Summer is here, and it is so important to READ! We have prepared some great summer reading assignments for you to complete this summer to keep your brain engaged!
Everyone taking a 6th-12th grade PreAdvanced, Pre AP, or AP English course next year has a summer reading assignment. Please click on the link below for your next year's grade level assignment! Information on how to get help over the summer is in the assignment instructions.
Rising 6th Graders - Summer Reading Assignment
Rising 6th Graders - Book Descriptions (login with your WISD email to see the descriptions)
Rising 7th Graders - Summer Reading Assignment
Rising 7th Graders - Book Descriptions (login with your WISD email to see the descriptions)
Rising 8th Graders - Summer Reading Assignment
Rising 8th Graders - Book Descriptions (login with your WISD email to see the descriptions)
Rising 9th Graders - PreAP English 1 Summer Reading Assignment
Rising 10th Graders - PreAP English 2 Summer Reading Assignment
Rising 11th Graders - AP English Language & Composition Summer Reading Assignment
Rising 12th Graders - AP English Literature & Composition Summer Reading Assignment
Welcome to Advanced Academics
Advanced Academic Services of Waco ISD is dedicated to providing the most appropriate educational services for gifted and advanced students in kindergarten through 12th grade. The gifted and advanced students are engaged and challenged at every level.
Mission - who we are
We are educators dedicated to collaborating with students to first understand and then reach for their fullest potential via cohesive programs, services and support.
Vision - what we do
We provide inspiring challenges and whole student enrichment within a clearly communicated framework.
Parent Information Night - Maximizing Your Child's Potential
Link to the Recorded Powerpoint Video Maximizing Your Child's Potential
Parent Information Night - AP vs Dual Credit - How do you decide?
From our second Parent information night, here are the slides and some links to help you think through planning for high school advanced courses.
Advanced Academics Advisory Committee Meeting 1
Slides from the September Advanced Academics Advisory Committee Meeting.
Parent Information Night Slides - Nominating your student for GT
These are the information slides from our September Parent Information Night. For Questions, please contact Celeste.Sodergren@wacoisd.org
Advanced Academics Responsibilities
- Gifted and Talented (GT)
- ATLAS Academy
- Advanced Placement-AP/Pre-AP
- College Readiness
- SAT and PSAT/NMSQT
- National History Day Competition
- Destination Imagination
Celeste D.C. Sodergren
Director of Advanced Academic Services
Coordinator of Advanced Academic Services
WISD Administration Building
501 Franklin Avenue
P.O. Box 27
Waco, Texas 76703
Phone: (254) 755-9473
Fax2: (254) 755-9680
Please take our Parent and Student Satisfaction surveys to help our Department improve.
Enlace a la encuesta para padres en español
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