By Owen Zuranski | Reporter “Any movie is better in a theater,” according to junior Will Moad. He watches movies “once every one to two months – not very often.” Not very often indeed. However, when he can find the time, he will prefer “the subs and the bases that make the action in movies way more immersive,” to that of the experience offered by the modern … Continue reading On the Big Screen, or The Small Screen?
By Heiabeal Ainom | Reporter The school system is all students know, and as the end of the year begins to approach, the great question arises: what now?Seniors are now facing a daunting future after high school, and some are full of anxiety while others are excited to leave. More than half of Avon’s students will pursue further education and with that come some worries. … Continue reading The Great Beyond
By Jashanpreet Singh | Reporter As the sun began to set on the drag strip, 16-year-old Seth Abercrombie felt a mix of nerves and excitement as he prepared for his race. The smell of burning rubber and gasoline filled the air as he strapped on his helmet and climbed into his car. He could feel the heat radiating off the asphalt as he revved his … Continue reading Restoration, Rebuilding, Racing: Car Culture at Avon High School
By Simone Bender // Reporter Beginning in the 1930s, letterman jackets swept through American high schools, being adorned with patches and recognitions of all sorts by students wanting to show off their accomplishments and school spirit. Although they’ve typically been depicted as an accessory for athletes and jocks throughout Hollywood and all kinds of media, Avon High School is filled with diverse jackets for students … Continue reading Letterman Jackets: Not Just for Athletes
Morgan Armor | Web Co-Editor in Chief With tension rising around the discussion of racial equality, some schools around the United States have began to work towards implementing Critical Race Theory courses into their curriculums. Here are some opinions from P.O.C students at Avon on the situation. “I think it is very important and should be taught in schools. Students need to know about what … Continue reading People of Color at Avon React to Critical Race Theory in School Curriculums
By Connor Brownfield | Contributor Avon High School sophomore Gunner Smyth lies in a dormitory bedroom at Brigham Young University in Utah, thinking about his future. He is there as part of a summer camp that allows him to live like a college student. He can go to classes and tour campus. He knows he wants to go to college, but what makes one college different … Continue reading College: The “Higher” Education?
By Cassidy Cerny | Contributor “The American Cheerleader” is an exhausted cliché that has been kept alive for far too long. Cheerleaders are no longer just the popular, tan, skinny, white girls who date the quarterback. They are no longer just the queen bees of the school, or the dumb blondes with daddy’s money. “Cheer,” a six-part documentary on streaming platform Netflix, challenges this traditional … Continue reading Netflix Documentary Puts Cheerleading Center Stage
By Krishna Lathish | Contributor Senior Jose Campos stared, dumbfounded, as the student held out the Juul like an olive branch; one hit in return for his discretion. He wasn’t worried about what to do. What had Campos scratching his head is that he hadn’t come fiending for nicotine at a house party – he’d just wanted to use the bathroom between classes at Avon High … Continue reading Is It a Student’s Responsibility to Report Vaping on Campus?