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AVID
WELCOME TO MATHER'S AVID HOME PAGE!
 
Advancement Via Individual Determination ("AVID") is a national program used in nearly 4.500 schools nationwide and in 16 countries and territories. AVID's mission is to close the achievement gap by preparing all students for college readiness and success in a global society.
 
For more information about AVID at Mather, see the upcoming events and quarterly newsletter attached below or click on the appropriate link on the right side of this page. 
 
For general information about the AVID program, click here: http://www.avid.org/index.html.
 

AVID EVENTS

AVID Commitment Breakfast Celebration Oct 4, 2013

Freshman Day Trip Oct 18, 2013

AVID/AP Parent Night Oct 24, 2013 6-7:30 pm

Freshman Over Night Trip Nov 13-14, 2013

CHAPARONES NEEDED FOR THESE PROJECTS AND FIELD TRIPS
Please contact Ms. Flores, Ms. Lopez, Mr. Rutkowski, or Ms. Thompson if you are interested in chaparoning...Thank You!
 
Sophomore Chicago Cares Service Learning Project Dates:
November 16 & 23
December 7
January 11
February 15

College Field Trips
University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign & Eastern Illinois University
Tuesday, December 3, 2013 6am-6:30pm (Juniors & Seniors)

Northwestern Illinois University & Loyola University
Thursday, December 5, 2013 (Sophomores)

AVID ELECTIVE TEACHERS
 
Ms. Elvia Lopez
Juniors
Email contact: elopez10@cps.edu
 
Mr. Daniel Rutkowski
Freshmen & Seniors
Email contact: ddrutkowski@cps.edu
 
Ms. Elizabeth Thompson
Sophomores
Email contact: emthompson@cps.edu
 
Mrs. Vanessa Flores
Program Coordinator
Email contact: vsmugnaini@cps.edu
 
 




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