AHS Decks Out in Floral to Honor Social Studies Teacher Aron Bright’s Life

Elshadai Aberra| Web Editor-in-Chief Floral Friday on March 19 wasn’t just a dress up day at Avon High School, yet a day of celebration of social studies teacher Aron Bright’s life. Over 2,000 dollars were raised within just one day; the donations to go to a bench dedicated to Bright, the leftover money dedicated to Bright’s charity of choice, the Jon L. Mitchell Foundation. Dr. … Continue reading AHS Decks Out in Floral to Honor Social Studies Teacher Aron Bright’s Life

Worst and Best Aspects of AHS According to Students

Morgan Armor | Reporter “The best thing is probably the school spirit since a lot of schools don’t have that great of a student body. Also, the amount of different classes Avon has to offer like the AP classes and performing arts classes.”  “It is difficult to say what the worst thing about Avon is. But something that can be improved is the maintenance. The G-hall … Continue reading Worst and Best Aspects of AHS According to Students

Avon Hosts Student Choreographed “Dance Gala”

Elshadai Aberra | Web Editor-in-Chief On March 18 from 7 pm to 8 pm, Avon High School’s ADV Technique dance class hosted their very own Dance Gala. They’ve been preparing and choreographing since the beginning of the school year. “Gala is made up of all the students’ own dances and ideas,” said senior performer, Isabella Wall. While at a first glance a student choreographed performance … Continue reading Avon Hosts Student Choreographed “Dance Gala”

Anime not MANime

Morgan Armor | Reporter The genre is called “anime”, not “MANime”. Yet, some members of the male anime demographic struggle with this concept.   Anime is for anyone who would enjoy watching animated series’ ranging from intense action to shows packed to the brim with heartwarming romance and everything in between. Despite this, female anime fans continue to be perceived as “band wagons”. In fact, Junior Morgan Hoard said that she rarely meets a male anime fan that doesn’t immediately try to test or discredit her authenticity as … Continue reading Anime not MANime

Juniors Take ISTEP for the Final Time

Melia Caroline | Reporter In what was a sudden announcement, ISTEP rose from the dead for one last year and one final test. ​Due to COVID-19, ISTEP testing from the second semester of the previous school year was cancelled. As the months went on and a new school year began, the mere thought of ISTEP was completely dried. That is, until the middle of January; … Continue reading Juniors Take ISTEP for the Final Time

Work Based Learning: Internship Opportunities at Avon

Martha Abraham | Reporter Work-based learning allows seniors with good disciplinary and academic standing, as well as enough space in their schedule and transportation, to leave school for part of the day and do an internship. The coordinator for work-based learning, Adam Clark, said the program has grown over the last three years, mostly because of Mr. Shockley’s decision to transfer Clark to the business … Continue reading Work Based Learning: Internship Opportunities at Avon

When’s the Right Time to be Jolly? QUOTE COLLECTION

Zander Evans | Reporter Every year, stores seem to put up those reds and greens earlier and earlier. Many people find this infuriating, saying it is too early to start this jolly season. Others say that it’s never too early to put up a Christmas Tree. So when is the correct time to be jolly? “The time to be jolly is whenever November ends and … Continue reading When’s the Right Time to be Jolly? QUOTE COLLECTION

Avon Administrators Issue Consequence After Students Conduct Mental Health Walkout

Morgan Jones | Design Editor “Last night, the most beautiful soul you’d ever cross paths with lost her battle with her mind and [with] the world,” a high school senior said in an Instagram post honoring her sister, a 13-year-old Avon student who took her own life on Oct. 5.  In the following days, the post amassed nearly 500 comments expressing support and condolences from the … Continue reading Avon Administrators Issue Consequence After Students Conduct Mental Health Walkout

Sensei Ramirez Nominated as Secondary Teacher of the Year by the Association of Indiana Japanese Teachers

Sofia Breuer | Web Managing Editor AHS teacher Amanda Ramirez, who teaches Japanese, recently won foreign language teacher of the year. Ramirez was nominated by the Association of Indiana Japanese Teachers. “I knew there was a possibility [of me winning], but I didn’t expect it,” said Ramirez. “I feel honored to have been chosen.” Ramirez said that in the selection process, different language groups have … Continue reading Sensei Ramirez Nominated as Secondary Teacher of the Year by the Association of Indiana Japanese Teachers