Plano West AVID Newsletter

October 17, 2016

Upcoming Events

Group Photo

We'll be taking a group photo for the yearbook on Tuesday, Oct. 25th at 3:20pm in the Presentation Room. Wear your AVID T-shirts! You will have an excused tardy for 7th period.

AVID Halloween Party

Dress up in costume at this party filled with food, fun, and games! The party will take place in the Presentation Room on Thursday, Oct. 27 from 4:30-7:00pm. Hope to see you there!

Please bring an item to share based upon your AVID class period:

1st period - desserts

2nd period - drinks

3rd period - sides

4th period - candy

5th period - chips, pretzels, dip

Paul Quinn College

15 of our seniors have been selected to go on a field trip to Paul Quinn College along with Plano East and Senior on Friday, Oct. 28. Mark your calendars if you're attending!

AVID T-Shirts

T-shirts are on sale now! The cost for short sleeve is $11 and long sleeve is $15. Due Nov. 4

Order Form:

Upcoming Test Dates

SAT and ACT are right around the corner! Sign up for as many as you can right now! Be sure to register before the deadline to avoid late fees.


Registration Deadline: November 4

Late Registration: November 18

Test Date: December 10

Upcoming Test: October 22 (registration closed)


Registration Deadline: November 4

Late Registration: November 22

Test Date: December 3

**Juniors --- PSAT is on Wednesday, Oct. 19! Good luck to all!

Community Service!

October 28th: AVID is working the Football Concession Stands: 6:30-11:30. Provide own transportation. Sign up with Ms. Adams-Smyth or Ms. Moore.

Silverado Memory Care

Take care of residents with dementia during mealtimes and activities.

5521 Village Creek Dr, Plano, TX 75093

Contact Info: (972) 447-0038

You may need to go through orientation/training before serving.

Seven Loaves Community

Help the people in the Plano community who are food insecure.

1401 Mira Vista, Plano, TX 75093 (located near St. Andrew UMC)

Sign Up:

Operation Kindness

Help around the shelter filled with cats and dogs in need of a home!

Sign Up:

Please scroll down to the bottom of the website for volunteer requirements.


These shelters are specifically for rescued cats around the area. They are located in PetSmart stores in Plano, McKinney, and Castle Hills (Lewisville).

Sign Up:

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