Avon Swim Team Loses to Plainfield in Second Meet of Season (Slideshow)

By Tara Martin | Social Media Editor “Avon Relay.” The chant is unmistakable. A few dozen athletes line the edge of the pool in hopes of getting the closest they can without falling in. This is the Avon relay, the main event. The score, at least for now, doesn’t matter. In this moment, Avon needs to cheer the loudest and hopefully swim the fastest. On … Continue reading Avon Swim Team Loses to Plainfield in Second Meet of Season (Slideshow)

Avon Hosts First Winter Dance (PHOTO GALLERY)

By Tara Martin | Social Media Editor For upperclassmen there was Prom. Freshmen had the cookout. Everybody was welcome at homecoming. However, there was no traditional high school dance for all students at Avon. That was until the “Winter Wonderland”-themed Winter Semi-Formal. The dance took place in the field house at Avon High School on Dec. 1. Tickets were sold to students in the weeks … Continue reading Avon Hosts First Winter Dance (PHOTO GALLERY)

Keeping Up With The Clubs: Business Professionals of America

By Mira Branham | Reporter The Business Professionals of America (BPA) Club, sponsored by Mrs. Hollenbaugh, has hit the ground running this year. BPA aims to “develop leadership, academic, and technological skills in the workplace” among students and leaders within the community. Nationwide, there are about 45,000 members in the career and technical student organization. Between organizing the Freshmen Activity Fair, attending the Fall Leadership … Continue reading Keeping Up With The Clubs: Business Professionals of America

AHS Students Share Their Favorite Thanksgiving Traditions and Stories

By Elshadai Aberra | Reporter In preparation for Thanksgiving, the Echo recently talked with students around the school about their favorite Thanksgiving traditions and memories. Here’s what we found: “My family has a farm and we have turkeys and stuff. One time a turkey ran away and we had to chase it down and that was like the craziest thing that’s happened.” Josie Morrical, 9  … Continue reading AHS Students Share Their Favorite Thanksgiving Traditions and Stories

How Marvel Mastermind Stan Lee Impacted My Life

By Matthew Barton  It was an ordinary November morning. A cool breeze brushed through the hair of those unfortunate enough to be outside. It seemed that it would just be another ordinary Monday. Little did the world know that Stan Lee, one of the most influential pop culture icons, had been rushed to the hospital for a medical emergency. Later that afternoon, it was announced … Continue reading How Marvel Mastermind Stan Lee Impacted My Life

Football Finishes Season With 17-0 Loss to Center Grove

By Tara Martin | Social Media Editor They sat bundled up tight in layers, blankets draped over their heads, protecting them from the on-again, off-again snow blowing in their direction. They weren’t the black and gold army our eyes have become accustomed to; if they hadn’t sat together on the visitor sideline, you’d have no idea that they were supporting Avon football in Center Grove’s … Continue reading Football Finishes Season With 17-0 Loss to Center Grove

AP Chemistry Teachers Mr. Payne and Mrs. Kozinski Reflect on AP Science Teacher of the Year Award

By Prabhvir Lakhan | Managing Editor After three years of captivating labs, engaging lessons, and continuous support, Avon’s AP Chemistry teachers Mr. Matthew Payne and Mrs. Katie Kozinski were awarded AP Science Teachers of the Year from AP TIP-IN at the University of Notre Dame on Friday Nov. 2. AP TIP-IN is a grant program that invests in teacher development and aims to produce better … Continue reading AP Chemistry Teachers Mr. Payne and Mrs. Kozinski Reflect on AP Science Teacher of the Year Award

‘The Echo’ Places in Top 10 for Second Year in a Row at National High School Journalism Convention

Avon High School’s news website, AvonEcho.com, was recognized over the weekend as one of the top student publications in the country. The award, an eighth-place “Best of Show” for large school news websites, was announced in Chicago at the NSPA/JEA National High School Journalism Convention, a conference attended by more than 5,000 students from across the country. The recognition makes it two in a row … Continue reading ‘The Echo’ Places in Top 10 for Second Year in a Row at National High School Journalism Convention

Annual Trunk or Treat Breaks Records Raising Money For AEF (Photo Gallery)

By Dia Gill | Web Editor-in-Chief In the spirit of the spooky season, Avon High School put on its annual Trunk or Treat last night. The event is hosted by Student Government in a combined effort between executive board, class officers, and our club presidents, to raise money for the Avon Education Foundation. Clubs are given the opportunity to dress up with certain themes and … Continue reading Annual Trunk or Treat Breaks Records Raising Money For AEF (Photo Gallery)