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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

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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 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

Dameion Smith Inducted into U-Indy Hall of Fame

Savannah Abshire | Reporter In February of 2019, Dameion Smith, a teacher and coach at Avon High School, was inducted into the Hall of Fame of University of Indianapolis for his achievements in Track and Field. Smith had many achievements throughout his high school and college career including being the 2004 Brooker Male Athlete of the Year, 2004 D-II National Champion in hammer throw, six … Continue reading Dameion Smith Inducted into U-Indy Hall of Fame

Purdue Glee Club Performs at AHS

Elshadai Aberra|Social Media Editor On Friday, April 12 Purdue’s male choir group, the Purdue Glee Club, performed in our school’s very own auditorium. The program was primarily a fundraiser for AHS’ choir program, but simultaneously served as an advertisement for AHS’ choir members to join Purdue’s choir program when they enter college. The men of the Purdue Glee Club were not the only performers that … Continue reading Purdue Glee Club Performs at AHS

AP Stat Students Assist Firefighters

Morgan Jones | Reporter Over spring break, Ms. Leahy’s AP Statistics students were given the opportunity to help save lives alongside the Washington Township Avon Fire Department. Initially contacted by the department, Ms. Leahy said that she jumped at the opportunity. “[They] wanted to know if it was possible for us to look at numbers and analyze them,” Ms. Leahy said. “To tell if firefighters … Continue reading AP Stat Students Assist Firefighters

AHS Orchestras Earn Perfect Scores at ISSMA

Laura Ryle | Reporter History has been made this past weekend as two of Avon High School’s competing orchestras earned gold with distinction at the Indiana State School Music Association contest on April 13. The Intermezzo and Philharmonic Orchestras left a mark at Monrovia High School last weekend, being the only two groups from that location to place a gold with distinction, a title that … Continue reading AHS Orchestras Earn Perfect Scores at ISSMA