Avon Varsity Boys Soccer Celebrate Senior Night with Victory Against Franklin Central

Elshadai Aberra | Web Editor-in-Chief Half time had arrived. Avon’s varsity boys’ soccer team was still down 1-0. The team was anxious. It was senior night. The pressure was on. “It was an emotional game,” said senior Israel Mazon. “We played against Franklin Central, but during the half, Coach Mark Nirrengarten talked to us and we came out strong.” Nirrengarten’s words must have been impactful … Continue reading Avon Varsity Boys Soccer Celebrate Senior Night with Victory Against Franklin Central

Avon Welcomes New and First Ever Deans of Students

McKensie Kappel | Reporter As the new school year begins, there are many changes happening at Avon High School, including new jobs in administration. Avon introduced two new staff members, Dr. Aaron Willis and Elizabeth Tharp this year as the Deans of Students. Avon High School created these job due to our school population’s constant influx and growth. “With having such a large student population, … Continue reading Avon Welcomes New and First Ever Deans of Students

Avon’s Choir Department Hosts First Concert of the Year

Nuhamin Demeku | Reporter On September 15, Avon High School’s choir department hosted their annual Fall Fling. Each choir got to perform two pieces they had been working on since the beginning of the year and students had the opportunity to perform solos and duets. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, seats were limited. This year the concert was split into two groups; group one: Oriole Choir, … Continue reading Avon’s Choir Department Hosts First Concert of the Year

Eight Black Owned Businesses to Support Near Avon

Mebele Onwuaduegbo | Reporter Are you looking for something fun to do near Avon? Interested in finding new restaurants to check out? From music lessons to restaurants, black owned businesses have you covered. Listed below are some black-owned businesses that you should check out and support near Avon! Johnson’s Coffee Shop This black and family-owned coffee shop is located at The Shops at Perry Crossing … Continue reading Eight Black Owned Businesses to Support Near Avon

How to Stay Mentally Healthy Amidst a Pandemic; Q&A with Avon’s Mental Wellness Provider, Brittany Cheviron

Elshadai Aberra | Web Editor-in-Chief Q: How should teenagers maintain their mental health during a pandemic? A: There are many activities that teens can do to create and maintain good mental health.  We all need outlets for expressing our emotions, and ideally we need to do it in ways that are more helpful than hurtful.  Some ideas for healthy expression are writing, creating art or … Continue reading How to Stay Mentally Healthy Amidst a Pandemic; Q&A with Avon’s Mental Wellness Provider, Brittany Cheviron

Recap of Avon Vs. HSE Varsity Football Game

Josh Hartman | Sports Editor Week three of Indiana high school football had our Avon Orioles welcoming the Royals of Hamilton Southeastern to town. This game was a nail-biter all the way up to the final whistle. Going into the second quarter, the Royals had a 5-0 lead caused by a field goal and a wild snap on a punt attempt forcing a safety for … Continue reading Recap of Avon Vs. HSE Varsity Football Game

Avon Vs. HSE Football Game Preview

Josh Hartman | Sports Editor Avon and Hamilton Southeastern will battle it out in a rematch from last year’s 35-27 classic on Friday night, September 4, at the Hendricks Regional Health Stadium in Avon. Here are five things to watch for: Avon’s wide receivers versus HSE’s secondary is the matchup to watch The Orioles have eight receiving touchdowns through two games, and they are averaging … Continue reading Avon Vs. HSE Football Game Preview

Q&A with Star Kicker Carson Holmer

Kyle Morgan | Reporter Q: Why did you start playing football? A: I started playing football because I could always kick a soccer ball very far and thought maybe I should try and transition to kicking a football.  Q: What are your goals for this season? A: My goals for this season are to go 9-0 in the regular season and then carry that on … Continue reading Q&A with Star Kicker Carson Holmer

Changes to Sitting in the Stands of Fall Sports

Kellie Reynolds | Reporter Many students’, staff, and parents’ concerns about fall sports have been rising with the uncertainty of COVID-19. People are wondering what will happen to our sports this fall season at Avon High School. Senior Amelia Collier, one of the Oriole Army Leaders at AHS, and Brad Holsinger, AHS’s athletic director, have been working hard to follow the IHSAA guidelines to continue … Continue reading Changes to Sitting in the Stands of Fall Sports