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2018 Carson Scholar - Nancy Mendez
2018 Carson Scholar - Nancy Mendez


Congratulations to Samantha Jimenez for being SJHHS AVID Senior Standout! 


AVID FAMILY 2017 - 2018
AVID FAMILY 2017 - 2018
Class of 2018
Class of 2018
5th Annual Language Learner Celebration - Miguel Bravo & Vanessa Moz
Miguel Bravo and Vanessa Moz

Advancement Via Individual Determination

AVID is a nationally recognized program designed to help bright, motivated students in their completion of college-prep coursework while in high school, in hopes that these students will be able to gain acceptance to 4-year colleges or universities directly from high school.  

It is a bridge to get students to college. Guest speakers and field trips to local universities! AVID students are typically bright, average or above average students with no chronic disciplinary or attendance problems.

Students in this program have a B or C average and are not discipline issues. They want to be successful! AVID students typically need assistance with organizational, planning and study skills in order to reach their full potentials. Students may be among the first in their families to attend college, although this is certainly not always the case!  

Students enrolled in this class will receive elective credits and would be in this class in lieu of CCP or Geography. If you are interested in participating in AVID or have further questions regarding this program please contact Mr. Briggs, AVID Coordinator

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Alumni Guest Speakers

CSU, Fullerton

  • Mariana Fitz
  • Ilse Diaz

UC Merced

  • Cinthia Muniz

Saddleback College

  • Alexis Maya


Congratulations From Black and Latino Men Read Contest - Alfredo Ramos Lopes - 1st Place - $500. Very proud of you!
Congratulations From Black and Latino Men Read Contest - Alfredo Ramos Lopes - 
2nd Place - $300. Very proud of you!
AVID Teachers
AVID Teachers
Tanislado Bracamontes Math/AVID Teacher
Charles Briggs AVID Coordinator / Social Science Teacher
Justin Elenes (949) 234-5997 Academic Advisor
Janey Gidion English Teacher
Daniel Humphreys Science/AVID Teacher
Jennifer Smalley (949) 234-5900 Principal
Fernando Sotelo (949) 234-5997 Academic Advisor
Fernanda Villalba Spanish Teacher/AVID