Executive Board Announced For 2018-2019 School Year

By Dia Gill | Web Managing Editor Election results are in, and the 2018-2019 Executive Board has been determined. Six student leaders have been selected by their peers and teachers to lead Avon’s student government in coordinating and planning our school events. These six students are: Hannah Schafer, President; Mikenzie Roberts, Vice President of Academic Affairs; Don Rick Camacho, Vice President of Student Affairs; Reese … Continue reading Executive Board Announced For 2018-2019 School Year

Slideshow: ‘Yes 4 Avon Schools’ Holds Rally in Support of Referendum

On April 3, various members of the community came together at Washington Township Park Pavilion for a Referendum Rally, organized by the volunteer group Yes 4 Avon Schools in conjunction with the student-led group Students 4 Avon Schools. At the event, Avon Superintendent Dr. Maggie Hoernemann and AHS Principal Mr. Matt Shockley both briefly discussed the importance of the referendum, but the majority of the … Continue reading Slideshow: ‘Yes 4 Avon Schools’ Holds Rally in Support of Referendum

How “Fortnite” is Taking the Gaming World By Storm

By Stephen Dumeyer | Reporter One misspelled word, Fortnite, has taken over the gaming world. After being stuck for nearly seven years in development, Epic games released the free-to-play game to the public on July 25, 2017. Nine months later, it now has over 40 million downloads and has reached a peak of 3.4 million concurrent players. To reach this point, most games have taken … Continue reading How “Fortnite” is Taking the Gaming World By Storm

In Honor of Stephen Hawking

By Prabhvir Lakhan  Renowned scientist Stephen Hawking died at the age of 76 on March 14. He was diagnosed with the motor neuron disease ALS at the age of 22. He died because of complications from the disease. Oscar-winning actor Eddie Redmayne, who portrayed Hawking in The Theory of Everything, said something that a lot of people were thinking: “We have lost a truly beautiful … Continue reading In Honor of Stephen Hawking

AHS Students Respond to Trump’s Proposal To Arm Teachers

By Tierra Harris | Web Editor-in-Chief After the deadly shooting in Parkland, Florida, many Americans have begun to pose their opinions on gun control, mental health and school safety. The horrific event that took place has been labeled as one of the deadliest shootings in history. Nineteen year-old Nikolas Cruz legally purchased an AR-15-style rifle and caused one of the deadliest school shootings in history. … Continue reading AHS Students Respond to Trump’s Proposal To Arm Teachers

Business Teacher Ranielle Moore Wins Martha Lea and Bill Armstrong Teacher Educator Award

By Dia Gill | Web Managing Editor For 10 years now Ms. Ranielle Moore has taught high school business classes, ranging from Prep for College & Careers, Business Law and Ethics, Fashion Merchandising, Accounting and more. Her efforts in the classroom have not gone unnoticed, as she was named AHS Teacher of the Year in 2018 and most recently won the Martha Lea & Bill … Continue reading Business Teacher Ranielle Moore Wins Martha Lea and Bill Armstrong Teacher Educator Award

International Justice Mission Holds Fair for the #EndItMovement

By Dia Gill | Web Managing Editor Last Friday, February 23rd, International Justice Mission held a fair in the ALC LGI room to mark the End It Movement, an international celebration for the fight against human trafficking.  Attendees were able to mark their hands with a red X, hear from local organizations combating human trafficking and participate in arts and crafts. President Hope Miller organized the … Continue reading International Justice Mission Holds Fair for the #EndItMovement

Senior Claire Rightley Named Finalist for Student Journalist of the Year Award

The Indiana High School Press Association announced on Feb. 28 its finalists for the Student Journalist of the Year Award. Among the five finalists is Avon High School’s Claire Rightley, editor-in-chief of the school newspaper, The Echo. Wrote IHSPA Executive Director Ryan Gunterman: “While the full field of candidates was impressive and represented scholastic journalism programs from across the state, the competition’s judges felt these four … Continue reading Senior Claire Rightley Named Finalist for Student Journalist of the Year Award

Superintendent Dr. Margaret Hoernemann Makes the Case for Voting YES in the May Referendum

By Claire Rightley | Editor-in-Chief At the primary election on May 8, Avon residents will have the ability to vote on a referendum for the Avon school district. Superintendent Dr. Margaret Hoernemann has been visiting different community areas around Avon to answer questions about the referendum and what all it would entail. “A referendum is a ballot question where the school district asks the public … Continue reading Superintendent Dr. Margaret Hoernemann Makes the Case for Voting YES in the May Referendum

Model UN Wins Several Awards at Notre Dame Conference

  By Dia Gill | Web Managing Editor This past weekend, February 2-4, members of Model United Nations competed at Notre Dame University’s second annual Model UN conference. Students had the opportunity to debate in simulated UN committees with the goal of passing resolutions on different issues. Beyond UN organizations, the conference also allowed students to participate in historical or non-United Nations simulations like Louis XIV’s Cabinet, the Chinese Politburo and the … Continue reading Model UN Wins Several Awards at Notre Dame Conference