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Rey Diaz Spends $110 in Act of Kindness

Morgan Jones | Reporter They’re fresh out of the oven: gooey, rich, and addicting. Students flock to the O-Zone during their lunch period to purchase DECA’s freshly-baked cookies, the line often times extending far beyond the door. One of those students is junior Rey Diaz, who often purchases dozens of bags of the popular treats. Diaz then randomly hands them out to “spread the kindness”. … Continue reading Rey Diaz Spends $110 in Act of Kindness

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Avon World Guard Brings Home Gold at World Championships

By Brannigan Watson | Web Managing Editor It was a very successful spring break for the Avon World Guard in Dayton, Ohio. From April 4 to April 6, the Avon High School World Guard was competing at Winter Guard International World Championships and defended their title of World Champions. Sophomore Riehley Johnson said that the win was a highlight of her life. “It was a … Continue reading Avon World Guard Brings Home Gold at World Championships

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Senior Tyson Harloff Joins Drum Corps, Carolina Crown

By Brannigan Watson|Web Managing Editor Drum Corps International is an organization that holds competitions for drum corps or marching bands around the country June through August. The championships are held at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. Each corps consists of 150 or less members, they train starting in the spring and tour around the US throughout the summer competing in a number of competitions, finishing … Continue reading Senior Tyson Harloff Joins Drum Corps, Carolina Crown

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Keeping Up With The Clubs: Disney

Sofia Breuer | Reporter Do you have a love for Disney and fictional characters? Avon’s Disney Club might be the perfect match for you. The club is led by its two co-presidents, senior Riley Grimes and senior Maddie Louie. Grimes and Louie have both been involved with the club since their freshman year. Grimes officially became president of Disney club her junior year. Mr. Westman, … Continue reading Keeping Up With The Clubs: Disney

Zoe Frossard Receives Softball Scholarship from Ball State

Laura Ryle | Reporter Outfield player for the varsity softball team, junior Zoe Frossard received and accepted a scholarship offer from Ball State University, a chance Frossard said she has dreamed about since being a little kid. Frossard said that the athletic scholarship was offered during her campus visit to Ball State in Sept. of 2018. “I started really getting serious with softball around my … Continue reading Zoe Frossard Receives Softball Scholarship from Ball State

All 22 MCU Movies Ranked

Elshadai Aberra and Tara Martin | Social Media Editor and Web Editor-in-Chief Methodology: A holistic grading scale was used where intrigue and seamlessness of the storyline was weighted the heaviest. Factors such as animation and production were considered but to a lesser degree. The Top Tier, 1-7: 1. Avengers: Endgame Reason for placement: This movie easily had the most debate around it’s placing. All in all, … Continue reading All 22 MCU Movies Ranked

AHS to Allow Hats and Durags

Laura Ryle | Reporter Avon High School recently made some changes to the dress code policy, which previously banned hats, durags, and hoods. Students are now permitted to wear hats and durags throughout the building without getting penalized. Hoods, however, are still prohibited. Mr. Shockley, Avon High School’s principal, said the reason behind this change was to respect minority students’ culture by allowing them to … Continue reading AHS to Allow Hats and Durags

Early Graduation: Summer Matthews Walks as a Junior

Tara Martin | Web Editor-in-Chief Most students will spend four years in high school, graduate at 18, and move on with their lives from there. For junior Summer Matthews, however, “everybody else is not me.” In only a week and some change, Matthews will be walking across the stage at graduation a year earlier than her classmates. Matthews said the decision to graduate one year … Continue reading Early Graduation: Summer Matthews Walks as a Junior

AHS Hosts Art Drop and Show

Tara Martin | Web Editor-in-Chief Posters and pictures crowd the halls, tables of freshly molded and glazed clay stretch up and down The Commons. On Wednesday, May 15, an art show was at Avon High School, displaying works from a multitude of different art classes offered at AHS. Photography teacher Dustin Allison said that one of the highlights of the event was the wide range … Continue reading AHS Hosts Art Drop and Show

Q&A With Varsity Baseball Player Camden Melvin

Morgan Jones | Reporter Q: Why did you start playing baseball? A: When I was young, I started playing everything I could to see if I would like it. It looked fun, and now it’s my favorite sport. Q: What’s your favorite song to listen to on gameday? A: Probably what I listen to when we have a game is my walkup song, “Don’t Come … Continue reading Q&A With Varsity Baseball Player Camden Melvin

AHS Teachers Who Have Taught Abroad

Tara Martin | Web Editor-in-Chief Mr. Nelson: Spanish teacher Kyle Nelson taught English in Fuenlabrada, Spain to students ranging anywhere from sixth to twelfth grade. “My job was basically to develop American culture lessons and also help them with speaking, practice, and pronunciation,” Nelson said. While by sixth grade, most students in Spain are almost bilingual in Spanish and English, Nelson said that a language … Continue reading AHS Teachers Who Have Taught Abroad

Fish Prizes at Carnival for a Cause Controversial

Nathan Miller | Managing Editor Senior Trip Newton cares a great deal about her many pet fish. “I have a fish that I rescued at the county fair five years ago,” Newton said. “I rescued him because I saw some teenagers. They threw his bag on the ground. They were kicking it around. I picked him up. He was bleeding out into the bag. He … Continue reading Fish Prizes at Carnival for a Cause Controversial

AHS’ Student Government Hosts Carnival for a Cause

Elshadai Aberra | Social Media Editor Remember last year’s Avon Night Light? Well, forget about it. Student government decided to try something new this year: Carnival for a Cause. Avon’s student government teamed up with Hendrick’s Regional Health to host Carnival for a Cause on Saturday, April 27, with the cause being raising money for the HRH prenatal unit. “The purpose of the carnival was … Continue reading AHS’ Student Government Hosts Carnival for a Cause