Asa Garcia Wins Second State Wrestling Championship

By Stephen Dumeyer | Reporter When and why did you start wrestling? I started around six years old and it was because I thought it was WWE. I thought I was going to be jumping off ropes and stuff. What was your goal coming into this season? I wanted to get back on top because I had a tough loss last year and it stopped … Continue reading Asa Garcia Wins Second State Wrestling Championship

Junior Victoria Wendt Places 13th At State Swimming Meet

By Emmagrace Brock | Reporter The girls’ IHSAA Girls State Swimming Meet took place on Feb. 9-10 at the IU Natatorium on the IUPUI campus. Avon High School sent six girls to compete: senior Rylee Elder, juniors Lauren and Elizabeth Myers, sophomore Kaitlyn Sinclair, freshman Kayla Logeais and junior Victoria Wendt. Wendt made the 2017-2018 season her third competing at the state meet. She made … Continue reading Junior Victoria Wendt Places 13th At State Swimming Meet

AHS Welcomes Advanced Basketball As New Elective

By Prabhvir Lakhan | Reporter Hook shots, layups, jumpers, dunks, bank shots, no-look passes, and behind the back passes. Next semester, students taking Avon High School’s new advanced basketball class will learn all the fundamentals and ideas behind basketball. “The idea got started because we were talking with Mr. Young, the department head, and there’s some other schools that offer similar classes, and we decided … Continue reading AHS Welcomes Advanced Basketball As New Elective

Juniors Perform Together in String Quartet

By Dia Gill | Web Managing Editor Since their freshman year, juniors Alex Spees, Hannah Simmon, Jenna Bradford and Alexis Willman have performed together as a string quartet. They are a chamber group made up of two violins, a viola and a cello, and are known as the Canzonetta Quartet. The idea for a quartet came from orchestra teacher Mr. Dean Westman, who encouraged his students to form such groups. “Mr. Westman … Continue reading Juniors Perform Together in String Quartet

Model UN Wins Several Awards at Notre Dame Conference

  By Dia Gill | Web Managing Editor This past weekend, February 2-4, members of Model United Nations competed at Notre Dame University’s second annual Model UN conference. Students had the opportunity to debate in simulated UN committees with the goal of passing resolutions on different issues. Beyond UN organizations, the conference also allowed students to participate in historical or non-United Nations simulations like Louis XIV’s Cabinet, the Chinese Politburo and the … Continue reading Model UN Wins Several Awards at Notre Dame Conference

Class of 2018 Responds to All Black Caps & Gowns

By Tierra Harris | Web Editor-in-Chief   With graduation approaching quickly, scholarship deadlines, college applications and senioritis are huge topics throughout the halls of Avon High School. An even bigger controversy has led to students discussing graduation, itself. This year, female students, who usually wear gold caps and gowns, will be wearing black like their male counterparts. The idea arised during an administrative meeting after … Continue reading Class of 2018 Responds to All Black Caps & Gowns

UNICEF Club Raises Money For Kids Around the World

By Nathan Miller | Reporter Avon High School’s United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund club, or UNICEF club, hosted their first meeting of the semester, centered on human trafficking, on January 30th. UNICEF, in its first year at Avon High School, has already covered issues like the Rohingya in Myanmar, human trafficking and even had their members call Indiana representatives encouraging funding for UNICEF. They … Continue reading UNICEF Club Raises Money For Kids Around the World

Keeping Up With the Clubs: Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA)

By Prabhvir Lakhan | Reporter Health Occupations Students of America, or HOSA, has been a club for four years, providing  students with opportunities to prepare for medical professions. The club is sponsored by Mrs. Laura Jones-Archer, a chemistry and biomedical sciences teacher. HOSA is led by senior Jacey Karius as president, and seniors Ruhan Syed and Rut Patel as vice presidents. “The mission of HOSA … Continue reading Keeping Up With the Clubs: Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA)