Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID)

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AVID Description


AVID Students Organize and Distribute Binders

AVID students spent the first week of school preparing binders for school-wide distribution. Students worked hard getting the binders organized with dividers, pencil pouches, and pencils.  Northwest students are expected to carry their binders daily keeping their assignments organized in the class sections.  Also included is a planner for students to use for writing down assignment due dates and for organizing their time.  Great job AVID!

AVID Students Organize and Distribute Binders

7th Grade Circles

7th Grade AVID teacher Aimee Tatton and her students begin every class period with a period of mindfulness. Together, they do deep breathing and then chorally recite the Class Creed below. This routine helps students be present and focused while encouraging positive attitudes.

Class Creed


I am me.

I am kind.

I am powerful.

I am loved.

I am strong.

I am beautiful.

I deserve to learn.

I deserve to be respected.

I am enough.

I can do anything!



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