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News - September 25, 2023
South Barber AVID!
Advancement Via Individual Determination - that’s AVID!!!
South Barber Elementary Pre-K through 6th Grade students have been
working hard this year to learn organizational skills and time
management. Students are learning to utilize an agenda, color-coded
binder system, study skills, and time management. Each week, teachers do
OT Checks (Organizational Tool) using a checklist of items students are
responsible for keeping track of, turning in, organizing, etc. Students
earn up to $20 in AVID money each week depending on their OT Checks. On
Fridays, the AVID Store is open for students to purchase supply items
that they have either broken, lost, or destroyed.
Once a month, the AVID Store is open for purchasing non-supply items.
You know fun stuff! Today was our first “Fun Friday!” All students got
to visit the AVID store and purchase up to two items with their AVID
earnings! It was fun to watch their eyes light up when they found
something they wanted to purchase. Then, count their money in their
wallet to decide if they had enough money to buy it or not. Real Life
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