A. V. I. D. Orientation Jasmine Johnson Mia Bell Travis White
What is A.V.I.D Advancement Via Individual Determination The mission of AVID at Salem Middle School is to provide access for students to enroll in a rigorous curriculum, which will prepare them for advanced placement course work at the high school level and lead to increased college opportunities. Dr. Soltner (Principal of Salem Middle School)
You need: Keep a positive “can do attitude” Stay highly organized Persevereand have a strong work ethic Make sacrifices Maintain a supportive environment
We Are A. V. I. D [Key Terms] Knowledge Success Attitude Diversity Respect Attendance Achievement Honesty Belief Scholarship Citizenship Leadership Creativity Vision Tutoring Mentors Expectations Teamwork [family]
Life & Honesty Develop the skills to be honest and tell the truth at all times. Be honest with yourself and your school work. Have respect for elders, teachers, & peers. Obtain belief & faith.
8 Characteristics of Achievers Positive Thinking Confidence Resiliency Self-discipline Pride Proficiency Risk-Taking Goal-Oriented
Character = Success Mr. Eldredge (grade 8 science teacher ) Character defines success. Character is what makes you, you! The six pillars of character aretrustworthiness, respect, responsibility, fairness, caring, and citizenship.
Compass to 2015 Be an effective communicator & collaborator. Be able to talk to people & getting your point across -speeches -lectures -outgoing
Compass to 2015 Globally Aware [independent learner] Not depending on anyone to always do your work or for help. -Listening -Learning -Researching
Compass to 2015 Critical creative thinker and problem solvers -Thinking -Common sense -Knowledge Critical creative thinker- people who think and use their brains and are imaginative and creative. Problem solver-people who try their best to solve any situation.