Adams County School District 14
     5291 East 60th Avenue
     Commerce City, CO 80022
  303.853.3333    303.853.3329
communications@adams14.org
  • New Superintendent Abrego wishes students well on their first day of school.

  • 2016-17 Registration / Inscripciones

    For more information click here

    Para más información haga clic aquí

  • Preschool Program / Programa Prescolar

    Free preschool program for three and four year olds in Adams 14. Click here for more information.

    Programa gratis de prescolar para niños entre tres y cuatro años de edad en Adams 14. Presione aquí para más información.

Gifted and Talented

Congratulations to our three Daniels Scholars!  These students' hard work and achievements earned them full scholarships, including expenses, for their four years of college.  We are very proud of you!

  •  Alonso Chavez Gasca
  •  Darius James Owens
  • Amanda Ann Wimmer-Flint       

Congratualtions to Fernando Chavez!!!  He was awarded a Boettcher Scholarship, and will be attending the University of Colorado on a full scholarship!  Excellent work!
                                       

Denver has MANY free activities for families over the summer. Check out this calendar for free admission days for local museums and parks!

The Anythink Library system is great! You can borrow books, CDs, games.  There is no late fee, and you can download LOTS of stuff through OverDrive at no charge!  Get a card for yourself and your kids!


Check out the Kemp Science Fair projects!  Nice work!

 
 
The mission of the Adams 14 Gifted and Talented program is that all gifted students will accomplish challenging post secondary workforce goals and become productive, creative citizens capable of succeeding in their area of strength.

"Gifted and talented children” mean those persons between the ages of four and 21 whose abilities, talents, and potential for accomplishment are so exceptional or developmentally advanced that they require special provisions to meet their educational needs. Gifted and talented students are capable of high performance, exceptional production, or exceptional learning behavior by virtue of any or a combination of these areas:

  • General or specific intellectual abilities
  • Specific academic aptitude
  • Creative or productive thinking
  • Leadership and human relations ability
  • Visual arts, performing arts, spatial or musical abilities
  • Psychomotor abilities

Adams 14 offers Advanced Placement (AP) classes, advanced and challenging courses designed to foster the critical skills of thinking, analyzing, and problem solving. AP prepares students for specific content area examinations that may award credit to be applied toward college.  The District also offers Honors classes at both the middle and high school level, taught at an advanced level to promote critical thinking and depth of knowledge.

Katie Coggin

District Gifted and Talented Coordinator

303-853-3249         

ekcoggin@adams14.org

What Gifted Students Want from Their Parents*

 

  1. Be supportive and encouraging; be there for us; be on our side
  2. Don't expect too much of us; don't expect perfection.
  3. Don't pressure us, be too demanding, or push too hard.
  4. Help us with our homework.
  5. Help us to develop our talents
  6. Be understanding
  7. Don't expect straight A's
  8. Allow us some independence; give us space; trust us, because chances are we know what we're doing
  9. Talk to us; listen to us.
  10. Let us try alternative education/special programs
*From The Gifted Kids' Survival Guide:  A Teen Handbook by Julie Galbraith, M.A., and Jim Delisle, Ph.D., copyright 1996.