• What are the Highly Capable Program objectives?

    In accordance with its philosophy to develop the special abilities of each student, Everett Public Schools shall offer appropriate instructional programs to meet the needs of exceptionally gifted and talented students of school age. The framework for such programs shall encompass, but not be limited to, the following objectives: 

    • Expansion of academic attainments and intellectual skills.
    • Stimulation of intellectual curiosity, independence and responsibility.
    • Development of a positive attitude toward self and others.
    • Development of originality and creativity. 
    As you can see, objectives include academics and social development. This program is not a race... it is an opportunity to apply new skills in unique and interesting ways. There will be a big focus on working socially in cooperative groups.