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;
Northside High SchoolCollege Readiness
11th and 12th Grade Session
The Mission of AVID
Maria Johnson: Principal
Kadren Davis: Assistant Principal
Robert Johnson: Physical Education
Corinthia Lopez: Math
Martha Martinez: English
Sheryl Norris: English
Marc Moreau: Science
Dustin JohnsSocial Studies
I = INQUIRY
C = COLLABORATION
O = ORGANIZATION
R = READING
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.
Course Sections (There will be four sections for every period)
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
AP IncorporationAP Testing http://professionals.collegeboard.com/testing/ap/about/dates
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)
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 www.fafsa.gov
FAFSA on the Web worksheet
Complete this before going online
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?
Who provided more support during the past 12 months?
Provide parent and stepparent information
National Honor Society
Apply 11th Grade Year
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