Sensei Ramirez Nominated as Secondary Teacher of the Year by the Association of Indiana Japanese Teachers

Sofia Breuer | Web Managing Editor AHS teacher Amanda Ramirez, who teaches Japanese, recently won foreign language teacher of the year. Ramirez was nominated by the Association of Indiana Japanese Teachers. “I knew there was a possibility [of me winning], but I didn’t expect it,” said Ramirez. “I feel honored to have been chosen.” Ramirez said that in the selection process, different language groups have … Continue reading Sensei Ramirez Nominated as Secondary Teacher of the Year by the Association of Indiana Japanese Teachers

Teachers Teaching Both Online and In-Person Share What it’s Like

Martha Abraham | Reporter As Avon continues in-person instruction, changes have been made to ensure a safe experience for everyone in the school. Some of AHS’s teachers have had to adjust to a new experience: teaching both virtually and in the classroom. English teacher Linda Langford tries to replicate the same experience featured in the classroom into her virtual teaching. “We usually zoom for the … Continue reading Teachers Teaching Both Online and In-Person Share What it’s Like

Senior Awarded National African American Scholar by College Board

Elshadai Aberra | Web Editor-in-Chief Senior Mebele Onwuaduegbo named National African American Scholar by College Board due to scoring in the top 2.5% of the PSAT her junior year. “I was really surprised when Mrs. Hatchett told me that I got it. It is great to see College Board is recognizing black scholars and I am grateful to be one of them,” said Onwuaduegbo. Continue reading Senior Awarded National African American Scholar by College Board

Teachers’ Thoughts on Continuing In-Person Instruction

Morgan Armor | Reporter Many students have voiced their opinions on returning to in-person instruction and how long they thought it would last, but what do teachers think? “I feel conflicted. Full-force in-person is easier to plan, and I certainly like seeing students regularly. However, I felt much more comfortable under the Hybrid Schedule and was just getting used to it. I LOVED the small … Continue reading Teachers’ Thoughts on Continuing In-Person Instruction

Quarantined? Here’s How to Stay Productive:

Morgan Armor | Reporter It’s safe to say that quarantine has taken its physical, mental, and emotional toll on all of us. But it’s time to get out of that bed, off TikTok, and to start getting active again. So, here are some activities/ways to be productive if quarantined: Try video games that get you moving  Video games that involve physical activity or simulates activities like tennis, soccer, … Continue reading Quarantined? Here’s How to Stay Productive:

Avon Falls Short in Sectional Semifinal (OPINION)

Josh Hartman | Sports Editor The varsity football squad played for the final time of the season on Friday, October 30 and left it all on the field. The boys have nothing to hang their heads about as they stuck with the second-best team in the state all night but fell a little short in a 34-31 battle vs rival Brownsburg. Maybe the most exciting … Continue reading Avon Falls Short in Sectional Semifinal (OPINION)

Me, Myself, and COVID-19

Connor Brownfield | Reporter Avon High School is not immune. Throughout the school year, multiple AHS students have been forced to quarantine because they tested positive for COVID-19 or made close contact with somebody who tested positive for COVID-19. Senior Jacob Mills, who had COVID-19 during the hybrid schedule, said that Avon High School students need to follow the safety guidelines.  “It has been obvious to … Continue reading Me, Myself, and COVID-19

Girls Soccer Advance to Sectionals After Win Against Mooresville

Sam Sublette | Managing Editor With 30 seconds left on the clock, senior Sam Miller scores the winning point against Mooresville high school inovertime. The Avon girls’ soccer team fought against Mooresville at home with a final score of 1-0 Thursday night, October 8. The Orioles finished the game with 13 shots and 14 corner kicks while Mooresville finished with one shot and one corner … Continue reading Girls Soccer Advance to Sectionals After Win Against Mooresville