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

Jordan Nelson Juggles Photography and Cinematography

Morgan Jones | Reporter Meet senior Jordan Nelson, a creative mastermind. Not only is Nelson an aspiring photographer for hire, he’s also a cinematic enthusiast. The two hobbies, Nelson said, help him to capture his persona in an original way. “Photography is a way for me to express how I feel [at] a deeper level,” Nelson said. “I do it because I want to not … Continue reading Jordan Nelson Juggles Photography and Cinematography

Elliot Cooper Breaks Record in Comeback Season

Savannah Abshire | Reporter Senior Elliot Cooper’s life was changed in many ways last summer when he was told he would need surgery to correct the 45 degree and 55 degree in his spine. Cooper, a swimmer of 10 years, was devastated by the news. “It felt terrible. I felt like there would be no way I could ever swim in college and even qualify … Continue reading Elliot Cooper Breaks Record in Comeback Season

Sophomore Alex Marcum Turns Passion to Profit with Shoes

Joseph Souza | Reporter There’s sneakerheads, hypebeasts, and then there’s Sophomore Alex Marcum. Air Jordans, NMDs, Yeezys, you name it, he’s sold it. What started out as his passion project that operated under a deficit, has recently been reformed into a lucrative business that boasts a six-figure profit margin: OSM Kicks. “Most people would’ve quit after months, but you have to understand— you gotta keep … Continue reading Sophomore Alex Marcum Turns Passion to Profit with Shoes

Meet Special Ed Teachers Mr. McGrath and Mr. Wheatley

Brayden Cox | Reporter Applied English teacher Mr. Kevin McGrath got his start here at Avon High School three years ago as an English teacher. That, however, was just a way to get his foot in the door. “To put it simply, a special education job opened up last minute before I started,” said McGrath. McGrath has been a special education teacher for five years … Continue reading Meet Special Ed Teachers Mr. McGrath and Mr. Wheatley

Sophomore Blake Fisher Receives 17 College Offers

Tara Martin | Web Editor-in-Chief At 6’6 and 285 pounds, not much can stop Blake Fisher, both literally and metaphorically. As only a sophomore, Fisher has managed to rack up 17 college offers from across the country. Oh, and he plays football, too. Fisher, who began playing football in the sixth grade, has become a nationally ranked player in only two high school seasons. “I … Continue reading Sophomore Blake Fisher Receives 17 College Offers

Introducing New Senior Counselor Mr. Jaskoski

By Megan Williams | Reporter Exposed to a new environment could be difficult, not for this counselor. This past October, Avon High School welcomed a new senior guidance Counselor Mr. Jaskoski.   Jaskoski has been a school counselor for 30 years, starting in Illinois. Coming to Indianaoplis in 2000 to work at Cathedral as a Director of Guidance and College Advising, Jaskoski said he enjoys seeing seniors think through the process of their lives.    “The … Continue reading Introducing New Senior Counselor Mr. Jaskoski