Science Olympiad Prepare for Uncertain Future

Sam Sublette | Managing Editor Avon’s Science Olympiad team is building their season off right even with the obstacle of COVID-19. One of the team’s sponsors, Zachary Rohrbach, has been with the team for seven years and is still unclear about the direction the season will take relative to COVID-19. “It is unclear at this point whether we will actually be traveling to meets. So there may … Continue reading Science Olympiad Prepare for Uncertain Future

M.E.A.N. Girls Discuss Navigating through Senior Year (VIDEOCAST)

The Echo presents the first episode of reporters Mebele Onwuaduegbo, Ayoola Laleye, and Nuhamin Demeku and web editor-in-chief Elshadai Aberra’s [M.E.A.N. girls’] videocast. This video’s topic centering around the ladies’ senior years. Video edited by Elshadai Aberra. Continue reading M.E.A.N. Girls Discuss Navigating through Senior Year (VIDEOCAST)

Avon Varsity Boys Soccer Celebrate Senior Night with Victory Against Franklin Central

Elshadai Aberra | Web Editor-in-Chief Half time had arrived. Avon’s varsity boys’ soccer team was still down 1-0. The team was anxious. It was senior night. The pressure was on. “It was an emotional game,” said senior Israel Mazon. “We played against Franklin Central, but during the half, Coach Mark Nirrengarten talked to us and we came out strong.” Nirrengarten’s words must have been impactful … Continue reading Avon Varsity Boys Soccer Celebrate Senior Night with Victory Against Franklin Central

Avon’s Choir Department Hosts First Concert of the Year

Nuhamin Demeku | Reporter On September 15, Avon High School’s choir department hosted their annual Fall Fling. Each choir got to perform two pieces they had been working on since the beginning of the year and students had the opportunity to perform solos and duets. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, seats were limited. This year the concert was split into two groups; group one: Oriole Choir, … Continue reading Avon’s Choir Department Hosts First Concert of the Year

Meet This Year’s NHS Officers

Sofia Breuer | Web Managing Editor What made you want to be a part of NHS? Sam Crook: I saw an opportunity to improve myself and those around me and decided to go for it. Sam Miller: I knew I wanted to be a part of NHS because I am interested in community service and I knew that NHS was a very respectable extracurricular that … Continue reading Meet This Year’s NHS Officers

Black and Gold Schedule; Avon Students’ Thoughts on it (Quote Collection)

Grady Wang | Reporter “In class, [it] can be really hard to focus for that period of time but there’s less homework which is nice.” Grace Smith, 11 “It’s okay, not much is thrown at us at once so it doesn’t feel as overwhelming.” Daniella Aleman,9 “I really like the black/gold schedule but I don’t think it goes well with the hybrid schedule but what … Continue reading Black and Gold Schedule; Avon Students’ Thoughts on it (Quote Collection)

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Eight Black Owned Businesses to Support Near Avon

Mebele Onwuaduegbo | Reporter Are you looking for something fun to do near Avon? Interested in finding new restaurants to check out? From music lessons to restaurants, black owned businesses have you covered. Listed below are some black-owned businesses that you should check out and support near Avon! Johnson’s Coffee Shop This black and family-owned coffee shop is located at The Shops at Perry Crossing … Continue reading Eight Black Owned Businesses to Support Near Avon

How to Stay Mentally Healthy Amidst a Pandemic; Q&A with Avon’s Mental Wellness Provider, Brittany Cheviron

Elshadai Aberra | Web Editor-in-Chief Q: How should teenagers maintain their mental health during a pandemic? A: There are many activities that teens can do to create and maintain good mental health.  We all need outlets for expressing our emotions, and ideally we need to do it in ways that are more helpful than hurtful.  Some ideas for healthy expression are writing, creating art or … Continue reading How to Stay Mentally Healthy Amidst a Pandemic; Q&A with Avon’s Mental Wellness Provider, Brittany Cheviron

How Avon’s Cafeteria Workers Have Been Affected by COVID-19 and its Implications

McKensie Kappel | Reporter Lunch for students is an escape from other aspects of school. The cafeteria can be chaotic: kids yelling at the top of their lungs, seats filling with students trying to find a spot, and some students getting up whenever they want; however, a lot has changed for the cafeteria due to the implications of COVID-19 and the new procedures it has … Continue reading How Avon’s Cafeteria Workers Have Been Affected by COVID-19 and its Implications