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Eight Black Owned Businesses to Support Near Avon

Mebele Onwuaduegbo | Reporter Are you looking for something fun to do near Avon? Interested in finding new restaurants to check out? From music lessons to restaurants, black owned businesses have you covered. Listed below are some black-owned businesses that you should check out and support near Avon! Johnson’s Coffee Shop This black and family-owned coffee shop is located at The Shops at Perry Crossing … Continue reading Eight Black Owned Businesses to Support Near Avon

How to Stay Mentally Healthy Amidst a Pandemic; Q&A with Avon’s Mental Wellness Provider, Brittany Cheviron

Elshadai Aberra | Web Editor-in-Chief Q: How should teenagers maintain their mental health during a pandemic? A: There are many activities that teens can do to create and maintain good mental health.  We all need outlets for expressing our emotions, and ideally we need to do it in ways that are more helpful than hurtful.  Some ideas for healthy expression are writing, creating art or … Continue reading How to Stay Mentally Healthy Amidst a Pandemic; Q&A with Avon’s Mental Wellness Provider, Brittany Cheviron

Recap of Avon Vs. HSE Varsity Football Game

Josh Hartman | Sports Editor Week three of Indiana high school football had our Avon Orioles welcoming the Royals of Hamilton Southeastern to town. This game was a nail-biter all the way up to the final whistle. Going into the second quarter, the Royals had a 5-0 lead caused by a field goal and a wild snap on a punt attempt forcing a safety for … Continue reading Recap of Avon Vs. HSE Varsity Football Game

How Avon’s Cafeteria Workers Have Been Affected by COVID-19 and its Implications

McKensie Kappel | Reporter Lunch for students is an escape from other aspects of school. The cafeteria can be chaotic: kids yelling at the top of their lungs, seats filling with students trying to find a spot, and some students getting up whenever they want; however, a lot has changed for the cafeteria due to the implications of COVID-19 and the new procedures it has … Continue reading How Avon’s Cafeteria Workers Have Been Affected by COVID-19 and its Implications

Avon Vs. HSE Football Game Preview

Josh Hartman | Sports Editor Avon and Hamilton Southeastern will battle it out in a rematch from last year’s 35-27 classic on Friday night, September 4, at the Hendricks Regional Health Stadium in Avon. Here are five things to watch for: Avon’s wide receivers versus HSE’s secondary is the matchup to watch The Orioles have eight receiving touchdowns through two games, and they are averaging … Continue reading Avon Vs. HSE Football Game Preview

Avon Fights COVID-19 with Anti-Bacterial Cleaning Product SaniTyze During the School Day

Mira Branham | Co Editor-in-Chief Coronavirus. COVID-19. Pandemic. These words have been swirling around since the virus appeared early this year, but what is being done at Avon High School to combat the spread of the virus, now that classes are back in session? According to Indiana University School of Medicine Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Assistant Clinical Professor Cynthia Kaufman, the jury is … Continue reading Avon Fights COVID-19 with Anti-Bacterial Cleaning Product SaniTyze During the School Day

Q&A with Star Kicker Carson Holmer

Kyle Morgan | Reporter Q: Why did you start playing football? A: I started playing football because I could always kick a soccer ball very far and thought maybe I should try and transition to kicking a football.  Q: What are your goals for this season? A: My goals for this season are to go 9-0 in the regular season and then carry that on … Continue reading Q&A with Star Kicker Carson Holmer

Avon Orioles Beat Ben Davis Giants at Home

Josh Hartman | Sports Editor Week two of the Indiana high school football season opened up Friday, August 29 as our Orioles welcomed the Giants of Ben Davis into tow. Junior running back Chrishon McCray got the crowd going with a touchdown with five minutes left in the first quarter. Senior kicker Nick Bandy nailed the extra point and Avon had the lead 7-0. Early … Continue reading Avon Orioles Beat Ben Davis Giants at Home

Changes to Sitting in the Stands of Fall Sports

Kellie Reynolds | Reporter Many students’, staff, and parents’ concerns about fall sports have been rising with the uncertainty of COVID-19. People are wondering what will happen to our sports this fall season at Avon High School. Senior Amelia Collier, one of the Oriole Army Leaders at AHS, and Brad Holsinger, AHS’s athletic director, have been working hard to follow the IHSAA guidelines to continue … Continue reading Changes to Sitting in the Stands of Fall Sports