Boys’ Basketball Season Ends After Tough Loss to Plainfield (OPINION)

Josh Hartman | Sports Editor Friday was the sectional semi-final game as Avon welcomed the neighboring Plainfield Quakers to the “Orena” for a chance to play for the sectional championship vs Brownsburg on Saturday night. It was win or go home for both teams and our Orioles were hoping to pull off an upset against the 21-2 Quakers. After one quarter of play, Plainfield was … Continue reading Boys’ Basketball Season Ends After Tough Loss to Plainfield (OPINION)

Review: Best Rap Music of the Decade

Kyle Morgan |Reporter “Blonde” by Frank Ocean Making its debut in 2016, R&B maestro Frank Ocean’s sophomore album “Blonde” was labeled as one of the best albums from the past decade. Released after a four-year hiatus from his first album “Channel Orange”, “Blonde” is a daring project where Ocean openly explores the circumstances of love, depression, and the stress in juggling his newfound fame. Taking … Continue reading Review: Best Rap Music of the Decade

Merry Chr- no. Happy Holidays! (OPINION PIECE)

Elshadai Aberra | Web Editor-in-Chief Despite what you may think after reading this article, no, I am not the grinch. I am just your average thoughtful and considerate gen Z kid, looking to make America a more accepting place each and every day. You may ask, “whatdoes Christmas have to do with that, Elshadai?” Well, let me educate you. Imagine you walk into a random … Continue reading Merry Chr- no. Happy Holidays! (OPINION PIECE)

Chemical Hearts Film Review

McKensie Kappel | Reporter Chemical Hearts is a coming-of-age movie based on the novel Our Chemical Hearts by Krystal Sutherland. It stars Austin Abrams (Euphoria) as Henry Page and Lilli Reinhart (Riverdale) as Grace Towns. It follows Henry and Grace as they work together as co-editors-in-chief for their school newspaper and as they fall in love. Henry is the awkward yet relatable unpopular student who … Continue reading Chemical Hearts Film Review

Orioles Continue to Battle Rough Season as they Lose to Rival Brownsburg Bulldogs (OPINION)

Josh Hartman | Sports Editor The football squad is coming off of a 39-28 loss that occurred last Friday September 5 vs Hamilton Southeastern. Our 1-2 Orioles came into week four of the season hungry for a win. And what better team to do that against than 3-0 rival Brownsburg Bulldogs. The rematch from last year’s nail biter in the playoffs went down Friday September … Continue reading Orioles Continue to Battle Rough Season as they Lose to Rival Brownsburg Bulldogs (OPINION)

Why Do We Care so Much About Celebrity Deaths? (Opinion)

Josh Hartman | Reporter Jan. 26, 2020, is a date that many people will remember forever. What started as a normal Sunday turned into a horrible nightmare as 41-year-old basketball legend Kobe Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter Gianna Bryant, and seven others were killed in a tragic helicopter accident right outside of Los Angeles, CA. Following the tragedy, fans of Bryant voiced their grief on social … Continue reading Why Do We Care so Much About Celebrity Deaths? (Opinion)

The Lesser of Two Evils: Is E-Learning Better Than Traditional School? (Opinion)

Sam Sublette | Reporter Long hours, monotonous schedules, and a repetitive cycle. Students experience this environment when attending school on a regular schedule. However, with a quarantine in place, students now have an extended break from this cycle. The academic setting has migrated from a physical place of learning to a virtual one. Does this newer method trump the traditional method of education or does … Continue reading The Lesser of Two Evils: Is E-Learning Better Than Traditional School? (Opinion)

Bored During Quarantine? Click Here. (Opinion)

Elshadai Aberra | Managing Editor As the world faces a global pandemic and people worldwide are stuck in quarantine, our population is subject to boredom. Nowadays, it is easy to find yourself sitting at home, dull and motionless, but fear not as The Echo has a list of different media you can check out while stuck at home. Music Albums Bazzi, Soul Searching: This album, … Continue reading Bored During Quarantine? Click Here. (Opinion)

Yes, I’m an Early Grad (Opinion)

Lexi Carmack | Reporter When I tell people I’m planning on graduating a semester early, I am usually told that I’m going to regret it, and that I’m going to be missing out on so much. However, I disagree. By the end of this year, my junior year, the only credits I will need for my senior year will be English, Government, and Economics classes. I don’t have … Continue reading Yes, I’m an Early Grad (Opinion)