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Answers for Games and Puzzles on Avon Echo Page 20

By Mira Branham and Connor Brownfield | Print Editor in Chief and Web Managing Editor Crossword Answers: Down (1-6) and Across (7-12) Thursday Softball Princeton Eighteen Club Sports Harp Ridgway Smiley Yamana Uno Accents Primer President Word Scramble ORIOLES CORONAVIRUS WE ARE AVON WE ARE ONE GRADUATION FINAL EXAMS MATTHEW SHOCKLEY SCHOOLOGY MARCHING BLACK AND GOLD ACCOUNTABLE RESPECTFUL ENGAGED THE ECHO Continue reading Answers for Games and Puzzles on Avon Echo Page 20

Are the Required Readings in English Classes Outdated?

Jamey Walker | Reporter A lot of things have changed since our parents have been in high school, but many of the required readings in Avon High School’s English classes are the same books that generations before us have read, such as Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. When deciding what books students will read each year there are many factors to look into. According to English … Continue reading Are the Required Readings in English Classes Outdated?

Avon Hosts Student Choreographed “Dance Gala”

Elshadai Aberra | Web Editor-in-Chief On March 18 from 7 pm to 8 pm, Avon High School’s ADV Technique dance class hosted their very own Dance Gala. They’ve been preparing and choreographing since the beginning of the school year. “Gala is made up of all the students’ own dances and ideas,” said senior performer, Isabella Wall. While at a first glance a student choreographed performance … Continue reading Avon Hosts Student Choreographed “Dance Gala”

Debunking Misconceptions of Cultures Across the World

Elshadai Aberra | Web Editor-in-Chief As education on the reality of other cultures around the world stays limited, stereotypes and misconceptions continue to build upon themselves. The Echo offered students from different cultures at Avon an opportunity to debunk these stereotypes. Here’s what they had to say: Africa— “One of the many misconceptions about Ethiopia is that it is a place of starving children, poverty, … Continue reading Debunking Misconceptions of Cultures Across the World

High School Never Ends-Avon Teachers Share Their Experiences as AHS Students

Connor Brownfield | Web Managing Editor Every Avon High School teacher was once a student. They did homework, took tests, participated in extracurriculars, and eventually walked across the stage to collect a diploma. But some of them did it at Avon High School. There are several teachers at Avon High School who donned the black and gold in their teens, and who have seen AHS … Continue reading High School Never Ends-Avon Teachers Share Their Experiences as AHS Students

Indoor Band and Guard Preview Their 2021 Shows

Zoe Benson| Reporter Although the guard and band come together to form the marching band Avon is known for, these groups separate to have their own seasons in the winter. Guard and show choir are similar in the aspect that they both have two different groups. The guard groups are: World Guard and A Guard. World Guard’s show this year is all about the Star. … Continue reading Indoor Band and Guard Preview Their 2021 Shows

Juniors Take ISTEP for the Final Time

Melia Caroline | Reporter In what was a sudden announcement, ISTEP rose from the dead for one last year and one final test. ​Due to COVID-19, ISTEP testing from the second semester of the previous school year was cancelled. As the months went on and a new school year began, the mere thought of ISTEP was completely dried. That is, until the middle of January; … Continue reading Juniors Take ISTEP for the Final Time