Keeping Up With The Clubs: History

Maranda Frazier | Reporter The worst president in U.S. history, The Cold War, The Library of Alexandria. Finding a similarity among these three topics may be hard for some, but not for Avon High School’s History Club. History Club President Jacob Van Wagner has been interested in history since fourth grade where his fascination first branched from military history. “I soon started hitting every topic, … Continue reading Keeping Up With The Clubs: History

Daniel Clements Plays in The National Wheelchair Basketball Association

Tara Martin | Web Editor-in-Chief Sophomore Daniel Clements has already mapped out his top choices for where he wants to play collegiate basketball. At the top of the list sits Auburn University in Alabama, one of only a dozen or so schools in the country that offers a wheelchair basketball program. For Clements, who was born paralyzed from his shins down, this a must-have. Basketball … Continue reading Daniel Clements Plays in The National Wheelchair Basketball Association

Debunking the Myth: Joppa, Indiana

Joseph Souza | Features Editor & Oliver Brobeck | Reporter Senior Madison Bruce sits in her orange Honda Element, too scared to even leave her car. Her friends, armed with golf clubs, venture out to investigate the edifice before them, but she makes sure one stays with her— there’s safety in numbers after all. Her friends return shortly after, swearing that they had heard something … Continue reading Debunking the Myth: Joppa, Indiana

Avon Football Team Keeps Undefeated Streak Alive Against Westfield Shamrocks

Stephen Dumeyer | Reporter   The football team entered Friday night with a 6-0 undefeated streak, destined for a matchup with the Westfield Shamrocks. The Shamrocks entered the day with a 4-2 overall record and a 2-2 in conference record. First Half The scoring didn’t begin the way the Orioles would have liked as Westfield senior Eli Patchett put his first rushing touchdown of the … Continue reading Avon Football Team Keeps Undefeated Streak Alive Against Westfield Shamrocks

Avon Volleyball Beats Ben Davis and Fishers at Home

Maranda Frazier | Reporter The Girls Varsity Volleyball team faced off against Ben Davis on Sept. 24 and Fishers on Sept. 26 in two back to back home games. The Lady Orioles worked together to defeat both opposing teams. Avon gained an early lead of 1-0 over the Ben Davis Giants and a score of 25-7. The Orioles went on to beat their opponents with … Continue reading Avon Volleyball Beats Ben Davis and Fishers at Home

Performing Arts Students Unhappy with Subpar Condition of G-Hall Restroom

By Matthew Barton The urinal? Off the wall. The sink? Broken. Want soap? Try Germ-X instead. This is the experience of those who want to use the men’s restroom in the downstairs G hall. The bathroom is not fully functioning, and many students in performing arts find themselves stuck in a dilemma whenever they are in need of it. Senior Zach Godsey said he remembers … Continue reading Performing Arts Students Unhappy with Subpar Condition of G-Hall Restroom

Avon Choir Throws Annual Fall Fling

Lexi Carmack | Reporter The stage lights come up, and the Black and Gold Choir begins the 2019 Fall Fling. Every year, all of the choirs perform two or three songs that they have been working on since the beginning of the year. Because this is their first performance of the year, the students are all eager to sing for their family and friends.  “Nothing … Continue reading Avon Choir Throws Annual Fall Fling

Avon Boys’ Soccer Loses to Undefeated Zionsville

Josh Hartman | Reporter The Boys Varsity Soccer team took on the Zionsville squad Saturday morning after winning three of their last four. The Zionsville Eagles up to this point are the number one team in the state.  Zionsville kicked off the scoring in the 17th minute of the first half to make it 1-0. This would remain as the score until the 13th minute … Continue reading Avon Boys’ Soccer Loses to Undefeated Zionsville

Avon Football Team wins Homecoming Game Against Franklin Central, 42-7 (Slideshow)

Morgan Jones | Web Managing Editor Each fall, Homecoming is one of the most highly anticipated football games by high school students nationwide. This year on Fri., Sept. 20, Avon High School took to the student section in neon apparel, ready to cheer on their Avon Orioles against the opposing Franklin Central Flashes. In the hours leading up to kickoff, students came together as one … Continue reading Avon Football Team wins Homecoming Game Against Franklin Central, 42-7 (Slideshow)

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