Information for Parents/Guardians

Meherrin Summer Governor’s School applications due to Student’s GATE teacher at school no later than 2/24/2016. This is for students identified as Academic GATE and in grades 4, 5, 6, or 7. On March 14, 2016, letters of notification will be mailed to students.

Meherrin Summer Governor’s School Application 

Next Gifted Advisory Meeting: 

Wednesday, March 23, at 5 PM

School Board Office (Boydton, VA)

2016 GATE Art Seminars

Spring Schedule:

PVHS GATE Art Seminars:

    •  March 21 (3:40-5:30)
    • April 4 and 25 (3:40-5:30)
    • May 2 and 9 (3:40-5:30)

BHS GATE Art Seminars:

    • April 6,7 (3:45-5:45)
    • April 12-14 (3:45-5:45)

PVMS GATE Art Seminars:

    • May 5, 9, 12, and 16 (3:45-6:30)

Clarksville Elementary GATE Art Seminars:

    • March 7, 9, 14, 16 and 18 (3:35-5:30)

Lacrosse Elementary GATE Art Seminars:  

    • March 10, 17, 24 (3:30 -5:30)
    • April 7, 14   (3:30 -5:30)
South Hill Elementary GATE Art Seminars:  
    • March 21, 22, and 23 (3:30-5:30)
    • April 4 and 5 (3:30-5:30)

Summer Academic Schedule:

Elementary Summer Scholars (“Blow Me Away”)

Date: (June 6-9 — first week of summer school


South Hill Elementary School

& Clarksville Elementary School (two programs: pending interest)

Elementary Summer Scholars Blow Me Away Summer Scholars Flyer

Middle School Summer Scholars (“Ready, Set, Go!”)

Date: (June 6-9)–first week of summer school


Bluestone Middle School

Park View MIddle School (two programs: pending interest)

MCPS Middle School Summer Scholars Flyer & Application

(All applications are due to Student’s Gate Teacher no later than May 2)

Summer Gate Art Seminar

Date: (June 13-16 — second week of summer school)

Locations: Clarksville Elementary & Chase City Elementary (two programs: pending interest)

Division Statement of
Philosophy for Education of the Gifted


We recognize that students of exceptional ability have the right to an education commensurate with their unique abilities. These exceptional children require a differentiated academic program that considers individual learning styles and unique capabilities. Mecklenburg County Public Schools is committed to identifying gifted students in kindergarten through grade twelve, and to provide these students with services that challenge them to expand their critical and creative thinking abilities.


New Gifted Plan (2014-2019)


Academic GATE

GATE Art Program

Summer Opportunities

Contact Information:

Sandra Wingler-Jones
GATE Coordinator
434-738-6111 ext. 1034