Are the Required Readings in English Classes Outdated?

Jamey Walker | Reporter A lot of things have changed since our parents have been in high school, but many of the required readings in Avon High School’s English classes are the same books that generations before us have read, such as Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. When deciding what books students will read each year there are many factors to look into. According to English … Continue reading Are the Required Readings in English Classes Outdated?

Worst and Best Aspects of AHS According to Students

Morgan Armor | Reporter “The best thing is probably the school spirit since a lot of schools don’t have that great of a student body. Also, the amount of different classes Avon has to offer like the AP classes and performing arts classes.”  “It is difficult to say what the worst thing about Avon is. But something that can be improved is the maintenance. The G-hall … Continue reading Worst and Best Aspects of AHS According to Students

Anime not MANime

Morgan Armor | Reporter The genre is called “anime”, not “MANime”. Yet, some members of the male anime demographic struggle with this concept.   Anime is for anyone who would enjoy watching animated series’ ranging from intense action to shows packed to the brim with heartwarming romance and everything in between. Despite this, female anime fans continue to be perceived as “band wagons”. In fact, Junior Morgan Hoard said that she rarely meets a male anime fan that doesn’t immediately try to test or discredit her authenticity as … Continue reading Anime not MANime

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Who AHS Students Choose to Celebrate This Year’s Women’s History Month (Quote Collection)

Elshadai Aberra | Web Editor-in-Chief As March continues to be internationally dedicated to women’s history, the Echo thought to ask Avon students who the first woman they think to celebrate this march is; fictional or not. “Diana Prince (Wonder Woman).” Clay Peters, 12 “I would choose Taylor Swift because I love her, and her music was life changing for me.” Brooke Pelkey, 9 “Harriet Tubman … Continue reading Who AHS Students Choose to Celebrate This Year’s Women’s History Month (Quote Collection)

Debunking Misconceptions of Cultures Across the World

Elshadai Aberra | Web Editor-in-Chief As education on the reality of other cultures around the world stays limited, stereotypes and misconceptions continue to build upon themselves. The Echo offered students from different cultures at Avon an opportunity to debunk these stereotypes. Here’s what they had to say: Africa— “One of the many misconceptions about Ethiopia is that it is a place of starving children, poverty, … Continue reading Debunking Misconceptions of Cultures Across the World

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