This program exists for students who are high achievers in the regular classroom curriculum, understand concepts quickly and are highly motivated. The students study various topics in a broader, more complete way. Critical thinking skills are taught in a problem-based mode of instruction, lasting a semester. Students in grades 3 - 5 are identified for inclusion in the program based on standardized test scores and teacher recommendation.

Some past topics covered by the students are:

  • China
  • Roads and Trails
  • Australia
  • Coral Reefs
  • Lewis and Clark Expedition
  • Flight
  • Amazon Rainforest
  • The Middle Ages
  • Africa
  • Inventions/Inventors
  • Caves
  • Polar Adventure

The additional fee for this program is listed on the Tuition and Fee Schedule.