Dance, Color Guard, and Musical Ensembles Come Together in Winter Showcase

Kaitlyn Mason | Reporter Friday, March 8, 2019 was a night full of flags, drums, band, and cheering fans as Avon High School held the annual Winter Showcase. With the dance teams, guards, drumlines, and indoor band, it was hard not to cheer as students worked hard to show the packed-gym their talents. Junior Allie Simon said that despite her nerves, she loved performing with … Continue reading Dance, Color Guard, and Musical Ensembles Come Together in Winter Showcase

Katie Risner: Aspiring YouTuber

Sofia Breuer | Reporter From educational videos to vlogs and DIY’s, the YouTube abyss of content is never-ending. For junior Katie Risner, uploading videos on her YouTube channel is a way to break away from her simple, everyday routine. Risner said her main inspiration for starting her own channel came from Emma Chamberlain, a YouTuber with over seven million subscribers. Like Chamberlain, Risner’s channel consists … Continue reading Katie Risner: Aspiring YouTuber

Jordan Nelson Juggles Photography and Cinematography

Morgan Jones | Reporter Meet senior Jordan Nelson, a creative mastermind. Not only is Nelson an aspiring photographer for hire, he’s also a cinematic enthusiast. The two hobbies, Nelson said, help him to capture his persona in an original way. “Photography is a way for me to express how I feel [at] a deeper level,” Nelson said. “I do it because I want to not … Continue reading Jordan Nelson Juggles Photography and Cinematography

Boys Basketball Wins Sectionals for Third Time in School History

Stephen Dumeyer | Reporter He sets his feet and puts up another three… Swish! A sound that junior Mason Miller became accustomed to last Saturday. Miller lead the team to a 56-34 win over Mooresville to take home the third sectional championship in Avon Basketball history (1978, 2002). “It’s crazy to even think that,” Miller said. “Words can’t explain it.” Miller lead the team in … Continue reading Boys Basketball Wins Sectionals for Third Time in School History

African Diaspora Hosts 11th Annual Black History Month Program

Elshadai Aberra | Social Media Editor     On Thursday, Feb. 28, the African Diaspora club hosted their 11th annual Black History Month event. The program’s title was “My Black Is…” and the aspect of the event was to explore the black culture of different black students and faculty members at Avon High School.  The program consisted of singing, spoken word, and even a two person band. The … Continue reading African Diaspora Hosts 11th Annual Black History Month Program

Elliot Cooper Breaks Record in Comeback Season

Savannah Abshire | Reporter Senior Elliot Cooper’s life was changed in many ways last summer when he was told he would need surgery to correct the 45 degree and 55 degree in his spine. Cooper, a swimmer of 10 years, was devastated by the news. “It felt terrible. I felt like there would be no way I could ever swim in college and even qualify … Continue reading Elliot Cooper Breaks Record in Comeback Season

Sophomore Alex Marcum Turns Passion to Profit with Shoes

Joseph Souza | Reporter There’s sneakerheads, hypebeasts, and then there’s Sophomore Alex Marcum. Air Jordans, NMDs, Yeezys, you name it, he’s sold it. What started out as his passion project that operated under a deficit, has recently been reformed into a lucrative business that boasts a six-figure profit margin: OSM Kicks. “Most people would’ve quit after months, but you have to understand— you gotta keep … Continue reading Sophomore Alex Marcum Turns Passion to Profit with Shoes

Meet Special Ed Teachers Mr. McGrath and Mr. Wheatley

Brayden Cox | Reporter Applied English teacher Mr. Kevin McGrath got his start here at Avon High School three years ago as an English teacher. That, however, was just a way to get his foot in the door. “To put it simply, a special education job opened up last minute before I started,” said McGrath. McGrath has been a special education teacher for five years … Continue reading Meet Special Ed Teachers Mr. McGrath and Mr. Wheatley

Rise of the Finsta

Tara Martin | Web Editor-in-Chief “You go to your spam; you’re falling apart or you’re making jokes and being ridiculous and sharing memes, but you really just go to your spam to fall apart,” junior Summer Matthews said. Instagram has two dominant types of accounts among AHS students; main accounts and spams or finstas. Every student knows that spams and finstas are synonymous with each … Continue reading Rise of the Finsta