• Habits of a Scholar

    This is the foundation for academic success as students learn to ponder, consider different perspectives, set goals, thirst for knowledge, persevere while taking intellectual risks, and strive for excellence, among others. These are traits that students are taught to exhibit through modeling, guided practice, and ongoing reinforcement. Behaviors include:

    • Ponder Ideas
    • Intellectual Risk-taking
    • Preparation
    • Excellence
    • Academic Humility
    • Curiosity
    • Save Ideas
    • Multiple Perspectives
    • Perseverance
    • Varied Resources
    • Goal Setting


    For a list of student resources, including books, websites, summer programs, online learning, and more, visit the Gifted & Talented department's resource page.