AHS Speech and Debate Team Kicks Off Season at Southport

Tara Martin | Web Editor-in-Chief The prompt was a pack of Swedish Fish. That’s what students enrolled in the impromptu category had to talk about during their portion of the Speech and Debate Tournament. The meet was held at Southport High School on Saturday, Nov. 9. Over 450 students from 39 different schools participated. Though Avon did not place in the top five, Speech and … Continue reading AHS Speech and Debate Team Kicks Off Season at Southport

AHS Thespians Put On “The Drowsy​ Chaperone”

Lexi Carmack | Reporter Each year, Avon High School’s Thespian Troupe puts on a fall musical. This year, it was The Drowsy Chaperone. “The musical is about a man that listens to a vinyl recording of a fictional musical called The Drowsy Chaperone. Within the fictional musical is the story of a wedding and a producer that is losing his leading lady to the wedding,” … Continue reading AHS Thespians Put On “The Drowsy​ Chaperone”

Debunking the Myth: Joppa, Indiana

Joseph Souza | Features Editor & Oliver Brobeck | Reporter Senior Madison Bruce sits in her orange Honda Element, too scared to even leave her car. Her friends, armed with golf clubs, venture out to investigate the edifice before them, but she makes sure one stays with her— there’s safety in numbers after all. Her friends return shortly after, swearing that they had heard something … Continue reading Debunking the Myth: Joppa, Indiana

Avon’s Three Diploma Types and Their Requirements

Oliver Brobeck | Reporter How well do you know Avon’s three diploma types? Test your knowledge with this three-question quiz, and read about the different diploma types after.  1. How many credits of electives do you need for a basic Core 40 diploma? A. 6 B. 9 C. 12 D. 14   2. What is the minimum GPA required to get an Academic/Technical Honors diploma? A. … Continue reading Avon’s Three Diploma Types and Their Requirements

AHS Hosts Activity Fair

Mason Trimmer | Reporter Once a year, every club at Avon High School gets a day dedicated to expressing their features to new and returning students. This year was no different, with various clubs coming together at the Activity Fair for students to browse, each with varying interests and expectations. This was no different for freshman Leah Crook, who’s planning on joining Creative Writing Club. … Continue reading AHS Hosts Activity Fair

Avon Marching Band Hosts Community Day

Mira Branham | Reporter A community is a group of people that have a certain thing in common. For Avon, that thing is black and gold pride. On Saturday, Aug. 17, students, families, and community members came together to participate in the annual Community Day, which celebrates the start of the Avon Marching Black and Gold season. Besides a special sneak-peek from the marching band … Continue reading Avon Marching Band Hosts Community Day

Caroline Jackson Wins Miss Congeniality

Sofia Breuer | Reporter For as long as she could remember, she always wanted to be a part of this competition. Growing up, going to the local fair was always a mesmerizing experience for junior Caroline Jackson. Jackson said that she would always go to the Hendricks County 4-H fair when she was little and would see the girls competing in the Fair Queen Contest. This past … Continue reading Caroline Jackson Wins Miss Congeniality

Q&A with Distinguished Young Woman of Avon, Katie Kobold

Elshadai Aberra | Managing Editor Q: What inspired you to participate in DYW? A: Emily Keith, Claire Rightley, and Jadah Rose Coursey participated my sophomore year and I was actually Claire [Rightley’s] little sister so that inspired me to join. Plus it’s a fantastic opportunity in general. Q: How much effort did you put into DYW? A: I put in as much work and effort … Continue reading Q&A with Distinguished Young Woman of Avon, Katie Kobold

Q&A with District Teacher of the Year Mrs. Chenoweth

Tara Martin | Web Editor-in-Chief Q: What is the process for becoming Teacher of the Year? A: For Avon High School, my department chair, Matt Noble, was the one who nominated me for Teacher of the Year. Other people get nominated as well; department chairs, principals, and then we get a staff email where the entire school then votes on Teacher of the Year for … Continue reading Q&A with District Teacher of the Year Mrs. Chenoweth