Avon Students Lead Juice WRLD Memorial in Seventh Period

Morgan Jones | Web Managing Editor On Dec. 8, Jarad Anthony Higgins, better known professionally as Juice WRLD, suffered a fatal seizure at the Chicago Midway Airport. Today, on Fri., Dec. 13, students organized a memorial via Instagram to take place at the beginning of seventh period. In attendance were juniors Kyle Morgan and James Porzio. Porzio described the experience as ‘euphoric’ and ‘otherworldly’. According … Continue reading Avon Students Lead Juice WRLD Memorial in Seventh Period

Avon Marching Black and Gold Places Second at Grand Nationals

Oliver Brobeck | Reporter Eight beautiful notes. Placed in perfect order. Avon’s Marching Black and Gold has dominated the high school band field, taking the title of national champion three times and, as of last weekend, the title of state champion 14 times. Avon was one of 16 matching bands from the state of Indiana competing at Grand Nationals, and they ended up placing second, … Continue reading Avon Marching Black and Gold Places Second at Grand Nationals

Red For Ed: Why Teachers Will Be Absent Nov. 19 (Slideshow)

Tara Martin | Web Editor-in-Chief   Biology and Honors Anatomy and Physiology Teacher Lauren Patton will not be at school on Tuesday, Nov. 19 and chances are, many of her colleagues won’t be either. Nov. 19 is Red For Ed Action Day. Teachers from all over the state plan to march downtown at the Statehouse and advocate for better funding for teachers and the school … Continue reading Red For Ed: Why Teachers Will Be Absent Nov. 19 (Slideshow)

Interact Club Hosts International Social

Kadijatu Balde | Reporter Three-thousand different faces with different backgrounds go in and out of this school daily. Meeting new friends for some students can be challenging, especially if their first language isn’t English. Avon’s Interact Club threw a get-together during SRT on Nov. 7 in order to help bridge the gap between students with different cultural identities and backgrounds. Club sponsor and Avon Rotary … Continue reading Interact Club Hosts International Social

Mrs. Amanda Leahy Named AP-TIP IN Math Teacher of the Year

Morgan Jones | Web Managing Editor Over the weekend, AP Statistics teacher Mrs. Amanda Leahy was named Indiana’s Advanced Placement-Teacher Investment Program (AP-TIP) Math Teacher of the Year. The AP-TIP program, sponsored by Notre Dame University’s Center for STEM Education, provides professional development to Indiana teachers during a conference each fall. According to the program’s website, the AP-TIP project aims to increase the amount of … Continue reading Mrs. Amanda Leahy Named AP-TIP IN Math Teacher of the Year

Speech and Debate Team Kicks Off Season at Southport

Tara Martin | Web Editor-in-Chief The prompt was a pack of Swedish Fish. That’s what students enrolled in the impromptu category had to talk about during their portion of the Speech and Debate Tournament. The meet was held at Southport High School on Saturday, Nov. 9. Over 450 students from 39 different schools participated. Though Avon did not place in the top five, Speech and … Continue reading Speech and Debate Team Kicks Off Season at Southport

AHS Thespians Put On “The Drowsy​ Chaperone”

Lexi Carmack | Reporter Each year, Avon High School’s Thespian Troupe puts on a fall musical. This year, it was The Drowsy Chaperone. “The musical is about a man that listens to a vinyl recording of a fictional musical called The Drowsy Chaperone. Within the fictional musical is the story of a wedding and a producer that is losing his leading lady to the wedding,” … Continue reading AHS Thespians Put On “The Drowsy​ Chaperone”

Avon Choir Throws Annual Fall Fling

Lexi Carmack | Reporter The stage lights come up, and the Black and Gold Choir begins the 2019 Fall Fling. Every year, all of the choirs perform two or three songs that they have been working on since the beginning of the year. Because this is their first performance of the year, the students are all eager to sing for their family and friends.  “Nothing … Continue reading Avon Choir Throws Annual Fall Fling

Business teacher Ms. Moore Gets Surprise Response from NBA Star Kevin Durant

Business teacher Ranielle Moore signed up for Instagram just a few days ago. Today during SRT, she learned exactly how the social media platform can connect people. “I watched a sports show yesterday that said that [Kevin Durant] often responds to his direct messages,” Moore said. “I decided to send a message saying that I hope he finds happiness and joy in Brooklyn and thanked … Continue reading Business teacher Ms. Moore Gets Surprise Response from NBA Star Kevin Durant

AHS Hosts Activity Fair

Mason Trimmer | Reporter Once a year, every club at Avon High School gets a day dedicated to expressing their features to new and returning students. This year was no different, with various clubs coming together at the Activity Fair for students to browse, each with varying interests and expectations. This was no different for freshman Leah Crook, who’s planning on joining Creative Writing Club. … Continue reading AHS Hosts Activity Fair