AHS to Allow Hats and Durags

Laura Ryle | Reporter Avon High School recently made some changes to the dress code policy, which previously banned hats, durags, and hoods. Students are now permitted to wear hats and durags throughout the building without getting penalized. Hoods, however, are still prohibited. Mr. Shockley, Avon High School’s principal, said the reason behind this change was to respect minority students’ culture by allowing them to … Continue reading AHS to Allow Hats and Durags

AHS Seniors Participate in Signing Day

Elshadai Aberra and Tara Martin | Social Media Editor and Web Editor-in-Chief On Friday, May 17, Avon High School hosted a signing day for seniors in the ALC Cafeteria. Seniors could take pictures with school signs, graduation themed balloons, and even ice cream. Senior Counselor Ms. Salazar said that AHS put on the event in order to celebrate the end of high school for the … Continue reading AHS Seniors Participate in Signing Day

AHS Hosts Art Drop and Show

Tara Martin | Web Editor-in-Chief Posters and pictures crowd the halls, tables of freshly molded and glazed clay stretch up and down The Commons. On Wednesday, May 15, an art show was at Avon High School, displaying works from a multitude of different art classes offered at AHS. Photography teacher Dustin Allison said that one of the highlights of the event was the wide range … Continue reading AHS Hosts Art Drop and Show

Fish Prizes at Carnival for a Cause Controversial

Nathan Miller | Managing Editor Senior Trip Newton cares a great deal about her many pet fish. “I have a fish that I rescued at the county fair five years ago,” Newton said. “I rescued him because I saw some teenagers. They threw his bag on the ground. They were kicking it around. I picked him up. He was bleeding out into the bag. He … Continue reading Fish Prizes at Carnival for a Cause Controversial

AHS’ Student Government Hosts Carnival for a Cause

Elshadai Aberra | Social Media Editor Remember last year’s Avon Night Light? Well, forget about it. Student government decided to try something new this year: Carnival for a Cause. Avon’s student government teamed up with Hendrick’s Regional Health to host Carnival for a Cause on Saturday, April 27, with the cause being raising money for the HRH prenatal unit. “The purpose of the carnival was … Continue reading AHS’ Student Government Hosts Carnival for a Cause

AHS Orchestras Earn Perfect Scores at ISSMA

Laura Ryle | Reporter History has been made this past weekend as two of Avon High School’s competing orchestras earned gold with distinction at the Indiana State School Music Association contest on April 13. The Intermezzo and Philharmonic Orchestras left a mark at Monrovia High School last weekend, being the only two groups from that location to place a gold with distinction, a title that … Continue reading AHS Orchestras Earn Perfect Scores at ISSMA

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Avon World Guard Brings Home Gold at World Championships

By Brannigan Watson | Web Managing Editor It was a very successful spring break for the Avon World Guard in Dayton, Ohio. From April 4 to April 6, the Avon High School World Guard was competing at Winter Guard International World Championships and defended their title of World Champions. Sophomore Riehley Johnson said that the win was a highlight of her life. “It was a … Continue reading Avon World Guard Brings Home Gold at World Championships

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

BREAKING: E-Learning Day Official for Jan. 30

Tara Martin | Web Editor-in-Cheif Snow day, minus the snow. Due to extreme temperatures, all Avon students will stay at home and follow E-Learning Day procedures on Wednesday. Jan. 30, 2019, confirmed by Superintendent Margaret Hoernemann. A wind chill warning is in effect in Hendricks County until Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019 at 10 p.m. Decisions regarding Thursday’s classes will be made public on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019. Avon High School … Continue reading BREAKING: E-Learning Day Official for Jan. 30

Senior Joey Bandy’s Video Reaches Over 1 Million Views On Popular Instagram Account

By Dia Gill | Web Editor-in-Chief Yesterday, many Avon students opened their Instagram feeds only to find two familiar faces on @HouseofHighlights, an account with over 11 million followers. The account is followed by Avon students and celebrities alike, including Justin Timberlake and Kevin Hart. Senior Joey Bandy was filmed taunting band director Mr. Jay Webb over an IU basketball win, and sent the video … Continue reading Senior Joey Bandy’s Video Reaches Over 1 Million Views On Popular Instagram Account