20th: Elementary Quiz Bowl Tournament

May 8-May 15, 2019: Advanced Placement Exams

Schedule for 11th and 12th grade AP students:

Wednesday, May 8-AP English Lit/Comp

Thursday, May 9- AP Chemistry

Friday, May 10-AP World History

Tuesday, May 14-AP Calculus

Wednesday, May 15-AP English Lang/Comp

*Students MUST take the AP exam for each Advanced Placement class in which they are enrolled to receive the weighted credit per school policy.

*Students must report to the Manila Community Center by 8:10 am on the dates of their exams. They should not bring cell phones into the testing room and must stay until all students are finished testing.

March 27, 2019: Chess Tournament at Crowley's Ridge Education Cooperative

February 2019: We are formally seeking/accepting referrals for rising 4th graders. (We accept nomination at anytime and at any grade level.) Anyone wishing to refer a student should begin by reviewing the Manila Public School's Gifted and Talented Identification Procedures. You can find these procedures by going to the "More" tab and "Program Handbook." Please contact Mrs. Belew to make a referral.

November 28, 2018: Elementary Quiz Bowl Tournament in Jonesboro.

October 15: The Annual GT Report is available on the last page of this site for anyone interested in the results of our program summary.

January 4, 2018: All students enrolled in Advanced Placement classes MUST take the AP exam for each class in which they are enrolled per school policy.

November 15, 2017: Elementary Quiz Bowl Tournament in Jonesboro.

*The Annual GT Report is available on the last page of this site for anyone interested in the results of our program summary.

October 19, 2017: Elementary Quiz Bowl Tryouts will be the week of October 23rd. The Elementary Quiz Bowl will be Wednesday, November 15th.

October 10, 2017: We have a new Google Classroom for 7th-12th grade GT students. Email Mrs. Belew if you did not receive an invitation to join.

May 2, 2017: We are now taking referrals for the gifted and talented program for the fall semester. Anyone wishing to submit referrals should begin by reviewing the Manila Public School's Gifted and Talented Identification Procedures. Please contact Mrs. Belew to obtain a copy of the procedures and to make referrals.