National Merit Program Honors AHS Seniors

  By Dia Gill | Web Managing Editor Juniors who take the PSAT are automatically entered into the National Merit Scholarship Program, an academic competition that can lead to scholarships and awards for students with qualifying scores. According to the College Board, of the thousands of students that take the PSAT in the fall, the top 1.25% qualify as National Merit Semifinalists and the next … Continue reading National Merit Program Honors AHS Seniors

Students Perform in The Addams Family Musical

By Colby Owens | Reporter Every year Avon High School’s performing arts department puts on a fall musical for the school and community. This year’s “The Addams Family” musical was directed by theater teacher Kaitlyn Spires and performed on October 6, 7, and 8. Ms. Spires has taught at Avon High School for one full year, this year being her second. She has directed many … Continue reading Students Perform in The Addams Family Musical

Dance and Orchestra Programs Collaborate for Annual Symphony on the Dance Floor

  By Caroline Emenaker | Managing Editor For the past few years, the Avon High School Orchestra Program and dance classes have collaborated for a concert called Symphony for a Dance Floor. Every orchestra plays different songs that pair up with dances created by the dance teacher, Mr. Herring. This year some songs played were “My Shot” from Hamilton, “Red Pony” by Aaron Copland and … Continue reading Dance and Orchestra Programs Collaborate for Annual Symphony on the Dance Floor

Marching Band Travels to Canton, Ohio and Wins Regional Championship

By Brannigan Watson | Reporter On Saturday, September 16, the Avon Marching Black and Gold was named champion of the 2017 Bands of America Northeast Ohio Regional. The band was the Class AAAA regional champion, overall champion, and took all caption titles. The caption titles included Visual Performance, Music Performance, and General Effect. They finished the event with a score of 76.1. This was the … Continue reading Marching Band Travels to Canton, Ohio and Wins Regional Championship

Members of Student Government Attend Ted Wiese Leadership Training

      By Emmagrace Brock | Reporter The annual Ted Wiese Leadership Training took place in the upper gymnasium during school on Tuesday, August 29 at Avon High School. All Student Government members were invited to this conference in order to better themselves and their part in the leadership roles they’ve taken on. They spent the day completing group activities under the guidance of motivational speaker Ted Wiese. Sophomore class … Continue reading Members of Student Government Attend Ted Wiese Leadership Training

Students Say Laptops Beneficial to Learning, But One-Third Have Persistent Issues with HP Streams

By Prabhvir Lakhan | Reporter On Aug. 4, administrators collected all the school laptops to fix a problem with the switchover of Lightspeed filters to the Iboss security filters. Afterward, while the amount of students heading to the media center with tech issues has decreased, some students continue to have issues with their laptops. In a survey of 100 students conducted the week of Aug. … Continue reading Students Say Laptops Beneficial to Learning, But One-Third Have Persistent Issues with HP Streams

SADD Club and the Avon Police Department Attend the National Night Out Against Crime

By Tierra Harris | Web Editor-in-Chief Last Tuesday, Lowe’s hosted the third-annual National Night Out Against Crime event, where the SADD club, the Avon Police Department and over 15 other organizations all offered a helping hand to better relationships with the community and our local law enforcement. SADD sponsor Ms. Cynthia Whyde said that over the course of the last three years there has been steady … Continue reading SADD Club and the Avon Police Department Attend the National Night Out Against Crime

Orchestra and Band Raise Money For Travel With Rockathon

By Caroline Emenaker | Managing Editor In June of next year the Avon Orchestra is taking its annual trip, but this year they are going to Europe. Traveling to Italy, Austria and many other places the orchestra will play a variety of classical pieces for the people in the cities they visit. The Avon Marching Band will also be traveling this year to Ohio and Texas on … Continue reading Orchestra and Band Raise Money For Travel With Rockathon

A Look into Trump’s First Week in Office

By Brenna Tiffany| Web Editor It has officially been one week since Trump was inaugurated and quite a bit has happened. Controversial or not Trump has gotten a quick start to making changes in America. On Jan. 20 moments after trump was inaugurated whitehouse.gov/lgbt was replaced with an entirely new face for the site. Upon arrival to the site, there is no longer a mention … Continue reading A Look into Trump’s First Week in Office

Avon Choir Department Presents Annual Spring Sing

By Alyssa Bates | Reporter Each year at Avon High School, the award for the “choir concert with the most tears” goes to the Spring Sing performance. For the choir program, Spring Sing signifies the end of the year and a goodbye to the all the seniors. Spring Sing was held Friday May 20. For senior Alex Edgecomb, this year was “a little different and … Continue reading Avon Choir Department Presents Annual Spring Sing