Avon Schools Close Doors for the Month

Nathan Miller | Editor-in-Chief State-level health officials were present at the Avon Community School Corporation Administration Center for a press conference on March 9, 2020. Schools were closed that day after a Hickory Elementary School student tested positive for COVID-19, more commonly called the coronavirus. The eyes of Indiana were upon this meeting. Superintendent Dr. Maggie Hoernemann was the first to speak after Communications Coordinator … Continue reading Avon Schools Close Doors for the Month

BREAKING: e-Learning Day Scheduled for March 9 Due to Local COVID-19 Case

On March 8, the Avon Community School Corporation was notified that a student at Hickory Elementary had tested positive for COVID-19, more commonly known as the coronavirus. A message was sent to parents shortly following, and a notice was posted on the ACSC official website. Here’s what you need to know: Hickory Elementary School will be closed until April 6 for cleaning, per recommendation of the … Continue reading BREAKING: e-Learning Day Scheduled for March 9 Due to Local COVID-19 Case

AHS Teacher Mrs. Heather Meunier Recipient of Armstrong Educator Award

AP English Language & Composition instructor Mrs. Heather Meunier has been selected as a recipient of the 2020 Armstrong Teacher Educator Award, a prize given by the IU School of Education. This coming April, Mrs. Meunier will be honored on the IU-Bloomington campus. She is joined by prior Avon recipients Mr. Tony Record, Mr. Dean Westman, and Ms. Ranielle Moore. According to its official website, the award recognizes … Continue reading AHS Teacher Mrs. Heather Meunier Recipient of Armstrong Educator Award

AHS Students Participate in Annual Culture Fair (Slideshow)

Kaitlyn Mason | Web Managing Editor On Feb. 19, the annual Culture Fair was held during SRT and each lunch. The event gave clubs and students both a chance to help teach fellow peers more about the other cultural groups within AHS. With Mrs. Steppe taking lead, students filled out a ‘passport’ for extra credit in class and visited the many booths, many of which … Continue reading AHS Students Participate in Annual Culture Fair (Slideshow)

Here’s How Avon Administration Declares Snow Days

Morgan Jones | Web Editor-in-Chief “I don’t fit on buses,” tweeted frustrated junior Blake Fisher. When Avon superintendent Margaret Hoernemann declared Dec. 16 a normal school day via Twitter and advised student drivers to ride the bus, tweets criticizing the district’s decision were popular among students and parents alike: Fisher alone received 228 likes, and Hoernemann’s tweet garnered a total of over 100 comments. Many concerns came … Continue reading Here’s How Avon Administration Declares Snow Days

SNHS Hosts “Ori-¡Olé! Café”, A Unique Way to Get Extra Credit in Spanish

Mira Branham | Reporter ¡Bienvenidos al Ori-¡Olé¡ Café! On Wed., Jan. 29, the Spanish National Honor Society (SNHS) hosted their first Ori-¡Olé¡ Café of the semester. Once a month, club members, led by Spanish teacher Jared Emmons and a leadership team, set up the ALC Cafeteria with food, coffee, activities, and games for all five levels of Spanish offered at Avon High School. According to Emmons and the … Continue reading SNHS Hosts “Ori-¡Olé! Café”, A Unique Way to Get Extra Credit in Spanish

BREAKING: ACSC Superintendent Announces Retirement After Eight Years

Mira Branham | Reporter On Friday, January 24, Avon Community School Corporation Superintendent Dr. Margaret (Maggie) Hoernemann announced she would be stepping down from her position at the end of the 2019-2020 school year. It has not been said who will take Hoernemann’s place. In her eight years as superintendent, Hoernemann worked to improve the well-being and education of 10,000+ students and their families. Although she is retiring, … Continue reading BREAKING: ACSC Superintendent Announces Retirement After Eight Years

Senior Prabhvir Lakhan Trolled by Former Colts Punter Pat McAfee

During the Dec. 30 edition of The Pat McAfee Show, senior Prabhvir Lakhan called in to ask a question about the Colts’ quarterback situation. Pat McAfee took his call but then proceeded to prank Lakhan by not responding. What ensued was 25 seconds of dead air, during which Lakhan said “Hello?” five times while the show’s co-hosts and producers were seen stifling their laughter. Finally … Continue reading Senior Prabhvir Lakhan Trolled by Former Colts Punter Pat McAfee

Avon Students Lead Juice WRLD Memorial in Seventh Period

Morgan Jones | Web Managing Editor On Dec. 8, Jarad Anthony Higgins, better known professionally as Juice WRLD, suffered a fatal seizure at the Chicago Midway Airport. Today, on Friday, Dec. 13, students organized a memorial via Instagram to take place at the beginning of seventh period. In attendance were juniors Kyle Morgan and James Porzio. Porzio described the experience as ‘euphoric’ and ‘otherworldly’. According … Continue reading Avon Students Lead Juice WRLD Memorial in Seventh Period