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Applications for Vanderbilt Summer Academy open Feb. 6

Jan. 30, 2019—Vanderbilt Summer Academy, a program through Vanderbilt Programs for Talented Youth, offers academic residential summer programs for qualifying gifted students in rising seventh through 12th grades. The Summer 2019 Application Priority Window for VSA is from noon on Wednesday, Feb. 6, to noon on Wednesday, Feb. 13.

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Weekend Academy at Vanderbilt University announces fall and spring courses for grades 7–10

Sep. 9, 2018—Vanderbilt Programs for Talented Youth’s Weekend Academy at Vanderbilt University is an all-day Saturday experience for students in grades 7-10, designed with early career exploration in mind.

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Vanderbilt Programs for Talented Youth accepting 2018 course proposals

Sep. 21, 2017—Vanderbilt Programs for Talented Youth is now accepting instructor course proposals for its summer 2018 student programs.

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Novelist inspires MNPS middle schoolers to pursue the writing life

May. 26, 2017—Best-selling young adult fiction writer Sharon M. Draper visited the Wyatt Center at Vanderbilt’s Peabody College to motivate and inspire Nashville middle schoolers.

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MEDIA ADVISORY: School for Science and Math at Vanderbilt to honor 24 outstanding MNPS seniors in graduation ceremony

May. 3, 2017—Former Nashville Mayor Karl Dean will deliver the keynote address. Dean will be introduced by MNPS board member Mary Pierce.

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Apply to summer residential program for gifted students beginning Feb. 2

Jan. 31, 2017—Vanderbilt Summer Academy, a residential program through Vanderbilt Programs for Talented Youth, offers one-, two- and three-week sessions for qualifying gifted students in rising grades 8-12.

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Summer Academy at Vanderbilt for the Young launches summer application

Jan. 6, 2017—Are you looking for a summer opportunity for an advanced learner in your life? Take advantage of the Summer SAVY 2017 Application Priority Window, available from noon Tuesday, Jan. 10, to noon Wednesday, Jan. 11.

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Vanderbilt Programs for Talented Youth announces summer courses

Dec. 12, 2016—Are you looking for a summer opportunity for an advanced learner in your life? There is no need to look past your own backyard.

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Inspiration is everywhere, author tells Nashville middle-schoolers

May. 24, 2016—Children's author Christopher Paul Curtis addressed MNPS middle school students at Vanderbilt’s Wyatt Center May 19.

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Stambaugh receives National Association for Gifted Children Early Leader Award

Oct. 28, 2015—The National Association for Gifted Children has honored Tamra Stambaugh with its Early Leader Award, given to a person who has made significant contributions in leadership and service to the field of gifted education and who is in the first 10 years of his or her career.

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Registration for SAVY sessions now open

Aug. 19, 2015—Do you have a gifted student in grades K-6 who is looking for accelerated coursework? If so, consider enrolling them in Saturday Academy at Vanderbilt for the Young.

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‘Brown Girl Dreaming’ author inspires MNPS students

Jun. 5, 2015—Metro Nashville Public Schools fifth- through eighth-graders gathered at Vanderbilt to hear acclaimed children's and young adult author Jacqueline Woodson, thanks to a gift by best-selling novelist James Patterson.

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