Tuesday, August 23, 2016

1st Grade Target - 8/23/16

The first grade Target students enjoyed working in collaborative groups to complete the Tennis Ball Tower Engineering Challenge!







Thursday, August 18, 2016

2nd Grade Target

Ms. Nixon's 2nd graders collaborated to "Save Fred" (a gummy worm from drowning) during an Engineering Design Challenge! 

5th Grade Target

Ms. Nixon's 5th graders working to solve Olympic math brainteasers!

 

5th Grade Target

Ms. Nixon's 5th graders working to solve Olympic math brainteasers!

 

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

1st Grade Target - 8/9/16

These first grade Target students are the sweetest and cutest in town:

This group rocked our "Turn the Page" team building activity:























The students were excited to beat Mrs. Vanderkooi in a competitive round of Human Tic-Tac-Toe:


Monday, August 8, 2016

4th Grade Target - Broken Squares

Ms. Nixon's 4th grade Target students enjoyed completing the "Broken Squares" challenge to build their group dynamics. 



Thursday, August 4, 2016

Target Open Houses - August 18th & 23rd

We are very excited about starting Target classes with our students next week! For parents to learn more about our program, curriculum, and teachers, the gifted education specialists will be having Open Houses for parents of students currently in our Target program.
* The Target Open House at our K-1 campus will be in Mrs. Vanderkooi's room (#17) on August 23rd from 7:30 - 8:15AM.
* The Target Open  House at our 2-5 campus will be in the media center on August 18th from 5:00 - 5:45PM.

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Gifted Eligibility Meeting - August 25th at 6:00 PM

The gifted education specialists will be holding an eligibility meeting on Thursday, August 25th at 6:00 PM in the media center at the 2-5 campus. This meeting is for parents of students in grade levels 1-5 who would like to learn more about gifted eligibility requirements for students who have not yet qualified for Target and may be testing this fall. We will also address procedures for parent referrals for gifted eligibility. This meeting is not meant for parents of current Target students. If you are unable to attend the meeting, we encourage you to view this presentation: http://www.cobbk12.org/centraloffice/academics/teachinglearning/assessment/advancedlearning/GiftedEligibilityMovie_8_4_15.mp4 and read these frequently asked questions: http://www.cobbk12.org/centraloffice/academics/teachinglearning/assessment/advancedlearning/FAQ-%20Gifted%20Eligibility.pdf.