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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

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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

Q&A With Varsity Baseball Player Camden Melvin

Morgan Jones | Reporter Q: Why did you start playing baseball? A: When I was young, I started playing everything I could to see if I would like it. It looked fun, and now it’s my favorite sport. Q: What’s your favorite song to listen to on gameday? A: Probably what I listen to when we have a game is my walkup song, “Don’t Come … Continue reading Q&A With Varsity Baseball Player Camden Melvin

Q&A with Washington State Commit Nathaniel James

Stephen Dumeyer | Reporter Q: What made Washington State so appealing? A: One of the main components that made it really appealing was that it is a small compact town; the hospitality of the people that lived there, not even those that work with the school. The [small town] down there is number one and number two is that the coaches and the players and … Continue reading Q&A with Washington State Commit Nathaniel James

Dameion Smith Inducted into U-Indy Hall of Fame

Savannah Abshire | Reporter In February of 2019, Dameion Smith, a teacher and coach at Avon High School, was inducted into the Hall of Fame of University of Indianapolis for his achievements in Track and Field. Smith had many achievements throughout his high school and college career including being the 2004 Brooker Male Athlete of the Year, 2004 D-II National Champion in hammer throw, six … Continue reading Dameion Smith Inducted into U-Indy Hall of Fame

Rappers James Porzio and Jeronimo Davila to Drop New Music

Nathan Miller | Managing Editor Coming soon: sophomores Jeronimo Davila and James Porzio’s new round of music. The sophomores have already released one song on the music platform SoundCloud, but there’s more to come. The sophomores say they’ve been rapping since their childhoods. “In seventh grade, me and a few friends would have rap battles, and they said I could actually spit heat. Since I … Continue reading Rappers James Porzio and Jeronimo Davila to Drop New Music

Junior Evan Gosnell Owns $15,000 in MTG Cards

Matthew Barton | Reporter How long have you been collecting Magic: The Gathering cards? My dad started playing when he was a teenager, so we have a few cards from the 80’s but he stopped collecting when he got older. The majority of the cards that we have are from Khans block, which are the decks from late 2014 up until now. What got you … Continue reading Junior Evan Gosnell Owns $15,000 in MTG Cards

Katie Risner: Aspiring YouTuber

Sofia Breuer | Reporter From educational videos to vlogs and DIY’s, the YouTube abyss of content is never-ending. For junior Katie Risner, uploading videos on her YouTube channel is a way to break away from her simple, everyday routine. Risner said her main inspiration for starting her own channel came from Emma Chamberlain, a YouTuber with over seven million subscribers. Like Chamberlain, Risner’s channel consists … Continue reading Katie Risner: Aspiring YouTuber