Kaitlyn Mason | Web Managing Editor Let’s be honest: we all love getting an extra buck or two. While some students put their focus strictly on school, others concern themselves with working and earning their own money, but does this impact their grades and academic career? For senior Mackie Phillips, she feels like her job at Panda Express is a healthy balance. “I limit the amount … Continue reading Students vs. Part-Time Jobs: Does it Impact Schoolwork?
By Krishna Lathish | Contributor Senior Jose Campos stared, dumbfounded, as the student held out the Juul like an olive branch; one hit in return for his discretion. He wasn’t worried about what to do. What had Campos scratching his head is that he hadn’t come fiending for nicotine at a house party – he’d just wanted to use the bathroom between classes at Avon High … Continue reading Is It a Student’s Responsibility to Report Vaping on Campus?
Kaitlyn Mason | Web Managing Editor Breakfast: the most important meal of the day (or at least, that’s what we’ve been told). While some students eat breakfast daily, some struggle to find the time on a regular school day. That’s where the beauty of hour delays come in: while some students spend the extra hour catching up on sleep, others use this time to go … Continue reading Opinion: Local Gems to Scout on Avon’s Hour-Delay Days
Tara Martin | Web Editor-in-Chief So my time has come. As the end of winter break rolls around, I will have to face the inevitable; I am about to become a freshman all over again. While most of my peers pack their bookbags for another semester at AHS, I will once again show up unprepared. This time, however, I’ll be showing up unprepared to college. … Continue reading Seven Lessons from Seven Semesters
Morgan Jones | Web Editor-in-Chief As 2019 concludes after what seems like an everlasting eternity, it marks the end of a decade. From Gaga’s meat dress in 2010 to the 2016 release of Pokémon Go, the past ten years have been inarguably iconic and downright phenomenal. Since it’s easy to lose sight of all the good happenings in the world, here are the most positive … Continue reading A Decade in Reflection
Stephen Dumeyer | Reporter Many teams in sports history have been crowned with the title “Team USA,” from the ‘92 Dream Team comprised of Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson, and Larry Bird among others, all the way to the US Women’s National Soccer Team that has been dominant in recent years. This weekend in Las Vegas 8 of North America’s finest Rainbow Six Siege teams faced … Continue reading Rainbow Six Siege: Fight for Team USA
Morgan Jones | Web Managing Editor On Dec. 8, Jarad Anthony Higgins, better known professionally as Juice WRLD, suffered a fatal seizure at the Chicago Midway Airport. Today, on Fri., Dec. 13, students organized a memorial via Instagram to take place at the beginning of seventh period. In attendance were juniors Kyle Morgan and James Porzio. Porzio described the experience as ‘euphoric’ and ‘otherworldly’. According … Continue reading Avon Students Lead Juice WRLD Memorial in Seventh Period
Sam Sublette | Reporter On Nov. 23, Avon High School’s wrestling team competed in a tournament against Brownsburg, Warren Central, Westfield, and Fishers. The Brownsburg JV Invite aims to help those who are new to the sport gain experience in wrestling. The wrestlers faced 156 matches and won 106 of those. Before walking into the tournament, sophomore Caden Brown said he had goals for himself … Continue reading Avon Wrestlers Participate in Brownsburg JV Invite
Savannah Abshire | Sports Editor Senior Kate Steiner has always been hard of hearing. She has to keep closed captioning turned on. Sometimes she talks loud. It wasn’t until last spring, however, that an MRI scan revealed Steiner would have to choose between the sport she loves and potential hearing loss. Steiner, who has been a varsity diver on Avon’s swim and dive team since … Continue reading Kate Steiner’s Diving Career Cut Short Due To Hearing Condition
Kaitlyn Mason | Reporter After being missing-in-action for the 2018-2019 academic year, Ultimate Challenge Club has risen from the dead. With sophomore Tava Koehl as president and sophomore Michael Vetter serving as vice president, the club is back in action at Avon High School. “The club lost sponsors in 2016-2017 and just kind of fell off,” Koehl said. Now, the club has two sponsors: Meghan … Continue reading Keeping Up With The Clubs: Ultimate Challenge Club