the 2016-17 school year will be accepted November 28 - December 16, 2016.
An informational meeting for parents considering nominating their students for
the GT Program will be held on Tuesday, November 29, 2016 from 6:00 - 6:30 pm
at the Pine Tree Community Center. Parents must complete the Nomination
Form and return it to their child's campus office no later than Friday,
December 16, 2016. For any questions, please contact your child's campus
office or Debbie Terry at (903) 295-5000.
Definition: Gifted and Talented Students
Gifted and Talented students are
those who perform at or show the potential for performing at a remarkably high
level of accomplishment when compared to others of the same age, experience, or
environment and who exhibit high performance capability in an intellectual,
creative, or artistic area, possess an usual capacity for leadership, and/or
excel in a specific academic field. Gifted and Talented students are also
defined as those who excel in their ability to think, reason, judge, invent, or
create to the degree that they need special facilities and/or educational
services in order that they may have the opportunity to achieve their potential
while making increased meaningful contributions to society.
Texas State Plan
The State Plan provides
requirements for and guidance to districts as they meet the unique needs of the
gifted/talented population in Texas.
Texas Alliance for Minorities in
Since 1976, TAME has worked
to encourage the participation of women and minorities in STEM (science,
technology, engineering & math) careers through innovative, hands-on
science programming for K-12 students across Texas. Their strong network of
K-12 educators, institutes of higher education, and industry partners helps
them share ideas and concerns and to deliver targeted, relevant, and
cutting-edge programming. TAME offers age-specific programs to spark and
support student interest in STEM; professional development and curriculum ideas
for teachers; and locally relevant events to educate families and communities
about opportunities in STEM. Please click on the link to learn more.
Every child has a genius - that
combination of passion and unique strengths in which they absolutely
thrive. It's Thrively's mission to uncover that genius in everyone!
PTISD GT students are given opportunities to explore their genius through
Thrively.com in their homogenously grouped ELAR classes. Teachers use
this site to see how to make learning relevant to their students and students
are able to learn more about what they are passionate about in the
process. Parents can also connect to Thrively.com to access local
opportunities for their student to experience real events related to their
interests. Please click on the Thrively link to learn more.
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Pine Tree Junior High School
Physical Address: 2100 NW Loop 281 Longview, TX 75604
Mailing Address: P O Box 5878 Longview, TX 75608
Campus Telephone Number: (903) 295-5081
Fax Number: (903) 295-5082
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