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IMPORTANT

DATES

2016-17

*Nov. 18, 2016 - OUR Elementary Chess Tourney

*Dec. 13, 2016 - OUR 5th and 6th Grade Quiz Bowl

*Jan. 5, 2017 - OUR 3rd and 4th Grade Quiz Bowl

*Feb. 3 and 4, 2017 - Junior High Quiz Bowl Regionals

*Feb. 20, 2017 - Junior High Quiz Bowl Finals

*March 10/11, 2017 - Senior High Quiz Bowl Regionals in Harrison

*March 14, 2017 - OUR Invention Convention

*April 1, 2017 - Senior High Quiz Bowl

*April 22, 2017 Senior High Quiz

*May 1-12, 2017 - AP Exams

Program Handbook

Parents & Teachers

FORMS: Click here 

Parent Referral Form

Teacher Referral Form

Identification Process

CONTACT INFORMATION

Ms. Donna Magness,

GT Specialist/Coordinator

dmagness@

hps.k12.ar.us

870-741-7600 ext. 7023

Mrs. Erin Lieblong,

GT Teacher/AP Coordinator

elieblong@hps.k12.ar.us

Unlocking Doors

 to Endless Opportunities

                   Our Philosophy

The philosophy of the program for gifted and talented students in Harrison School District is that each student has the right to attain to the fullest of his or her potential in any or all areas in which he or she shows aptitude.  Talented and gifted students shall be afforded the opportunity to associate with both age and intellectual peers. The program shall provide opportunities for the development of higher levels of creative and critical thinking, reasoning, self-directed investigation, and effective awareness.  

This program shall be an integral part of the total curriculum.

                   OUR GOALS

*To provide a learning environment conducive to divergent thinking, production, and the development of reasoning abilities

*To provide a learning environment which encourages original thoughts, ideas, and solutions to problems

*To provide necessary tools and skill development for self-directed investigation

*To provide opportunities for social, emotional, and personal development

*To encourage interaction with age and intellectual peers

*To develop high levels of oral and written expression

* To provide counseling services as an integral part of the program

*To encourage total faculty and staff involvement in the program

*To encourage adequate curriculum development to meet intellectual needs