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

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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

AHS to Allow Hats and Durags

Laura Ryle | Reporter Avon High School recently made some changes to the dress code policy, which previously banned hats, durags, and hoods. Students are now permitted to wear hats and durags throughout the building without getting penalized. Hoods, however, are still prohibited. Mr. Shockley, Avon High School’s principal, said the reason behind this change was to respect minority students’ culture by allowing them to … Continue reading AHS to Allow Hats and Durags

AHS’ Choir Department Hosts Annual Spring Sing

Elshadai Aberra and Savannah Abshire |Social Media Editor and Reporter   Every Spring the Avon Choir department hosts its annual Spring Sing concert and this year’s was hosted on Friday, May 17 in AHS’ auditorium. The concert showcases every choir at Avon, including the show choirs Accents and Attraction. It serves as a farewell for the choir department’s seniors and also as a final hoorah … Continue reading AHS’ Choir Department Hosts Annual Spring Sing

Freshmen Review Their First Year of High School

Mira Branham and Kaitlyn Mason | Reporters Freshmen Matthew Martin, Amelie Davis, Edvin Esquivel, Myles Miller, William Yeley, Steffan Bestman, Andon Belleville, Tiawan Biffle, Brayden Barnhill, and Hailey Bernfield rate their first year of high school at Avon, pick a favorite teacher, and answer to whether high school lived up to their expectations. Continue reading Freshmen Review Their First Year of High School

Early Graduation: Summer Matthews Walks as a Junior

Tara Martin | Web Editor-in-Chief Most students will spend four years in high school, graduate at 18, and move on with their lives from there. For junior Summer Matthews, however, “everybody else is not me.” In only a week and some change, Matthews will be walking across the stage at graduation a year earlier than her classmates. Matthews said the decision to graduate one year … Continue reading Early Graduation: Summer Matthews Walks as a Junior

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