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

Avon Hosts First Winter Dance (PHOTO GALLERY)

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 Avon Hosts First Winter Dance (PHOTO GALLERY)

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)

Pre-Med Club Will Host Guest Speaker At Oct. 8 Meeting

By Prabhvir Lakhan | Print Managing Editor On Monday, October 8 Pre-Med Club will be hosting guest speaker Amber D. Clark, a Health Professions Navigator from the University of Indianapolis. Club president Jui Desai shared information about the club and speaker. What is Pre-Med club? Pre-Med Club is an informational club primarily focusing on the human and animal healthcare field. We meet once a month and … Continue reading Pre-Med Club Will Host Guest Speaker At Oct. 8 Meeting

Senior Caroline Wadley Recognized As Sole National Merit Semi-Finalist From Class of 2019

By Dia Gill | Web Editor-in-Chief Come fall of their senior year, AHS students are searching frantically for scholarship opportunities. One avenue through which seniors receive scholarships is the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. The organization recognizes students with exceptional performance on their junior PSAT. According to its mission statement, the program seeks “to recognize and honor the academically talented students of the United States.” From … Continue reading Senior Caroline Wadley Recognized As Sole National Merit Semi-Finalist From Class of 2019

Students Put On Pep Rally in Preparation for Homecoming Game

By Tara Martin | Social Media Editor A pep rally is like a holiday. It comes once a year and fills everyone’s day with dare I say, pep. Spirit week created a slow burn for students as they anticipated the tailgate and homecoming football game. At the end of the school day on Sept. 21, before students went home in preparation for the main event, … Continue reading Students Put On Pep Rally in Preparation for Homecoming Game