EXPLORE is a program for gifted learners that supports their unique development while providing opportunities for them to think, communicate, investigate, and to indepently inquire in all areas of the curriculum.
The following evaluative data is considered when inviting students to be a part of EXPLORE:
Student Academic Performance of 90% or higher
Terra Nova Achievement score of 85% or higher
ABC Educational Services Admissions Assessment score of 122 or higher
Enrolled in EXPLORE during the previous school year
The program is year-long.
Students need to bring a snack and water bottle.
Mrs. Leigh Harris, Mrs. Sharon Bond, and various other teachers.
A refund or credit will be applied if a student does not continue with EXPLORE. The refund or credit will be effective the first full month the student does not attend.
Students are expected to maintain a high standard of behavior and academic performance. If a student's grades fall below 90 or his or her behavior does not exemplify that of the highest standards, he or she will be placed on probation for one quarter.
Students do not have to make up any work missed.
Yes, field trips are scheduled throughout the year.
Students will be exploring various month long units that encompass the core academics as well as technology, teamwork skills, and problem solving.