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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

Business teacher Ms. Moore Gets Surprise Response from NBA Star Kevin Durant

Business teacher Ranielle Moore signed up for Instagram just a few days ago. Today during SRT, she learned exactly how the social media platform can connect people. “I watched a sports show yesterday that said that [Kevin Durant] often responds to his direct messages,” Moore said. “I decided to send a message saying that I hope he finds happiness and joy in Brooklyn and thanked … Continue reading Business teacher Ms. Moore Gets Surprise Response from NBA Star Kevin Durant

Avon’s Three Diploma Types and Their Requirements

Oliver Ott | Reporter How well do you know Avon’s three diploma types? Test your knowledge with this three-question quiz, and read about the different diploma types after.  1. How many credits of electives do you need for a basic Core 40 diploma? A. 6 B. 9 C. 12 D. 14   2. What is the minimum GPA required to get an Academic/Technical Honors diploma? A. … Continue reading Avon’s Three Diploma Types and Their Requirements

5 Takeaways from Avon’s 35-27 Win Over Hamilton Southeastern

Stephen Dumeyer | Reporter Avon’s Football team won their first conference game of the season against Hamilton Southeastern on Sept. 6 in a 35-27 game that wasn’t as close as the score cracks it up to be. Here are the top five things to take away from this week three matchup. Gall could be the next great Avon wide receiver. When you think of great … Continue reading 5 Takeaways from Avon’s 35-27 Win Over Hamilton Southeastern

The Best Football Teams in Indiana — Where Does Avon Rank?

Stephen Dumeyer | Reporter Is Avon’s football team the best in Indiana? This is a question four different ranking systems — AP Poll, Coaches Poll, MaxPreps Rankings, and the Sagarin Computer Model — have tried to figure out. The debate for the top spot is up to Avon, Brownsburg, Carmel, New Palestine, and Warren Central. Here’s why each team should (and shouldn’t) be No. 1 … Continue reading The Best Football Teams in Indiana — Where Does Avon Rank?

5 Takeaways from Avon’s 41-17 Win over Ben Davis

Stepehen Dumeyer | Reporter Number 1: Speed Kills The Orioles have showcased an impressive amount of speed, especially on defense and special teams. This is created at all levels on defense, starting with Washington State commit senior Nathaniel James on the defensive line, alongside senior Ross England, who made the transfer from linebacker to the defensive line this season, making him a speedy threat on the edge. … Continue reading 5 Takeaways from Avon’s 41-17 Win over Ben Davis

Girls’ Golf Team Places 2nd in Last Meet before Conference

Hanna Walker | Reporter On Aug. 27, the girl’s golf team placed second against Ben Davis and North Central at Prestwick Country Club in Avon. The team beat Ben Davis but lost to North Central by five strokes.  Amelia Collier shot the lowest round for Avon at 46. Her score was followed closely by junior Morgan Wittenauer and junior Ella Fanning, who both shot 47.  … Continue reading Girls’ Golf Team Places 2nd in Last Meet before Conference

Meet Spanish, Japanese, and National Honor Society Presidents

Mira Branham | Reporter Senior Jazmine Susana, President of National Honor Society: Q: Why did you want a leadership position in your Honor Society?  JS: I wanted a leadership position because I felt like I embodied what NHS was about regarding caring about your grades and education while still giving back to the community, so I really wanted to help lead that. Q: How has your … Continue reading Meet Spanish, Japanese, and National Honor Society Presidents

Keeping Up With The Clubs: Peer Pals

Oliver Ott | Reporter Once a month, Peer Pals bridges the gap between Avon High School’s Life Skills classes and other students. When some students lack the social skills to fit in with the crowd, the Peer Pals come in to help fill the space that their companions may have. “Peer Pals is a club that connects the students in the certificate track or non-traditional … Continue reading Keeping Up With The Clubs: Peer Pals

Avon Football Wins 48-14 at Lucas Oil Stadium

Savannah Abshire | Sports Editor On Aug. 23, the Avon varsity football team hit off their season with a game against Columbus North High School at Lucas Oil. The team beat Columbus North 48-14 and they were up the entire game. The football team was not the only group to represent Avon on the field. The dance team, cheerleaders, and Avon Marching Black and Gold … Continue reading Avon Football Wins 48-14 at Lucas Oil Stadium

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