How Avon History Teachers Work With State Curriculum

A heated debate has encompassed the nation regarding the curriculum being taught in the classrooms within our schools, from discussions about our past sins to modern topics regarding recent movements and protests. The current curriculum in Indiana has not been changed since last year, but do Avon High School teachers find the current education plan up to par? Daniel Derda, a VU American History teacher, … Continue reading How Avon History Teachers Work With State Curriculum

Avon vs. Franklin Central Football Game Recap

Josh Hartman | Managing Editor Last Friday, the Avon Orioles football team hosted Franklin Central for the Orioles’ senior night and homecoming game. Avon, at 0-4, was still searching for their first win while the Flashes of Franklin sat with a .500 record of 2-2.  The Orioles drove down the field quickly to start out the game, showing no signs of slowing down. However, a fourth down would … Continue reading Avon vs. Franklin Central Football Game Recap

How Well Do You Know The News? Avon Echo vs. Student Television Network (ANSWERS)

Connor Brownfield | Print Co EIC Avon 832 Mr. Nelson and Dr. Willis Olivia Simon 61 Current Events Kabul The Pfizer vaccine Jaime Spears Camp David Sports Carson Wentz The NBA The Field of Dreams The U.S. Open Pop Culture Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings Rage Against the Machine, Travis Scott, and Frank Ocean Scarlett Johannsson Mike Richards Continue reading How Well Do You Know The News? Avon Echo vs. Student Television Network (ANSWERS)

Theorems and Theater: How Avon STEM Teachers Break Stereotypes

Krishna Lathish | Web Co Editor-in-Chief Paul Haiducu holds many titles at Avon High School: AP teacher, educator, and at times, Dracula. Armed with fantastical experiments and fake blood, Haiducu goes on the road with his Power of Physics (POP) shows to spread the magic of Boyle and Pascal. He’s in good company; Haiducu is one of many science and math teachers who have broken … Continue reading Theorems and Theater: How Avon STEM Teachers Break Stereotypes

The Impact of Influencers on Body Positivity

Morgan Armor | Co-Web Editor in Chief Another day, another video of supermodels and rich, famous people preaching self-love and positive self-image.  The body positivity movement has caused influencers to tailor their content to fit the message. These influencers preach self-love and acceptance, yet some of the most popular influencers fit the societal standard that some people in their target audience do not. Senior Sam Oliveira-Lamey says these popular body positivity-focused influencers who fit the status quo do not actually help the communities they … Continue reading The Impact of Influencers on Body Positivity

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People of Color at Avon React to Critical Race Theory in School Curriculums

Morgan Armor | Web Co-Editor in Chief With tension rising around the discussion of racial equality, some schools around the United States have began to work towards implementing Critical Race Theory courses into their curriculums. Here are some opinions from P.O.C students at Avon on the situation. “I think it is very important and should be taught in schools. Students need to know about what … Continue reading People of Color at Avon React to Critical Race Theory in School Curriculums

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Answers for Games and Puzzles on Avon Echo Page 20

By Mira Branham and Connor Brownfield | Print Editor in Chief and Web Managing Editor Crossword Answers: Down (1-6) and Across (7-12) Thursday Softball Princeton Eighteen Club Sports Harp Ridgway Smiley Yamana Uno Accents Primer President Word Scramble ORIOLES CORONAVIRUS WE ARE AVON WE ARE ONE GRADUATION FINAL EXAMS MATTHEW SHOCKLEY SCHOOLOGY MARCHING BLACK AND GOLD ACCOUNTABLE RESPECTFUL ENGAGED THE ECHO Continue reading Answers for Games and Puzzles on Avon Echo Page 20

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