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Q&A with Distinguished Young Woman of Avon, Katie Kobold

Elshadai Aberra | Managing Editor Q: What inspired you to participate in DYW? A: Emily Keith, Claire Rightley, and Jadah Rose Coursey participated my sophomore year and I was actually Claire [Rightley’s] little sister so that inspired me to join. Plus it’s a fantastic opportunity in general. Q: How much effort did you put into DYW? A: I put in as much work and effort … Continue reading Q&A with Distinguished Young Woman of Avon, Katie Kobold

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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

AHS Hosts Activity Fair

Mason Trimmer | Reporter Once a year, every club at Avon High School gets a day dedicated to expressing their features to new and returning students. This year was no different, with various clubs coming together at the Activity Fair for students to browse, each with varying interests and expectations. This was no different for freshman Leah Crook, who’s planning on joining Creative Writing Club. … Continue reading AHS Hosts Activity Fair

Caroline Jackson Wins Miss Congeniality

Sofia Breuer | Reporter For as long as she could remember, she always wanted to be a part of this competition. Growing up, going to the local fair was always a mesmerizing experience for junior Caroline Jackson. Jackson said that she would always go to the Hendricks County 4-H fair when she was little and would see the girls competing in the Fair Queen Contest. This past … Continue reading Caroline Jackson Wins Miss Congeniality

Evolution of the Spectacular Spider-Man

Matthew Barton | Design Editor “Spider-Man, Spider-Man, does whatever a spider can. Spins a web, any size, catches thieves just like flies. Look Out! Here comes the Spider-Man!” Spider-Man first made his appearance in 1962 in Amazing Fantasy #15 and since then has made countless appearances in comic books, television shows, movies, etc. His most recent appearance was in Spider-Man Far from Home which reached … Continue reading Evolution of the Spectacular Spider-Man

Q&A with District Teacher of the Year Mrs. Chenoweth

Tara Martin | Web Editor-in-Chief Q: What is the process for becoming Teacher of the Year? A: For Avon High School, my department chair, Matt Noble, was the one who nominated me for Teacher of the Year. Other people get nominated as well; department chairs, principals, and then we get a staff email where the entire school then votes on Teacher of the Year for … Continue reading Q&A with District Teacher of the Year Mrs. Chenoweth

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

Freshmen Review Their First Year of High School

Mira Branham and Kaitlyn Mason | Reporters Freshmen Matthew Martin, Amelie Davis, Edvin Esquivel, Myles Miller, William Yeley, Steffan Bestman, Andon Belleville, Tiawan Biffle, Brayden Barnhill, and Hailey Bernfield rate their first year of high school at Avon, pick a favorite teacher, and answer to whether high school lived up to their expectations. Continue reading Freshmen Review Their First Year of High School

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