Avon vs. Franklin Central Football Game Recap

Josh Hartman | Managing Editor Last Friday, the Avon Orioles football team hosted Franklin Central for the Orioles’ senior night and homecoming game. Avon, at 0-4, was still searching for their first win while the Flashes of Franklin sat with a .500 record of 2-2.  The Orioles drove down the field quickly to start out the game, showing no signs of slowing down. However, a fourth down would … Continue reading Avon vs. Franklin Central Football Game Recap

The Impact of Influencers on Body Positivity

Morgan Armor | Co-Web Editor in Chief Another day, another video of supermodels and rich, famous people preaching self-love and positive self-image.  The body positivity movement has caused influencers to tailor their content to fit the message. These influencers preach self-love and acceptance, yet some of the most popular influencers fit the societal standard that some people in their target audience do not. Senior Sam Oliveira-Lamey says these popular body positivity-focused influencers who fit the status quo do not actually help the communities they … Continue reading The Impact of Influencers on Body Positivity

Avon vs. Brownsburg Football Game Recap

Josh Hartman | Managing Editor Week four of the football season brought the rival Brownsburg Bulldogs to Avon as the Orioles were still searching for their first win. At 0-3, Avon was desperate for a win, as well as revenge for the loss that the Bulldogs handed them last year in the playoffs.  The Orioles started off hot right out of the gate, as sophomore quarterback … Continue reading Avon vs. Brownsburg Football Game Recap

Avon vs. Hamilton Southeastern Football Game Recap

Josh Hartman | Managing Editor The Avon football squad was “On the Road Again” for Western night as they took a visit up north to Fishers, Indiana. Looking for their first win of the season, the Orioles were taking on the undefeated Hamilton Southeastern Royals that showed many threats to the Avon offense and defense.   The Royals’ offense was firing on all cylinders as they were up 13-0 less than five minutes into … Continue reading Avon vs. Hamilton Southeastern Football Game Recap

Avon vs. Ben Davis Football Game Recap

Josh Hartman | Managing Editor Week two of Friday Night Lights had our Avon Orioles traveling to Wayne Township to take on the Ben Davis Giants. This game brought us a lot of offense and exciting plays throughout the entire contest. Both the Orioles and Giants were searching for their first win, but Ben Davis would be the team to get it.   Two minutes into the game, Ben Davis had the lead, 15-7, after two touchdowns with a … Continue reading Avon vs. Ben Davis Football Game Recap

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People of Color at Avon React to Critical Race Theory in School Curriculums

Morgan Armor | Web Co-Editor in Chief With tension rising around the discussion of racial equality, some schools around the United States have began to work towards implementing Critical Race Theory courses into their curriculums. Here are some opinions from P.O.C students at Avon on the situation. “I think it is very important and should be taught in schools. Students need to know about what … Continue reading People of Color at Avon React to Critical Race Theory in School Curriculums

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Kickoff with Coach Bless: Football Season Preview

Josh Hartman | Managing Editor Another school year has started, which means another football season just days away from kick off! Football teams throughout the state will take the field on Friday, August 20th to kick off their seasons, and Avon is no exception. The journey to State begins at home against the Lawrence North Wildcats. Going into his 12th year of coaching, head coach Mark Bless has been getting his team prepared for the start of the … Continue reading Kickoff with Coach Bless: Football Season Preview

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Answers for Games and Puzzles on Avon Echo Page 20

By Mira Branham and Connor Brownfield | Print Editor in Chief and Web Managing Editor Crossword Answers: Down (1-6) and Across (7-12) Thursday Softball Princeton Eighteen Club Sports Harp Ridgway Smiley Yamana Uno Accents Primer President Word Scramble ORIOLES CORONAVIRUS WE ARE AVON WE ARE ONE GRADUATION FINAL EXAMS MATTHEW SHOCKLEY SCHOOLOGY MARCHING BLACK AND GOLD ACCOUNTABLE RESPECTFUL ENGAGED THE ECHO Continue reading Answers for Games and Puzzles on Avon Echo Page 20

Are the Required Readings in English Classes Outdated?

Jamey Walker | Reporter A lot of things have changed since our parents have been in high school, but many of the required readings in Avon High School’s English classes are the same books that generations before us have read, such as Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. When deciding what books students will read each year there are many factors to look into. According to English … Continue reading Are the Required Readings in English Classes Outdated?