How Avon History Teachers Work With State Curriculum

A heated debate has encompassed the nation regarding the curriculum being taught in the classrooms within our schools, from discussions about our past sins to modern topics regarding recent movements and protests. The current curriculum in Indiana has not been changed since last year, but do Avon High School teachers find the current education plan up to par? Daniel Derda, a VU American History teacher, … Continue reading How Avon History Teachers Work With State Curriculum

Avon vs. Franklin Central Football Game Recap

Josh Hartman | Managing Editor Last Friday, the Avon Orioles football team hosted Franklin Central for the Orioles’ senior night and homecoming game. Avon, at 0-4, was still searching for their first win while the Flashes of Franklin sat with a .500 record of 2-2.  The Orioles drove down the field quickly to start out the game, showing no signs of slowing down. However, a fourth down would … Continue reading Avon vs. Franklin Central Football Game Recap

How Well Do You Know The News? Avon Echo vs. Student Television Network (ANSWERS)

Connor Brownfield | Print Co EIC Avon 832 Mr. Nelson and Dr. Willis Olivia Simon 61 Current Events Kabul The Pfizer vaccine Jaime Spears Camp David Sports Carson Wentz The NBA The Field of Dreams The U.S. Open Pop Culture Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings Rage Against the Machine, Travis Scott, and Frank Ocean Scarlett Johannsson Mike Richards Continue reading How Well Do You Know The News? Avon Echo vs. Student Television Network (ANSWERS)

Theorems and Theater: How Avon STEM Teachers Break Stereotypes

Krishna Lathish | Web Co Editor-in-Chief Paul Haiducu holds many titles at Avon High School: AP teacher, educator, and at times, Dracula. Armed with fantastical experiments and fake blood, Haiducu goes on the road with his Power of Physics (POP) shows to spread the magic of Boyle and Pascal. He’s in good company; Haiducu is one of many science and math teachers who have broken … Continue reading Theorems and Theater: How Avon STEM Teachers Break Stereotypes

The Impact of Influencers on Body Positivity

Morgan Armor | Co-Web Editor in Chief Another day, another video of supermodels and rich, famous people preaching self-love and positive self-image.  The body positivity movement has caused influencers to tailor their content to fit the message. These influencers preach self-love and acceptance, yet some of the most popular influencers fit the societal standard that some people in their target audience do not. Senior Sam Oliveira-Lamey says these popular body positivity-focused influencers who fit the status quo do not actually help the communities they … Continue reading The Impact of Influencers on Body Positivity

Avon Students Share Opinions on Masks

Krishna Lathish | Web Co Editor-in-Chief As Avon High School reacted to school administration reinstating masks, many had opinions on the place of masks in and out of the classroom. Here’s how students feel about masking up. Why do or don’t you wear a mask? “I’m not too worried of the effects of COVID on myself as well as the fact that I’m fully vaccinated. … Continue reading Avon Students Share Opinions on Masks

Avon vs. Brownsburg Football Game Recap

Josh Hartman | Managing Editor Week four of the football season brought the rival Brownsburg Bulldogs to Avon as the Orioles were still searching for their first win. At 0-3, Avon was desperate for a win, as well as revenge for the loss that the Bulldogs handed them last year in the playoffs.  The Orioles started off hot right out of the gate, as sophomore quarterback … Continue reading Avon vs. Brownsburg Football Game Recap

Avon vs. Hamilton Southeastern Football Game Recap

Josh Hartman | Managing Editor The Avon football squad was “On the Road Again” for Western night as they took a visit up north to Fishers, Indiana. Looking for their first win of the season, the Orioles were taking on the undefeated Hamilton Southeastern Royals that showed many threats to the Avon offense and defense.   The Royals’ offense was firing on all cylinders as they were up 13-0 less than five minutes into … Continue reading Avon vs. Hamilton Southeastern Football Game Recap

Avon vs. Ben Davis Football Game Recap

Josh Hartman | Managing Editor Week two of Friday Night Lights had our Avon Orioles traveling to Wayne Township to take on the Ben Davis Giants. This game brought us a lot of offense and exciting plays throughout the entire contest. Both the Orioles and Giants were searching for their first win, but Ben Davis would be the team to get it.   Two minutes into the game, Ben Davis had the lead, 15-7, after two touchdowns with a … Continue reading Avon vs. Ben Davis Football Game Recap

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People of Color at Avon React to Critical Race Theory in School Curriculums

Morgan Armor | Web Co-Editor in Chief With tension rising around the discussion of racial equality, some schools around the United States have began to work towards implementing Critical Race Theory courses into their curriculums. Here are some opinions from P.O.C students at Avon on the situation. “I think it is very important and should be taught in schools. Students need to know about what … Continue reading People of Color at Avon React to Critical Race Theory in School Curriculums