Top Tips for College Applications: Q&A with Mrs. Garcia and Mr. Jaskoski

Jamey Walker | Reporter The first deadline for college applications is coming right around the corner and many students are wondering things like: Should I still take the SAT? Which type of application should I submit? And what’s important to include? Luckily, Mrs. Garcia and Mr. Jaskoski have answers.   What are the different types of deadlines for college applications?  Mr. J: “Early action is where you can … Continue reading Top Tips for College Applications: Q&A with Mrs. Garcia and Mr. Jaskoski

Avon’s Orchestra Department Hosts “Parking Lot Pops” Concert

Sam Sublette | Managing Editor The “Parking Lots Pops” was a new beginning for the Avon orchestra. The concert began on September 30 at six p.m. outside doors 40 and 41 at Avon high school. Since Avon high school practices social distancing, the concert was preformed outside which has never occurred before in Avon orchestra history. Senior Olivia Sparzo, co-president for the orchestra, outlines the … Continue reading Avon’s Orchestra Department Hosts “Parking Lot Pops” Concert

Avon Girls’ Volleyball; Checkup on Their Season Plus a Recount of Their Game Against Westfield

Sam Sublette | Managing Editor The Avon girls’ volleyball team serves their season off right with their victory against Westfield High School at home on October 1. Avon won the first set with a score of 25-14, the second set with a score of 25-15, and the third with a score of 28-26. Senior Paris Downing looks at game against Westfield as a step in … Continue reading Avon Girls’ Volleyball; Checkup on Their Season Plus a Recount of Their Game Against Westfield

African Diaspora Hosts Annual “Be the Change” Workshop

Ayoola Laleye | Reporter With the increasing tension between the black community and law enforcement, Avon’s African Diaspora club tries to create a line of discussion between the community and law enforcement through their Be the Change workshop. On September 24, the club’s fourth annual workshop, African Diaspora invited five members of law enforcement to participate in a panel discussion over zoom. The officers involved were: Chief Chase Lyday, Trooper Hope Mueller, Chief Brian Nugent, and Avon High School’s very own resource officers, Officer Tyler Jean and Terance Smith.  The discussion was … Continue reading African Diaspora Hosts Annual “Be the Change” Workshop

Westfield Beats Avon in a High Scoring Affair (OPINION)

Josh Hartman | Sports Editor Avon went into week 7 with a record of 3-3. In front of them was a talented 5-1 Shamrock team who was looking to extend their winning streak to six games. Non-stop offense kept Avon’s trip to Westfield interesting during the first half of play. The Orioles started with the ball and took advantage to that. The offense worked its … Continue reading Westfield Beats Avon in a High Scoring Affair (OPINION)

Science Olympiad Prepare for Uncertain Future

Sam Sublette | Managing Editor Avon’s Science Olympiad team is building their season off right even with the obstacle of COVID-19. One of the team’s sponsors, Zachary Rohrbach, has been with the team for seven years and is still unclear about the direction the season will take relative to COVID-19. “It is unclear at this point whether we will actually be traveling to meets. So there may … Continue reading Science Olympiad Prepare for Uncertain Future

Avon Varsity Football Team Leave Homecoming Game Victorious

Josh Hartman | Sports Editor It was a homecoming to remember on Friday, September 25 as our varsity football team welcomed the Fishers Tigers to town. Our Orioles looked to use the momentum they gained from week five’s big win at Franklin Central to try and build up a winning streak. The scoring for Avon was immediate as senior quarterback Henry Hesson hit senior receiver … Continue reading Avon Varsity Football Team Leave Homecoming Game Victorious

Chemical Hearts Film Review

McKensie Kappel | Reporter Chemical Hearts is a coming-of-age movie based on the novel Our Chemical Hearts by Krystal Sutherland. It stars Austin Abrams (Euphoria) as Henry Page and Lilli Reinhart (Riverdale) as Grace Towns. It follows Henry and Grace as they work together as co-editors-in-chief for their school newspaper and as they fall in love. Henry is the awkward yet relatable unpopular student who … Continue reading Chemical Hearts Film Review

M.E.A.N. Girls Discuss Navigating through Senior Year (VIDEOCAST)

The Echo presents the first episode of reporters Mebele Onwuaduegbo, Ayoola Laleye, and Nuhamin Demeku and web editor-in-chief Elshadai Aberra’s [M.E.A.N. girls’] videocast. This video’s topic centering around the ladies’ senior years. Video edited by Elshadai Aberra. Continue reading M.E.A.N. Girls Discuss Navigating through Senior Year (VIDEOCAST)