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

Slideshow: Art Classes Hold ‘Art Drop’

  By Joseph Souza | Reporter On Wednesday, December 12th, Ms. Simms and a handful of her students from various art courses decided to make it a bit more special for the student body. During the last SRT of the semester, they spent their time sorting, counting, and adding the finishing touches to their miniature pieces of art before descending down the commons to deck … Continue reading Slideshow: Art Classes Hold ‘Art Drop’

Seniors Delaney Butler and Caroline Wadley Named Semi-Finalists for Coca-Cola Scholarship

by Dia Gill | Editor-in-Chief Every year the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation awards more than $3.55 million in scholarships to over 1,400 college students.  After being chosen from a pool of over 90,000 applicants, 1,936 seniors, including Avon High School seniors Delaney Butler and Caroline Wadley, will compete to advance to be named one of 250 Regional Finalists. In the end, 150 students will become Coca-Cola Scholars.   According … Continue reading Seniors Delaney Butler and Caroline Wadley Named Semi-Finalists for Coca-Cola Scholarship

Slideshow: Avon Hosts First Winter Dance

By Tara Martin | Social Media Editor For upperclassmen there was Prom. Freshmen had the cookout. Everybody was welcome at homecoming. However, there was no traditional high school dance for all students at Avon. That was until the “Winter Wonderland”-themed Winter Semi-Formal. The dance took place in the field house at Avon High School on Dec. 1. Tickets were sold to students in the weeks … Continue reading Slideshow: Avon Hosts First Winter Dance

AP Chemistry Teachers Mr. Payne and Mrs. Kozinski Reflect on AP Science Teacher of the Year Award

By Prabhvir Lakhan | Managing Editor After three years of captivating labs, engaging lessons, and continuous support, Avon’s AP Chemistry teachers Mr. Matthew Payne and Mrs. Katie Kozinski were awarded AP Science Teachers of the Year from AP TIP-IN at the University of Notre Dame on Friday Nov. 2. AP TIP-IN is a grant program that invests in teacher development and aims to produce better … Continue reading AP Chemistry Teachers Mr. Payne and Mrs. Kozinski Reflect on AP Science Teacher of the Year Award

‘The Echo’ Places in Top 10 for Second Year in a Row at National High School Journalism Convention

Avon High School’s news website, AvonEcho.com, was recognized over the weekend as one of the top student publications in the country. The award, an eighth-place “Best of Show” for large school news websites, was announced in Chicago at the NSPA/JEA National High School Journalism Convention, a conference attended by more than 5,000 students from across the country. The recognition makes it two in a row … Continue reading ‘The Echo’ Places in Top 10 for Second Year in a Row at National High School Journalism Convention

Winter Semi-Formal Tickets Go On Sale In Two Weeks

By Dia Gill | Web Editor-in-Chief From the class of 2019 to the class of 2022, there isn’t a single student at Avon High School that has experienced an Avon-sponsored dance for the entire student body. For the past five years we have celebrated Homecoming with a tailgate before the game. While this school year was no different, student government did agree to demands for … Continue reading Winter Semi-Formal Tickets Go On Sale In Two Weeks

AHS Production of ‘The Hunchback of Notre Dame’ Opens This Weekend (Slideshow)

  By Nic Patterson | Reporter The curtain falls on Avon’s production of The Hunchback of Notre Dame as applause booms for the cast. Avon students playing the parts of Esmerelda, Quasimodo, and Frollo join the others on stage to celebrate the performance that has just passed. The Hunchback of Notre Dame is adapted from a Disney movie and Victor Hugo novel of the same title, but … Continue reading AHS Production of ‘The Hunchback of Notre Dame’ Opens This Weekend (Slideshow)