Presentation on theme: "Welcome to AVID Mrs. Dyke Please sign in and feel free to look around or have a seat."— Presentation transcript:
Welcome to AVID Mrs. Dyke Please sign in and feel free to look around or have a seat
Mrs. Heather Dyke 19 th year teaching 15 th year at Chandler High School Taught dance at Willis Jr. High for 4 years Taught beginning and intermediate dance at CHS for 6 years Taught PE at CHS for 2 years Sixth year teaching health First year teaching AVID
Mrs. Heather Dyke Graduated from NAU in 1996 with a bachelors degree in Physical Education Earned by Master’s degree in Secondary Curriculum and Instruction in 2000 Married for 13 years Two beautiful boys, Shane is 8 and Cody is 5
Mrs. Heather Dyke 2014-2015 Schedule 1 – Girls PE 2 - Comprehensive Health 3 – Girls PE 4 - Comprehensive Health 5 - Comprehensive Health 6 - AVID Office Hours Tuesdays and Thursdays 2:15 – 3:15 In Rm. 1001
How can I help my child be successful in AVID Class?
half Ask if they have any homework: I will rarely give homework, but when I do, it needs to be turned in on time – late work is only worth half credit
How can I help my child be successful in AVID Class? Check their grades on Infinite Campus on a regular basis – I make every effort to enter grades promptly and keep their posted grades up to date
How can I help my child be successful in AVID Class? If you have any questions about your child’s grade, please e-mail at any time firstname.lastname@example.org
How can I help my child be successful in AVID Class? If they are ever absent from class, remind your child to get their make-up work. They must ask me for it, I will not hand it to them.
How can I help my child be successful in AVID Class? Remind them to keep a good AVID binder. They have binder checks every week. Binder checks are 30% of their semester grade.
How can I help my child be successful in AVID Class? Visit and subscribe to my page on the Chandler High School website: Dyke, Heather / Mrs. Dyke's Homepage
AVID Graduates 97% plan to attend college – 66% will enroll in a four-year university – 31% will enroll in a two-year college 78% of AVID students are accepted to four-year universities 83% of their parents have less than a four-year degree
Completion of Four-Year College Entrance Requirements 76% of all graduating seniors DO NOT meet university requirements 89% of AVID students meet university requirements! Only 34% of students in the United States complete university requirements
Nationwide Nationwide 76% of students from affluent backgrounds attend college. Only 4% of community college students transfer to a four-year college or university AVID seniors graduate with an average G.P.A. of 3.1
College Preparedness Guest Speakers Field Trips College and Career Knowledge College Entrance Testing College Admissions/Financial Aid
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