Speech and Debate Team Successful at Fishers Meet

Katherine Langford | Reporter Avon Speech and Debate team, who now has over 70 participants, was ready to show the Avon sprit at the Fisher’s Meet.  There were over 40 teams competing from around the country.  Junior Halima Alloosh, a captain on the team said it was a good experience. “It was the first time we had used the NSDA website so of course there [were] small bumps in the road, but all the judges … Continue reading Speech and Debate Team Successful at Fishers Meet

Senior Awarded National African American Scholar by College Board

Elshadai Aberra | Web Editor-in-Chief Senior Mebele Onwuaduegbo named National African American Scholar by College Board due to scoring in the top 2.5% of the PSAT her junior year. “I was really surprised when Mrs. Hatchett told me that I got it. It is great to see College Board is recognizing black scholars and I am grateful to be one of them,” said Onwuaduegbo. Continue reading Senior Awarded National African American Scholar by College Board

Teachers’ Thoughts on Continuing In-Person Instruction

Morgan Armor | Reporter Many students have voiced their opinions on returning to in-person instruction and how long they thought it would last, but what do teachers think? “I feel conflicted. Full-force in-person is easier to plan, and I certainly like seeing students regularly. However, I felt much more comfortable under the Hybrid Schedule and was just getting used to it. I LOVED the small … Continue reading Teachers’ Thoughts on Continuing In-Person Instruction

Quarantined? Here’s How to Stay Productive:

Morgan Armor | Reporter It’s safe to say that quarantine has taken its physical, mental, and emotional toll on all of us. But it’s time to get out of that bed, off TikTok, and to start getting active again. So, here are some activities/ways to be productive if quarantined: Try video games that get you moving  Video games that involve physical activity or simulates activities like tennis, soccer, … Continue reading Quarantined? Here’s How to Stay Productive:

Me, Myself, and COVID-19

Connor Brownfield | Reporter Avon High School is not immune. Throughout the school year, multiple AHS students have been forced to quarantine because they tested positive for COVID-19 or made close contact with somebody who tested positive for COVID-19. Senior Jacob Mills, who had COVID-19 during the hybrid schedule, said that Avon High School students need to follow the safety guidelines.  “It has been obvious to … Continue reading Me, Myself, and COVID-19

AHS Students’ Plans for Fall Break

Nuhamin Demeku | Reporter As Fall Break commences, the Echo decided to ask students what they plan to do this fall break. Check out what they had to say: “I’m going to just hang out with my friends and family lots of bonfires! I will probably spend a lot of time biking and mental health catch up stuff-like digital art. Not going anywhere!” Sriya Koganti, … Continue reading AHS Students’ Plans for Fall Break

How COVID-19 Has Affected Service Clubs at AHS

Connor Brownfield | Reporter Lending a helping hand is a little harder from six feet away, but that is not stopping Avon’s volunteer clubs from doing what they can.  Some events had to be cancelled, but the presidents of National Honor Society, Interact Club, and the Avon School and Community Ambassador Program (ASCAP, for short) have still organized projects to help teachers, students, and other … Continue reading How COVID-19 Has Affected Service Clubs at AHS