AHS Peer Pals and Interact Club Host Annual Carnival

By Savannah Abshire | Reporter It was all fun and games at the Peer Pals carnival on the 8th of November. The Interact Club and Peer Pals teamed up to put on a carnival for the students in the Special Education department at Avon High School. Lauren Dennig, one of the officers of Peer Pals, said they had several people there. “I would guess 20-25 … Continue reading AHS Peer Pals and Interact Club Host Annual Carnival

‘The Echo’ Places in Top 10 at National High School Journalism Convention

Avon High School’s newspaper, The Echo, was recognized over the weekend as a top student publication in the country. The award — a seventh-place “Best of Show” for newspapers 16 pages or fewer — was announced in Dallas, Texas at the NSPA/JEA National High School Journalism Convention, a conference attended by nearly 5,000 students from across the country. “It was honestly surreal,” said senior Claire … Continue reading ‘The Echo’ Places in Top 10 at National High School Journalism Convention

New Language Honors Societies Come to Avon High School

Tara Martin | Reporter French Honor Society and Japanese Honor Society are both new to Avon High School this year. They will allow high-achievers to participate in language based activities outside of class. National Honor Society members are also awarded upon graduation for their performance and dedication to the language. Senior and secretary of French Honor Society Julie Sercer said that it is focused on … Continue reading New Language Honors Societies Come to Avon High School

A Reflection on President Trump’s First Year in Office

By Cameron Sowder | Reporter On November 8, 2016, citizens of the United States elected Donald Trump as president. Trump made many, many promises in his election campaign and while it may seem like he should already be elbow deep in doing what he told the American people he would do, the problems and situations he vowed to end can be much more complicated than … Continue reading A Reflection on President Trump’s First Year in Office

Favorite Moments of the Fall Sports Season

Between boys’ tennis, girls’ golf, cross country, soccer, football and volleyball, Oriole athletes piled up more than 100 wins this fall. Those wins included a state championship by the volleyball team and sectional titles by the football and boys’ cross country teams. (The football team looks to extend its post-season run tonight in a regional matchup against Center Grove.) In addition to those signature victories, … Continue reading Favorite Moments of the Fall Sports Season

Q&A with Eurydice’s Delaney Butler

By Reece Westfall | Web Managing Editor On Saturday Nov. 11, actors and techies from Avon High School will be moving their show from the auditorium stage to Manchester University to compete in their Regional Thespian Conference. The cast is hoping that their section from the play, Eurydice, will take them from Regionals all the way to Internationals. Discover what happens behind the scenes from … Continue reading Q&A with Eurydice’s Delaney Butler

National Merit Program Honors AHS Seniors

  By Dia Gill | Web Managing Editor Juniors who take the PSAT are automatically entered into the National Merit Scholarship Program, an academic competition that can lead to scholarships and awards for students with qualifying scores. According to the College Board, of the thousands of students that take the PSAT in the fall, the top 1.25% qualify as National Merit Semifinalists and the next … Continue reading National Merit Program Honors AHS Seniors

Students Perform in The Addams Family Musical

By Colby Owens | Reporter Every year Avon High School’s performing arts department puts on a fall musical for the school and community. This year’s “The Addams Family” musical was directed by theater teacher Kaitlyn Spires and performed on October 6, 7, and 8. Ms. Spires has taught at Avon High School for one full year, this year being her second. She has directed many … Continue reading Students Perform in The Addams Family Musical

How Much Do Football Players at AHS Eat?

Brannigan Watson | Reporter Have you ever wondered how much the tall, buff football players eat each day? The Echo decided to find out with juniors Addison Batton and Dan Bowles. This is what we found out: ​Breakfast: The football team members said that they eat very different breakfast diets. “Sometimes I don’t eat, but sometimes I can eat 10 eggs or two bowls of … Continue reading How Much Do Football Players at AHS Eat?