Gifted and Talented

Program Philosophy

All gifted and academically ambitious students are entitled to an equitable learning environment where they can be challenged beyond the foundations already created in classroom settings.  

Hollie Stephenson coordinates gifted and talented programming for the school district and is happy to answer any questions related to gifted education.  You may reach her by calling 225-1000 ext. 8943/8121 or via email:

Odyssey of the Mind

2018-2018 problems will be available in August. 

Congratulations to the GMS team who will be moving on to the world finals on May 23-26 at the University of Iowa.

External LinkOdyssey - Offers general information about Odyssey, a synopsis of this year's problems and information about world finals.

External LinkMichigan Odyssey - Michigan Odyssey information can be found at this website.

Parent Information

Greetings to Parents.  This page includes links for parents and information that you may find helpful.  

External LinkHoagies Gifted Educatio - This is a great website with many interesting links to information of interest to both students and parents.

External LinkNational Association for Gifted Children - They have a great magazine for parents called: Parenting for High Poetential.

External LinkThe Power (and Peril) of Praise - You may be surprised to learn that praise can sometimes have negative effects. This is an interesting article with lots of food for thought.


Hollie Stephenson

Gifted and Talented Coordinator
Immersion Coordinator