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AVID Application



AVID stands for Advancement Via Individual Determination

NLMS has 6 AVID elective classes in grades 6-8. Students in AVID elective classes participate in:

tutorials with college tutors
team-building activities
college and career research
listen to guest speakers
learn note-taking skills
work on organization skills
learn reading and writing strategies

Since AVID began at NLMS, students have visited the following colleges and universities:
Montevallo, Jacksonville State, University of Alabama, Auburn University, Tuskegee, Central Alabama Community College, Georgia Tech University, and Alabama State University
Students recently participated in College and Career Day with the Atlanta Hawks.
Students have also been to Montgomery to witness Alabama Legislators debate a bill.