ELECTIVE CREDIT ONLY
Open to: 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th grade students, by recommendation of school staff
Length: 4 years - Year-long Class
Prerequisite: Middle School AVID and/or interview and application process
AVID Coordinator: Katie Allebach firstname.lastname@example.org
AVID is a nationally recognized program that supports students who have shown academic promise but need preparation for college. Students gain academic skills and are supported in their other courses by the teacher and special tutors. There is an expectation that students will take advanced placement and honors courses with assistance as they progress through the grades at South High. Students stay in the program for their four years of
AVID is an in-school academic 4 year support program
AVID student profile:
Average to high test scores
College potential with support
Capable of completing a rigorous curriculum
Has the motivation and desire to prepare for entrance into a 4 year college
• First in family to attend college
• Belongs to an ethnic group traditionally underrepresented in college
• Low income
• Faces special circumstances that may be obstacles to achievement
AVID students spent the day at Corcoran Park completing a series of challenges and team building activities set up by Project Success.
AVID Seniors and Juniors mentor AVID Freshmen in scribing their dreams and inspirational quotes on the sidewalk outside of door 15.
South High AVID Application
AVID Family Night
Thursday, September 17th during Open House in Room 131
AVID End of the Year CELEBRATION!
Wednesday, May 11, 2016
6:00-7:30 p.m. in the Media Center
AVID Project Success Retreat September 22nd, 2015
University of Minnesota- Twin Cities Scavenger Hunt(11th &12th only) October 9th, 2015
National College Fair at Minneapolis Convention Center October 22nd, 2015
eMentors at BMO Harris Bank Minneapolis (11th only) November 2015
St.Catherine's University November 2015
Macalester College February 25th, 2016
Augsburg College March 2016
EdSurge’s Charley Locke examines the edtech tools that help students and families navigate the quagmire of scholarships, financial aid forms, and loan options."How You Can Plan to Pay for College"
Google Presentation: Critical Reading PD-Costa's Levels of Questioning
Critical Reading Email: Summarizing--an annotating strategy
Google Presentation: Critical Reading PD -Marking the Text & Annotating
Cornell Note Taking Presentation
Cornell Note Form Generator
Name Tent/ Feedback Form
CollegeCrewMpls.org provides a safe space for new Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS) graduates to share their college journeys with current MPS students and offer advice, resources and encouragement.
The AVID National Website
3131 19th Avenue South Minneapolis, MN 55407