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AVID Slideshow

AVID Information

What is AVID?

AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) is a program designed to prepare high school students for success in four-year universities. The CHS AVID curriculum focuses on developing study, organization, and academic skills for high school and college. We also offer in-class college and career counseling, personal mentoring, tutoring, and leadership development.AVID is for students who are serious about succeeding in high school and preparing for college. Success depends on individual determination and personal responsibility.

 

WHAT CREDIT WILL I RECEIVE?

AVID is an "A-G" course. As an AVID student, you wil receive ten units of College- Preparatory Elective credit each year. 

 

 

The Mission of AVID

The mission of AVID is to ensure that students:

  • will succeed in their academic classes
  • will participate in school activities
  • will be college eligible and guided through the college admission process
  • will become educated and responsible leaders in our society
     

INTERESTED IN BEING AN AVID STUDENT?

The AVID program recruits students in the spring for next year's class. We visit 8th graders at the feeder Cupertino Union School District middle schools but also accept incoming sophomores, juniors, and seniors. Please contact the AVID coordinator Lisa Sheehy at lisa_sheehy@fuhsd.org for more information. 

AVID CALENDAR

AVID RESOURCES AND LINKS

AVID SURVEY: CLICK HERE

To see the CHS AVID Brochure: click here

To visit the national AVID website: click here

Naviance: click here

Infinite Campus (transcripts): click here

RogerHub (calculate final grades): click here

The College Board (for SAT): click here

The official site for ACT: click here

AVID STAFF

AVID 9

Elise Robison / Teresa Filice

 

AVID 10

Amy Benson / Samantha Southerd

 

AVID 11

Jessica Schaetzke / Allie Vernon

 

AVID 12

Kyle Fitzpatrick / James Gilmore

Benson, Amy
Math Teacher / AVID
Filice, Teresa
English Teacher / AVID
Fitzpatrick, Kyle
Social Studies Teacher / AVID
Gilmore, James
AVID / Physical Education Teacher / Department Lead
Robison, Elise
Social Studies Teacher / AVID
Schaetzke, Jessica
World Language Teacher / AVID
Southerd, Samantha
Science Teacher / AVID
Vernon, Allison
English Teacher