• Essay Contest

    Posted by Deborah Morali on 10/8/2019

    Invest Write Essay

    Word Count 400-900

     

    Prizes

    Prizes

     

    Prompt

    Prompt

     

     

    Scoring

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  • PP2 Links

    Posted by Deborah Morali on 10/7/2019
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  • October 2019

    Posted by Deborah Morali on 9/27/2019

     

    CHESS TOURNAMENT

     

    Stock Market Game

    Teams will continue to monitor their portfolios

     

    Scenario Writing

    Competitive writers will continue to write their draft

    Peer Edits and Revisions

     

    Practice Problem 1 - International Travel

    Results will be in early October. 

    Review and Reteach

     

    Practice Problem 2 - Proverty

    Competitive students will complete Steps 1-6

    See the msfpspi website for details, deadlines, and research links

     

    October 23-25 - Shark Camp

    See the link to Sea Camp on my page for packing details, payment details, and trip agenda

     

    Non-competitive students

    Problem-solving alternatives: coding, Rube G simple machine, puzzles

     

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  • September 2019

    Posted by Deborah Morali on 9/4/2019

    Students will complete the GCRL mural research and art project.

    Students will begin Scenario Writing on one of the four FPSPI topics. Topic information can be found at fpspi.org

    Students will study the 6-step problem-solving model and complete Steps 1-3 for PP1 - International Travel

    Students will begin the CmPS project - research 20th Century History. Compile interview questions. Conduct interviews.

     

    FPS Team Rosters

     

    GIPS Team 1

    Savannah

    Peyton

    Randi

    Emmi

    Bentleigh

    Libby

     

    GIPS Team 2

    Dylan

    Awulu

    Lili

    Trevor

    Emma S

     

    GIPS Team 3

    Ava

    Ashley

    Cade

    Anna Grace

    John Christopher

     

    GIPS Team 4

    Sebastian

    Olivia

    Audrey

    Gabby

    Jude

    Emma B

     

    GIPS Team 5

    Noah

    Jackson

    Brayden M

    Will

    Thorne

     

     

     

     

     

     

    GIPS Team 6

    Wade

    Tucker

    McLendon

    Myla

    Ashlyn

    Cooper G

     

    Scenario Writing

    Peyton

    Savannah

    Ava

    Emma S

    Olivia

    Preethika

    Gabby

    Wen

    Cooper C

    Paige

     

    Visual Arts

    Ava

    Emma

    Olivia

    Gabby

    Jackson

    Cameron

    Ashlyn

    Cade

    Chloe

    JC

    Ashley

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    CmPS

    Peyton

    Sarah

    Mia Morgan

    Savannah

    Ava

    McLendon

    Myla

    Olivia

    Randi

    Lili

    Emma

    Trevor

    Bentleigh

    Awulu

    Ashlyn

    Cooper C

    Emmie

    Cooper G

     

    GIPS Individual

    Preethika

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  • August 2019

    Posted by Deborah Morali on 8/28/2019

    Week 1 - Learning Style Inventory

                  PA Forms

                   Ethics Discussions

    Week 2 - Gulf Coast Research Project - Build a Biome

    Week 3 - Walter Anderson Research Project - Be an artist

    Week 4 - Map Skills - Problem solving 

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  • Summer Camps

    Posted by Deborah Morali on 4/25/2019

     

    Leadership Ages 6-11

     

    SPATY Ages 7-11

     

    Summer Gifted Grades 4-8

     

     

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  • Summer Programs

    Posted by Deborah Morali on 4/25/2019

    Student Programs at The Frances A. Karnes Center for Gifted Studies

    Leadership Studies Program, grades 6 – 11 June 3 – 8, 2018

    Day Program for Young Gifted Students grades Pre-K-3 June 18-22, 2018

    Summer Gifted Studies Program, grades 4 – 8 June 24 – June 29, 2018

    Summer Program for Academically Talented Youth grades 7 – 11 July 8 – 27, 2018

    For more information contact:

