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AVID to continue working on college preparatory skills

Zainab Idrees April 21, 2021

According to Zoey Foley, AVID student and junior, AVID students are learning many college preparatory skills. She said, “With next year coming so soon and I’ll be a senior, I feel like AVID has helped...

AVID to continue working on college preparatory skills

Zainab Idrees March 23, 2021

According to Zoey Foley, AVID student and junior, AVID students are learning many college preparatory skills. She said, “I’ll be a senior next year, so I need to know my options and what resources...

AVID to continue working on college preparatory skills

Zainab Idrees March 1, 2021

According to Zoey Foley, junior and AVID student, students are learning many college preparatory skills. Foley said,” I think AVID is very helpful in the process of helping us become aware that there...

AVID working on college preparatory skills

Zainab Idrees February 10, 2021

According to Zoey Foley, junior and AVID student, students are learning many college preparatory skills. Foley said, “Well, since I’m a junior, I’m starting to look into what I want to do after...

School Resource Officers (SROs) present information to AVID classes

Calina He January 24, 2021

School Resource Officers (SROs) at CHS are presenting campus safety tips to AVID classes, according to School Resource Officer Blake Lytle. “With COVID-19, things have been super difficult. We are...

AVID working on college preparatory skills

Zainab Idrees January 20, 2021

According to junior Zoe “Zoey” Foley, an AVID student, the classes are preparing for college preparatory skills. “AVID has actually helped me with looking for colleges, and for being ready with...

AVID working on college preparatory skills

Zainab Idrees November 17, 2020

According to Zoey Foley, junior and AVID student, students are learning many college preparatory skills. Currently, students are working on college presentations. They have been working on these for the...

AVID classes preparing for upcoming PSAT tests on Oct. 14 and Oct. 29

October 8, 2020

According to junior Zoe “Zoey” Foley, AVID classes are currently preparing to take the PSAT (Preliminary SAT). Currently, there are two PSAT dates scheduled for students. On Oct. 14, the Greyhound...

With e-learning in place, CHS students, teachers see rise of aesthetics in journaling, note-taking

With e-learning in place, CHS students, teachers see rise of aesthetics in journaling, note-taking

Karen Zhang May 21, 2020

  During quarantine, junior Emily Chan has been bullet journaling. Her process is the same each time—she makes a cover page, a monthly layout with important dates, various trackers and finally...

AVID students talk and work during SRT. According to Jamie Newcomer, AVID coordinator and teacher, AVID helps students prepare for college in many ways.

AVID students practice college-readiness skills

Marvin Fan October 8, 2019

According to AVID coordinator Jamie Newcomer, a large part of the AVID course is teaching students college-readiness skills. She said that this year, there will be a small change to the note-taking approach...

Being apart of an AVID SRT helps students like sophomore Myles Embry to get his homework done. “Being in an AVID SRT makes it easier to get my homework done because I am able to concentrate with less distractions,” he said.

AVID teaches students about future jobs

Pranav Jothirajah May 15, 2019

As the school year comes to an end, the AVID program will also begin to finish its curriculum. According to AVID teacher Elizabeth Galvan, the program will finish the year by teaching students about future...

AVID teacher Elizabeth Galvan works at her desk and prepares for her class. “(AVID) gets students comfortable with being uncomfortable. The activities we do in class may not feel comfortable, but they get used to advocating for themselves and (they also) learn about the skills they need outside of high school.”

AVID sophomores learn about future jobs

Pranav Jothirajah March 26, 2019

Preparing for college and future jobs is a major aspect that the AVID program focuses on throughout the school year.  According to AVID teacher Elizabeth Galvan, the program is currently teaching sophomores...

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