High School Never Ends-Avon Teachers Share Their Experiences as AHS Students

Connor Brownfield | Web Managing Editor Every Avon High School teacher was once a student. They did homework, took tests, participated in extracurriculars, and eventually walked across the stage to collect a diploma. But some of them did it at Avon High School. There are several teachers at Avon High School who donned the black and gold in their teens, and who have seen AHS … Continue reading High School Never Ends-Avon Teachers Share Their Experiences as AHS Students

Indoor Band and Guard Preview Their 2021 Shows

Zoe Benson| Reporter Although the guard and band come together to form the marching band Avon is known for, these groups separate to have their own seasons in the winter. Guard and show choir are similar in the aspect that they both have two different groups. The guard groups are: World Guard and A Guard. World Guard’s show this year is all about the Star. … Continue reading Indoor Band and Guard Preview Their 2021 Shows

Juniors Take ISTEP for the Final Time

Melia Caroline | Reporter In what was a sudden announcement, ISTEP rose from the dead for one last year and one final test. ​Due to COVID-19, ISTEP testing from the second semester of the previous school year was cancelled. As the months went on and a new school year began, the mere thought of ISTEP was completely dried. That is, until the middle of January; … Continue reading Juniors Take ISTEP for the Final Time

Men’s Basketball Sectional Preview

Kyle Morgan | Reporter With little time left for the varsity boys’ basketball team against Mooresville, senior Mitch O’Mara pulled up from the mid-range and hit a buzzer beater to win the matchup 73-72. As the news later hit Twitter, AHS’s school spirit club, the Oriole Army, gave a shoutout to O’Mara, giving him the nickname “Mo Buckets.” O’Mara’s teammate, senior Zion Lindsey, said O’Mara … Continue reading Men’s Basketball Sectional Preview

Mental Health: Perception versus Reality

Myles Miller |Reporter Sadness is not depression, fear isn’t anxiety, and mood swings do not equate to being bipolar. Nearly one in five adults in America live with a mental illness or disorder (nimh.nih.gov). The subject of mental health can be a sensitive subject for most, possibly due to misconceptions of what it’s really like living with a seemingly invisible illness. At Avon, many students … Continue reading Mental Health: Perception versus Reality

Review: Best Rap Music of the Decade

Kyle Morgan |Reporter “Blonde” by Frank Ocean Making its debut in 2016, R&B maestro Frank Ocean’s sophomore album “Blonde” was labeled as one of the best albums from the past decade. Released after a four-year hiatus from his first album “Channel Orange”, “Blonde” is a daring project where Ocean openly explores the circumstances of love, depression, and the stress in juggling his newfound fame. Taking … Continue reading Review: Best Rap Music of the Decade