Dragons

Welcome to a new school year! This year, we will be exploring, researching, discovering, taking risks, while having a growth mindset, but most of all we will witness the power of "YET".

Click on the link below for some great ideas for summer activities for your gifted child.

https://www.smore.com/dcby6


On May 8th, students that applied for Old Donation School's gifted dance, the assessment will be held on that day. Please make sure your child is in front of New Castle by 7:30 am. Bus 196 will be taking them to ODS, and they will be bused back to school before school is out.

If your child is in 1st grades and applied for gifted identification and ODS, results will be emailed to parents at the email address provided in the application by the end May.


First Grade gifted testing will be held on March 20th.


Parents of students in 1st grade who would like their child tested for gifted identification must complete an application on or before March 1, 2018. Click on the link to begin the process. I encourage you to view the video to assist you with the process. You must use your child's number and password to log in.

http://www.vbschools.com/curriculum/gifted/index.asp

https://giftedapplication.vbcps.com/Login.aspx?ReturnUrl=%2f

https://www.smore.com/82va7

A team of gifted resources teachers and I have created a quarterly newsletter. The purpose is to provide articles and resources for you as a parent to help your gifted child. This quarter the topic is organization. I encourage you to click on the above link and visit the website.

If your child is in grades 2nd-5th and applied for ODS, results of gifted identification will be emailed to parents at the email address provided in the application by mid March. However, ODS results will be available sometime at the end of March beginning April.

Testing for ODS will be held on February 13th.


Visit the following site. It is great for understanding the different academic paths your child can take.


Destination Graduation:

http://www.vbschools.com/compass/destinationgraduation/


If your child is in grades 2nd-4th and applied for gifted identification only, results will be emailed to parents at the email address provided in the application by the first week of February. However, if your child checked that they are applying to ODS as well as identification for gifted services, those results will be available sometime at the end of March beginning April.

Testing for gifted identification for students who have completed an application before November 13th, will be tested on December 5th.

VBCPS will be providing a Parent Conference for parents of gifted students. Click on the link below to register.


http://www.cvent.com/events/gifted-parent-conference/event-summary-4f68197016774d909121da1cf52ee394.aspx


October 23rd all first graders will be screened by the gifted testing assessment specialists.

Parents of 1st grade students, information night for gifted screening will be this upcoming Wednesday, October 18th at 5:30pm in NCES library.

Parents of students in 2nd through 4th grade who would like their child tested for gifted identification must complete an application on or before November 13th, 2017. Click on the link to begin the process. I encourage you to view the video to assist you with the process. You must use your child's number and password to log in.

http://www.vbschools.com/curriculum/gifted/index.asp

https://giftedapplication.vbcps.com/Login.aspx?ReturnUrl=%2f

September 25th all fifth graders will be screened by the gifted testing assessment specialists.

Parents of 5th grade students, information night for gifted screening will be this upcoming Tuesday, September 19th at 5:30pm in NCES library.