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Vancouver teacher, family, visit the president


BlogThursday, April 10, 2014

The Columbian
Washington, D.C.

A Vancouver teacher and her family with West Wing connections met President Barack Obama in the Oval Office on April 4. Bethany Rivard, a teacher at Fort Vancouver High School, traveled to Washington, D.C., with her husband, David Smith, and their daughters, Sage Smith, 6, and Elsa Smith, 5. They were invited to attend the president's departure meeting with Jamie Smith, his former deputy press secretary... more


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“That” Teacher


BlogThursday, April 10, 2014 at 1:23PM

By Jeanie Greenidge, AVID Teacher and Coordinator, O’Banion Middle School

Every school has at least one. That teacher who does the “hard, personal stuff.” She is the one who takes a student shopping for her first bra, when it’s time (because there is no one else available to do it). It is that teacher whom the other teachers approach to have a talk about the nuances of deodorant; that teacher who has an extra stock of snacks in case of hunger, of extra uniform clothing, some extra balm for chapped lips, feminine hygiene products, extra pens and pencils, and extra time to “be there” for our students; to listen and try to understand students. These “soft” skills come more easily for some teachers than others. These teachers can become a tribe unto themselves... more


What's New: East Ridge Middle School became the first AVID Demonstration School in Lake County Schools...more

East Ridge MS

What's New: Sandalwood High School in Jacksonville, Florida became the first AVID National Demonstration School in Duval County Schools...more

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What's New: Southwest Middle School Achieves AVID National Demonstration Status...more

Southwet MS

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Reminder! Submit your AVID Math and Science Summer Bridge Programs application! Deadline Extended...more

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