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

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