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    BGHS Gifted Services

    Details:

    IB Honors and Gifted Cohort - "School within a School" Model

    • Students in 9th and 10th grade are grouped together in Honors ELA, History, Science, and Foreign Language courses
    • School Gifted Specialist/IB MYP Coordinator meets one-on-one with students to ensure unique academic and social/emotional needs are met
    • School Gifted Counselor and Gifted Specialist/IB MYP Coordinator provide students with an individualized pathway based on needs and interests

    Unique Courses and Opportunities at BGHS

    • Gifted STEM Club
    • Marketing, Software and Application Development, and Business Management
    • Psychology
    • Social & Cultural Anthropology
    • Theatre, Music, Art, Dance
    • Culinary Arts
    • Theory of Knowledge (TOK)

    Social Emotional Supports

    • Designated Gifted Specialist and Gifted Counselor who work with students all four years
    • Gold Days – Small group support throughout the year

    Other Unique Features

    • International Baccalaureate World School #01131
    • Sophomore Projects, Senior Institute, Take a Bite Out of High School – Middle School Program
    • Home of
      • Deer Valley Online Learning Program – Online teachers are here at BGHS and work with students in the remodeled flexible learning space in our library
      • DV Pathways (DVUSD Night School)
      • Avenue 27 (DVUSD CTE Culinary Arts Restaurant) 

     

    Qualifying Scores:

    Have a gifted identification score at the 80th percentile or higher on an Arizona State approved test in the areas of Verbal, Quantitative, and/or Nonverbal

    The next gifted testing on campus will be on Thursday, October 14, 2021. Students must submit a permission slip prior to testing. Contact Ali Murray (ali.murray@dvusd.org) for more information!

     

    Campus Contacts

    Ali.Murray@dvusd.org 

     Gifted Specialist and IB MYP Coordinator

     

    Bridget.Romero@dvusd.org 

    Gifted Counselor and IB Coordinator

      

    Eric.Comer@dvusd.org

     Assistant Principal of Curriculum

     

    For more information on our program, visit us at Future Freshman Night on November 4, 2021.