Student Handbook for the 2020-2021 School Year

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    AVID's mission is to close the achievement gap by preparing students for college readiness and success in a global society.  AVID has become successful at closing the opportunity gap, because of the inquiry-based and student-centered instruction.  Our AVID Focus for the 2019-2020 school year includes:
    Dates AVID Strategies
    1st Quarter: 
    August 21st- October 23rd
    • Organizational Tools
    • Focused Note-Taking (Binder, Agenda, Backpack, Desk, Goal Setting, Planner, Learning Logs)
    • Critical Pre-
      Reading Strategies
    2nd Quarter:
    October 24th- January 16th
    • Focused Note-Taking (Adding/Reflecting)
    • Levels of Questions
    • Quickwrites
    • Critical Reading Process- Vocabulary
    3rd Quarter:
    January 17th-March 25th
    • One-Pagers
    • AVID Weekly
    • Critical Reading Process-Interacting w/Text
    4th Quarter:
    March 26th-June 5th
    • Socratic Seminars
    • Phil
    • Word Band and Language Scripts