DEKALB C OUNTY SCHOOL SYSTEM Board Members Serendipity Lynn Cherry Grant, Chair Thomas E. Bowen, Vice Chair Summer Cassandra Anderson-Littlejohn Elizabeth Andrews Enrichment Sarah Copeland-Wood Jesse “Jay” Cunningham, Jr. Program Bebe Joyner Jim Redovian Zepora Roberts Curriculum and Instruction Department Superintendent Dr. Crawford Lewis Deputy Superintendent Mrs. Gloria Talley Curriculum and Instruction Department Dr. Wanda Gilliard, Associate DEKAB C OUNTY SCHOOL SYSTEM Superintendent Gifted Program Office Dr. Sonya Porchèr, Gifted 3770 North Decatur Road Coordinator Stella Skelton, Gifted Secretary Phone: 678-676-0291 Summer Fax: 678-676-0229 2008 Science Serendipity Elementary School Students Program Activities • Under the Sea (Oceanography) DeKalb County School System’s Middle School Students Department of Curriculum and Instruction Elementary and Middle School • Cell-a-bration (Cell Study) Presents SERENDIPITY Students will have an opportunity to Social Studies Serendipity is offered to all gifted identi- choose a subject such as mathemat- fied students in the DeKalb County Elementary School Students School System. The goal of the summer ics, science, social studies, reading/ program is to provide extended enrich- • Exploring Ancient Egypt English or World Language. DeKalb ment beyond the regular class schedule. County School System teachers com- Middle School Students pleting the gifted endorsement will • Breaking the DaVinci Code (Art) When: June 16, 2008-June 27, 2008 provide instruction that is designed Reading/English Time: 9:00 a.m.-12 noon for the high ability student. The Elementary School Students Where: teachers have developed units that Fernbank Elementary School address cross-curriculum learning. • Tall Tales Elementary School Students Examples of units include the follow- Middle School Students (1st-5th grade) ing: • Poetry Workshop Mathematics Fernbank Planetarium World Language Elementary School Students Middle School Students • Beginning Explorations of Chinese (6th-8th grade) • Fraction Fun • German Discoveries Middle School Students Who: Gifted identified students • Egyptian Mathematics (Algebra) THE REGISTRATION APPLICATION IS ATTACHED TO THE PROGRAM Cost: $100 per student DESCRIPTION SHEET.