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AVID Applications for the 2014-15 School Year are due NOW!! 

Information in AVID Flyer at the bottom of the page

The group picture on the right is from the NorthWest Suburban Integration District Leadership Conference - our group won 3rd place in the AVID Jeporardy competition.

We will have a FAMILY NIGHT to celebrate our graduating seniors, school year, and incoming AVID students on Monday, May 19th 5-7pm in the cafeteria.

What is AVID??
AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) is an in-school academic support program designed to encourage students to prepare for college eligibility and success.

There are seventh, eighth, ninth, tenth, eleventh, and twelfth grade AVID classes available to students. Students are required to take honors and advanced courses as part of their preparation for college.

The district would like to thank the Cargill Foundation for the generous grant funding which has made AVID possible at Brooklyn Center High School.

See the current AVID newsletter, that spotlights some of our students, in the PDF below.

For more information, contact Ms. Andrea Kemink (

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May 2, 2014 Contact Information:

Teens Learn How to be Safe and Financially Smart Behind the Wheel

BROOKLYN CENTER, MN – Every year, more than 13,000 Minnesota teenagers are involved in an automobile accident.  While the majority of these incidents are minor fender-benders, several dozen resulted in fatalities. Teaching young drivers the importance of practicing safe driving skills on the road is a priority. Allstate Insurance and BestPrep are bringing this message to high school classrooms around the state through a series of presentations designed to teach students that while safety is paramount, there are also financial ramifications of practicing safe driving skills.

 “Many students don’t realize the economic benefits of driving safely and earning good grades,” says Christian Hansen.  

On May 2, Hansen presented to Andrea Kemink’s AVID class at Brooklyn Center High School, on the importance of driver safety and the need for teenagers to understand the financial impact of driving decisions. The presentation, entitled Insurance Matters, focused on talking with teens about the 100 Deadliest Days – from prom to Labor Day – when teen fatalities due to car accidents peak. Agents aim to teach teens how to save lives – and money – through save driving. 

“Anything we can do as agents to improve the safety of teen driving, we must do,” says Hansen.  “Being able to reach students with the Insurance Matters presentation helps students focus on the critical responsibility they have when they get behind the wheel.”