Gifted Resource Teacher
Bayside High School, Room 300C
Virginia Beach, Virginia 23455
This is accomplished by means of a natural exchange among students utilizing whole class and small group discussions as well as individual thinking and writing assignments facilitated by Ms. Burks
To register for one of these unique semester credit classes, see your guidance counselor or Ms. Burks in Room 300C.
Our Gifted Resource Teacher: Ms. Burks received her Bachelor of Arts in English (Education concentration) from Old Dominion University and her Master's in Business Administration (Accounting concentration) from Saint Leo University.
career nine years ago at Bayside High School
has taught English 9, 10, 11, Advanced Placement English Language and Composition, and Public Speaking.
In 2013, Ms. Burks transitioned from English teacher to Gifted Resource teacher and continues to be an advocate for the students at Bayside High School.
You can e-mail her
Also, visit the Bayside High School
Gifted Resource page (www.baysidehsgifted.wordpress.com).
Governor's School for the Arts
: Students in Grades 9 -11 are invited to audition for the Governor's School for the Arts
Held concurrently with our school year, participants come to BHS
for three blocks and then ride the GSA bus to Norfolk for their specialized studies in Dance, Instrumental Music, Musical Theatre, Theatre, Visual Arts, or Vocal Music.
Applications for audition forms are available in Room 300C.
For more information visit the Governor's School website at www.gsarts.net or see Ms. Burks
For more information on Summer Residential Governor's Schools
, visit the SRGS website or see Ms. Burks
Gifted Identification: If you were identified gifted in elementary school or middle school, you are part of the Gifted Program in high school.
The Gifted Program includes students identified as gifted in general intellectual aptitude as well as students with exceptional talent in music, dance, art, or theater.
The Referral Process: If you have yet to be identified and are interested in the process, please stop by Room 300C and speak with Ms. Burks