Slideshow: ‘Yes 4 Avon Schools’ Holds Rally in Support of Referendum

On April 3, various members of the community came together at Washington Township Park Pavilion for a Referendum Rally, organized by the volunteer group Yes 4 Avon Schools in conjunction with the student-led group Students 4 Avon Schools. At the event, Avon Superintendent Dr. Maggie Hoernemann and AHS Principal Mr. Matt Shockley both briefly discussed the importance of the referendum, but the majority of the … Continue reading Slideshow: ‘Yes 4 Avon Schools’ Holds Rally in Support of Referendum

Epidemic Takes Over AHS: Senioritis

By Brannigan Watson | Reporter Senioritis is a term used to describe a lack of motivation or work ethic in school, typically in seniors. According to Huffington Post, this academic epidemic tends to happen after students finish college applications or get accepted to a post-secondary school. Senior Michaela Spinazze describes it as a natural feeling that comes with being a senior. “It is just the … Continue reading Epidemic Takes Over AHS: Senioritis

Top Attractions in Indy During Spring Break

By Brannigan Watson | Reporter During spring break many students traveled far and wide, but top attractions during the area were some of the most visited hot spots all year-round for students throughout the region. Within the Indianapolis area, many students found ways of entertainment that were right here at home.  Massachusetts Avenue http://www.discovermassave.com/ Located in Downtown Indianapolis, Massachusetts Avenue, better known as Mass Ave, … Continue reading Top Attractions in Indy During Spring Break

Interact Club Hosts Annual Prom Dress Sale

By Brannigan Watson | Reporter On Saturday, March 10 the Avon High School Interact Club held their discounted prom sale. The sale consists of discounted items students may need for prom, like dresses, shoes and jewelry. Students can buy all prom essentials for less than 10 dollars total. Junior and member, Hannah Schafer,  said the goal of the sale is to make prom affordable for … Continue reading Interact Club Hosts Annual Prom Dress Sale

In Honor of Stephen Hawking

By Prabhvir Lakhan  Renowned scientist Stephen Hawking died at the age of 76 on March 14. He was diagnosed with the motor neuron disease ALS at the age of 22. He died because of complications from the disease. Oscar-winning actor Eddie Redmayne, who portrayed Hawking in The Theory of Everything, said something that a lot of people were thinking: “We have lost a truly beautiful … Continue reading In Honor of Stephen Hawking

AHS Students Respond to Trump’s Proposal To Arm Teachers

By Tierra Harris | Web Editor-in-Chief After the deadly shooting in Parkland, Florida, many Americans have begun to pose their opinions on gun control, mental health and school safety. The horrific event that took place has been labeled as one of the deadliest shootings in history. Nineteen year-old Nikolas Cruz legally purchased an AR-15-style rifle and caused one of the deadliest school shootings in history. … Continue reading AHS Students Respond to Trump’s Proposal To Arm Teachers

Keeping Up With The Clubs: ASCAP

  By Colby Owens | Reporter There are numerous clubs at Avon High School completing activities within the school and around the community, but some of these activities go unknown to the students who aren’t in the club.  The Avon School and Community Ambassador Program or “ASCAP” is one club that has been active for several years. ASCAP is a club dedicated to benefitting the community, with members acting as ambassadors on … Continue reading Keeping Up With The Clubs: ASCAP

African Diaspora Hosts 10th Annual Black History Month Performance

By Tierra Harris | Web Editor-in-Chief African Diaspora hosted its 10th Black History Month performance last Tuesday with their theme being “Our Story.” Students performed spoken word, songs and dances inspired by the past, present and future of African culture.   Photos by Wyatt Medcalf   Continue reading African Diaspora Hosts 10th Annual Black History Month Performance

Keeping Up With The Clubs: Dungeons & Dragons

By Reece Westfall | Web Editor Get to know The Dungeons and Dragons Club through its president, Ethan Brooks. Q: What do you do in Dungeons and Dragons club? B: We usually come in and do announcements. Then, we separate off into different parties. We have two teachers and a few students who serve as dungeon masters, who also represent the party leaders. Half of … Continue reading Keeping Up With The Clubs: Dungeons & Dragons

Avon Varsity Basketball Takes on Greenfield-Central High School

By Tara Martin | Reporter The boys’ varsity basketball team played Greenfield-Central High School at home Friday, Feb. 16. In their last regular season home game, the Orioles trailed by six at halftime with a score of 21-15. The game ended with Avon losing to Greenfield-Central 53-44.   See The Avon Orioles (3-19) face the Plainfield Quakers (12-9) for sectionals on Feb. 27 at 6:00 … Continue reading Avon Varsity Basketball Takes on Greenfield-Central High School