Student Grades: AVID students are expected to maintain a grade of 70 or higher in all of their academic classes. Students are required and expected to attend teacher tutorials as often as possible to keep their grades above 70.
AVID Tutorials: AVID students are required to come to the AVID class on Tuesdays and Thursdays prepared with their Tutorial Form completed.
Supply Pouch: Students must keep a supply pouch with the following supplies – 2 or more ink pens, 2 or more pencils, 1 eraser, and highlighters.
Binder: Students are expected to carry a 2 inch (or larger) binder organized according to AVID guidelines. Students should carry the binder every day and in every class. This is non-negotiable!
Focused Notes: Mainly used during a class lecture, a class power point, a class reading, or a movie containing information for which the student must be responsible. To receive full credit, students must have the notes completed in the correct format. A rubric is provided.
Weekly Reflections: Students will complete a reflection of learning for each class each week.
Planner/Planner Sheets: Students must write any homework, tests, quizzes, projects (etc.) in their planner. The notes in the planner must be specific and detailed. If there is nothing for that class for that day, draw an “X” (or something). Do not leave the square blank.
Homework: AVID students have homework every day.
- Daily – Focused Notes in AVID and in their core classes.
- Daily – Binder Organization
- Mondays and Wednesdays – students must complete the Tutorial Request Form (TRF) showing their critical thinking.