The Garden Club is affiliated with the 4H. The club has around 50 members and is directed by Mr. Gardner, Mr. Snider, and Ms. Engstrom. Club days include a meeting with the students along with work in the school garden. The meetings discuss things like decomposing, planting, learning about soil, and scientific topics like ecosystems. Students can earn badges in a variety of topics.
Golden Empire Elementary has implemented the “GATE Cluster” model to provide specialized education for students who have been identified as “gifted and talented” (GATE).These students are clustered in a classroom where the teacher has had training in differentiating instruction for GATE students.While all teachers on our staff have been trained in this type of differentiation, clustering the GATE students in a classroom provides them with opportunity to be in a unique setting where they can challenge and