Gifted and Talented Topics and Issues

Forensics is up and going for Grades 6-8. Students are busy writing their pieces, practicing their skits and perfecting their speeches for parent night, which is Tuesday, Dec. 20th at 6:30 in the Middle School library. Students are excited to participate in their first “festival” on Feb. 7th.

Math 24 practice has begun in classrooms and at lunch in grades 4-6. Students are challenged to find ways to make the 4 numbers on the card equal 24 by adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing.

The CWYWC (Central Wisconsin Young Writers Contest) is underway. Students in grades 3-5 are encouraged to write a poem, story, personal narrative, or persuasive piece. Each grade level has specific criteria. For more information, contact classroom teachers. Due date for entries is Jan. 20 to classroom teachers.

Family Day at UW Madison

Family Day at UW Madison

Date: Saturday, November 19th, 2016
Grades: 2nd-4th grade students and their families

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Deadline: November 10th, 2016
Cost: $30 per family

Things to do in the summer to help with college admission.


50 Summer Activities for High School Students   click here: CollegeWise

ACT/SAT tips for summer- Click Here


Click here for ideas for summer math enrichment for younger students.

Click here to fine 10 ways to build math skills this summer.

Click here for Middle School math activities.

Click here for a list of great books for middle school students: 

Blog post from: Pernille Ripp

Parents – How to Help Your Child Love Reading Over the Summer

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There is still time to sign up for UW Baraboo’s Middle School University!! The deadline isn’t until June 1.

Students will be grouped by age as they rotate through the science classes.

Current GT 5th graders  are encouraged to participate in this program as well as 6, 7, 8 th graders.

The lab spaces have been improved and the students will get a chance to do labs with 4 different college instructors!!!

Click here for more information