Gifted

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Hamilton City School District Gifted Department

General Information

Please read and select the links below to find out more information about services provided for “gifted” students.

Gifted Identification Information

The Hamilton City School District Gifted Program holds fall and spring gifted identification screenings for all referred students.  The next screening period will occur during the week of February 27 – March 3, 2017.   Teachers and parents are encouraged to refer students using the Gifted Identification Form. If you would like to refer your child for gifted identification testing, please select the link below, fill out both pages of the form and return it to the Gifted Coordinator by mail, email, or through your child’s teacher.

Referral Form Deadline for Spring Identification: February 17, 2017

 Gifted Testing Information

If you would like to read more about the gifted identification testing procedures, please select one of the links below. Direct all inquiries to the Gifted Coordinator.

Gifted Identification Testing Information

Information on Gifted Identification in Visual and Performing Arts

Spring Identification Testing Window: February 27 – March 3, 2017

HCSD Camp Invention 2017

Hamilton City School will be hosting two Camp Invention Sessions at Highland Elementary School in June 2017.  The first session takes place from June 5 – 15, and the second session will be held from June 19 – 29.  Both sessions will run Monday – Thursday from 8:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m. and bus transportation is available.  The camp is FREE district service for identified gifted students and teacher/principal recommended high-performing students entering grades 4-6 for the 2017-2018 school year.  Camp Invention Applications with Emergency Medical Cards will be accepted until May 8 or until both camps are full.  Camper slots will be filled on a first come, first served basis, and all applications will be time stamped as they are received at the HCSD Board of Education.  Please click on the links below to find out more about this year’s Camp Invention Summer Camps:

For more information, please contact Corbin Moore at [email protected] and Tammy Winkler at [email protected] or call 513-887-5000.

After School Enrichment

The after school enrichment program is designed to provide curriculum enrichment for gifted students in grades 5 and 6.  The goal of the enrichment program is to provide academic extensions and opportunities to gifted children through hands-on learning, guided inquiry, and critical and creative thinking.  This program provides a hands-on, technology based, inquiry –centered approach to topics such as geography, mapping skills, restaurant design, Rube Goldberg machine development, the science of roller coasters, invention development, and much, much more! The enrichment program is conducted one day a week after school beginning October 17, 2016 and running through May 10, 2017.   Questions regarding the program should be directed to the gifted coordinator.

Parent Resources

HCSD Teacher Resources

Gifted Coordinator Contact Information

Corbin Moore

533 Dayton St.

Hamilton OH. 45011

(513) 887-5000 Ext. 4428

[email protected]