Avon Students’ Guide to Making the Most of Summer Break

By Reece Westfall | Web Managing Editor The time has come. As finals wrap up and we all stop frantically checking RogerHub, we’re not thinking of what grade we got on that history exam or how our class rank is going to change. We’re thinking of freedom. However, it’s not always easy to figure out what all we’re going to fill out time with. While … Continue reading Avon Students’ Guide to Making the Most of Summer Break

Behind the Scenes at the Avon High School Fashion Show

By Reece Westfall | Web Managing Editor Last week, young designers and models showcased their talents at Fashion Merchandising’s annual fashion show and every hand was on deck. Students prepared for a long two and a half months to ensure that the show ran smoothly. This year, they chose the theme Fashion Rewind, showing outfits inspired by classic TV shows across the decades. From The … Continue reading Behind the Scenes at the Avon High School Fashion Show

Meet Jason Wu: Taiwanese Foreign Exchange Student

By Emmagrace Brock | Reporter This past summer, junior Jason Yu flew 7,706 miles across the world to study at Avon High School. From Taiwan, Yu left behind the culture he’s known in order to learn a new one in Indiana.   Where did you live before coming to Avon? I lived in Taiwan. It is three times smaller than Indiana and has four times … Continue reading Meet Jason Wu: Taiwanese Foreign Exchange Student

Avon Performing Arts Set New School Record on the Road to the ISSMA State Concert Finals

By Reece Westfall | Web Managing Editor Every year, the Avon High School performing arts department strives for perfection. It’s constantly trying to beat its own personal records, and reaching for new achievements. This year however, the department set a new school record: sending five programs to ISSMA State Concert Finals, along with another record of sending three concert choirs. The school will be sending off … Continue reading Avon Performing Arts Set New School Record on the Road to the ISSMA State Concert Finals

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