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Gifted Matters – February 2016

February 5, 2016

Welcome to the February 2016 edition of Gifted Matters, the newsletter for CGA members.  Each edition features articles for parents, teachers and the CISD community at large.

We are into the second semester of the school year already. Hope you are enjoying your February. We have some fun events planned for you.

Family Event:  Laughs Guaranteed with Kidprov!

KidprovMonday, February 22, 2016

6:30PM – 8:00 PM

An interactive show for parents and students, aged kindergarten and up

Cost: Free/Members and $5/Nonmembers

Coppell Middle School North – Cafeteria

Registration is required for all CGA members and non-members. Click here for more information on the event and to register.

Student Enrichment: Ideas Worth Spreading

Have a student in 6th-8th grade interested in developing their public speaking skills?  Check out this Student Enrichment opportunity!

Ideas Worth Spreading

Presented by: Elisa Farrell

March 4th (4 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.)

March 5th (9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.; parent presentations beginning at 2:00 p.m.)

Coppell Middle School North

$50.00 for CGA Members

Pre-Registration is Required

Click here for the details on this exciting  event.


Comprehensive Solutions for Complex Global Problems

Calling all students (and their parents) in grades 6th-12th!

Join us for this presentation on creating effective solutions in a global environment.

Monday, February 29, 2016

Coppell High School – Lecture Hall

6:30 p.m.

Free for CGA members; $5 for non-members

Click here for details on the speaker and the event

Summer MOSAIC 2016 – Member Registration Openmosaic-logo

Coppell Gifted Association is excited to be planning our ninth summer of local enrichment courses as a service to students with proceeds to be used for educator training in gifted instruction.  MOSAIC Classes are for students who will be entering 4th-8th grade in the fall of 2016.

Registration for MOSAIC 2016 will open for CGA members on February 1st.  The “members only” period of registration will be until February 22nd; and registration will open for non-members on February 23rd.  To qualify as a member for the “members only” registration period, you must have joined CGA on or before January 31, 2016.

For more information on the dates, Courses offered and registration, go to the Summer Mosaic 2016 page.

 CGA Library

Did you know that CGA has a library? We have a collection of books on academic enrichment, parenting, advocacy, and meeting the needs of the gifted. We also have the acclaimed 2 Million Minutes series on DVD. Sound interesting?

Browse our selection by selecting the “Members Only” tab above and click on “Library.” Here is the direct link to our library. Please contact for the membership password to browse the “Members only” section.

Remember: Books and DVDs are only available for our members — just another reason to join CGA!

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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