Gifted and Talented Academy



    From its foundation in 1997 as part of a district-wide initiative to meet the needs and interests of the students, the Gifted and Talented Academy is one of five academies offered at the high school level. The Gifted and Talented Academy is dedicated to providing a rigorous, innovative, meaningful academic environment to challenge the intellectual and creative abilities of gifted and talented students. Students will be provided with a broad spectrum of opportunities to extend and enrich the classroom curriculum through guest speakers, theater, summer programming, and fieldtrips during the school year to enliven the classroom experience. Students will be prepared to face challenges and make choices that will meet the complexities of today’s world, support a lifelong commitment to learning and encourage them to make use of their potential.


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    Annual Gifted & Talented Academy Preview Day

    Mar. 13, 2019
    8:00 AM - 2:30 PM
    Annual Gifted & Talented Academy "Preview Day" for Eighth grade students who have been accepted into next fall's freshman Academy class.
    Parents please be sure to RSVP by Friday, 03/08 to Lisa Smith at 847-888-5100, ext.8195 or
    Parents are responsible for transportation both to and from EHS (at 8 am and 2:30 pm respectively). Students need to bring their own lunches.
    Drop off at Visitors Entrance Door#3 at 8am
    Pick-up promptly at 2:30pm at Door#1 to avoid traffic congestion in the parking lot