Summer Chutes

Posted by AVID Center on 5/21/2019

Summer ChutesA lively display board at the attendance office reception window counts down the days until summer vacation. Weary from the demands of the school year, staff and faculty freely express how much they’re looking forward to summer break in anticipation of rest and spending time with friends and family. Some students excitedly share about the camps they will attend and travel they will get to experience during their “time off.” But what effect does this cheerful countdown have on students for whom summer holds uncertainty, loss of structure and support, and other erosive conditions? Read more...