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Georgia Milestone Assessment System

Berrien County Schools will administer the EOG assessments on May 3-7 and May 10-11 at Berrien Middle School and on May 10-14 and May 17, 2021 at Berrien Elementary School. Testing will begin at approximately 8:20 each morning. Please help your child during testing days by: Keeping a “normal” routine at home Making sure your child has plenty of rest and eats breakfast Getting your child to school on time each morning of the testing process Re-scheduling any appointments to a later time
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Title 1 Planning Meeting

We are planning for the 2021/22 school year and would like your input. Please join us for a planning meeting in the B.E.S. media center on May 5 at 4:00.

Colquitt EMC Bright Idea Award Winner!

Please join us in congratulating Traci Sellers, winner of the 2020 Bright Ideas Grant! Traci earned a Bright Ideas Grant for her winning project “Bringing the Engineering Design Process to Life Using a 3D Printer.” Traci and her students are so excited to work on the project this year.
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BES Gifted Program

The goal of educational services for gifted students in the Berrien County Schools is to provide for the extension of learning opportunities and the development of individual potential through differentiated curricula beyond the opportunities and experiences in the general education classroom.

 

In Georgia, a gifted education student is one who demonstrates a high degree of intellectual and/or creative ability(ies), exhibits an exceptionally high degree of motivation, and/or excels in specific academic fields, and who needs special instruction and/or special ancillary services to achieve at levels commensurate with his or her abilities. (SBOE Rule 160-4-2.38 p.1)

 

Delivery models for serving gifted students include the collaborative models, honors classes, Advanced Placement classes, and Georgia Department of Education approved delivery models which appropriately serve the identified needs of gifted students in primary, elementary, middle, and high schools.

 

Berrien County uses the referral process for testing. To be eligible for gifted education services, a student must qualify through a multiple-criteria assessment process by meeting the criteria in any three of the following four areas: mental ability, achievement, creativity, and motivation.

 

For more information, please contact Mrs. Heather Nix, Berrien Elementary Gifted Teacher:

heather.nix@berrien.k12.ga.us

802 Middle School Circle
Nashville, GA  31639

(P): 229-686-2939