How Much Do Football Players at AHS Eat?

Brannigan Watson | Reporter Have you ever wondered how much the tall, buff football players eat each day? The Echo decided to find out with juniors Addison Batton and Dan Bowles. This is what we found out: ​Breakfast: The football team members said that they eat very different breakfast diets. “Sometimes I don’t eat, but sometimes I can eat 10 eggs or two bowls of … Continue reading How Much Do Football Players at AHS Eat?

Keeping Up With The Clubs: Social Justice Club (IJM)

By Reece Westfall | Web Managing Editor Read below for a Q&A with Social Justice Club’s president, Hope Miller. Q: How did the club get started? M: International Justice Mission is an actual Social Justice organization that strives to rescue those from human trafficking. Former History teacher, Mr. Cupp, was very passionate about IJM and decided that we needed an anti-trafficking club at our school, thus, IJM … Continue reading Keeping Up With The Clubs: Social Justice Club (IJM)

Gallery: Homecoming Pep Rally, Tailgate, and Game

Every school year Avon students have the opportunity to celebrate homecoming with the pep rally and tailgate before the football game. As always, the tailgate  featured club booths, food, games and bounce houses. Check out these photos from the different events to see how students enjoyed this year’s homecoming. All photos by Colby Owens       Continue reading Gallery: Homecoming Pep Rally, Tailgate, and Game

CPM Brings New Concepts to Math Classes

By Nathan Miller | Reporter The start of the 2017 school year marked a new beginning for some math classes at Avon High School. Algebra, Algebra II and Geometry began piloting College Preparatory Mathematics (CPM) with the aim of helping students better understand the process of working through math problems. Assistant Principal Frank Meyer said CPM will help students “discover the reasons some concepts in … Continue reading CPM Brings New Concepts to Math Classes

Homecoming Spirit Week: Throwback Thursday

Thursday, Avon High School students were on the hunt in Goodwill, Halloween stores and even their parents’ closets to put together the perfect throwback outfit. Whether they were throwing it back to the 80’s, 90’s or even the 1790’s, students and faculty made entering the school feel like stepping out of a time machine.   Continue reading Homecoming Spirit Week: Throwback Thursday

Homecoming Spirit Week: Class Color Day

Monday, Avon High School students dressed to represent. Freshmen wore green, sophomores wore, yellow, juniors wore red, while seniors donned blue. From just showing up in a colored t-shirt, to decking out in a tutu in paint, students came together and started homecoming week off strong. All photos by Tara Martin Want to see your Homecoming Week looks featured on the Avon Echo website? Send … Continue reading Homecoming Spirit Week: Class Color Day

Senior Delaney Sweitzer Performs Speech at Hendricks County THON

By Tierra Harris | Web Editor-in-Chief On Aug. 27, a crowd of about 75 at the Hendricks County THON were all able to step into senior Delaney Sweitzer’s shoes and experience the 10-year struggle that has greatly impacted her life. Although her story is devastating to hear, Sweitzer’s ability to smile every day has encouraged her friends and family to have positive attitudes. She said that … Continue reading Senior Delaney Sweitzer Performs Speech at Hendricks County THON

Sophomore Gideon Thomas Is Taking AP Calculus AB

By Prabhvir Lakhan | Reporter At Avon High School, students take calculus as juniors and seniors. However, Gideon Thomas, a sophomore, is taking AP Calculus AB this year. “I think it’s a challenge for myself, and I can see how well I can do in a harder class,” said Thomas. In the fifth grade, Thomas got a 303 on the math NWEA. This allowed him … Continue reading Sophomore Gideon Thomas Is Taking AP Calculus AB