Promise Tomorrow Initiative

See the Promise Tomorrow page for information on this opportunity for academic enrichment and students collaboration.

 

Upcoming Parent Meetings

Highly Capable Learners Parent Advisory (HCL PA)

Three meetings will be scheduled for the HCL Parent Advisory for the 2020-21 school year.  These meetings are opportunities for parents of students identified highly capable to meet to learn together, share resources, and to discuss various topics related to highly capable students’ supports, funding for services, and topics brought up by the group for discussion. Meetings are open to all, please come join in the learning, sharing and connection. No RSVP needed, just come and join in!  The agenda and zoom link for each meeting will be posted the week before.   Dates and times for the remaining meetings will be discussed at the Dec 16 meeting.  If you cannot attend and have ideas for this topic please email your input to Cindy Thompson.

 

2020-21 Highly Capable Learners Parent Advisory Meetings

December 16, 2020  11:00 AM – 12:30 PM via Zoom

Agenda & Notes, Attachment A, Attachment B

Wednesday, Feb. 17 from 6 – 7:30 p.m. via Zoom

Agenda & Zoom Link 

https://bellinghamschools.zoom.us/j/81227718455

Wednesday, April 21 or April 28 from 11- 12:30 p.m.  

Agenda & Notes

Past Events

American Math Competition – AMC 10/12

What is the AMC 10/12?  The AMC 10 and AMC 12 are the nation’s leading mathematics competition for high schoolers and are designed to cultivate the mathematical capabilities of the next generation of problem solvers. In 2020, approximately 140,000 students worldwide participated in the AMC 10 and AMC 12.

 

AMC 10 or AMC 12? The AMC 10 is for students in 10th grade and below and covers the high school curriculum up to 10th grade. Students in grade 10 or below and under 17.5 years of age on the day of the contest can take the AMC 10. The AMC 12 covers the entire high school curriculum including trigonometry, advanced algebra, and advanced geometry, but excluding calculus. Students in grade 12 or below and under 19.5 years of age on the day of the contest can take the AMC 12. 

 

The AMC 10/12 too place online on February 10, 2021, we had 18 students participate.  

 

Parent Night, Nov. 17, 2020

To request a recording of this event please contact Cindy.Thompson@bellinghamschools.org

Guest speaker Austina De Bonte will present on understanding and supporting the social and emotional needs of your highly capable learner.  Ms. De Bonte is an advocate for parents and educators of highly capable students and has a wealth of knowledge on this topic.  This flyer has more information about her and the workshop.

 

Guest Speaker Austina De Bonte
Understanding and Attending to the Social & Emotional Needs of Your Highly Capable Learner
6 – 8 p.m., Nov. 17, 2020
Online, via Zoom: https://bellinghamschools.zoom.us/j/87665811124
No preregistration needed.

 

Guest speaker Austina De Bonte will present on understanding and supporting the social and emotional needs of your highly capable learner.  Ms. De Bonte is an advocate for parents and educators of highly capable students and has a wealth of knowledge on this topic.  This flyer has more information about her and the workshop.

 

2019-2020 Highly Capable Learners Parent Advisory (HCL PA)

For the 2019-20 school year we had a learning focus that will thread through the  parent advisory meetings around the social and emotional learning needs of students, especially targeted toward the needs of gifted students.  This included the topics of anxiety, self-management, relationship skills, and other related topics identified by the group at the November meeting.  Meetings, minutes and presentations can be found on the Highly Capable Learners Parent Advisory webpage or linked here.

Tuesday, November 26, 2019, 9:45 – 11:00 AM at the District Office

Tuesday, January 7, 2020, 9:45 – 11:00 AM at the District Office

Tuesday, March 17, 2020, Cancelled due to COVID-19 closure

Tuesday, May 19, 2020, 9:45 – 11:00 AM, cancelled

 

 

Trina Hall
Executive Director of Teaching and Learning

Keith Schacht
Director of Teaching and Learning, Student Services

Jennifer Lawrence
Teacher on Special Assignment

Angie Ritchey
Executive Administrative Assistant
360-319-8863

Cindy Thompson
Administrative Assistant
360-676-6470 ext. 4447