OK Boomer: Do Phones Really Impact Teen Mental Health?

Hanna Walker | Reporter YouTube, TikTok, Instagram, Snapchat, the list goes on. Generation Z is the first to ever have constant access to the internet, a thing becoming increasingly vital to modern society. People are becoming more dependent on mapping programs and search engines, and one thing is for certain: our social lives are becoming rapidly intertwined with the internet. To some degree or another, many … Continue reading OK Boomer: Do Phones Really Impact Teen Mental Health?

AHS Swim & Dive Teams Reflect on Season, Boys Work Towards State Finals

Josh Hartman | Reporter With the current 2019-2020 swim season coming to a close, there are many achievements to look back on. Both the girls’ and boys’ teams had their own successes and even broke some records along the way. Junior Hannah Jones swam a new record for the 100-yard backstroke with a time of 55.33, breaking her own previous 2019 record of 56.92. Jones currently holds three swim … Continue reading AHS Swim & Dive Teams Reflect on Season, Boys Work Towards State Finals

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?

Here’s How Avon Administration Declares Snow Days

Morgan Jones | Web Editor-in-Chief “I don’t fit on buses,” tweeted frustrated junior Blake Fisher. When Avon superintendent Margaret Hoernemann declared Dec. 16 a normal school day via Twitter and advised student drivers to ride the bus, tweets criticizing the district’s decision were popular among students and parents alike: Fisher alone received 228 likes, and Hoernemann’s tweet garnered a total of over 100 comments. Many concerns came … Continue reading Here’s How Avon Administration Declares Snow Days

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