BREAKING: E-Learning Day Official for Jan. 30

Tara Martin | Web Editor-in-Cheif Snow day, minus the snow. Due to extreme temperatures, all Avon students will stay at home and follow E-Learning Day procedures on Wednesday. Jan. 30, 2019, confirmed by Superintendent Margaret Hoernemann. A wind chill warning is in effect in Hendricks County until Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019 at 10 p.m. Decisions regarding Thursday’s classes will be made public on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019. Avon High School … Continue reading BREAKING: E-Learning Day Official for Jan. 30

The Kidd with the Rhymes

By Avon Echo Staff  “Check out my mixtape.” A lot of people say it. Senior Nick Newman, also known as “Nico The Kidd,” actually means it. He’s already put out one mixtape on SoundCloud, titled “Flu Game,” a nod to Michael Jordan’s famous flu-stricken performance in the 1997 NBA finals. Newman’s next mixtape, set to release March 17, is called “Lately I’ve Been Up to … Continue reading The Kidd with the Rhymes

Gender Stereotypes in School

Pink and blue, dolls and cars, English and math. For countless years, boys and girls have been starkly contrasted from one another, possibly contributing to the stereotype that math is for boys and English is for girls, but does gender really affect a student’s success in either class? There is a gap. SAT data broken down by gender from the year 1972 to 2013 shows boys … Continue reading Gender Stereotypes in School

Profile: Senior Maddie Howell Takes on Vegetarian Diet for Three Years

By Alyssa Bates| Business Manager The average American consumes an average of 270 pounds of meat per year. Therefore, going a week without eating chicken, beef or any other type of meat can be difficult for many people. For senior Maddie Howell, however, she hasn’t eaten meat for over three years. “I had always been against eating meat from a really young age. Back when … Continue reading Profile: Senior Maddie Howell Takes on Vegetarian Diet for Three Years

Japanese Teacher Mrs. Amanda Ramirez Approaches Classroom Setup with a New Perspective

By Tierra Harris| Reporter Until now, you would have thought that the words comfort and classroom couldn’t be used in the same sentence. In room A201, Japanese teacher Mrs. Amanda Ramirez has finally made that possible. Mrs. Ramirez and her students have tried a new classroom set up this year and the idea just may spark the interest of other teachers throughout Avon High School. “I … Continue reading Japanese Teacher Mrs. Amanda Ramirez Approaches Classroom Setup with a New Perspective