Q&A with Basketball Coach Holloway

By Laura Ryle | Reporter What made you become a basketball coach? I played basketball. I went to Muncie Central, and at the time it was something everybody was doing. They loved their basketball, so I got into it and started playing. I wasn’t very good at first. There were some really good players on the team, so it motivated me to want to play … Continue reading Q&A with Basketball Coach Holloway

Q&A with Eurydice’s Delaney Butler

By Reece Westfall | Web Managing Editor On Saturday Nov. 11, actors and techies from Avon High School will be moving their show from the auditorium stage to Manchester University to compete in their Regional Thespian Conference. The cast is hoping that their section from the play, Eurydice, will take them from Regionals all the way to Internationals. Discover what happens behind the scenes from … Continue reading Q&A with Eurydice’s Delaney Butler

Senior Delaney Sweitzer Performs Speech at Hendricks County THON

By Tierra Harris | Web Editor-in-Chief On Aug. 27, a crowd of about 75 at the Hendricks County THON were all able to step into senior Delaney Sweitzer’s shoes and experience the 10-year struggle that has greatly impacted her life. Although her story is devastating to hear, Sweitzer’s ability to smile every day has encouraged her friends and family to have positive attitudes. She said that … Continue reading Senior Delaney Sweitzer Performs Speech at Hendricks County THON

Sophomore Gideon Thomas Is Taking AP Calculus AB

By Prabhvir Lakhan | Reporter At Avon High School, students take calculus as juniors and seniors. However, Gideon Thomas, a sophomore, is taking AP Calculus AB this year. “I think it’s a challenge for myself, and I can see how well I can do in a harder class,” said Thomas. In the fifth grade, Thomas got a 303 on the math NWEA. This allowed him … Continue reading Sophomore Gideon Thomas Is Taking AP Calculus AB

Junior Jessica Miller Takes a Leap of Faith

By Reece Westfall | Web Managing Editor As the clock ticked down to the final 2:50 of the 2016-2017 school year, most students were anticipating two months of parties, concerts and sleeping in. Junior Jessica Miller, however, had very different plans for herself. Miller kicked off her summer by packing her bags and leaving for Oceanside, New York. She joined 22 other students and missionaries from … Continue reading Junior Jessica Miller Takes a Leap of Faith

Avon Senior Labiba Imdad Has Lived In Canada and Bangladesh

By Josh Muller | Reporter Q: Where did you transfer from, specifically? A: “I came from Toronto, Ontario.” Q: When did you transfer here? A: “I transferred here at the end of my junior year.” Q: What are the major differences you have noticed since moving?” A: “The course load here is a lot more. In Canada we only have about four courses a semester, … Continue reading Avon Senior Labiba Imdad Has Lived In Canada and Bangladesh

Freshman Marcus Mizelle is “The Karate Kid”

By Tierra Harris // Reporter Men and women clad in foreign robes, engaging in what looked like wild dancing lit freshman Marcus Mizelle’s eyes up when he first stepped foot into a karate competition. The mats that lay on the ground were surrounded by referees and fighters that looked nothing like the ones he had seen in movies. At just four years old, Mizelle had … Continue reading Freshman Marcus Mizelle is “The Karate Kid”

Hearing-Impaired Student Excels at Singing, Makes It Through Third Round of Auditions on ‘The Voice’

By Claire Rightley // Editor-in-Chief For junior Jadah Coursey, day-to-day life isn’t as easy as it is for most. Her hearing ability was affected by her lack of a small bone in the back of her skull. “I have moderate to severe hearing loss, so basically, I’m bad at hearing things,” Coursey said. However, Coursey doesn’t let that stop her from pursuing her passion: music. … Continue reading Hearing-Impaired Student Excels at Singing, Makes It Through Third Round of Auditions on ‘The Voice’