This Week in HES GT LEAD

Week of Sept.19-23rd

Class Schedule

1st Grade – Mondays & Tuesdays

2nd Grade – Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays

3rd Grade – Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays

4th Grade – Tuesdays, Wednesdays, & Fridays

5th Grade – Tuesdays, Wednesdays, & Fridays

GT LEAD Curriculum Night

Thursday, Sep. 22nd, 6:30pm

4500 Heritage Avenue

Grapevine, TX

You can RSVP, but you do not have to!

RSVPs are enabled for this event.


I am HUGE on communication! There are many way to contact me.

  1. FreshGrade app: Up to the minute updates, pictures, and “digital portfolio”.

  2. Email:

  3. Phone (Google Voice): 817.601.5616. This connects to my cell so it can send and receive text messages.

  4. Remind 101: You will get all the codes to sign up at curriculum night as well as printed instructions once classes start.

  5. Website: Keep up to date via the website. I will keep it updated with all the wonderful things that we having going on in GT LEAD.

  6. Twitter: @connellgt is the class Twitter handle.

So What Are We Doing This Week?

1st Graders

- How will I contribute to group success?

- S's select & read books. Write poems.

2nd Graders

- Puzzabilities

- Fast Thoughts

- Introduce Perplexers

- Introduce Draw Start

3rd Graders

- Interest Inventory

- Choice for career research

- Perplexors

4th Graders

- Logic Number Puzzles

- Finish digital creation and Present

- Complete Goal Setting Forced Draw Start

5th Graders

- Team Builder: Break the Ice

- Complete Goal Setting Photo Wall Project

- “There’s and App for That!” Intellectual Traits Project

- Google Classroom Post