AVID ~ Advancement Via Individual Determination
AVID - (Advancement Via Individual Determination)
AVID is an elective support class offered to students who would like to prepare for four-year universities. The curriculum features SUPPORT in writing, inquiry, collaboration, organization, reading, note taking, grade monitoring, and college/career/motivational activities. The AVID class is an elective. College students are in the classroom as tutors twice a week and a field trip is taken to a university once a year. Students must commit to taking notes in subject-area classes on a daily basis. Other requirements for applicants inlcude satisfactory citizenship, teacher recommendations, good attendance, and a GPA between 2.0 and 3.5. Because spots are limited, students may need to come in for an interview at WMS.