Supplies/Wish List Items
Students will need 1 composition book and a pencil
Basic art supplies will be provided by the teacher or students may bring his/her art box from general education class.
Students will have opportunities to build and create as part of class assignments or MakerSpace center. The following items would be greatly appreciated :
Duct tape of various colors and design
LEGOS or other "brick" manufacturer
colored copy paper or card stock
fun crafting supplies (cotton balls, wooden craft sticks, string, pipe cleaners, etc)
About the Teacher/Welcome Msg
Please take some time to view my webpage for important information concerning gifted education. I am looking forward to this school year!
All About Mrs. Sartain:
Education: Kirby High School, Memphis, TN 1995
Bachelor of Arts - Liberal Studies concentration in English - Crichton College 1999
Master of Art in Teaching - Christian Brothers University 2003
Experience: Desoto County Schools 2001- Present
Language Arts teacher - 2001-2009
Library/Media Specialist 2009-2019
Gifted Teacher 2019
Bio: This is my third year at Hernando Hills Elementary. 2020-2022 marks my 21st year with Desoto County Schools! I am so excited to be here this school year!
When I'm not at school, I spend time with my husband, son, and daughter. In addition to spending time with my family, I enjoy cooking, reading, kickboxing, spending time outdoors, and being involved at Compel Church!
(Students will return to their general education class for activity and lunch.)
MONDAY - GENTRY
TUESDAY - PHILLIPS/B. WILLIAMS
WEDNESDAY - KERIWALA/BARNHILL
FRIDAY - PERRETT/HORTON
*FOR STUDENTS ONLY*
This section is for students to have easy access to information for class assignments.
We are focusing our first couple of weeks on what it means to be gifted. We are identifying our six main skills to cover this year in gifted: Thinking, Creativity, Information Literacy, Success, Affective (Social/emotional), and Communication.
- Setting Goals
- Mind Mapping
- Growth Mindset poster,
- team challenge (tick tock, paper chain link)
- Reflection over this week's assignments
If you are absent, you can view the Gifted Course 2-8 section of your Schoology account to see what you missed.
Parent Resources - Gifted Children
Curious about Gifted education? Want some answers to Frequently Asked Questions? View the document below:
Parents, below are links to some resources that you may find helpful as you help your gifted child in his/her education journey.
Getting to Know Your Child
Parents/Guardians, please take a moment to fill out the student information form. I will keep this for my records. Thank you.