Keeping Up with the Clubs: Computer Science Honors Society

Kadijatu Balde | Reporter The amount of classes relating to computer science are starting to grow at AHS. From the AP Computer Science courses to the new Cyber Security class, the interest in computer science has been proven to be prominent. Now, some students at Avon have decided to further this interest by joining Avon’s new Computer Science Honor Society. The club first met in … Continue reading Keeping Up with the Clubs: Computer Science Honors Society

Keeping Up with the Clubs: Muslim Student Association (MSA)

Kadijatu Balde | Reporter With the diversity pool growing in Avon, it is important to make all students feel represented. For this purpose, a new club has been made at Avon called the Muslim Students Association. This club came from a few fellow friends who wanted to educate people about Islam. The president of MSA, Abdur Rahim Salim, said that there is a lot of misinformation about Islam … Continue reading Keeping Up with the Clubs: Muslim Student Association (MSA)

Esports Club Cranks it Up A ‘Notch’, Opens Own Minecraft Server

Elijah Ybarra | Reporter The Esports Club at Avon plays a lot of games, such as League of Legends, Overwatch, Rocket League, and Super Smash Bros. Recently, the gaming club has hopped on last decade’s biggest bandwagon: Minecraft, where they’ve recently created their own server. The server was created by the Esports Club officers. Junior Vice President Christian O’Neil said he wanted to create the Minecraft server … Continue reading Esports Club Cranks it Up A ‘Notch’, Opens Own Minecraft Server

AHS Japanese Olympiad Team Travels to Purdue University

Kaitlyn Mason | Web Managing Editor On Feb. 22, Avon’s Japanese Olympiad team traveled to Purdue University to compete in an annual competition hosted by the Association of Indiana Teachers of Japanese (AITJ), an organization Mrs. Amanda (Sensei) Ramirez was President of for the 2019-2020 school year. This isn’t the first year the Avon club has competed; starting the tradition in 2018, participating Japanese students have traveled around Indiana … Continue reading AHS Japanese Olympiad Team Travels to Purdue University

BPA vs. DECA: What’s The Difference?

Sofia Breuer | Reporter Avon High School’s DECA (Distributive Education Clubs of America) and BPA (Business Professionals of America) clubs seem almost identical from a surface level. Both deal primarily with leadership and value development pertinent to a business environment. Each club, however, has their own underlying differentiating skills that make them stand out from each other despite their similarities. According the online description from the official … Continue reading BPA vs. DECA: What’s The Difference?

SNHS Hosts “Ori-¡Olé! Café”, A Unique Way to Get Extra Credit in Spanish

Mira Branham | Reporter ¡Bienvenidos al Ori-¡Olé¡ Café! On Wed., Jan. 29, the Spanish National Honor Society (SNHS) hosted their first Ori-¡Olé¡ Café of the semester. Once a month, club members, led by Spanish teacher Jared Emmons and a leadership team, set up the ALC Cafeteria with food, coffee, activities, and games for all five levels of Spanish offered at Avon High School. According to Emmons and the … Continue reading SNHS Hosts “Ori-¡Olé! Café”, A Unique Way to Get Extra Credit in Spanish

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

Keeping Up With The Clubs: History

Maranda Frazier | Reporter The worst president in U.S. history, The Cold War, The Library of Alexandria. Finding a similarity among these three topics may be hard for some, but not for Avon High School’s History Club. History Club President Jacob Van Wagner has been interested in history since fourth grade where his fascination first branched from military history. “I soon started hitting every topic, … Continue reading Keeping Up With The Clubs: History

Keeping Up With The Clubs: Calligraphy

Hanna Walker | Reporter This year, Avon High School students have started a calming club based around calligraphy and community service. Calligraphy Club Secretary Hayden Sawyer has been doing calligraphy for about two years and is excited to share his passion for it with others.  “It’s honestly kind of therapeutic, it’s a good way to just get out your stress and anxiety and things like … Continue reading Keeping Up With The Clubs: Calligraphy