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WELCOME TO THE AVID SCHOOL NET PAGE!

AVID’s mission is to close the achievement gap by preparing all students for college readiness and success in a global society.

For more information on the AVID College Readiness System (ACRS) please visit the national website at www.avid.org

 

Should you have any questions or concerns about your AVID student please feel free to email me at Laura.Willey@vbschools.com   

 text message updates and important information. 

To Join simply text (757) 516-7795

and include the following message to join for your student's/students' grade level(s):

 @kmsavid6 (6th grade parents and students)

@kmsavid7 (7th grade parents and students)

AND/OR

@kmsavid8 (8th grade parents and students)

COMMUNITY SERVICE HOURS FOR THIRD QUARTER ARE DUE NO LATER THAN FRIDAY, MARCH 27, 2015

ALL AVID students are required to complete two hours of community service per quarter.  Please see the Community Service explanation sheet in your child's binder for more details.

 

HOMEWORK FOR: Monday, February 9, 2015~

All Grades:  ORGANIZE!  Begin C-Note Repetitions 

             6th Grade:  2 core class pages of CNotes w/Reps for Friday

             7th/8th Grade:  3 core class pages of CNotes w/Reps for Friday

PLEASE make sure you have purchased and TURNED IN a notebook/scrapbook.  We will begin working in them tomorrow!!!

 

Give Parents the ODU Men's Basketball Game permission slip.  Tickets are $7.00 and ALL permission slips MUST be turned in by tomorrow in order to participate.  

 

HOMEWORK FOR: Tuesday, February 10, 2015~

TRF Pre-Work due tomorrow for tutorials 

Get reps on your Cnotes!  6th gr has two pages due on Friday.  7th and 8th gr has three pages of Cnotes for binder checks on Friday

 

 

HOMEWORK FORWednesday, February 11, 2015~

Organize...Friday is Binder Check Day!!!  AND WE HAVE NOTES DUE FOR BINDER CHECKS!!!

So don't forget to get some repetitions on your Cornell notes from a core class!!

Finish any classwork from yesterday that you have not completed!

 

 

HOMEWORK FOR: Thursday, February 12, 2015

ORGANIZE!  Binder Checks tomorrow includes Cornell Notes!!!

NO Pre-Work for Monday---it's President's Day!

 

HOMEWORK FOR:  Friday, February 13, 2015

Have a wonderful weekend!!

 

GO

    MONARCHS!

  

All AVID Homework should be noted by the student in his/her planner!  This will be a part of his/her Organizational category grade.  

 

 

For more information visit www.avid.org.

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Links

Site Description
Create a variety of Cornell Notes.
This video explains the power of focused note-taking as a study skill
Schools Website
AVID's National Website
The "old guy" in this video gives a dry, yet informative look, into the research behind the focused note-taking method. He also goes step by step through the process of focused note-taking. A great resource for all parents and teachers alike

AVID forms and documents

Title Filename Modified
I. AVID Flyer.docx 9/5/2013
avidinfo.pdf 9/6/2013
MISSIONSTMT.docx 9/6/2013
CNpaperblank.pdf 10/16/2012
CNdotpaper.pdf 10/16/2012
CNPaperGraph.pdf 10/16/2012
Cornell Notes Template 2011 MSWORD.doc 9/5/2012
frames of reference template.docx 11/25/2013
LearningLogTEMPLATE.pdf 9/6/2013
LofT House.pdf 10/7/2013
One Pager.PDF 11/25/2013
generic philosophical chairs reflection sheet.docx 11/25/2013
The Golden Arm.docx 10/30/2014
the babysitter.docx 10/30/2014
Don't Turn on the Lights.docx 10/30/2014
new grading scale revised 8-27-10.docx 9/11/2013
AVID Volunteer Hours LogQtr2.docx 11/17/2014