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Schools seeking nominations for Hi Cap program

 

Sequim School District announces an open nomination process beginning Jan. 21-Feb. 18 for students currently in grades 3-7 who may qualify for Highly Capable (Hi Cap) Program services.

 

Nomination forms are available at Greywolf Elementary, Helen Haller Elementary and Olympic Peninsula Academy school offices, or online on the district website home page (www.sequim.k12.wa.us), under Programs.

 

Nomination forms must be received at the district office by 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 18. Due to time constraints, nominations received after Feb. 18 will not be considered.

 

Note: Students currently receiving Hi Cap services do not need to be nominated again and will continue to receive services.

 

Hi Cap students, also referred to as gifted students, perform or show potential to perform at remarkably high levels of accomplishment when compared to other students of the same age, experience or background.

 

These students may demonstrate exceptionally high intellectual ability, memory, creativity, curiosity, and/or leadership ability. The identification procedures used by Sequim School District have been developed to conform to state guidelines and are consistent with those used by other school districts in Washington.

 

Question concerning Hi Cap services in Sequim School District should be directed to Margaret Whitley, Hi Cap Program coordinator, by calling 582-3561 or e-mailing mwhitley@sequim.k12.wa.us.

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