Learning Experiences for Academic Discoveries

Classes Resume Thursday, January 25th

Thank you for your patience with testing!

5th Grade Parents and Middle School Options

If you would like to talk about middle school course selection, I am happy to visit with you in person or over the phone. Below are some upcoming middle school dates that are important to your 5th Grader.

GCISD Personalized Programs Expo (STEM, ASPIRE ACADEMY, DUAL LANGUAGE) -- Thursday, February 8th, 5:00-7:00 pm at Cross Timbers Middle School (2301 Pool Rd.)

STEM and DUAL LANGUAGE DATES -- February 9th -- March 9th -- online application for both will be open during this window.

Online STEM and DUAL Language lottery conducted -- March 29th

Middle School Family Night -- February 20th at 6pm (go to the middle school that your home address feeds into) This will be a meeting for 5th Graders and Parents to learn more about your middle school and see Fine Arts performances.

CMS and CTMS Counselors visit -- Thursday, March 1st at 10:15am Course selection sheets go home with students.

Course Selection sheets due to Ms. Whisman March 7th or earlier.

Tuesday, March 20th...students will enter their course selections in Skyward with Ms. Whisman.

1st - 4th Grade Testing for GT LEAD or Aspire Academy


WHO: Parents Grades 1st-4th of students who are not in GT LEAD or for Parents of GT LEAD students who are interested in the ASPIRE ACADEMY

WHAT: Gifted and Talented Identification

Parent Informational Meeting

WHERE: Professional Development and Education Center (PDEC) Panther Den

5800 Colleyville Blvd., Colleyville 76034

WHEN: Thursday, February 1st at 6:00 pm

WHY: To learn about gifted and talented referral, testing, identification, and program services for students in Grades 1-4. If your child is already in GT LEAD and you are NOT interested in the ASPIRE ACADEMY, then you do not need to attend this meeting.

Information from the meeting will be posted on the

Advanced Academics website for those unable to attend.

Referral for GT testing or for Aspire Academy testing can be completed between Friday, February 2, 2018 through Friday, February 16, 2018. Hard copies will be in the front office by Ms. Gene and Ms. Betty OR you can complete it online by clicking on this link.


Math Telescoping Test Dates for the 2017-18 school year are:

Spring: Saturday, April 21st (registration deadline is March 8, 2018.

Summer: Wednesday, June 20, 2018 (registration deadline May 23, 2018.

Please click on this link below to the GCISD Math Telescoping website for more information: