Grade Level: 7, 8
Prerequisite: Teacher recommendation
Length: Two semesters
Description: The goal of the elective AVID class is to help each student obtain higher grades in academically challenging courses by learning comprehensive study skills, writing, inquiry, collaboration and reading (WICR) strategies, and by participating in bi-weekly tutorials conducted by college/peer tutors. The course includes WICR strategies, organizational strategies, study skills, career and college exploration, test-taking skills, and motivational activities.