Granite Oaks Middle School

AVID Information

AVID Informationtitle

A College Preparatory Program
•    AVID stands for Advancement Via Individual Determination.
•    AVID prepares students for college eligibility and success.
•    AVID places students in rigorous courses and provides them with support to succeed.
•    AVID is for all students, but targets those in the academic middle.

Who May Participate?
Students who have the potential and desire to attend a four year college and:
•    Have appropriate classroom behavior.
•    Have between a 2.0 and 3.5 grade point average when they enter the program.
•    Have a good attendance record.
•    Have good work habits.
•    Are willing to commit themselves to a minimum of two hours of homework each night.

AVID Curriculum:
•    Study Skills
•    Organization
•    Note Taking
•    Test Taking Strategies
•    Career Awareness
•    Critical Thinking
•    Reading and Writing

AVID Activities
•    Tutorials with Trained Tutors
•    Cornell Note Taking
•    Field Trips to Local Universities
•    Guest Speakers
•    Leadership Training
•    Fun Fridays!

AVID Site Team
Coordinator: Mr. Colin Brown, Mr. Champ
Counselors:  Ms. Marcarian, Ms. Lindsey
Content Area Teachers: Ms. Louie, Mr. Champ, Ms. Cornett, Mr. Brown, Ms. Mikkelsen
Administrators: Mr. Holmes, Mr. Christensen, Mrs. Auwae

For further information:
Contact Mr. Brown 
AVID Coordinator