By Tierra Harris | Web Editor-in-Chief The JAG (Jobs for America’s Graduates) program welcomes students of all different backgrounds and personalities who all have one initial goal: discovering themselves and their purpose for life after high school. Led by Ms. MaryAnne Abramson, students have been able to take a variety of field trips, listen to guest speakers and earn incentives for reaching goals. They have … Continue reading Keeping Up with the Clubs: What is JAG?
By Reece Westfall | Web Managing Editor On Saturday Nov. 11, actors and techies from Avon High School will be moving their show from the auditorium stage to Manchester University to compete in their Regional Thespian Conference. The cast is hoping that their section from the play, Eurydice, will take them from Regionals all the way to Internationals. Discover what happens behind the scenes from … Continue reading Q&A with Eurydice’s Delaney Butler
Brannigan Watson | Reporter Have you ever wondered how much the tall, buff football players eat each day? The Echo decided to find out with juniors Addison Batton and Dan Bowles. This is what we found out: Breakfast: The football team members said that they eat very different breakfast diets. “Sometimes I don’t eat, but sometimes I can eat 10 eggs or two bowls of … Continue reading How Much Do Football Players at AHS Eat?
By Dia Gill | Web Managing Editor Model United Nations has been a part of Avon High School for several years now. In this video President Patryk Baranski shares what exactly it means to be in Model UN, alongside clips from the club’s latest meeting. For updates regarding Model UN’s upcoming meetings and events you can follow @AvonModelUN on Instagram and Twitter. Continue reading What is Model UN? (Video)
By Reece Westfall | Web Managing Editor Read below for a Q&A with Social Justice Club’s president, Hope Miller. Q: How did the club get started? M: International Justice Mission is an actual Social Justice organization that strives to rescue those from human trafficking. Former History teacher, Mr. Cupp, was very passionate about IJM and decided that we needed an anti-trafficking club at our school, thus, IJM … Continue reading Keeping Up With The Clubs: Social Justice Club (IJM)
Every school year Avon students have the opportunity to celebrate homecoming with the pep rally and tailgate before the football game. As always, the tailgate featured club booths, food, games and bounce houses. Check out these photos from the different events to see how students enjoyed this year’s homecoming. All photos by Colby Owens Continue reading Gallery: Homecoming Pep Rally, Tailgate, and Game
By Nathan Miller | Reporter The start of the 2017 school year marked a new beginning for some math classes at Avon High School. Algebra, Algebra II and Geometry began piloting College Preparatory Mathematics (CPM) with the aim of helping students better understand the process of working through math problems. Assistant Principal Frank Meyer said CPM will help students “discover the reasons some concepts in … Continue reading CPM Brings New Concepts to Math Classes
Thursday, Avon High School students were on the hunt in Goodwill, Halloween stores and even their parents’ closets to put together the perfect throwback outfit. Whether they were throwing it back to the 80’s, 90’s or even the 1790’s, students and faculty made entering the school feel like stepping out of a time machine. Continue reading Homecoming Spirit Week: Throwback Thursday
Monday, Avon High School students dressed to represent. Freshmen wore green, sophomores wore, yellow, juniors wore red, while seniors donned blue. From just showing up in a colored t-shirt, to decking out in a tutu in paint, students came together and started homecoming week off strong. All photos by Tara Martin Want to see your Homecoming Week looks featured on the Avon Echo website? Send … Continue reading Homecoming Spirit Week: Class Color Day