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January 14, 2020
Student Success
Bringing the community together to ensure all students are ready for college and the workforce

All students are different; they learn differently, look different, talk different, process information differently. So, the question is, how can we speak to every student in a distinctive way to help them be successful in life?

In partnership with the College Board, our Advanced Academic Department held its first College and Career Symposium to focus on just that—all students and their ability to learn.

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October 31, 2017
Points of Pride
College-focused AVID program expands to elementary schools

The study skills and college-preparatory program AVID, a popular elective in both high school and middle school, is now available in more 23 elementary schools. And the students love it!

AVID is currently offered at 23 Title I elementary schools: Alexander, Cannella, Chairamonte, Clair Mel, Cork, Cypress Creek, Davis, Ippolito, Kingswood, Knights, Lee, Lewis, Mango, Mendenhall, Oak Grove, Ruskin, Seminole, Schmidt, Temple Terrace, Thonotosassa, Trapnell, Westshore and Yates. Three K-8 schools also offer the program: Rampello, Roland Park and Tinker.

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June 29, 2015
Points of Pride
Tampa Hosts 2015 AVID Summer Institute

For the second summer in a row, Tampa hosted the AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) Summer Institute. The Institute attracted more than 2,000 educators from across the nation, including 460 teachers, counselors, and administrators from Hillsborough County Public Schools.  This year’s theme was “Student Success Starts Here!” 

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