CHALLENGE WEBSITE - OLD BRIDGE TOWNSHIP PUBLIC SCHOOLS

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A FEW THOUGHTS, REMINDERS, & INFORMATION REGARDING THE 2021-2022 CHALLENGE PROGRAM.

The Nomination/Recommendation process is completed and closed for next year's program. The deadline was April 30, 2021.

A series of evaluations, assessments, and data analysis will take place during the month of September.

Families will be notified of eligibility in the first week of October.

A Meeting for Parents/Guardians will be scheduled and attendance is required for participation in the program.

All students, even students from this past school year must be assessed for eligibility.

Challenge Instructors will not be in the office during the months of July and August. They will not be occasionally checking their emails, but there may be some delay in response.

Most of the information that you may need about the Challenge Program is shared on this website.

Please feel free to read, browse, and get to know this unique program for the Gifted & Talented students of Old Bridge Township Public Schools.

We look forward to a new beginning for the Challenge Program in 2021-2022.

Enjoy a happy, healthy, and safe summer vacation!

The Challenge Team was working fully remote and continued to provide services for the gifted and talented students of Old Bridge Township Schools in 2020-2021.

As always, email the instructors with any questions or concerns.

llawrence@obps.org

jwashburn@obps.org

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The Challenge Program

Visit our Twitter page @ChallengeObps at the bottom of this website for a look into some of the great projects that were created in The Challenge Program!

Also, visit the links on the left for a peek at some of the thematic units. You will find activities and resources for children of all ages, abilities, and interests.

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WELCOME...

parents, students, and visitors! The OBTPS Challenge Program is designed to provide an extended instructional experience for students who exhibit advanced learning capabilities.

Mission Statement

The Old Bridge Township Public School Challenge Program recognizes the exceptional innate abilities of students and assists them in reaching their maximum potential through the use of higher order thinking skills and strategies. The program provides a rigorous academic environment designed to meet the intellectual, creative, social and emotional needs of gifted individuals within their unique culture. The Challenge Program fosters self-directed lifelong learners who will thrive and flourish as productive citizens and positive contributors to society.

The Challenge Program is-

  • Creativity

  • Collaboration

  • Design Thinking

  • Problem Solving

  • Leadership

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