Lesher Middle School

an IB World School

Gifted & Talented


Lesher’s Annual GT Summer Institute!

June 5th - 9th, 2017

Lesher’s Third Annual GT Institute is accepting registrations!

Who: This ​June ​enrichment ​opportunity ​is ​designed ​for ​Gifted ​and ​Talented ​students ​as ​well ​as ​self-motivated ​students, ​grades ​5 ​through ​8!

What:  This is an opportunity to serve students who want to go above and beyond for a week in the summer!  Classes will emphasize creativity, inquiry, and deep thinking, culminating in an open-house showcase.

When: June 5 - 9, 2017
Classes ​are ​offered ​in ​1.5, ​3, ​and ​6 ​hour ​blocks.

Schedule:  Morning session: 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
                  (8:30-10:00 ​& ​10:00-11:30 ​for ​1.5 ​hour ​sessions)
                  Lunch: 11:35 - 12:10
                  Afternoon session: 12:15 PM - 3:15 PM
                  ​(12:15-1:45 ​& ​1:45-3:15 ​for ​1.5 ​hour ​sessions)

Where:  Aboard the Viking Ship, here at Lesher!

Cost:  $350 for the full week, full day
          $175 for the full week, half day
          $125 for a 1.5 hour class - to register for a 1.5 hour class email:
          Partial scholarships available

See what courses we have to offer!


  •  Online begins February 15th, 2017.

  •  In-person registration at Lesher on February 23rd & 28th, 2017 at 7:00 - 8:00 AM or 2:30 - 3:30 PM. Payment by check or cash (no credit cards).

  •  Save $15 if you register in-person.

  • Registration closes May 15th - Register now!

What will be required?

  • An online or in-person student registration

  • One adult recommendation (if you attended last year; no new recommendation is necessary)


Scholarship Application:  due by May 15th

Questions? Contact:
Lisa Crossland - lcrossla@psdschools.org
Rachel Eaton - reaton@psdschools.org
Karen Hammann – khammann@psdschools.org
Lindsay McInerney – lmcinerney@psdschools.org

Lesher’s 2016 Annual GT Summer Institute was a great success!

There were twelve classes covering a variety of subjects which nearly 100 students, in grades 5, 6, 7 and 8 enjoyed in the morning, afternoon, or both.

Lesher’s 2015 Annual GT Summer Institute was a great success!
The students were terrific, the classes energizing! Thank you to those of you who participated.

Check out this link to YouTube to see pictures from Lesher’s GT Institute 2015!

Gifted & Talented members

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Ms. Christy Condon
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Ms. Tiffany Ramirez
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Ms. Lisa Crossland
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Josh Swann
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Karen Hammann
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Ms. Jenna Ellingson