Gifted program reboots with legos, video games

Fifth-grader Amelia Lacquement , 10, and fourth-grader Ella Lacquement , 9, cast their votes on an iPad for gifted and talented courses they will take at West Navarre Intermediate School this year.

Fifth-grader Amelia Lacquement , 10, and fourth-grader Ella Lacquement , 9, cast their votes on an iPad for gifted and talented courses they will take at West Navarre Intermediate School this year.

The West Navarre Intermediate School (WNIS) gifted and talented program is getting a reboot this year.

At a meeting Aug. 7, students voted on iPads for their 2014-2015 courses from a list of 12 choices. The students chose Game Star, CSI Genetics, Creative Engineering through Legos and Literature as their top three choices. Courses that did not make the cut, including business cents, Mars-the red planet and archaeology will be filed away for possible future use.

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