GEAR Informational Speaker, Oct 25
OAGC Parent Day, October 15, 2017
October 15, 2:30-6pm, Hilton Easton, Columbus, OH
Keynote presenter Dr. James T. Webb will speak about Social Emotional needs of gifted children and about gifted parent burnout. In addition, several breakout sessions will be available. Registration is $5.
Book Worms Blast Off to the Moon, September 29, 2017
On Friday, September 29, the GEAR Book Worms met at the Drake Planetarium for a presentation about the phases of the moon, followed by a Lego Lab designed around this fall's book Midnight on the Moon (Magic Treehouse #8) by Mary Pope Osborne! We also learned how to identify several constellations and tried our hand at building Lego moon buggies. What a fun field trip!
Coffee and Conversation , April 20, 2017
Karen Naber, the Assistant Superintendent for Sycamore Schools met with parents to explain the K-12 big picture of how the district views a child's journey through Sycamore.
Yoga and Mindfulness for Kids
Students learned yoga techniques to help them cope with stress.
Parent Book Talk, February 15, 2017
Parents of Sycamore students met to discuss the book, “How to Raise an Adult”, by Julie Lythcott-Haims, on Feb 15 at 7pm in the High School Hub.
Student-to-Student Forum, January 17, 2017
Fifteen High-Flying Aviator Seniors shared their experiences and wisdom with an eager audience of younger students and their parents at the Student-to-Student Forum sponsored by GEAR on January 17. This annual event gives prospective high-schoolers the chance to ask questions and hear first hand invaluable insight on what to expect during their high school years.