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

Q&A With Teacher of the Year Mrs. Heather Meunier

By Brannigan Watson | Web Managing Editor Q: When were you presented the award? A: I was presented the award at our Back to School Celebration on the first day of school for teachers. Q: Were you expecting it? A: I was very surprised when I learned that I won this award. Q: Is there a process you go through like an application or are … Continue reading Q&A With Teacher of the Year Mrs. Heather Meunier

Two Seniors Bring Knitting Club to AHS

By Katie Munday | Fashion Editor A clacking of knitting needles may soon be heard echoing through the halls of the Advanced Learning Center. On Aug. 23, a new club will have its first meeting, introducing many new students to the art of knitting. Senior Caroline Wadley, cofounder of the club, decided to start the club after learning to knit from her mom last year. … Continue reading Two Seniors Bring Knitting Club to AHS

AP Calculus Teacher Mr. Anthony Record Takes The Stage in “The Foreigner”

    By Dia Gill | Web Editor-in-Chief These past two weekends, August 3-5 and August 10-12, AP Calculus AB/BC teacher Mr. Anthony Record performed in The Foreigner with the Hendricks Civic Theatre. Cast in the lead role, Mr. Record played Charlie Baker, a Londoner caught in the crossfires of prejudice in Georgia. The comedy chronicles Charlie pretending to be a foreigner, and the resulting … Continue reading AP Calculus Teacher Mr. Anthony Record Takes The Stage in “The Foreigner”

Meet Jason Wu: Taiwanese Foreign Exchange Student

By Emmagrace Brock | Reporter This past summer, junior Jason Yu flew 7,706 miles across the world to study at Avon High School. From Taiwan, Yu left behind the culture he’s known in order to learn a new one in Indiana.   Where did you live before coming to Avon? I lived in Taiwan. It is three times smaller than Indiana and has four times … Continue reading Meet Jason Wu: Taiwanese Foreign Exchange Student