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

Avon Marching Band Hosts Community Day

Mira Branham | Reporter A community is a group of people that have a certain thing in common. For Avon, that thing is black and gold pride. On Saturday, Aug. 17, students, families, and community members came together to participate in the annual Community Day, which celebrates the start of the Avon Marching Black and Gold season. Besides a special sneak-peek from the marching band … Continue reading Avon Marching Band Hosts Community Day

Caroline Jackson Wins Miss Congeniality

Sofia Breuer | Reporter For as long as she could remember, she always wanted to be a part of this competition. Growing up, going to the local fair was always a mesmerizing experience for junior Caroline Jackson. Jackson said that she would always go to the Hendricks County 4-H fair when she was little and would see the girls competing in the Fair Queen Contest. This past … Continue reading Caroline Jackson Wins Miss Congeniality

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