October News

GT at Donald

Duke TIP

Letters went home this week if your child qualified for the DUKE program. The following is from their website.

The Duke University Talent Identification Program (Duke TIP) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to serving academically gifted and talented youth. As a world leader in gifted and talented education, Duke TIP works with students, their families, and educators to identify, recognize, challenge, engage, and help students reach their highest potential.

For more information https://tip.duke.edu/

GT Projects

We are finishing our 9 week projects in class. Our target date to present our projects will be Oct. 20-22.

4th grade is working on projects that deal with adversity during WWII.

5th grade is working on making a book about themselves. 5th grade is also working on making informational videos for the Donald Donation Drive. We picked an 80's movie theme. Be on the lookout for more videos.

Genius Hour


We have great topics to work on for our genius hour. Some examples:

How has chocolate changed America? What is the effect of asthma on childhood?

How can I make new flavors of ice cream? How can the white tiger be saved?

What is the effect natural disasters has on the environment?