GATE Program
Gifted and Talented Education
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Fairchild Challenge

Welcome to the 2018-19 Fairchild Challenge
Congratulations on winning 1st place overall in the Fairchild Challenge for 2017-18! Great work!!!
The challenges for the 2018-19 school year have not been released yet, but we will post them here once they are made public. 

Enrichment Opportunities

Sign up in the GATE room for these activities! 

  • Buddy Program - Tuesday, September 25th
  • Eco Challenge @ Phipps - Thursday, September 27th
  • Model United Nations (sign ups already completed) - Monday, October 8th  
  • Financial Literacy seminar - Lunches (three separate presentations) - Tuesday, October 23rd
  • Book Club - Of Mice and Men - Thursday, October 25th (Lunches)
  • Make the Future Challenge see calendar for details - Tuesday, October 30th



Academic Summer Programs

Summer Opportunities will be placed here in the spring of 2019.

Individual Opportunities


Announcements  updated  September 14, 2018
Pick up a September calendar now!
Mrs. Elder will have the 9th grade GATE students in homeroom, and Mrs. Palladino will have the 10th grade GATE students for homeroom.  Please keep in mind that homeroom does not occur on a daily basis. 
We will continue to meet with the GATE students on a weekly basis during the SATV block of time between 4th and 5th periods.  A current calendar of activities and events can be found under the quick links section of the website.
Seniors should report to the GATE room every Monday
Juniors should report to the GATE room every Tuesday.
Sophomores should report to the GATE room every Wednesday.
Freshmen should report to the GATE room every Thursday.
A monthly calendar will be distributed during this time the first week of every month. It is also posted electronically on the right hand side of this web page under the Quick Links section. 
This document showcases all of the Shaler Area GATE student's efforts in environmental action.

Contact Information

Mrs. Christina Palladino
Mrs. Katie Elder
Mr. Dave DiPasquale
Parents: You will soon receive an email inivting you to attend your child's GIEP meeting. A date and time for the meeting will be set in the email. Please contact us either to confirm or reschedule. 

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