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Northside High School College Readiness. 11 th and 12 th Grade Session. The Mission of AVID. The mission of AVID is to ensure that ALL students will succeed in rigorous curriculum; will complete a rigorous college preparatory path; will enter mainstream activities of the school;

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Northside High SchoolCollege Readiness

11th and 12th Grade Session

The Mission of AVID

  • The mission of AVID is to ensure that ALL students

    • will succeed in rigorous curriculum;

    • will complete a rigorous college preparatory path;

    • will enter mainstream activities of the school;

    • will increase their enrollment in four-year colleges; and

    • will become educated and responsible participants and leaders in a democratic society.

  • AVID’s systemic approach is designed to support students and educators as they increase schoolwide/districtwide learning and performance.

AVID Trained

Maria Johnson: Principal

Kadren Davis: Assistant Principal

Robert Johnson: Physical Education

Corinthia Lopez: Math

Martha Martinez: English

Sheryl Norris: English

Marc Moreau: Science

Casey WeaverEnglish


Millie PolancoMath

Dustin JohnsSocial Studies







Meeting the Challenge

To help all students do rigorous work and meet or exceed high standards in each content area, we must help students:

Develop as readers and writers.

Develop deep content knowledge.

Know content specific strategies for reading, writing, thinking and talking.

Develop organizational habits, skills, and behaviors to use knowledge and skills.

School-wide BINDER

  • Front Section

    • Class schedule

    • School Calendar

    • Pencil Bag with pencils/pens (pencil case in book bag is okay)

    • Agenda with Homework Assignments Written

    • Grade Analysis

      Course Sections (There will be four sections for every period)

    • Administrative Materials: syllabus

    • Learning Log /Reflections(AVID/English)

    • Course assignments: evidence of Cornell Notes

    • Tutorial forms for core class

Cornell NotesRepetition Process

Checking on Your Childs Grades

  • Power School for Parents


    • Must submit a copy of Photo ID then go online a complete request

Graduation Project

Research Paper- Completed in the 11th grade and will conduct an interview to include in the text

Physical Project- Related to topic of research paper and will require a mentor

Portfolios- Students will create an organized documentation of their work.

Presentation- present the final product before a panel of judges at the school

SAT Dates: go to College Board

ACT: All NHS 11th grade students test March 4th

TEST Dates

AP IncorporationAP Testing

11th and 12th grade AVID courses are now Advanced Placement courses

Rigorous collegiate-like academic work

Possible college credit

The AP test is optional but strongly encouraged

Test Fee: est.$89 (Reduced $59)

Test Dates: May 5th -16th (scores released Mid July)

Applying For College

  • College Foundation of North Carolina


      Deadlines vary

      Go to the college of your interest to learn college deadlines

      Free College Application Week

      November 18th thru 22nd

The Financial Aid Application Process

What, When, and How

What is the FAFSA?

Free Application for Federal Student Aid

Where do I go to complete the FAFSA?

Online at

FAFSA on the Web worksheet

Complete this before going online

When to Start Applying for Aid

  • Available January 1st

    • Complete tax return as soon as you get it

  • FAFSA on the Web

    • Online at


Parent’s Information

Required even if you don’t claim the student on your tax return

Divorced or separated parents

Who did the student live with more during the past 12 months?

Joint custody

Who provided more support during the past 12 months?


Provide parent and stepparent information


National Honor Society

3.5 GPA

Apply 11th Grade Year

Free Help

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