Me, Myself, and COVID-19

Connor Brownfield | Reporter Avon High School is not immune. Throughout the school year, multiple AHS students have been forced to quarantine because they tested positive for COVID-19 or made close contact with somebody who tested positive for COVID-19. Senior Jacob Mills, who had COVID-19 during the hybrid schedule, said that Avon High School students need to follow the safety guidelines.  “It has been obvious to … Continue reading Me, Myself, and COVID-19

Girls Soccer Advance to Sectionals After Win Against Mooresville

Sam Sublette | Managing Editor With 30 seconds left on the clock, senior Sam Miller scores the winning point against Mooresville high school inovertime. The Avon girls’ soccer team fought against Mooresville at home with a final score of 1-0 Thursday night, October 8. The Orioles finished the game with 13 shots and 14 corner kicks while Mooresville finished with one shot and one corner … Continue reading Girls Soccer Advance to Sectionals After Win Against Mooresville

AHS Students’ Plans for Fall Break

Nuhamin Demeku | Reporter As Fall Break commences, the Echo decided to ask students what they plan to do this fall break. Check out what they had to say: “I’m going to just hang out with my friends and family lots of bonfires! I will probably spend a lot of time biking and mental health catch up stuff-like digital art. Not going anywhere!” Sriya Koganti, … Continue reading AHS Students’ Plans for Fall Break

How COVID-19 Has Affected Service Clubs at AHS

Connor Brownfield | Reporter Lending a helping hand is a little harder from six feet away, but that is not stopping Avon’s volunteer clubs from doing what they can.  Some events had to be cancelled, but the presidents of National Honor Society, Interact Club, and the Avon School and Community Ambassador Program (ASCAP, for short) have still organized projects to help teachers, students, and other … Continue reading How COVID-19 Has Affected Service Clubs at AHS

Top Tips for College Applications: Q&A with Mrs. Garcia and Mr. Jaskoski

Jamey Walker | Reporter The first deadline for college applications is coming right around the corner and many students are wondering things like: Should I still take the SAT? Which type of application should I submit? And what’s important to include? Luckily, Mrs. Garcia and Mr. Jaskoski have answers.   What are the different types of deadlines for college applications?  Mr. J: “Early action is where you can … Continue reading Top Tips for College Applications: Q&A with Mrs. Garcia and Mr. Jaskoski

Avon’s Orchestra Department Hosts “Parking Lot Pops” Concert

Sam Sublette | Managing Editor The “Parking Lots Pops” was a new beginning for the Avon orchestra. The concert began on September 30 at six p.m. outside doors 40 and 41 at Avon high school. Since Avon high school practices social distancing, the concert was preformed outside which has never occurred before in Avon orchestra history. Senior Olivia Sparzo, co-president for the orchestra, outlines the … Continue reading Avon’s Orchestra Department Hosts “Parking Lot Pops” Concert

Avon Girls’ Volleyball; Checkup on Their Season Plus a Recount of Their Game Against Westfield

Sam Sublette | Managing Editor The Avon girls’ volleyball team serves their season off right with their victory against Westfield High School at home on October 1. Avon won the first set with a score of 25-14, the second set with a score of 25-15, and the third with a score of 28-26. Senior Paris Downing looks at game against Westfield as a step in … Continue reading Avon Girls’ Volleyball; Checkup on Their Season Plus a Recount of Their Game Against Westfield

African Diaspora Hosts Annual “Be the Change” Workshop

Ayoola Laleye | Reporter With the increasing tension between the black community and law enforcement, Avon’s African Diaspora club tries to create a line of discussion between the community and law enforcement through their Be the Change workshop. On September 24, the club’s fourth annual workshop, African Diaspora invited five members of law enforcement to participate in a panel discussion over zoom. The officers involved were: Chief Chase Lyday, Trooper Hope Mueller, Chief Brian Nugent, and Avon High School’s very own resource officers, Officer Tyler Jean and Terance Smith.  The discussion was … Continue reading African Diaspora Hosts Annual “Be the Change” Workshop