    The Frances A. Karnes Center for Gifted Studies 118 College Drive #5123, Hattiesburg, MS 39406-0001 Phone: (601) 266-5236
    E-mail: giftedstudies@usm.edu

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  • April 25-May 24

    Posted by Deborah Morali on 4/25/2019

    4-25 Encore Performance - regular B Day for those not attending

                 Finish Ceiling Tiles

                 Finish College and Career Posters

                 Ethics Discussions

                 Debates

    4-26-Band Trip 7th and 8th - A-Day

                 Finish Ceiling Tiles

                 Finish College and Career Posters

                 Ethics Discussions

                 Debates

    4-30-B DAY ELA Part I state test

    5-1-A DAY ELA Part II state test, Student /Faculty basketball at 3 p.m...

    5-2 B DAY PTO Lunch

                 Finish Ceiling Tiles

                 Finish College and Career Posters

                 Ethics Discussions

                 Debates

    5-7 A DAY Math State test

    5-8-B DAY Braves Game

    5-14 A DAY Choir Concert

                 Finish Ceiling Tiles

                 Finish College and Career Posters

                 Ethics Discussions

                 Debates

    5-15-B Day: 8th grade Science State Test

    5-16-A DAY 6th Awards Day 9 a.m.., 7th grade Awards Day 2 p.m..

                 Finish Ceiling Tiles

                 Finish College and Career Posters

                 Ethics Discussions

                 Debates

    5-17-B DAY 8th Awards Day 9 a.m.., then 8th grade fun day @ Reservoir 

    May 20 - Testing - don't come if you are exempt

    May 21 - Testing - don't come if you are exempt

    May 22 - Testing - don't come if you are exempt

    May 23 - Last day for students - Complete all make-up tests

    May 24 - Last day for teachers

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  • March 25-29, 2019

    Posted by Deborah Morali on 3/25/2019

    Choose 1

     

    1. NGPF.org Case Studies and Interactive

    *for students wishing to compete in the Econ and Fin Lit challenges

    2. Graphic Art Book - create a comic book - see example in the classroom

    *for students who like to draw and write - creativity

    3. Creative Writing - compose poems, short stories, essays, chapter books

    *for students who enjoy writing

    4. Game Star or Scratch - create a game or program

    *for students who enjoy logic

    5. Ceiling Tile Art - select either a school theme or a PA theme and design your own art on a ceiling tile

    *for students who enjoy creativity exercises

    6. Cardboard Construction - make a plan and construct it using cardboard

    *for students who enjoy hands-on

    7. Chess - not every day, but this is an option

    8. Robotics, Science Olympiad, Future Problem Solving - use class time to prepare for these National and International competitions

    *for students who qualify to advance to the next level

    9.Career Exploration use this website to complete the workbook packet in Career Studies

    *for all PA students - due at the end of the nine weeks - this will be your big grade this nine weeks.

    10. March Madness Basketball bracket - research the teams and complete the bracket - must provide evidence of research and justification for your choices in the bracket

    *for students who enjoy research and independent learning 

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  • March 18-22, 2019

    Posted by Deborah Morali on 3/7/2019

    The final round of the Economics Challenge and the Personal Finance Challenge is here NOW!

    The Challenges apply the excitement of an athletic competition to academic excellence and encourages students to apply their economics and personal finance knowledge and work in teams.

    Mississippi middle and high school teachers have the opportunity to hold a preliminary first round of the Challenge in your classroom ONLINE.

    All teachers and students throughout the state are able to participate regardless of travel or budgetary constraints. There are no registration fees and no team limits so this makes a great class activity. The tests are open through March 22, 2019.

    timeline

     

    Upcoming events:
     
    March 4-22, 2019
    Online Economics and Personal Finance Challenge Testing window open
     
     
     
    April 12, 2019
    Spring 2019 SMG Trading Ends
     
    April 16, 2019
    State Economics Challenge; Hosted by Northwest Rankin High School
     
    April 23, 2019
    State Personal Finance Challenge; Hosted by Germantown High School
     
     
     
     
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