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Our online AVID application for the 23-24 school year is now available by clicking the following link: https://forms.gle/g12Zy7Q5py17s3vaA
 
The deadline to apply is Feb. 6, 2023, but you do not want to wait until the last minute and students are encouraged to apply ASAP.
 
We are accepting incoming 9th, 10th, and 11th grade students who demonstrate the interest and determination to complete our program. Please learn more about AVID below to see if it might be a good fit for you and good luck!

AVID Video: Please click here to watch our AVID video to learn more about our program from our AVID Coordinator, Counselor, and Students! One update, it is possible for some students to do AVID and STEAM, but it will depend on if they are also in other specialty programs with required classes and what their long-term goals are.

AVID Flyer: Please click 
here to read our flyer to learn more about our AVID program.


Students will be notified if they are accepted into our AVID program in late February after course selection, but don't worry our AVID Counselor will help make sure to adjust your schedule if you are accepted.

More information about AVID can be found below and thank you for your interest in our AVID program!
 
AVID Specialists: This opportunity is only for current Franklin AVID students in 10th or 11th grade to apply for next school year. Please click here to apply ASAP before the deadline on Monday, February 6th.
 
AVID specialists will work with a younger AVID grade level class, help with tutorials, teambuilding, and they can add this to their college and scholarship applications because it looks great! This is a special class/leadership opportunity that you can only get in your schedule if you apply and are accepted.
 
 
What is AVID? 

AVID stands for Advancement Via Individual Determination and is a regularly scheduled elective class that prepares students in the middle, with academic potential, for success in advanced high school classes and in college.
 
What are AVID student expectations?
  • Maintain at least a “C” average
  • Show great citizenship & attendance
  • Maintain an organized binder
  • Take notes every day, in every class, every year in high school
  • Participate in weekly tutorials
  • Write, Question, Collaborate, Read
  • Take Honors and AP classes
  • Take PSAT, SAT, ACT tests
  • Remain in program 4 years
  • Be a well-rounded student
  • Apply to several four-year colleges

What are AVID parent expectations?
AVID parents are expected to encourage their students to achieve academically, to maintain regular contact with the site AVID coordinator and to become involved in the activities of the AVID program.

What happens in the AVID program?
The AVID Four-Year Elective program is three-pronged: 
1)   Students receive academic instruction in writing note-taking, studying, test-taking, and organizing. 
 
2)   Students receive academic support from tutors through collaborative tutorial groups and peer counseling.
 
3)   Students are motivated to pursue academic excellence through goal setting, rigorous classes, cultural and college field trips, classroom guest speakers, and AVID team building.

How do you recognize an AVID student?
The AVID student carries a notebook, takes notes in all classes, is prepared for class, is a positive role model for others, and is "on track" for college.
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AVID STAFF DIRECTORY

Manfredi, Josette
Jmanfred@egusd.net
AVID 9 Teacher

Williams, Dawn
dwilliag@egusd.net
AVID 10 Teacher

Robare, Audry
ARobare@egusd.net
AVID 11 & 12 Teacher
 
Rubio, Gwen
GRubio@egusd.net
AVID 11 & 12 Teacher

Autenrieth, Ryan
rautenri@egusd.net
AVID Counselor

Buechler, Christina
cmbuechl@egusd.net
AVID Coordinator