Next on “My Strange Addiction”: O-Zone Cookies

Mira Branham | Reporter The aroma of freshly-baked cookies wafts through the halls. Stomachs growl and yearn for the buttery, sugary delights that are O-Zone cookies. The treats, branded under Otis Spunkmeyer, are sold for one dollar a pack, which contains two of either sugar, chocolate chip or M&M cookies. DECA sells them every day except A days, with the profits going towards their club … Continue reading Next on “My Strange Addiction”: O-Zone Cookies

Students vs. Part-Time Jobs: Does it Impact Schoolwork?

Kaitlyn Mason | Web Managing Editor Let’s be honest: we all love getting an extra buck or two. While some students put their focus strictly on school, others concern themselves with working and earning their own money, but does this impact their grades and academic career? For senior Mackie Phillips, she feels like her job at Panda Express is a healthy balance. “I limit the amount … Continue reading Students vs. Part-Time Jobs: Does it Impact Schoolwork?

Opinion: Local Gems to Scout on Avon’s Hour-Delay Days

Kaitlyn Mason | Web Managing Editor Breakfast: the most important meal of the day (or at least, that’s what we’ve been told). While some students eat breakfast daily, some struggle to find the time on a regular school day. That’s where the beauty of hour delays come in: while some students spend the extra hour catching up on sleep, others use this time to go … Continue reading Opinion: Local Gems to Scout on Avon’s Hour-Delay Days

A Decade in Reflection

Morgan Jones | Web Editor-in-Chief As 2019 concludes after what seems like an everlasting eternity, it marks the end of a decade. From Gaga’s meat dress in 2010 to the 2016 release of Pokémon Go, the past ten years have been inarguably iconic and downright phenomenal. Since it’s easy to lose sight of all the good happenings in the world, here are the most positive … Continue reading A Decade in Reflection

Briana Begeman Models in Midwest Fashion Week

Kaitlyn Mason | Reporter Lights! Camera! Strike a pose! These are terms Sophomore Briana Begeman is used to after starting her modeling career in September 2019. Starring most recently in the Midwest Fashion Week, she walked several designer pieces such as Elan Furs and Maria Mauro Crochet. The Midwest Fashion Week took place in the Indianapolis Arts Garden on Nov. 22. Begeman said this has … Continue reading Briana Begeman Models in Midwest Fashion Week

Keeping Up With The Clubs: Ultimate Challenge Club

Kaitlyn Mason | Reporter After being missing-in-action for the 2018-2019 academic year, Ultimate Challenge Club has risen from the dead. With sophomore Tava Koehl as president and sophomore Michael Vetter serving as vice president, the club is back in action at Avon High School. “The club lost sponsors in 2016-2017 and just kind of fell off,” Koehl said. Now, the club has two sponsors: Meghan … Continue reading Keeping Up With The Clubs: Ultimate Challenge Club

Keeping Up With The Clubs: Pre-Med

Elshadai Aberra | Managing Editor On Wednesday, Nov. 13, Pre-Med Club brought in medical professional Dr. Stephanie Reynolds from IU Health to talk with club members.  “She was originally a nurse, and then went to medical school to become a family practitioner,” club president and senior Jui Desai said. “Each of our speakers [each month] are really diverse because I think it’s important to illustrate … Continue reading Keeping Up With The Clubs: Pre-Med

Debunking the Myth: Joppa, Indiana

Joseph Souza | Features Editor & Oliver Brobeck | Reporter Senior Madison Bruce sits in her orange Honda Element, too scared to even leave her car. Her friends, armed with golf clubs, venture out to investigate the edifice before them, but she makes sure one stays with her— there’s safety in numbers after all. Her friends return shortly after, swearing that they had heard something … Continue reading Debunking the Myth: Joppa, Indiana

(Podcast) Mark Bode: From Avon to Harvard to Working for Presidential Candidate ‘Mayor Pete’

Stephen Dumeyer and Prabhvir Lakhan | Reporter and Contributor   Stephen Dumeyer and Prabhvir Lakhan sit down and talk with former Oriole Mark Bode on his journey from Avon High School to Harvard University and working with presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg. Continue reading (Podcast) Mark Bode: From Avon to Harvard to Working for Presidential Candidate ‘Mayor Pete’