Students And Staff Host Mental Health Awareness Fair

  By Dia Gill | Web Managing Editor In honor of May being Mental Health Awareness Month, a Mental Health Fair was held today during all three lunches. Held in the gym and coordinated by students working in conjunction with counselors, the fair offered therapy dogs, yoga sessions, and booths set up by professional organizations. Some students were even taken out of class to attend … Continue reading Students And Staff Host Mental Health Awareness Fair

Brad Hancock and Luke Edwards Run for 2018 Election

By Reece Westfall | Web Managing Editor On May 8, many seniors and a lucky set of older juniors will be lining up and casting their votes. They may be surprised, however, to see some familiar faces on the ballots. Senior Brad Hancock and early graduate Luke Edwards are running to be delegates to the GOP state convention. The official Indiana Republican State Convention is set … Continue reading Brad Hancock and Luke Edwards Run for 2018 Election

Meet The 2018-2019 Student Government Class Officers

By Savannah Abshire | Reporter Earlier last week, the 2018-2019 student government officers were announced. Class officers make up the Senate portion of the student government, while the House of Representatives is made up of club presidents. The incoming freshman class will be represented by Alex Garcia, Abbey Kelley, Hannah Barton, and Olivia Simon; the sophomore class by Sophia Garcia, Morgan Jones, Izabella Rios, and … Continue reading Meet The 2018-2019 Student Government Class Officers

50 Avon Students Take Group Visit to Indiana State University

By Jaided Ramos | Reporter Each year, Avon High School takes 50 students, typically juniors, to Indiana State University to taste a bit of college life. The students, selected at random, attend the program with counselor Melinda Hatchet. Each of the students return back to school with a better understanding of life after high school.  A few students give their opinions on their experiences at … Continue reading 50 Avon Students Take Group Visit to Indiana State University

Executive Board Announced For 2018-2019 School Year

By Dia Gill | Web Managing Editor Election results are in, and the 2018-2019 Executive Board has been determined. Six student leaders have been selected by their peers and teachers to lead Avon’s student government in coordinating and planning our school events. These six students are: Hannah Schafer, President; Mikenzie Roberts, Vice President of Academic Affairs; Don Rick Camacho, Vice President of Student Affairs; Reese … Continue reading Executive Board Announced For 2018-2019 School Year

Slideshow: ‘Yes 4 Avon Schools’ Holds Rally in Support of Referendum

On April 3, various members of the community came together at Washington Township Park Pavilion for a Referendum Rally, organized by the volunteer group Yes 4 Avon Schools in conjunction with the student-led group Students 4 Avon Schools. At the event, Avon Superintendent Dr. Maggie Hoernemann and AHS Principal Mr. Matt Shockley both briefly discussed the importance of the referendum, but the majority of the … Continue reading Slideshow: ‘Yes 4 Avon Schools’ Holds Rally in Support of Referendum

Epidemic Takes Over AHS: Senioritis

By Brannigan Watson | Reporter Senioritis is a term used to describe a lack of motivation or work ethic in school, typically in seniors. According to Huffington Post, this academic epidemic tends to happen after students finish college applications or get accepted to a post-secondary school. Senior Michaela Spinazze describes it as a natural feeling that comes with being a senior. “It is just the … Continue reading Epidemic Takes Over AHS: Senioritis

Top Attractions in Indy During Spring Break

By Brannigan Watson | Reporter During spring break many students traveled far and wide, but top attractions during the area were some of the most visited hot spots all year-round for students throughout the region. Within the Indianapolis area, many students found ways of entertainment that were right here at home.  Massachusetts Avenue http://www.discovermassave.com/ Located in Downtown Indianapolis, Massachusetts Avenue, better known as Mass Ave, … Continue reading Top Attractions in Indy During Spring Break

How “Fortnite” is Taking the Gaming World By Storm

By Stephen Dumeyer | Reporter One misspelled word, Fortnite, has taken over the gaming world. After being stuck for nearly seven years in development, Epic games released the free-to-play game to the public on July 25, 2017. Nine months later, it now has over 40 million downloads and has reached a peak of 3.4 million concurrent players. To reach this point, most games have taken … Continue reading How “Fortnite” is Taking the Gaming World By Storm