Gorzycki Middle School
Gifted and Talented Program
School Enrichment Opportunities
Self-Enrichment in School Courses
ü Elective classes
ü Project choices – choose challenging project options, come up with innovative methods of showing your knowledge in the subject, ask teachers about creative product options
ü Initiate a challenge or program in your EXCEL class
ü Start a club or student interest group
Outside of School Enrichment Possibilities
ü Google Science Fair - https://www.googlesciencefair.com/en/
ü Destination Imagination - http://www.texasdi.org/
ü Math Pentathlon - http://www.mathpentath.org/calendar/SPRING/SPRING_Texas.htm
ü Math COUNTS - http://www.tspe.org/?page=StateCompResults
ü Art competitions
o VASE https://www.taea.org/vase/
Are you great with numbers? Do you like to play chess? Do you LOVE Science? Are you a ‘history buff’? Do you excel at reading maps and charts? Are you a great listener? Do you love to write? Are you a fabulous speaker? Are you able to ‘think on your feet’?
If you answered ‘yes’ to any of these questions, then Academic UIL is the thing for YOU!
We are excited to invite you to try out for academic UIL! This year’s competition takes place March 24th and 28th at Hudson Bend and Lake Travis Middle Schools. Try-outs will begin next week during EXCEL. Please stop by the following classrooms to sign up for tryouts and get a pass for EXCEL:
• Mr. Wieners: Science—room 716
• Mr. Martin: History/Maps, Graphs, and Charts—room 805
• Ms. Zimmerman: Oral Reading—room 512
- Ms. Ransom: Dictionary Skills-- Room 705
Please stop by and sign up! UIL is a great way to have fun and represent your school!