Social Distance. Wear a Mask. Stop the Spread.

Mebele Onwuaduegbo | Reporter These three terms have been at the forefront of 2020 since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in early March. It is now December, which the middle of the flu season in the United States. The flu season this year has been hectic due to the introduction of the coronavirus. According to Mayo Clinic, the coronavirus and the flu have many … Continue reading Social Distance. Wear a Mask. Stop the Spread.

Avon Echo Finds Perfect Solution to COVID-19 at Avon (STAFF EDITORIAL)

As the number of positive COVID-19 cases rise in the Avon community, we here at Avon Echo took it upon ourselves to create some plausible solutions to the pandemic in educational settings. As we all know, a child’s education is definitely more important than the health of themselves and their families. Why would switch to e-Learning if in-person instruction is clearly still the most viable … Continue reading Avon Echo Finds Perfect Solution to COVID-19 at Avon (STAFF EDITORIAL)

Anime at Avon

Myles Miller | Reporter Naruto! Pokémon! Hunter x Hunter! Welcome to the world of anime, a broad term for Japanese cartoons that could range anywhere in topic from people born with superpowers to high schoolers playing volleyball. People all over the world enjoy this interesting animation form, but what do the students at Avon think of anime? Junior Andrew Harris has been exposed to shows … Continue reading Anime at Avon

2020: A Year in Review

Sam Sublette | Managing Editor 2020. A year of new hopes and possibilities. A year of new beginnings. However, the year would be remembered for the unexpected events that took place. Events such as heartbreaking deaths, shocking disasters, and even misleading information. It is important, however, to recap these events and to keep them in mind when looking into the next year of 2021. JAN … Continue reading 2020: A Year in Review

Holiday Traditions at Avon

Kellie Reynolds | Reporter Many people enjoy the holidays in their own way with family, friends, and special traditions. Whether that be with a present on Christmas Eve, or a special dinner, it’s always the most wonderful time of the year.  Freshman Morgan Jones said that her family all gets together at her aunt’s house to have a family night before Christmas. “My siblings and … Continue reading Holiday Traditions at Avon

Work Based Learning: Internship Opportunities at Avon

Martha Abraham | Reporter Work-based learning allows seniors with good disciplinary and academic standing, as well as enough space in their schedule and transportation, to leave school for part of the day and do an internship. The coordinator for work-based learning, Adam Clark, said the program has grown over the last three years, mostly because of Mr. Shockley’s decision to transfer Clark to the business … Continue reading Work Based Learning: Internship Opportunities at Avon

When’s the Right Time to be Jolly? QUOTE COLLECTION

Zander Evans | Reporter Every year, stores seem to put up those reds and greens earlier and earlier. Many people find this infuriating, saying it is too early to start this jolly season. Others say that it’s never too early to put up a Christmas Tree. So when is the correct time to be jolly? “The time to be jolly is whenever November ends and … Continue reading When’s the Right Time to be Jolly? QUOTE COLLECTION

Avon Administrators Issue Consequence After Students Conduct Mental Health Walkout

Morgan Jones | Design Editor “Last night, the most beautiful soul you’d ever cross paths with lost her battle with her mind and [with] the world,” a high school senior said in an Instagram post honoring her sister, a 13-year-old Avon student who took her own life on Oct. 5.  In the following days, the post amassed nearly 500 comments expressing support and condolences from the … Continue reading Avon Administrators Issue Consequence After Students Conduct Mental Health Walkout

Teachers Teaching Both Online and In-Person Share What it’s Like

Martha Abraham | Reporter As Avon continues in-person instruction, changes have been made to ensure a safe experience for everyone in the school. Some of AHS’s teachers have had to adjust to a new experience: teaching both virtually and in the classroom. English teacher Linda Langford tries to replicate the same experience featured in the classroom into her virtual teaching. “We usually zoom for the … Continue reading Teachers Teaching Both Online and In-Person Share What it’s Like