• Horizons - In grades 6-8, HORIZONS classes provide a more rigorous level of instruction for both gifted and high ability students that meet the placement criteria. The Advanced Academic department provides additional special training for these teachers on how to differentiate the curriculum by focusing on critical thinking skills and using the latest technology to keep the students engaged. HORIZONS students often are given additional assignments or projects that help them understand the concepts taught at a deeper level. Click here for more information.