Photo Gallery: May 16th Dance Recital

The Avon Dance Team, along with Avon High School’s dance classes and various other dance clinics throughout Avon, had “The Greatest Show” as they held their annual spring recital on May 16. Kicking off the show with “Happy” by Pharrell Williams, the National Honor Society for Dance Members danced around with Avon’s Life Skills students. Other highlights from the first half of the show include … Continue reading Photo Gallery: May 16th Dance Recital

Referendum Passes: Avon Residents Vote ‘Yes’ to Increase School Funding

More than 10,000 Avon residents cast ballots May 8 on a referendum to increase property taxes to provide additional funding to the school district. The measure passed by a 5:4 ratio, with 5,801 voters choosing Yes and 4,664 voters choosing No. The tax increases will generate $9.5 million annually over the next eight years. That money, primarily, will go toward decreasing class sizes by adding … Continue reading Referendum Passes: Avon Residents Vote ‘Yes’ to Increase School Funding

Students And Staff Host Mental Health Awareness Fair

  By Dia Gill | Web Managing Editor In honor of May being Mental Health Awareness Month, a Mental Health Fair was held today during all three lunches. Held in the gym and coordinated by students working in conjunction with counselors, the fair offered therapy dogs, yoga sessions, and booths set up by professional organizations. Some students were even taken out of class to attend … Continue reading Students And Staff Host Mental Health Awareness Fair

Brad Hancock and Luke Edwards Run for 2018 Election

By Reece Westfall | Web Managing Editor On May 8, many seniors and a lucky set of older juniors will be lining up and casting their votes. They may be surprised, however, to see some familiar faces on the ballots. Senior Brad Hancock and early graduate Luke Edwards are running to be delegates to the GOP state convention. The official Indiana Republican State Convention is set … Continue reading Brad Hancock and Luke Edwards Run for 2018 Election

Meet The 2018-2019 Student Government Class Officers

By Savannah Abshire | Reporter Earlier last week, the 2018-2019 student government officers were announced. Class officers make up the Senate portion of the student government, while the House of Representatives is made up of club presidents. The incoming freshman class will be represented by Alex Garcia, Abbey Kelley, Hannah Barton, and Olivia Simon; the sophomore class by Sophia Garcia, Morgan Jones, Izabella Rios, and … Continue reading Meet The 2018-2019 Student Government Class Officers

50 Avon Students Take Group Visit to Indiana State University

By Jaided Ramos | Reporter Each year, Avon High School takes 50 students, typically juniors, to Indiana State University to taste a bit of college life. The students, selected at random, attend the program with counselor Melinda Hatchet. Each of the students return back to school with a better understanding of life after high school.  A few students give their opinions on their experiences at … Continue reading 50 Avon Students Take Group Visit to Indiana State University

Avon Graduate at White House as Member of Air Force Honor Guard

Kelly Carr, a 2016 graduate of Avon High School, has been pictured in news reports over the past 24 hours — from the New York Times to USA Today — for his role in welcoming French President Emmanuel Macron to the White House for the Trump administration’s first official state visit. Carr, an Airman First Class, is a member of the Honor Guard, a group that … Continue reading Avon Graduate at White House as Member of Air Force Honor Guard

Student Leadership Group “Students4AvonSchools” Promotes Referendum

By Dia Gill | Web Managing Editor On May 8, Avon residents will be given the chance to vote yes or no on the school referendum. According to Dustin Lemay, principal of Avon Intermediate School West, the referendum will achieve three things if passed: reduced class sizes, competitive pay for teachers, and increased opportunities for students. To promote the referendum a student leadership committee known as … Continue reading Student Leadership Group “Students4AvonSchools” Promotes Referendum

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