Apply for HiCap services

The Sequim School District announces an open nomination process from April 22-May 13 for students currently in kindergarten and first grade who may qualify for Highly Capable (HiCap) Program services.

The Sequim School District announces an open nomination process from April 22-May 13 for students currently in kindergarten and first grade who may qualify for Highly Capable (HiCap) Program services.

Nomination forms are available at each school or can be printed out from the district website. Nomination forms must be received at the district office by 4 p.m. May 13. Due to time constraints, nominations received after May 13 will not be considered.

HiCap 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 the Sequim School District have been developed to conform to state guidelines and are consistent with those used by other Washington school districts. Students previously identified will continue to receive services.

Questions concerning HiCap services in the district may be directed to Margaret Whitley, HiCap Program coordinator, at 582-3367 or e-mail at mwhitley@sequim.k12.wa.us. For more information, visit the district website at www.sequim.k12.wa.us or call the district office at 582-3260.