How Avon’s Cafeteria Workers Have Been Affected by COVID-19 and its Implications

McKensie Kappel | Reporter Lunch for students is an escape from other aspects of school. The cafeteria can be chaotic: kids yelling at the top of their lungs, seats filling with students trying to find a spot, and some students getting up whenever they want; however, a lot has changed for the cafeteria due to the implications of COVID-19 and the new procedures it has … Continue reading How Avon’s Cafeteria Workers Have Been Affected by COVID-19 and its Implications

Avon Vs. HSE Football Game Preview

Josh Hartman | Sports Editor Avon and Hamilton Southeastern will battle it out in a rematch from last year’s 35-27 classic on Friday night, September 4, at the Hendricks Regional Health Stadium in Avon. Here are five things to watch for: Avon’s wide receivers versus HSE’s secondary is the matchup to watch The Orioles have eight receiving touchdowns through two games, and they are averaging … Continue reading Avon Vs. HSE Football Game Preview

Avon Fights COVID-19 with Anti-Bacterial Cleaning Product SaniTyze During the School Day

Mira Branham | Co Editor-in-Chief Coronavirus. COVID-19. Pandemic. These words have been swirling around since the virus appeared early this year, but what is being done at Avon High School to combat the spread of the virus, now that classes are back in session? According to Indiana University School of Medicine Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Assistant Clinical Professor Cynthia Kaufman, the jury is … Continue reading Avon Fights COVID-19 with Anti-Bacterial Cleaning Product SaniTyze During the School Day

Q&A with Star Kicker Carson Holmer

Kyle Morgan | Reporter Q: Why did you start playing football? A: I started playing football because I could always kick a soccer ball very far and thought maybe I should try and transition to kicking a football.  Q: What are your goals for this season? A: My goals for this season are to go 9-0 in the regular season and then carry that on … Continue reading Q&A with Star Kicker Carson Holmer

Avon Orioles Beat Ben Davis Giants at Home

Josh Hartman | Sports Editor Week two of the Indiana high school football season opened up Friday, August 29 as our Orioles welcomed the Giants of Ben Davis into tow. Junior running back Chrishon McCray got the crowd going with a touchdown with five minutes left in the first quarter. Senior kicker Nick Bandy nailed the extra point and Avon had the lead 7-0. Early … Continue reading Avon Orioles Beat Ben Davis Giants at Home

Changes to Sitting in the Stands of Fall Sports

Kellie Reynolds | Reporter Many students’, staff, and parents’ concerns about fall sports have been rising with the uncertainty of COVID-19. People are wondering what will happen to our sports this fall season at Avon High School. Senior Amelia Collier, one of the Oriole Army Leaders at AHS, and Brad Holsinger, AHS’s athletic director, have been working hard to follow the IHSAA guidelines to continue … Continue reading Changes to Sitting in the Stands of Fall Sports

AHS Students’ Thoughts on Hybrid Schedule

Mebele Onwuaduegbo | Reporter “I honestly enjoy the hybrid schedule. Class sizes seem less overwhelming, hallways are much less congested, and teaching seems to be more “one-on-one”. I do miss seeing some friends, but taking necessary precautions is important for the safety of students.” -Hayden Sawyer, 12 “There are some things I do like and some I don’t. I like that there’s still physical classes. … Continue reading AHS Students’ Thoughts on Hybrid Schedule

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Avon Varsity Football Kicks off Season Against Lawrence North

Josh Hartman | Sports Editor Our Oriole football squad opened up the season Friday night at Dwaine Bell Stadium, home to the Lawrence North Wildcats. Avon came in with high expectations after a disappointing finish to last season, falling to rival Brownsburg in the opening game of the playoffs. Just like Avon, the Wildcats were looking to start the season 1-0. And that’s exactly what … Continue reading Avon Varsity Football Kicks off Season Against Lawrence North

Avon School Board Meets to Discuss Hybrid Learning Option at AHS: Here’s What It Could Look Like

Morgan Jones | Design Editor On Sunday, Aug. 9, Avon Superintendent Dr. Scott Wyndham announced to families that Avon High School would be making a transition to e-Learning until plans for a hybrid model could be discussed by the School Board.  The district’s decision came after two staff members and three students had tested positive for the novel coronavirus less than eight days into the … Continue reading Avon School Board Meets to Discuss Hybrid Learning Option at AHS: Here’s What It Could Look Like

Avon Schools to Return July 29

Elshadai Aberra | Web Editor-in-Chief On June 19 it was announced that the Avon Community School Corporation (ACSC) had communicated and thus decided on June 17 that they would reopen all Avon schools July 29. While this may not have appeared as news a year ago, with COVID-19 it definitely does now. Times have changed and there are now steps for each Avon family to … Continue reading Avon Schools to Return July 29