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Gifted Eagle Mountain Saginaw Students

GEMSS is a non-profit organization of parents and professionals who are concerned with supporting and creating expanding opportunities for the education of gifted and talented students of all ages and their families. GEMSS is a Kindergarten through 12th-grade district-wide advocacy group for the gifted and talented students of Eagle Mountain-Saginaw ISD. We support and encourage the development of such programs, both within the public schools and as extra-curricular activities utilizing community and individual resources.

Join GEMSS

  • Free educational programs and events for you and your family. 

  • Casual social gatherings to chat with other G/T parents. 

  • Opportunities to meet and ask questions with EMS ISD administrators responsible for G/T, PACE and advanced academics.

  • Stay informed! Receive updates on G/T programs. 

  • Show your support for G/T education at EMS ISD!

Upcoming Events

 

April 20th, 10:00am

Virtual Coffee Chat

This is a come and go event, a casual chat

with other GT parents,

feel free to drop in and out

depending on your schedule!

Join us on Google Meet!

NEW date for the online GT Parent Conference from the Baylor Center for Gifted Education and Talent Development:

THIS Saturday, April 17

Tip of the Month

One of the biggest keys to success in college has shown to be the ability to study. Something we as parents can teach our children in their school age years, before they are out on their own attempting to navigate both college and adulthood.  

 

First and foremost: Create a distraction free place in their room or somewhere in the house that is quiet and without disruption. 

 

Work with them on learning when to take a break, foods that can help keep them from crashing (i.e. blueberries instead of that poptart they've been eyeing in the cabinet), and for the older grade levels a planner can be helpful to keep their assignments and thoughts organized. 

 

Having a dedicated time of study during the day would help them to learn on their own how valuable it is to allot time for certain activities and to prepare ahead of time.

 

Knowing how to study can make or break success in their college career!