AVID HUMANITIES & AVID ELECTIVE


AVID Humanities (7th and 8th Grades)

What is AVID Humanities?
AVID is a class that strives to make kids more prepared in class. AVID helps with improving study skills and helping students stay organized. AVID builds confidence in kids to make them work for their goals and achieve happiness in what they want to do in life.  In 7th and 8th grade, AVID is part of the students humanities course. The humanities course is a 2 period Language Arts block and Social Studies. The AVID humanities course is not more work, but it is a different style and foundation of teaching. It is designed to support them across their other courses, build an AVID family, and teach them the skills and foundation to not just get into a university but to be successful while in college.

What do we do?
Tutorial with college aged tutors, Binder Checks, Cornell Notes, Team Building, Inquiry, Field Trips to universities, Community Service, help students build accountability and responsibility.

Watch the AVID Video for more information.

Application Process
If you are interested in AVID, please apply. The application process is typically the end of February and beginning of March.  The students will need to apply and give a teacher recommendation form to two different teachers that will be turned in directly to the AVID team. Decisions are typically made before Spring Break.

 

AVID Elective (6th Grade)

What is the AVID Elective?
AVID is a class that strives to make kids more prepared in class. AVID helps with improving study skills and helping students stay organized. AVID builds confidence in kids to make them work for their goals and achieve happiness in what they want to do in life. In 6th grade, AVID is the students 3 day elective period. It is designed to support them across their other courses, build an AVID family, and teach them the skills and foundation to not just get into a university but to be successful while in college.

What do we do?
Tutorial with college aged tutors, Binder Checks, Cornell Notes, Team Building, Inquiry, Field Trips to universities, Community Service, help students build accountability and responsibility.

Watch the AVID Video for more information.

Application Process
If you are interested in the 6th Grade AVID Elective, please apply using THIS FORM. Applications are due by May 8th. 

If you have any questions, please email Mrs. LaFuze at jlafuze@powayusd.com

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