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    The AVID Elective is a 9th and 10th  grade component of the AVID Secondary System that prepares students in the academic middle for admission to a four-year college or university. Students take an AVID Elective course throughout high school that provides them with the skills needed to be successful in advancing academically with the ultimate goal of being college and career ready. For more than 30 years, AVID has been instrumental in preparing students for success in higher education.

     

    The core component of the AVID Secondary System is the AVID Elective, which supports  students  as they challenge themselves in more rigorous classes. Students are taught study skills, note-taking, time management, writing skills, and research skills, while being immersed in a college-going culture. The class also includes tutoring sessions that are led by college students and provide support for success in the academically rigorous curriculum. Additionally, the AVID class provides  access to information about colleges and universities through field trips, guest speakers, college tutors, scholarship opportunities, and college admission requirement information.

     

    We are very excited to bring AVID to our students at North Medford High School.  If you are interested in AVID, and would like more information, pleace contact Charity Malcolm with questions or to request an application at charity.malcolm@medford.k12.or.us