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Shallowater ISD Seeks GT Nominations

Posted Date: 01/12/2021

Shallowater ISD is seeking students in our district who learn faster, sooner and with better understanding than other students their age.

Nominations for the gifted services are being accepted from January 11, 2021 through January 22, 2021.  Forms must be completed on each student nominated and can be obtained from each campus office. 

This program is designed to serve the students who require more challenging learning experiences and can tackle more difficult task. 

Please be aware of the difference between a bright child and a gifted learner.


Bright Child                     Gifted Learner

Knows the answers.                                    Ask the questions.

Is interested and attentive.                         Is highly curious and involved.

Has good ideas.                                           Has wild, silly ideas.

Works hard.                                                Plays around, but test well.

Understand ideas.                                       Constructs abstractions.

Grasp the meaning.                                    Draws inferences.

Absorbs information.                                  Manipulates information.


If you have questions or concerns, please contact your child’s school counselor:

Phone number 832-4531

Kamber Smith, High School, ext. 2222

Trenci Cambron, Middle School, ext. 2409

Julio Hernandez, Intermediate Assistant Principal, 2605

Crystal Villarreal, Elementary School, ext. 2806

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