AP Stat Students Assist Firefighters

Morgan Jones | Reporter Over spring break, Ms. Leahy’s AP Statistics students were given the opportunity to help save lives alongside the Washington Township Avon Fire Department. Initially contacted by the department, Ms. Leahy said that she jumped at the opportunity. “[They] wanted to know if it was possible for us to look at numbers and analyze them,” Ms. Leahy said. “To tell if firefighters … Continue reading AP Stat Students Assist Firefighters

Girls’ Rugby Season Commences

Elshadai Aberra| Social Media Editor     Avon girls’ rugby season has just begun and is only moving forward. The girls played their first scrimmage against Pike on March 19 and even though there was no score or winner, the scrimmage managed to aide the team in figuring out what they need to work on for the rest of the season and what they are … Continue reading Girls’ Rugby Season Commences

Dance, Color Guard, and Musical Ensembles Come Together in Winter Showcase

Kaitlyn Mason | Reporter Friday, March 8, 2019 was a night full of flags, drums, band, and cheering fans as Avon High School held the annual Winter Showcase. With the dance teams, guards, drumlines, and indoor band, it was hard not to cheer as students worked hard to show the packed-gym their talents. Junior Allie Simon said that despite her nerves, she loved performing with … Continue reading Dance, Color Guard, and Musical Ensembles Come Together in Winter Showcase

Jordan Nelson Juggles Photography and Cinematography

Morgan Jones | Reporter Meet senior Jordan Nelson, a creative mastermind. Not only is Nelson an aspiring photographer for hire, he’s also a cinematic enthusiast. The two hobbies, Nelson said, help him to capture his persona in an original way. “Photography is a way for me to express how I feel [at] a deeper level,” Nelson said. “I do it because I want to not … Continue reading Jordan Nelson Juggles Photography and Cinematography

African Diaspora Hosts 11th Annual Black History Month Program

Elshadai Aberra | Social Media Editor     On Thursday, Feb. 28, the African Diaspora club hosted their 11th annual Black History Month event. The program’s title was “My Black Is…” and the aspect of the event was to explore the black culture of different black students and faculty members at Avon High School.  The program consisted of singing, spoken word, and even a two person band. The … Continue reading African Diaspora Hosts 11th Annual Black History Month Program

Sophomore Alex Marcum Turns Passion to Profit with Shoes

Joseph Souza | Reporter There’s sneakerheads, hypebeasts, and then there’s Sophomore Alex Marcum. Air Jordans, NMDs, Yeezys, you name it, he’s sold it. What started out as his passion project that operated under a deficit, has recently been reformed into a lucrative business that boasts a six-figure profit margin: OSM Kicks. “Most people would’ve quit after months, but you have to understand— you gotta keep … Continue reading Sophomore Alex Marcum Turns Passion to Profit with Shoes

Meet Special Ed Teachers Mr. McGrath and Mr. Wheatley

Brayden Cox | Reporter Applied English teacher Mr. Kevin McGrath got his start here at Avon High School three years ago as an English teacher. That, however, was just a way to get his foot in the door. “To put it simply, a special education job opened up last minute before I started,” said McGrath. McGrath has been a special education teacher for five years … Continue reading Meet Special Ed Teachers Mr. McGrath and Mr. Wheatley

Rise of the Finsta

Tara Martin | Web Editor-in-Chief “You go to your spam; you’re falling apart or you’re making jokes and being ridiculous and sharing memes, but you really just go to your spam to fall apart,” junior Summer Matthews said. Instagram has two dominant types of accounts among AHS students; main accounts and spams or finstas. Every student knows that spams and finstas are synonymous with each … Continue reading Rise of the Finsta

Avon Accents Makes History at Mooresville’s Spotlight Invitational

Elshadai Aberra | Social Media Editor Avon’s mixed show choir, Accents, was pronounced the Grand Champ at Mooresville’s Spotlight Invitational last Saturday, Feb. 23. The group competed against three other show choirs and beat the first runner up by just one point, earning first place for the first time in Accents history. They were not Avon’s only show choir to make history that night; unisex … Continue reading Avon Accents Makes History at Mooresville’s Spotlight Invitational