Gallery: Junior Day of Caring

On September 13, about 750 Avon High School juniors were sent out into the community for the annual Junior Day of Caring. The day coincides with the Senior Kickback and sophomore pre-ACT, and involves students visiting schools, nursing homes, parks, etc. and volunteering in the community. The Echo captured these pictures of juniors getting involved.   Photos by Nathan Miller Continue reading Gallery: Junior Day of Caring

Freshman Cookout and Operation Football Share ALC Before Cheering On Orioles Against HSE

By Tara Martin | Social Media Editor Operation Football typically works outside, away from the freshmen cookout. The two events had to share the ALC cafeteria on Aug. 31 due to a chance of rain before Avon took on Hamilton Southeastern for their Friday night football game. Operation Football is a program started by WTHR-TV 25 years ago that covers high school football, cheerleaders, marching bands, and … Continue reading Freshman Cookout and Operation Football Share ALC Before Cheering On Orioles Against HSE

Slideshow: ‘Yes 4 Avon Schools’ Holds Rally in Support of Referendum

On April 3, various members of the community came together at Washington Township Park Pavilion for a Referendum Rally, organized by the volunteer group Yes 4 Avon Schools in conjunction with the student-led group Students 4 Avon Schools. At the event, Avon Superintendent Dr. Maggie Hoernemann and AHS Principal Mr. Matt Shockley both briefly discussed the importance of the referendum, but the majority of the … Continue reading Slideshow: ‘Yes 4 Avon Schools’ Holds Rally in Support of Referendum

African Diaspora Hosts 10th Annual Black History Month Performance

By Tierra Harris | Web Editor-in-Chief African Diaspora hosted its 10th Black History Month performance last Tuesday with their theme being “Our Story.” Students performed spoken word, songs and dances inspired by the past, present and future of African culture.   Photos by Wyatt Medcalf   Continue reading African Diaspora Hosts 10th Annual Black History Month Performance

Avon Varsity Basketball Takes on Greenfield-Central High School

By Tara Martin | Reporter The boys’ varsity basketball team played Greenfield-Central High School at home Friday, Feb. 16. In their last regular season home game, the Orioles trailed by six at halftime with a score of 21-15. The game ended with Avon losing to Greenfield-Central 53-44.   See The Avon Orioles (3-19) face the Plainfield Quakers (12-9) for sectionals on Feb. 27 at 6:00 … Continue reading Avon Varsity Basketball Takes on Greenfield-Central High School

Q&A with Eurydice’s Delaney Butler

By Reece Westfall | Web Managing Editor On Saturday Nov. 11, actors and techies from Avon High School will be moving their show from the auditorium stage to Manchester University to compete in their Regional Thespian Conference. The cast is hoping that their section from the play, Eurydice, will take them from Regionals all the way to Internationals. Discover what happens behind the scenes from … Continue reading Q&A with Eurydice’s Delaney Butler

Gallery: Student Section Highlights From First Home Game

  By Nathan Miller | Reporter The football team kicked off the season with a 26-point victory over the Plainfield Quakers. The Orioles were the first to give their fans something to cheer about, scoring a a touchdown on their first possession. They managed to keep this lead, finishing with a score of 58-32. A successful start to the football season meant an excited student … Continue reading Gallery: Student Section Highlights From First Home Game