Gifted and Talented

Welcome to Greenwood’s Gifted and Talented page!

Students that are identified Gifted and Talented or in the Gifted Talent Pool in at least 1 subject area, reading, writing, and/or math, receive enrichment services to continue to challenge them in different subject areas.

Some of the gifted curriculum we use are:

  • Junior Great books…grades 1st-8th
  • William and Mary curriculums….grades 4-8
  • Jacob’s Ladder literacy enrichment program…grades 1-8
  • Math Exemplars…grades 1-8
  • STEM activities
  • Literacy and/or math projects
  • and of course…..fun brain teasers, logic puzzles, One Hour Mysteries, etc.

There are a lot of exciting things going on with the gifted students here at Greenwood! Many of our students participate in enrichment activities such as:

  • Math Olympiad
  • Shakespeare Club
  • Spelling Club and Spelling Bees
  • Destination Imagination activities
  • Service Learning Projects through the Denver Zoo and other organizations

The 3rd grade gifted and high achieving students are working in the Junior Great Books program and are enjoying the engaging stories, vocabulary and questions.

The 4th, 5th and 6th grade students will be participating in the district Spelling Bees this year and Math Olympiad!

More exciting G/T News

The Shakespeare Festival will take place this year on Friday, April 24th at the Denver Performing Arts Center downtown. More information to come! The festival is always a fun time for everyone!

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We have students returning to the  Regis University’s Summer Leadership Institute as well as new 3rd and/or 4th grade students that join the program each year. This is an academic program to challenge our gifted and high achieving students as well as teach them leadership skills. Congratulations to the students in this exciting program!

We also have students each year that are a part of the Academic Mentors program.  Each year there are students that get to work with a professional in their field of interest.  Last year, we had one student that worked with an Engineer and another student that worked with a Lawyer.  It is a great way for students to receive hands on experience in a career they may be interested in pursuing one day.

For additional information regarding Gifted and Talented visit the following link: https://studentequity.dpsk12.org/gifted-talented/