Mr. Varela and Mrs Castro Meet The Creator of AVID
Mary Catherine Swanson is the founder and creator of AVID. It all started in her classroom in 1980 in San Diego. Clairemont High School.
College Visits and Field Trips
AVID celebration at the Bulls Game
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On Friday's we take time at the beginning of class to give a shout out to students in the AVID class who have done something extra special.
Tutor Organization Group
Margarita Mendez Hernandez Earns Full Ride
Students Take a Course at Northwestern
Senior Scholarship money and College Acceptance Wall
AVID Students of the Month
October - Junior Irvin Ortega
November - Freshmen Annie Garcia
December - Senior co-winners, Jess Esquivel and Jackie Velazquez
Upcoming college visits:
- Freshmen will be visiting Marquette University and University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee on Feb. 27th.
- Sophomores will be visiting Northern Illinois University and Aurora University on March 11th.
- Juniors will be going on the annual AVID Spring break trip at the end of March. They will be visiting 8 Universities in Illinois over 3 days. This trip was partially funded with generous grants by the Wheeling H.S. PTO, The District 214 Education Foundation, and A Bigger World Foundation.