Applying for AVID and/or Science Research

  • Students currently enrolled in AVID and/or Science Research DO NOT need to apply to be in the same program next year.

    The following application process and forms are for new students applying to Science Research and AVID.
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    If you are interested in AVID and/or Science Research, please complete this general AVID/Science Research application, then return to this page and complete the specific program application(s) below. 

    Please Fill Out ➨ General AVID/Science Research Application




  • AVID is designed to prepare students for success in high school, college, and a career, especially students traditionally underrepresented in higher education.

    The program provides interested students with an opportunity to acquire skills and concepts essential to academic, social and personal success in a global society. Students will learn and practice new skills in writing, critical thinking, collaboration, organization and reading. 

    Course requirements include learning and taking Cornell notes, participating in collaborative tutorials, utilizing organization tools and techniques, and participating in Socratic seminars and philosophical chair discussions to gain deeper a understanding of complex text. 

    Application Requirements

    Required Forms, Contracts, Agreements and Most Recent Report Card


    Please contact Mrs. Grabowski, AVID Program Coordinator, if you have any questions or difficulties filling out this form: 

Science Research

  • Science Research is designed for the motivated, creative, and inquisitive science student. 

    The program provides students with an opportunity to acquire skills and concepts inherent in the science research experience. The students will experience science through original research. Students will practice scientific thinking and learn scientific processes, which will prepare them to meet their educational and career goals. 

    Course requirements include writing a formal research proposal and final research paper, conducting experimental research, performing a statistical analysis of experimental data, oral presentations and participating in various science competitions.

    Application Requirements

    1.  Copy of current report card

    2.  Teacher recommendation (teacher name and email submitted in Google Forms application)

    3.  Required Student Essay

         *Include a header with the student’s full name, grade level and student number (if known).

         *Maximum of 500 typed words, double-spaced,                      12 pt with 1” margins.

         *Select one of the following topics to write about:
                   *Explain why you would like to enroll in                                       science research at Stone.
                   *Describe a science or engineering project                                you have completed in the past.
                   *Explain your career plans.

    4.  Optional:  You may include other supporting documents such as science fair awards. 

    Submit the report card, essay, and optional supporting documents as an email attachment to Ms. Schmidt at: