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Art and Music Visions

If your child qualified for Art or Music Visions for the 2019-2020 school year, please fill out the google form below and submit to register your child for Visions.  Also, a $10 activity fee is required, checks payable to the elementary school your child attends. 

Parent Registration form for students who qualified for Visions:  https://forms.gle/ZbznhprmGJCSBKGx5

 

If you would like for your child to be in Art and/or Music Visions, please read the information below, and note the nomination window in late October, early November, when you can pick up a nomination form and nominate your child.  Students will be screened January-March of 2020 and must qualify in order to participate in Visions in 2020-2021.

Spartanburg School District Six provides an artistically and musically gifted and talented program, entitled Visions. The following is a list of qualities artistically and musically gifted children often display. Definition:  The gifted are those children whose abilities, talents, and potential for accomplishment are so outstanding that they require special provisions to meet their educational needs.  District Six provides instruction for students identified as gifted and talented in the arts, in keeping with South Carolina State Regulation 43-220.  

 

Students gifted in the arts usually share one or more of these traits:

  • High quality of work and task commitment to one of the arts 
  • Arts involvement and interest either in class or on their own
  • Willingness to explore arts’ problems
  • Flexible thinking; uses many approaches to solving a problem
  • Creative potential
  • Goes beyond the obvious, sees unusual relationships
  • Thinks of doing projects in their spare time 
  • Examines and observes things very thoroughly
  • Likes to elaborate on an idea and add details
  • Takes work seriously and completes it
  • High energy level
  • Self-direction

 

Spartanburg School District Six will accept nominations for the Visions Artistically and Musically Gifted and Talented Program during October 28-November 8.  Music Visions –Grades 2-4, Art Visions Grades 2-8.  Once a nomination form is completed and returned, students participate in a screening process in January using a test based on the arts rubrics (in Appendix M and O) outlined in the South Carolina Identification of Artistically Gifted and Talented Students: Referral, Screening and Assessment.  Please click on the state department link for detailed rubrics and screening process details: https://ed.sc.gov/scdoe/assets/File/instruction/standards/Advanced%20Programs/2018_GT_BPM_Identification_Revised_January_2019.pdf