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Gifted Matters – March/April 2015

March 22, 2015

Welcome to the March/April 2015 edition of Gifted Matters!  

Summer MOSAIC:  Registration is now open to everyone for our summer MOSAIC Courses, so share with your friends!  There are lots of course offerings to choose from!  For details, click here.

Speaker Event Rescheduled:  We rescheduled our celebration of Engineers Week to this Saturday, March 28th (since it was cancelled due to weather)!  Don’t miss this great opportunity to hear two different speakers.  This event is meant for those in grades 6-12th, and their parents.

Speaker Event:  Have a 5th grader heading to middle school next year?  Come hear our student plan talk about their GT middle school experiences on Wednesday, April 1st.

Student Enrichment:  CGA will be hosting an Arduino Event on May 8th & 9th.  This event is for 6-8th graders.

CGA Summer Educator Scholarship Opportunity:   The Coppell Gifted Association is offering CISD Educator Scholarships for the Summer of 2015.  The application process continues through May 15, 2015.  Don’t miss out on this great opportunity for up to $750 of your professional development in gifted education to be sponsored.  Just visit coppellgifted.org or use this link to apply: https://coppellgifted.org/educator-scholarships

Creative Writing Competition:  Congratulations to all of the passionate student writers who entered the 7th Annual CGA Creative Writing Competition! To see the competition results, click here.    Our Creative Writing Book Release Party will be held on April 9th, and we’d love to see you there to support our writers!

2015-2016 Leadership:  CGA is currently seeking people interested in serving on our board or as campus reps next school year. If you’d be willing to give some of your time to CGA, please click here.

Student Article:  Read this perspective from GT students about also being involved in athletics.

Book Talk:  Did you know CGA maintains a lending library of books and DVDs on parenting and education, especially in the area of giftedness?  To see the items that are available, please visit our members-only Library page (password is on the edge of your e-mailed copy).

We hope that you will enjoy the information included in this newsletter and find it useful. We’d love to have your feedback on how we are doing, and what you’d like to read about in the future. Email us, comment on the blog or Facebook, or contact your campus rep; we’d love to hear from you.

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