Photo Gallery: May 16th Dance Recital

The Avon Dance Team, along with Avon High School’s dance classes and various other dance clinics throughout Avon, had “The Greatest Show” as they held their annual spring recital on May 16. Kicking off the show with “Happy” by Pharrell Williams, the National Honor Society for Dance Members danced around with Avon’s Life Skills students. Other highlights from the first half of the show include … Continue reading Photo Gallery: May 16th Dance Recital

Referendum Passes: Avon Residents Vote ‘Yes’ to Increase School Funding

More than 10,000 Avon residents cast ballots May 8 on a referendum to increase property taxes to provide additional funding to the school district. The measure passed by a 5:4 ratio, with 5,801 voters choosing Yes and 4,664 voters choosing No. The tax increases will generate $9.5 million annually over the next eight years. That money, primarily, will go toward decreasing class sizes by adding … Continue reading Referendum Passes: Avon Residents Vote ‘Yes’ to Increase School Funding

Senior Jael Johnson Receives Indiana Volleyball Player of the Year Award

By Tierra Harris | Web Editor-in-Chief Last Sunday evening, senior Jael Johnson received the Indiana Volleyball Player of the Year Award. After being ranked as one of the top 50 incoming freshman for volleyball, Johnson plans to play for Purdue University next year. Her goals after college aren’t exactly for sure at the moment, but she wants to play volleyball overseas and eventually play in … Continue reading Senior Jael Johnson Receives Indiana Volleyball Player of the Year Award

Things I Wish I Knew Before Taking AP Exams

By Tierra Harris | Web Editor-in-Chief After sitting in AP classes for months, the inevitable exams really start hitting home around the last few weeks of the school year. With the anticipation of  getting a decent score to receive the college credits you worked hard for, preparing yourself mentally and physically is always the most difficult. So, here are a few tips and tricks to … Continue reading Things I Wish I Knew Before Taking AP Exams

Avon Performing Arts Set New School Record on the Road to the ISSMA State Concert Finals

By Reece Westfall | Web Managing Editor Every year, the Avon High School performing arts department strives for perfection. It’s constantly trying to beat its own personal records, and reaching for new achievements. This year however, the department set a new school record: sending five programs to ISSMA State Concert Finals, along with another record of sending three concert choirs. The school will be sending off … Continue reading Avon Performing Arts Set New School Record on the Road to the ISSMA State Concert Finals

Students And Staff Host Mental Health Awareness Fair

  By Dia Gill | Web Managing Editor In honor of May being Mental Health Awareness Month, a Mental Health Fair was held today during all three lunches. Held in the gym and coordinated by students working in conjunction with counselors, the fair offered therapy dogs, yoga sessions, and booths set up by professional organizations. Some students were even taken out of class to attend … Continue reading Students And Staff Host Mental Health Awareness Fair

Brad Hancock and Luke Edwards Run for 2018 Election

By Reece Westfall | Web Managing Editor On May 8, many seniors and a lucky set of older juniors will be lining up and casting their votes. They may be surprised, however, to see some familiar faces on the ballots. Senior Brad Hancock and early graduate Luke Edwards are running to be delegates to the GOP state convention. The official Indiana Republican State Convention is set … Continue reading Brad Hancock and Luke Edwards Run for 2018 Election

Meet The 2018-2019 Student Government Class Officers

By Savannah Abshire | Reporter Earlier last week, the 2018-2019 student government officers were announced. Class officers make up the Senate portion of the student government, while the House of Representatives is made up of club presidents. The incoming freshman class will be represented by Alex Garcia, Abbey Kelley, Hannah Barton, and Olivia Simon; the sophomore class by Sophia Garcia, Morgan Jones, Izabella Rios, and … Continue reading Meet The 2018-2019 Student Government Class Officers

50 Avon Students Take Group Visit to Indiana State University

By Jaided Ramos | Reporter Each year, Avon High School takes 50 students, typically juniors, to Indiana State University to taste a bit of college life. The students, selected at random, attend the program with counselor Melinda Hatchet. Each of the students return back to school with a better understanding of life after high school.  A few students give their opinions on their experiences at … Continue reading 50 Avon Students Take Group Visit to Indiana State University