Men’s Basketball Sectional Preview

Kyle Morgan | Reporter With little time left for the varsity boys’ basketball team against Mooresville, senior Mitch O’Mara pulled up from the mid-range and hit a buzzer beater to win the matchup 73-72. As the news later hit Twitter, AHS’s school spirit club, the Oriole Army, gave a shoutout to O’Mara, giving him the nickname “Mo Buckets.” O’Mara’s teammate, senior Zion Lindsey, said O’Mara … Continue reading Men’s Basketball Sectional Preview

Mental Health: Perception versus Reality

Myles Miller |Reporter Sadness is not depression, fear isn’t anxiety, and mood swings do not equate to being bipolar. Nearly one in five adults in America live with a mental illness or disorder (nimh.nih.gov). The subject of mental health can be a sensitive subject for most, possibly due to misconceptions of what it’s really like living with a seemingly invisible illness. At Avon, many students … Continue reading Mental Health: Perception versus Reality

Review: Best Rap Music of the Decade

Kyle Morgan |Reporter “Blonde” by Frank Ocean Making its debut in 2016, R&B maestro Frank Ocean’s sophomore album “Blonde” was labeled as one of the best albums from the past decade. Released after a four-year hiatus from his first album “Channel Orange”, “Blonde” is a daring project where Ocean openly explores the circumstances of love, depression, and the stress in juggling his newfound fame. Taking … Continue reading Review: Best Rap Music of the Decade

Avon High School Show Choirs Prepare for 2020-2021 Season

Zoe Benson |Reporter A-double C-E-N-T-S! GO ACCENTS GO! LIGHTS CAMERA ACTION! ATTRACTION! Although ISSMA events are canceled, it did not stop Avon High School show choirs from continuing their season. They have created shows and are still able to travel to different high schools in Indiana to compete. Accents’ show this year is called Iconic. This mixed show choir takes some of the most iconic … Continue reading Avon High School Show Choirs Prepare for 2020-2021 Season

Social Distance. Wear a Mask. Stop the Spread.

Mebele Onwuaduegbo | Reporter These three terms have been at the forefront of 2020 since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in early March. It is now December, which the middle of the flu season in the United States. The flu season this year has been hectic due to the introduction of the coronavirus. According to Mayo Clinic, the coronavirus and the flu have many … Continue reading Social Distance. Wear a Mask. Stop the Spread.

Avon Echo Finds Perfect Solution to COVID-19 at Avon (STAFF EDITORIAL)

As the number of positive COVID-19 cases rise in the Avon community, we here at Avon Echo took it upon ourselves to create some plausible solutions to the pandemic in educational settings. As we all know, a child’s education is definitely more important than the health of themselves and their families. Why would switch to e-Learning if in-person instruction is clearly still the most viable … Continue reading Avon Echo Finds Perfect Solution to COVID-19 at Avon (STAFF EDITORIAL)

Anime at Avon

Myles Miller | Reporter Naruto! Pokémon! Hunter x Hunter! Welcome to the world of anime, a broad term for Japanese cartoons that could range anywhere in topic from people born with superpowers to high schoolers playing volleyball. People all over the world enjoy this interesting animation form, but what do the students at Avon think of anime? Junior Andrew Harris has been exposed to shows … Continue reading Anime at Avon

COVID-19 Vaccine To Be Available Soon

Kaitlyn Mason | Co-Editor-In-Chief On Nov. 18, pharmaceutical company Pfizer announced with BioNTech in a press release that their COVID-19 vaccine candidate had met all of its checkpoints in their Phase 3 study. The data shows the vaccine candidate was effective in helping to prevent COVID-19 with an overall favorable safety profile. According to the data from their study of nearly 44,000 people, the vaccine … Continue reading COVID-19 Vaccine To Be Available Soon