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GPA to Offer Sessions for AG Students Transitioning to Middle, High

Jan. 28, 2022 – To help families navigate the transition to middle school and high school, Guilford Parent Academy (GPA) is partnering with the district’s Academically Gifted (AG) department to offer virtual information sessions. 

Guidance for Rising Sixth-Grade Students is coming up at 6 p.m. on Feb. 1 and Guidance for Rising Ninth-Grade Students is coming up at 6 p.m. on Feb. 10. 

Guidance for Rising 6th Grade Students, Feb. 1, 6 p.m. 

Families of AG students will learn how AG service changes from elementary to middle school. The session will cover available advanced and accelerated coursework in middle school, magnet options, typical social/emotional challenges of middle school, and extracurricular opportunities for advanced students. 

Click here to register and get the webinar link. 

Guidance for Rising 9th Grade Students, Feb. 10, 6 p.m. 

AG families will learn about how AG service looks in high school. Families will learn about Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate, Early Colleges, and dual enrollment options. The presentation will also address typical social/emotional challenges that advanced learners face in high school and extracurricular opportunities. 

Click here to register and get the webinar link. 

The GCS AG department currently provides support for more than 14,000 advanced students in grades K-12. The department is committed to providing rigorous, challenging, and differentiated instruction to students who demonstrate a need for services beyond the regular education setting. Learn more at