Carrabec elevates the bar

The Morning Sentinal – Thur Feb 2, 2012

ANSON — Eleven sophomores at Carrabec High School sat in a classroom Wednesday beneath painted ceiling tiles depicting the colleges they dream of attending: Harvard University, Marist College, University of Georgia, University of New England.

The students were selected specially to participate in a new program this year called Advancement Via Individual Determination, or AVID, which targets “students in the middle.” They are smart students but can benefit from learning new study skills and taking demanding courses.

Like the rest of the school serving Anson, Embden, Solon and New Portland, they already are showing remarkable improvement.

Read more