Senior Haley Nichols Scores Her 1000th Point

Kaitlyn Mason | Web Managing Editor On Jan. 11, senior Haley Nichols scored her 1000th point in her high school basketball career, a feat she realized she wanted to hit going into junior year. She has played for the team since her freshman year. “My teammates are very supportive and have all said very positive things about [the point],” said Nichols. The point was not … Continue reading Senior Haley Nichols Scores Her 1000th Point

Seven Lessons from Seven Semesters

Tara Martin | Web Editor-in-Chief So my time has come. As the end of winter break rolls around, I will have to face the inevitable; I am about to become a freshman all over again. While most of my peers pack their bookbags for another semester at AHS, I will once again show up unprepared. This time, however, I’ll be showing up unprepared to college. … Continue reading Seven Lessons from Seven Semesters

Nathaniel James Squats 750 Pounds, Is Featured on Instagram Account ‘BenchMob’

Senior Nathaniel James is Avon’s High School’s version of the Incredible Hulk. The 6’0″ 260-lb defensive lineman will be headed to Washington State next year to play football, but he’s not done smashing records at Avon. On Dec. 11, with about twenty teammates watching, James squatted 750 pounds, setting a new school record. The lift was featured on the Instagram account benchmob. See the video … Continue reading Nathaniel James Squats 750 Pounds, Is Featured on Instagram Account ‘BenchMob’

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