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

Avon Marching Black and Gold Places Second at Grand Nationals

Oliver Brobeck | Reporter Eight beautiful notes. Placed in perfect order. Avon’s Marching Black and Gold has dominated the high school band field, taking the title of national champion three times and, as of last weekend, the title of state champion 14 times. Avon was one of 16 matching bands from the state of Indiana competing at Grand Nationals, and they ended up placing second, … Continue reading Avon Marching Black and Gold Places Second at Grand Nationals

Red For Ed: Why Teachers Will Be Absent Nov. 19 (Slideshow)

Tara Martin | Web Editor-in-Chief   Biology and Honors Anatomy and Physiology Teacher Lauren Patton will not be at school on Tuesday, Nov. 19 and chances are, many of her colleagues won’t be either. Nov. 19 is Red For Ed Action Day. Teachers from all over the state plan to march downtown at the Statehouse and advocate for better funding for teachers and the school … Continue reading Red For Ed: Why Teachers Will Be Absent Nov. 19 (Slideshow)

Interact Club Hosts International Social

Kadijatu Balde | Reporter Three-thousand different faces with different backgrounds go in and out of this school daily. Meeting new friends for some students can be challenging, especially if their first language isn’t English. Avon’s Interact Club threw a get-together during SRT on Nov. 7 in order to help bridge the gap between students with different cultural identities and backgrounds. Club sponsor and Avon Rotary … Continue reading Interact Club Hosts International Social

Mrs. Amanda Leahy Named AP-TIP IN Math Teacher of the Year

Morgan Jones | Web Managing Editor Over the weekend, AP Statistics teacher Mrs. Amanda Leahy was named Indiana’s Advanced Placement-Teacher Investment Program (AP-TIP) Math Teacher of the Year. The AP-TIP program, sponsored by Notre Dame University’s Center for STEM Education, provides professional development to Indiana teachers during a conference each fall. According to the program’s website, the AP-TIP project aims to increase the amount of … Continue reading Mrs. Amanda Leahy Named AP-TIP IN Math Teacher of the Year

Speech and Debate Team Kicks Off Season at Southport

Tara Martin | Web Editor-in-Chief The prompt was a pack of Swedish Fish. That’s what students enrolled in the impromptu category had to talk about during their portion of the Speech and Debate Tournament. The meet was held at Southport High School on Saturday, Nov. 9. Over 450 students from 39 different schools participated. Though Avon did not place in the top five, Speech and … Continue reading Speech and Debate Team Kicks Off Season at Southport

AHS Thespians Put On “The Drowsy​ Chaperone”

Lexi Carmack | Reporter Each year, Avon High School’s Thespian Troupe puts on a fall musical. This year, it was The Drowsy Chaperone. “The musical is about a man that listens to a vinyl recording of a fictional musical called The Drowsy Chaperone. Within the fictional musical is the story of a wedding and a producer that is losing his leading lady to the wedding,” … Continue reading AHS Thespians Put On “The Drowsy​ Chaperone”