Mrs. Michalsky's Gifted Classroom

    Elementary Gifted Support Teacher

    Building Minds for the Future 

    "Unless you try to do something beyond what you have already mastered, you will never grow."

    – Ronald E. Osborn

  • Contact Information for the 22-23 School Year

    Fayetteville Elementary, 717-352-2774

    Hamilton Heights, 717-262-3448

    E-mail:  brooke.michalsky@casdonline.org    Email is the best way to contact me.  We can arrange a time for me to phone you.

    Please feel free to contact me with any questions or concerns.

    Thank you!


    "Battle of the Brains!"

    Battle of the Brains 2023


    A HUGE THANK YOU to all our student participants, parent volunteers, and our high school student volunteers!!  We could not have the event without you!!

    We want to offer a special THANK YOU to the CASD Foundation for sponsoring the event this year! 

    We really appreciate it!!

    Mark your calendars!  Next year, Battle of the Brains will be on Saturday, April 6, 2024, same time and same place!


    If you don’t make mistakes, you’re not working on hard enough problems. And that’s a big mistake.

    – F. Wikzek


    Scholastic Storyworks Fiction Writing Contest

    Henry Burkart

    Congratulations, Henry!

    Henry is one of two finalists chosen.  The representative from Storyworks shared, "Congratulations! Henry has been selected as a Finalist for the Storyworks 2022-2023 Kid Fiction Writing Contest!  We were very impressed with Henry's story, "The Mysterious Discovery."  As a contest judge, I found it to be incredibly imaginative and humorous."

    Henry won a $20.00 eGift card from the Scholastic Store online.  Plus look for his photo and a summary of his story on the Storyworks website.

    Our Gifted Class is so proud of Henry!!