Advanced Learner Newsletter
While our team was sad to see our coordinator, Amanda Jamae, leave us, do know that our staff is working together to continue to meet the needs of our Advanced Learners. Know that Mary Donagan has stepped in to fill the high school role at this time. As always, you are welcome to reach out to us with questions at any time. Below, you will find some articles and links that we hope you find helpful!
Advanced Learner Staff
Melissa Pfohl, Director of Teaching and Learning, PfohlM@mcfsd.org
Jess Karls, Instructional Services Assistant and Parent Advocacy Chair, KarlsJ@mcfsd.org
Carol Greig, Advanced Learner Resource Teacher at CEPS, GreigC@mcfsd.org
Lisa Sheil, Advanced Learner Resource Teacher at WIS, SheilL@mcfsd.org
Mary Donagan, Advanced Learner Resource Teacher at IMMS and MHS, DonaganM@mcfsd.org
Northwestern University Midwest Academic Talent Search (NUMATS)
Otherwise known as "NUMATS"! Click on this link to access the Family Guide.
Click on this link to see the dates and fees for NUMATS ... see the blue column on the right.
Looking for Gift Ideas?
24 Game: a fast-paced game of math calculation, we offer tournament competition in grades four through 8
- Third Grade: Single Digit Deck
- Fourth Grade: Double Digit Deck
- Fifth Grade: Variable Deck
- Sixth Grade: Integer Deck
- Seventh Grade: Fractions and Decimals
- Eighth Grade: Exponents and Algebra
Strategy board games and card games are excellent thinking challenges! Ones to consider: Set, Stratego, Rummikub, Apples to Apples, Sequence, Pit, Carcassonne, Ticket to Ride, Catan, Qwirkle, Ubongo, Imagine, Prime Climb
Consider checking out Mindware ... one of our best resources for our students ... see button below for a link to their Award Winner selections!