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Not Your Average Bake Sale: Mackintosh Boulder 5th Graders Learn the Nitty Gritty of Entrepreneurship

By Alice Kembel Have you ever wondered how to keep your floors clean of mud tracked in by your children? How to prevent clogged toilets caused by too much toilet paper in the can? How to thwart meltdowns from exhausted children who refuse to walk another step? Wonder no more. The 5th graders at Mackintosh […]

Mack Littleton Selected to Participate in Nation’s Report Card

Mackintosh Littleton has been selected to participate in the National Assessment of Educational Progress, also known as NAEP or The Nation’s Report Card. The Mackintosh Academy 4th grade class will take this assessment on February 16, 2017.  Only 10,000 – 20,000 students nationwide are selected to participate in this assessment. NAEP represents students across the […]

Mack Littleton Eighth Graders Create Unique Community Service Projects

Why wait until you’re an adult to make a difference in the world? This week, the Mack Littleton eighth grade class presented their community service projects to the entire school community. The community project is the capstone of the International Baccalaureate Middle Years Program, a required part of each student’s progress towards graduation. It also […]

Misunderstood: Misconceptions about Gifted Children

by Kim Servia, M.A.Ed., DCSD GT Facilitator, and Parent Too often, gifted children and adolescents hear that they are “too _______.”  Fill in the blank with any of the following:  intense, sensitive, weird, self-absorbed, hyperactive, bossy, stubborn, or lazy.  Many adults and peers are guilty of transforming the traits of giftedness into criticisms by using […]