Seven Lessons from Seven Semesters

Tara Martin | Web Editor-in-Chief So my time has come. As the end of winter break rolls around, I will have to face the inevitable; I am about to become a freshman all over again. While most of my peers pack their bookbags for another semester at AHS, I will once again show up unprepared. This time, however, I’ll be showing up unprepared to college. … Continue reading Seven Lessons from Seven Semesters

Emily Graves Teaches Dance Lessons at Infinity Dance Academy (Slideshow)

McKensie Kappel | Reporter 14 years. 14 years of plies and spins and pirouettes for senior Emily Graves. Graves, a member of the Avon Black and Gold Dance Team, has found herself a student turned teacher at Infinity Dance Academy in Plainfield, IN. Graves, who teaches dancers ages three to 17, started to instruct dance lessons during her freshman year of high school when a … Continue reading Emily Graves Teaches Dance Lessons at Infinity Dance Academy (Slideshow)

Keeping Up With The Clubs: Pre-Med

Elshadai Aberra | Managing Editor On Wednesday, Nov. 13, Pre-Med Club brought in medical professional Dr. Stephanie Reynolds from IU Health to talk with club members.  “She was originally a nurse, and then went to medical school to become a family practitioner,” club president and senior Jui Desai said. “Each of our speakers [each month] are really diverse because I think it’s important to illustrate … Continue reading Keeping Up With The Clubs: Pre-Med

Interact Club Hosts International Social

Kadijatu Balde | Reporter Three-thousand different faces with different backgrounds go in and out of this school daily. Meeting new friends for some students can be challenging, especially if their first language isn’t English. Avon’s Interact Club threw a get-together during SRT on Nov. 7 in order to help bridge the gap between students with different cultural identities and backgrounds. Club sponsor and Avon Rotary … Continue reading Interact Club Hosts International Social

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 Speech and Debate Team Kicks Off Season at Southport

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

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”

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