Briana Begeman Models in Midwest Fashion Week

Kaitlyn Mason | Reporter Lights! Camera! Strike a pose! These are terms Sophomore Briana Begeman is used to after starting her modeling career in September 2019. Starring most recently in the Midwest Fashion Week, she walked several designer pieces such as Elan Furs and Maria Mauro Crochet. The Midwest Fashion Week took place in the Indianapolis Arts Garden on Nov. 22. Begeman said this has … Continue reading Briana Begeman Models in Midwest Fashion Week

Emily Graves Teaches Dance Lessons at Infinity Dance Academy (Slideshow)

McKensie Kappel | Reporter 14 years. 14 years of plies and spins and pirouettes for senior Emily Graves. Graves, a member of the Avon Black and Gold Dance Team, has found herself a student turned teacher at Infinity Dance Academy in Plainfield, IN. Graves, who teaches dancers ages three to 17, started to instruct dance lessons during her freshman year of high school when a … Continue reading Emily Graves Teaches Dance Lessons at Infinity Dance Academy (Slideshow)

Kate Steiner’s Diving Career Cut Short Due To Hearing Condition

Savannah Abshire | Sports Editor Senior Kate Steiner has always been hard of hearing. She has to keep closed captioning turned on. Sometimes she talks loud. It wasn’t until last spring, however, that an MRI scan revealed Steiner would have to choose between the sport she loves and potential hearing loss. Steiner, who has been a varsity diver on Avon’s swim and dive team since … Continue reading Kate Steiner’s Diving Career Cut Short Due To Hearing Condition

Daniel Clements Plays in The National Wheelchair Basketball Association

Tara Martin | Web Editor-in-Chief Sophomore Daniel Clements has already mapped out his top choices for where he wants to play collegiate basketball. At the top of the list sits Auburn University in Alabama, one of only a dozen or so schools in the country that offers a wheelchair basketball program. For Clements, who was born paralyzed from his shins down, this a must-have. Basketball … Continue reading Daniel Clements Plays in The National Wheelchair Basketball Association

(Podcast) Mark Bode: From Avon to Harvard to Working for Presidential Candidate ‘Mayor Pete’

Stephen Dumeyer and Prabhvir Lakhan | Reporter and Contributor   Stephen Dumeyer and Prabhvir Lakhan sit down and talk with former Oriole Mark Bode on his journey from Avon High School to Harvard University and working with presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg. Continue reading (Podcast) Mark Bode: From Avon to Harvard to Working for Presidential Candidate ‘Mayor Pete’

Raymond Rioux Wrestles His Way to Hungary

Mason Trimmer | Reporter Senior Raymond Rioux won’t just be a local wrestler for much longer; after placing second at state last season, Rioux will travel to Hungary later this month for wrestling training and practices. Rioux said that he got an invitation to the event through a connection to one of the event planners and hopes it will be a big benefit. “I don’t … Continue reading Raymond Rioux Wrestles His Way to Hungary

Meet Spanish, Japanese, and National Honor Society Presidents

Mira Branham | Reporter Senior Jazmine Susana, President of National Honor Society: Q: Why did you want a leadership position in your Honor Society?  JS: I wanted a leadership position because I felt like I embodied what NHS was about regarding caring about your grades and education while still giving back to the community, so I really wanted to help lead that. Q: How has your … Continue reading Meet Spanish, Japanese, and National Honor Society Presidents

Q&A with Distinguished Young Woman of Avon, Katie Kobold

Elshadai Aberra | Managing Editor Q: What inspired you to participate in DYW? A: Emily Keith, Claire Rightley, and Jadah Rose Coursey participated my sophomore year and I was actually Claire [Rightley’s] little sister so that inspired me to join. Plus it’s a fantastic opportunity in general. Q: How much effort did you put into DYW? A: I put in as much work and effort … Continue reading Q&A with Distinguished Young Woman of Avon, Katie Kobold

Q&A with District Teacher of the Year Mrs. Chenoweth

Tara Martin | Web Editor-in-Chief Q: What is the process for becoming Teacher of the Year? A: For Avon High School, my department chair, Matt Noble, was the one who nominated me for Teacher of the Year. Other people get nominated as well; department chairs, principals, and then we get a staff email where the entire school then votes on Teacher of the Year for … Continue reading Q&A with District Teacher of the Year Mrs. Chenoweth

Rey Diaz Spends $110 in Act of Kindness

Morgan Jones | Reporter They’re fresh out of the oven: gooey, rich, and addicting. Students flock to the O-Zone during their lunch period to purchase DECA’s freshly-baked cookies, the line often times extending far beyond the door. One of those students is junior Rey Diaz, who often purchases dozens of bags of the popular treats. Diaz then randomly hands them out to “spread the kindness.” … Continue reading Rey Diaz Spends $110 in Act of Kindness