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:
- Roads and Trails
- Coral Reefs
- Lewis and Clark Expedition
- Amazon Rainforest
- The Middle Ages
- Polar Adventure
The additional fee for this program is listed on the Tuition and Fee Schedule.