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Schyler Wood, who graduated from Park High School this spring, tells District 833 School Board members how the AVID program helped her academically as well as personally. (Bulletin photo by Scott Wente)

Riding successes, AVID program to expand to District 833 elementary schools

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Earlier in Schyler Wood’s Park High School career, she was projected to score a 17 out of 36 on her ACT standardized college entrance test.

Wood graduated this spring from Park after four years in the AVID program, which helps students with college and career readiness.

Now she’s headed to college after scoring a 30 on her ACT, which is well above average.

“I always really had the drive,” Wood said. “It was the AVID program that kind of brought it out for me.”

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Scott Wente
Scott Wente has been editor at the South Washington County Bulletin since 2011. He worked as a reporter at other Forum Communications newspapers from 2003 to 2011. He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.
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