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Junior AVID

College by Choice, Not By Chance!

Community Service Requirement 
10 hours minimum

Kids First Tutoring club

Auburn Library Volunteers

Scouts/Youth groups

Homeless Shelters / Food Banks

Retirement Homes

PHS service clubs (Leo, Interact, Key)

Church Service Events

College Testing 
All students are required to take both the SAT and ACT at least once their Junior year. 

ACT Testing Dates

SAT Testing Dates

Essential Learning Outcomes for AVID

WICOR:  Writing, Inquiry, Collaboration, Organization, and Reading to Learn


Writing to learn with clear thinking across the curriculum.


Inquiry engages students with their own thinking process. 


Collaboration brings personal responsibility and respect to the classroom and classroom discussions. 


Organization both physically and mentally on the part of the students and teacher, creates solid active learning.

Reading to Learn:

Reading critically  with increased content literacy increasingly with more difficult texts and tasks.

Important Information

You should be visiting the websites for test prep on your own time to get ready for the College Exams.
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