Avon Welcomes New and First Ever Deans of Students

McKensie Kappel | Reporter As the new school year begins, there are many changes happening at Avon High School, including new jobs in administration. Avon introduced two new staff members, Dr. Aaron Willis and Elizabeth Tharp this year as the Deans of Students. Avon High School created these job due to our school population’s constant influx and growth. “With having such a large student population, … Continue reading Avon Welcomes New and First Ever Deans of Students

Changes to Sitting in the Stands of Fall Sports

Kellie Reynolds | Reporter Many students’, staff, and parents’ concerns about fall sports have been rising with the uncertainty of COVID-19. People are wondering what will happen to our sports this fall season at Avon High School. Senior Amelia Collier, one of the Oriole Army Leaders at AHS, and Brad Holsinger, AHS’s athletic director, have been working hard to follow the IHSAA guidelines to continue … Continue reading Changes to Sitting in the Stands of Fall Sports

Avon School Board Meets to Discuss Hybrid Learning Option at AHS: Here’s What It Could Look Like

Morgan Jones | Design Editor On Sunday, Aug. 9, Avon Superintendent Dr. Scott Wyndham announced to families that Avon High School would be making a transition to e-Learning until plans for a hybrid model could be discussed by the School Board.  The district’s decision came after two staff members and three students had tested positive for the novel coronavirus less than eight days into the … Continue reading Avon School Board Meets to Discuss Hybrid Learning Option at AHS: Here’s What It Could Look Like

Avon Schools to Return July 29

Elshadai Aberra | Web Editor-in-Chief On June 19 it was announced that the Avon Community School Corporation (ACSC) had communicated and thus decided on June 17 that they would reopen all Avon schools July 29. While this may not have appeared as news a year ago, with COVID-19 it definitely does now. Times have changed and there are now steps for each Avon family to … Continue reading Avon Schools to Return July 29

Avon Students Start Peer Tutoring Website: Here’s How You Can Join

Kaitlyn Mason | Web Managing Editor With schools going online, many students find that they’re struggling to keep up in coursework or simply to learn via the Internet. With covidtutor.live, juniors Jason Le and Sriya Koganti have started to help struggling students learn and others gain volunteer hours, with the assistance of another high school student in New Jersey named Steven. “I met Steven on … Continue reading Avon Students Start Peer Tutoring Website: Here’s How You Can Join

An AP Student’s Guide to 2020 AP Exams

Morgan Jones | Web Editor-in-Chief Senior prom, March Madness, Coachella: the list goes on of events doomed to the grave by the worldwide outbreak of COVID-19; however, in a recent statement released by College Board, the show must go on for 2020 AP Exams. From past years, the exams will look different for this year’s test-takers: the tests are now 45 minutes long and consist of just … Continue reading An AP Student’s Guide to 2020 AP Exams

New P.E. Requirements to Come to The Class of 2023

Stephen Dumeyer | Reporter “Oh, you play a sport? Don’t worry about taking P.E. then, just get a waiver.” That’s how graduation requirements have been met for all graduating classes here at Avon High School. However, for this year’s freshman and beyond, it won’t be quite as easy. Counselor David Thompson said the decision did not come from the school. “I know that we have to follow … Continue reading New P.E. Requirements to Come to The Class of 2023

Avon Schools Close Doors for the Month

Nathan Miller | Editor-in-Chief State-level health officials were present at the Avon Community School Corporation Administration Center for a press conference on March 9, 2020. Schools were closed that day after a Hickory Elementary School student tested positive for COVID-19, more commonly called the coronavirus. The eyes of Indiana were upon this meeting. Superintendent Dr. Maggie Hoernemann was the first to speak after Communications Coordinator … Continue reading Avon Schools Close Doors for the Month

BREAKING: e-Learning Day Scheduled for March 9 Due to Local COVID-19 Case

On March 8, the Avon Community School Corporation was notified that a student at Hickory Elementary had tested positive for COVID-19, more commonly known as the coronavirus. A message was sent to parents shortly following, and a notice was posted on the ACSC official website. Here’s what you need to know: Hickory Elementary School will be closed until April 6 for cleaning, per recommendation of the … Continue reading BREAKING: e-Learning Day Scheduled for March 9 Due to Local COVID-19 Case

AHS Teacher Mrs. Heather Meunier Recipient of Armstrong Educator Award

AP English Language & Composition instructor Mrs. Heather Meunier has been selected as a recipient of the 2020 Armstrong Teacher Educator Award, a prize given by the IU School of Education. This coming April, Mrs. Meunier will be honored on the IU-Bloomington campus. She is joined by prior Avon recipients Mr. Tony Record, Mr. Dean Westman, and Ms. Ranielle Moore. According to its official website, the award recognizes … Continue reading AHS Teacher Mrs. Heather Meunier Recipient of Armstrong Educator Award