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?

Q&A With Football Managers

  By Stephen Dumeyer | Reporter Why did you choose to manage football over other sports? Nicole Pedroza:  I’ve just always enjoyed watching football and the players make it a great experience. It’s just a fun thing to be a part of plus it’s one of the only sports that doesn’t collide with my sport season.  Audrey Warren:  I chose to manage football because I love the sport … Continue reading Q&A With Football Managers

Keeping Up With The Clubs: Social Justice Club (IJM)

By Reece Westfall | Web Managing Editor Read below for a Q&A with Social Justice Club’s president, Hope Miller. Q: How did the club get started? M: International Justice Mission is an actual Social Justice organization that strives to rescue those from human trafficking. Former History teacher, Mr. Cupp, was very passionate about IJM and decided that we needed an anti-trafficking club at our school, thus, IJM … Continue reading Keeping Up With The Clubs: Social Justice Club (IJM)

Dance and Orchestra Programs Collaborate for Annual Symphony on the Dance Floor

  By Caroline Emenaker | Managing Editor For the past few years, the Avon High School Orchestra Program and dance classes have collaborated for a concert called Symphony for a Dance Floor. Every orchestra plays different songs that pair up with dances created by the dance teacher, Mr. Herring. This year some songs played were “My Shot” from Hamilton, “Red Pony” by Aaron Copland and … Continue reading Dance and Orchestra Programs Collaborate for Annual Symphony on the Dance Floor

Marching Band Travels to Canton, Ohio and Wins Regional Championship

By Brannigan Watson | Reporter On Saturday, September 16, the Avon Marching Black and Gold was named champion of the 2017 Bands of America Northeast Ohio Regional. The band was the Class AAAA regional champion, overall champion, and took all caption titles. The caption titles included Visual Performance, Music Performance, and General Effect. They finished the event with a score of 76.1. This was the … Continue reading Marching Band Travels to Canton, Ohio and Wins Regional Championship

Football Team Breaks Scoring Record in Back-to-Back Games

One week after breaking the school record for points in a 62-27 win over Brownsburg, the football team was back at it, inking the record books yet again in a 63-7 victory over Whiteland on Homecoming night. The team now sits at 4-1 and has vaulted to a No. 2 ranking in the state according to MaxPreps and a No. 4 ranking according to the Associated … Continue reading Football Team Breaks Scoring Record in Back-to-Back Games

Gallery: Homecoming Pep Rally, Tailgate, and Game

Every school year Avon students have the opportunity to celebrate homecoming with the pep rally and tailgate before the football game. As always, the tailgate  featured club booths, food, games and bounce houses. Check out these photos from the different events to see how students enjoyed this year’s homecoming. All photos by Colby Owens       Continue reading Gallery: Homecoming Pep Rally, Tailgate, and Game