Swimming and Diving Hopes For Successful Rest of Season

By Mira Branham | Reporter The powerful, steady strokes of muscled arms. The rhythmic thumps of diving boards. The refreshing splash of water. Swimming and Diving season has begun. With four meets already under their swim caps, both teams are deep into the season of tiring early-morning practices and competition schedules. How do they stay in such good spirits? Senior Victoria Wendt said positivity is … Continue reading Swimming and Diving Hopes For Successful Rest of Season

Avon Swim Team Loses to Plainfield in Second Meet of Season (Slideshow)

By Tara Martin | Social Media Editor “Avon Relay.” The chant is unmistakable. A few dozen athletes line the edge of the pool in hopes of getting the closest they can without falling in. This is the Avon relay, the main event. The score, at least for now, doesn’t matter. In this moment, Avon needs to cheer the loudest and hopefully swim the fastest. On … Continue reading Avon Swim Team Loses to Plainfield in Second Meet of Season (Slideshow)

Slideshow: A Winter’s Solace

By Brannigan Watson | Web Managing Editor On Friday, Nov. 30 the choir and orchestra programs joined at Plainfield Christian Church to put on a program called A Winter’s Solace. The program included the Choral Chamber Orchestra, Accents, Allegros, and Chamber Singers. They all performed as concert choirs. Pieces performed include “We Three Kings”, “Linus and Lucy”, and all groups performed “Hallelujah” together. The groups’ … Continue reading Slideshow: A Winter’s Solace

Avon Hosts First Winter Dance (PHOTO GALLERY)

By Tara Martin | Social Media Editor For upperclassmen there was Prom. Freshmen had the cookout. Everybody was welcome at homecoming. However, there was no traditional high school dance for all students at Avon. That was until the “Winter Wonderland”-themed Winter Semi-Formal. The dance took place in the field house at Avon High School on Dec. 1. Tickets were sold to students in the weeks … Continue reading Avon Hosts First Winter Dance (PHOTO GALLERY)

Keeping Up With The Clubs: Business Professionals of America

By Mira Branham | Reporter The Business Professionals of America (BPA) Club, sponsored by Mrs. Hollenbaugh, has hit the ground running this year. BPA aims to “develop leadership, academic, and technological skills in the workplace” among students and leaders within the community. Nationwide, there are about 45,000 members in the career and technical student organization. Between organizing the Freshmen Activity Fair, attending the Fall Leadership … Continue reading Keeping Up With The Clubs: Business Professionals of America

AHS Students Share Their Favorite Thanksgiving Traditions and Stories

By Elshadai Aberra | Reporter In preparation for Thanksgiving, the Echo recently talked with students around the school about their favorite Thanksgiving traditions and memories. Here’s what we found: “My family has a farm and we have turkeys and stuff. One time a turkey ran away and we had to chase it down and that was like the craziest thing that’s happened.” Josie Morrical, 9  … Continue reading AHS Students Share Their Favorite Thanksgiving Traditions and Stories

How Marvel Mastermind Stan Lee Impacted My Life

By Matthew Barton  It was an ordinary November morning. A cool breeze brushed through the hair of those unfortunate enough to be outside. It seemed that it would just be another ordinary Monday. Little did the world know that Stan Lee, one of the most influential pop culture icons, had been rushed to the hospital for a medical emergency. Later that afternoon, it was announced … Continue reading How Marvel Mastermind Stan Lee Impacted My Life

Football Finishes Season With 17-0 Loss to Center Grove

By Tara Martin | Social Media Editor They sat bundled up tight in layers, blankets draped over their heads, protecting them from the on-again, off-again snow blowing in their direction. They weren’t the black and gold army our eyes have become accustomed to; if they hadn’t sat together on the visitor sideline, you’d have no idea that they were supporting Avon football in Center Grove’s … Continue reading Football Finishes Season With 17-0 Loss to Center Grove

AP Chemistry Teachers Mr. Payne and Mrs. Kozinski Reflect on AP Science Teacher of the Year Award

By Prabhvir Lakhan | Managing Editor After three years of captivating labs, engaging lessons, and continuous support, Avon’s AP Chemistry teachers Mr. Matthew Payne and Mrs. Katie Kozinski were awarded AP Science Teachers of the Year from AP TIP-IN at the University of Notre Dame on Friday Nov. 2. AP TIP-IN is a grant program that invests in teacher development and aims to produce better … Continue reading AP Chemistry Teachers Mr. Payne and Mrs. Kozinski Reflect on AP Science Teacher of the Year Award