September 25, 2015Welcome to the world of AVID! We are excited about the 2015-2016 school year at Elgin High School! In the 2nd year of AVID at EHS, we have grown from 2 sections of AVID in the 14-15 school year to FIVE sections of AVID this year! We currently offer 3 sections of AVID I for 9th graders, and 2 sections of AVID II for 10th. The students are busy this year. We are focused on organization and are using electronic agendas on iPads to stay organized and keep track of assignments in our classes. Cornell Notes are a big part of AVID and we have certainly begun to take them in class. The AVID classes have done team building activities to establish strong relationships in the classes. The students in AVID will be able to utilize the tutorials in which each student brings a "point of confusion" from one of their classes to the AVID class and with the help of college tutors and their AVID classmates are able to gain an understanding. As you can tell, it is an exciting time! We are looking forward to the AVID Parent Night on October 5th in the EHS Library from 6:30 to 7:30. We will use this night to give our parents a lot more information about AVID and how their child can benefit. Please stay tuned as there will be more to come!October 2, 2015The 1st Six Weeks is over! The AVID students at Elgin are off to a good start. The 9th graders are getting more comfortable with high school! The 10th graders are doing well and stepping up! AVID Parent Night is October 5th! Come hear about what will transform these students!