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Evergreen Middle School team wins big at National History Day event

For months, a team of eighth graders from Evergreen Middle School conducted extensive research on the Tuskegee Airmen. Their hard work paid off last week when their 10-minute documentary, “The Tuskegee Airmen: Courage Knows No Color,” was named National Champion in the Junior Group Documentary category of the National History Day competition.

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AVID is a structured college preparatory system that provides direct support for first-generation college-goers. AVID’s mission is to close the achievement gap by preparing all students for college readiness and success in a global society.

Students who take an AVID elective learn:

  • Writing skills
  • Inquiry processes
  • Collaboration techniques
  • Organization tools
  • Critical reading skills

Learn more about AVID in Lake Washington:


Schools with AVID Program in 2017-18:

  • Evergreen Middle School
  • Finn Hill Middle School
  • Kamiakin Middle School
  • Redmond Middle School
  • Rose Hill Middle School
  • Eastlake High School
  • Lake Washington High School
  • Redmond High School