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AVID = Advancement via Individual Determination.

AVID is designed to increase schoolwide learning and performance for students. AVID's mission is to close the opportunity gap by preparing ALL students for college readiness and success in a global society.

Demonstrated Learning: Students will be organized and prepared in all classes through a schoolwide P.R.I.D.E. effort called “Demonstrated Learning” using strategies that apply in all of their classes at FMS.

ALL FMS students will have receive a binder, pencil pouch, dividers, and corresponding organizational materials.

Student Engagement: Students will be engaged in their learning using WICOR strategies in all content areas throughout the year.
2023-2024 Academic School Year
Instructor: Ms. Alicia Graham
AVID Site Committee Members:
Mr. Brandon Dixon, Principal
Ms.Alicia Graham, Assistant Principal
Mr. Donald Wilson, Assistant Principal
Ms. Andrea Mattress, Instructional Facilitator
Ms. Toynett Carter, Social Studies Teacher
Ms. Vanese Scott, Science Teacher
Ms. Robin Gaither, English Teacher
Mr. Demetrius Gardner, Mathematics Teacher
Mr. Otis Dixon, Gateway to Technology Teacher
Mrs. Danielle Miller-Harris, Career Development Facilitator