FRHS Gifted and Talented


Lunch and Learn

Join us for our GT "Lunch and Learn" presentation series.  "Lunch and Learn" is an opportunity for GT students to access programming that extends beyond the traditional offerings at FRHS.  They will take place over lunch, and pizza will be provided!  

Think you might be interested?  Take a look at our “Lunch and Learn” topics for this semester and sign up if you find one that looks good.  Space is limited, so register soon to reserve your spot.  You will receive a reminder email the  afternoon before that will include details regarding location.   

Lunch and Learn Sessions for the 2023-2024 school year have begun! Take a look at this semester's offering.    

Peace Corps and Living Abroad (Presented by Ms. Plank)

Friday, February 23, 2024:  Sign up HERE

Ms. Plank will present on her experience as a Peace Corps Volunteer in the Federated States of Micronesia.  She'll discuss what the Peace Corps is and her participation as a community volunteer who experienced intense cultural immersion.  If you are interested in living abroad or being part of an international volunteer organization, this will be of interest to you. 

Science Undergrad and Grad Experience (Presented by Ms. Smyser)  

Thursday, March 28, 2024:  Sign up HERE 

Are you interested in pursuing a degree in Science?  Ms. Smyser will share what she learned through her own experiences navigating the world of college level science programs. She will discuss suggestions on what questions to ask at college visits, the importance of undergrad research experience, and the differences between small liberal arts programs and large R1 universities.  This session will help you prepare for your own college planning journey.  

The Science of Harry Potter 2.0  (Presented by Ms. Vigil)

Friday, April 12:  Sign up HERE

Ms. Vigil is back by popular demand for her second installment of the real world science behind the potions of Harry Potter.  This session will provide new potion demonstrations and is appropriate for new or returning students.    

History and Philosophy of Yoga (Presented by Ms. Rude)      

Friday, May 3, 2024:  Sign up HERE

Yoga is more than just the physical poses called asanas. In fact, people following a yogic lifestyle incorporate meditation, mindfulness, breathing, and even acts of service. Join us to learn a snapshot of the history and philosophy behind the ancient practice, and to try a breathing technique and poses too.  The perfect session to prepare your mind for the end-of-year testing season!

The Benefits of an Internship or Apprenticeship While in High School

Ms. Rigby and Ms. Fries

The Science of Harry Potter 1.0