• The Academically-Intellectually Gifted (AIG) Program at Asheville Middle School serves sixth, seventh and eighth grade students who qualify through the criteria set by Asheville City Schools. Coordinated and taught by Marni Cartiff and Jo Landreth, services focus on differentiation of core content material in Math and/or English/Language Arts, enrichment, acceleration, social and emotional support, and interest-based learning. Highlights of the program include opportunities to participate in:

    • National Junior Honor Society
    • Debate Team
    • Math Counts Club
    • AMS Troutkeepers
    • American Math Competitions
    • N.C. High School Mathematics Contest
    • National Geographic Geography Bee
    • History Bee

    Students also have the opportunity to take virtual classes online via the NC Virtual Public School.

    You can find out more information and details about these opportunities as well as how students are identified for the program in our Course Catalog.