Recap: Football Team Beats Brownsburg 38-0 to Take Sectional Title

By Morgan Jones | Reporter On Friday night, Avon took home a victory as they played Brownsburg during sectional action of the IHSAA state tournament. The big game was marked by personal achievements for many: senior Jalen Peterson scored three touchdowns, senior Alex Griffith had a total of nine solo tackles, while sophomore Henry Hesson passed a total of 318 yards. The last time Avon … Continue reading Recap: Football Team Beats Brownsburg 38-0 to Take Sectional Title

‘The Echo’ Places in Top 10 for Second Year in a Row at National High School Journalism Convention

Avon High School’s news website, AvonEcho.com, was recognized over the weekend as one of the top student publications in the country. The award, an eighth-place “Best of Show” for large school news websites, was announced in Chicago at the NSPA/JEA National High School Journalism Convention, a conference attended by more than 5,000 students from across the country. The recognition makes it two in a row … Continue reading ‘The Echo’ Places in Top 10 for Second Year in a Row at National High School Journalism Convention

Avon Volleyball Prepares to Take On State Championship

By Tara Martin | Social Media Editor Avon volleyball knows what it takes to win a state championship. For the second year in a row, the girls will compete for the Indiana 4A Volleyball Title. The match against Yorktown will be held at Ball State University on Saturday, Nov. 3. While Avon is ranked second in the state, Yorktown is ranked first. The Orioles faced … Continue reading Avon Volleyball Prepares to Take On State Championship

Annual Trunk or Treat Breaks Records Raising Money For AEF (Photo Gallery)

By Dia Gill | Web Editor-in-Chief In the spirit of the spooky season, Avon High School put on its annual Trunk or Treat last night. The event is hosted by Student Government in a combined effort between executive board, class officers, and our club presidents, to raise money for the Avon Education Foundation. Clubs are given the opportunity to dress up with certain themes and … Continue reading Annual Trunk or Treat Breaks Records Raising Money For AEF (Photo Gallery)

Winter Semi-Formal Tickets Go On Sale In Two Weeks

By Dia Gill | Web Editor-in-Chief From the class of 2019 to the class of 2022, there isn’t a single student at Avon High School that has experienced an Avon-sponsored dance for the entire student body. For the past five years we have celebrated Homecoming with a tailgate before the game. While this school year was no different, student government did agree to demands for … Continue reading Winter Semi-Formal Tickets Go On Sale In Two Weeks

Senior Running Back Sampson James Commits to Indiana University (Q&A)

By Prabhvir Lakhan | Managing Editor Earlier this year in March, senior Sampson James announced he had committed to play football at Ohio State University. Last weekend the news broke that James had withdrawn his commitment from OSU. Within hours, he announced his decision to commit to Indiana University via twitter. Why did you decide to change your college from Ohio State to Indiana University?  … Continue reading Senior Running Back Sampson James Commits to Indiana University (Q&A)

Sophomore Sam Miller Is The Only Girl On The Football Team

By Grace Hicks | Reporter Avon High School is full of diversity and the football team is no different. Last year sophomore Sam Miller, a girl, played for Avon and scored over 40 points during the season and plans to continue the trend this season. Since it is common for soccer players to be kickers, Miller thought about playing football even when she was in … Continue reading Sophomore Sam Miller Is The Only Girl On The Football Team

AHS Production of ‘The Hunchback of Notre Dame’ Opens This Weekend (Slideshow)

  By Nic Patterson | Reporter The curtain falls on Avon’s production of The Hunchback of Notre Dame as applause booms for the cast. Avon students playing the parts of Esmerelda, Quasimodo, and Frollo join the others on stage to celebrate the performance that has just passed. The Hunchback of Notre Dame is adapted from a Disney movie and Victor Hugo novel of the same title, but … Continue reading AHS Production of ‘The Hunchback of Notre Dame’ Opens This Weekend (Slideshow)