Oxnard High Receives Recognition for High Performance

People hold AVID poster.Oxnard, CA—Oxnard High School has been selected as an AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) Demonstration School, a kindergarten through postsecondary system that has turned thousands of underperforming students into confident, college-going scholars and graduates. The school, which joins approximately 125 other AVID Demonstration Schools, was selected through an application process, screening and review that included [...]

OHS AVID Coordinator and Principal Selected to Present at AVID National Conference

Kathleen Beckham, headshot.

SAN DIEGO –Kathleen Beckham, AVID Coordinator, and Dr. Eric Riegert, Principal, at Oxnard High School in Oxnard, CA were chosen from a field of over 100 applicants to present at the AVID National Conference, an educational forum to be held at the Hilton Bayfront San Diego December 6 – 8, 2012. More than 2,000 national […]

AVID Helps Senior Become a Leader

Even at an early age, Daniel Espinoza knew he was college material.“When I was 5, I was telling my grand-mother that I was going to find a cure for cancer,” the 17-year-old Daniel recounted with a smile. But Daniel came from a Mexican immigrant family with no college history, and he and his mom, Alejandra, […]

Graduating seniors credit college-readiness program with a boost

For 300 Ventura County seniors, next month’s graduation signals the successful completion of Advancement via Individual Determination, a college-readiness program that places average students in a rigorous elective class.The program provides tutoring and guidance in an effort to increase the students’ eligibility and integration into four-year colleges. Ninety-nine percent of the students graduate high school, […]

Hueneme hosts AVID Workshop

AVID Ventura County, in conjunction with AVID Region 8 (Kern. San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, and Ventura Counties), holds workshops a couple of times each school year. Hueneme High School hosted the workshop on Thursday, March 1st.Administrators, counselors, AVID Coordinators, and AVID teachers from south Santa Barbara county and Ventura County were in attendance. Beth […]

Oxnard Principal Selected to Distinguished AVID Principals’ Leadership Collaborative

Riegert Eric, headshot.

Identified as one of the “best-of-the-best,” Oxnard High School Principal Eric Riegert will join 11 other AVID National Demonstration School principals in the inaugural meeting of the California AVID Principals’ Leadership Collaborative (APLC) in San Diego on March 15. Riegert and the other principals were selected because of their leadership abilities that drive high academic […]