AHS Seniors Participate in Signing Day

Elshadai Aberra and Tara Martin | Social Media Editor and Web Editor-in-Chief On Friday, May 17, Avon High School hosted a signing day for seniors in the ALC Cafeteria. Seniors could take pictures with school signs, graduation themed balloons, and even ice cream. Senior Counselor Ms. Salazar said that AHS put on the event in order to celebrate the end of high school for the … Continue reading AHS Seniors Participate in Signing Day

Senior Breanna Mader Takes on Drum Corps for Summer

By Brannigan Watson|Web Managing Editor It’s a hot summer day and it’s hour one of a 12-hour rehearsal day and you’re already sweating. This will be senior Breanna Mader’s life until August. She is marching as a part of the color guard for the Boston Crusaders Drum and Bugle Corps. Drum Corps International hosts a number of competitions for corps all around the country throughout … Continue reading Senior Breanna Mader Takes on Drum Corps for Summer

AHS Hosts Art Drop and Show

Tara Martin | Web Editor-in-Chief Posters and pictures crowd the halls, tables of freshly molded and glazed clay stretch up and down The Commons. On Wednesday, May 15, an art show was at Avon High School, displaying works from a multitude of different art classes offered at AHS. Photography teacher Dustin Allison said that one of the highlights of the event was the wide range … Continue reading AHS Hosts Art Drop and Show

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Rey Diaz Spends $110 in Act of Kindness

Morgan Jones | Reporter They’re fresh out of the oven: gooey, rich, and addicting. Students flock to the O-Zone during their lunch period to purchase DECA’s freshly-baked cookies, the line often times extending far beyond the door. One of those students is junior Rey Diaz, who often purchases dozens of bags of the popular treats. Diaz then randomly hands them out to “spread the kindness”. … Continue reading Rey Diaz Spends $110 in Act of Kindness

Q&A With Varsity Baseball Player Camden Melvin

Morgan Jones | Reporter Q: Why did you start playing baseball? A: When I was young, I started playing everything I could to see if I would like it. It looked fun, and now it’s my favorite sport. Q: What’s your favorite song to listen to on gameday? A: Probably what I listen to when we have a game is my walkup song, “Don’t Come … Continue reading Q&A With Varsity Baseball Player Camden Melvin

AHS Teachers Who Have Taught Abroad

Tara Martin | Web Editor-in-Chief Mr. Nelson: Spanish teacher Kyle Nelson taught English in Fuenlabrada, Spain to students ranging anywhere from sixth to twelfth grade. “My job was basically to develop American culture lessons and also help them with speaking, practice, and pronunciation,” Nelson said. While by sixth grade, most students in Spain are almost bilingual in Spanish and English, Nelson said that a language … Continue reading AHS Teachers Who Have Taught Abroad

Fish Prizes at Carnival for a Cause Controversial

Nathan Miller | Managing Editor Senior Trip Newton cares a great deal about her many pet fish. “I have a fish that I rescued at the county fair five years ago,” Newton said. “I rescued him because I saw some teenagers. They threw his bag on the ground. They were kicking it around. I picked him up. He was bleeding out into the bag. He … Continue reading Fish Prizes at Carnival for a Cause Controversial

AHS’ Student Government Hosts Carnival for a Cause

Elshadai Aberra | Social Media Editor Remember last year’s Avon Night Light? Well, forget about it. Student government decided to try something new this year: Carnival for a Cause. Avon’s student government teamed up with Hendrick’s Regional Health to host Carnival for a Cause on Saturday, April 27, with the cause being raising money for the HRH prenatal unit. “The purpose of the carnival was … Continue reading AHS’ Student Government Hosts Carnival for a Cause

The Making of a “Midnight in Paris”

Morgan Jones | Reporter Each year, the junior class officers are tasked with planning one of the biggest parts of the American high school experience: prom, a special evening for upperclassmen to make memories together as they near graduation. Current junior class officer Sophia Trinkle said that the planning process began with finding a charming theme that all attendees would enjoy. “We looked through a … Continue reading The Making of a “Midnight in Paris”