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Keeping Up With The Clubs: Creative Writing

Olivia Green | Reporter If you have a passion for writing and want to express your creative side then Avon High School’s Creative Writing Club is the club for you. The creative writing club is a club where you can practice your passion of writing. Within the club, members do various activities such as; poetry slams, writing prompts, and free writing. The club meets every … Continue reading Keeping Up With The Clubs: Creative Writing

Gallery: Q&A With Avon Swim and Dive Seniors

By Savannah Abshire | Reporter Elliot Cooper Q: How long have you been swimming? A: Ten years. Q: What is your favorite memory from swimming and diving? A: My favorite memory would be pointing at Austin when the whole team was huddled up in a circle. We thought it was the funniest thing and ever because it was so dumb. That’s the hardest I have … Continue reading Gallery: Q&A With Avon Swim and Dive Seniors

Seniors Delaney Butler and Caroline Wadley Named Semi-Finalists for Coca-Cola Scholarship

by Dia Gill | Editor-in-Chief Every year the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation awards more than $3.55 million in scholarships to over 1,400 college students.  After being chosen from a pool of over 90,000 applicants, 1,936 seniors, including Avon High School seniors Delaney Butler and Caroline Wadley, will compete to advance to be named one of 250 Regional Finalists. In the end, 150 students will become Coca-Cola Scholars.   According … Continue reading Seniors Delaney Butler and Caroline Wadley Named Semi-Finalists for Coca-Cola Scholarship

Keeping Up With The Clubs: Business Professionals of America

By Mira Branham | Reporter The Business Professionals of America (BPA) Club, sponsored by Mrs. Hollenbaugh, has hit the ground running this year. BPA aims to “develop leadership, academic, and technological skills in the workplace” among students and leaders within the community. Nationwide, there are about 45,000 members in the career and technical student organization. Between organizing the Freshmen Activity Fair, attending the Fall Leadership … Continue reading Keeping Up With The Clubs: Business Professionals of America

AHS Students Share Their Favorite Thanksgiving Traditions and Stories

By Elshadai Aberra | Reporter In preparation for Thanksgiving, the Echo recently talked with students around the school about their favorite Thanksgiving traditions and memories. Here’s what we found: “My family has a farm and we have turkeys and stuff. One time a turkey ran away and we had to chase it down and that was like the craziest thing that’s happened.” Josie Morrical, 9  … Continue reading AHS Students Share Their Favorite Thanksgiving Traditions and Stories

Football Finishes Season With 17-0 Loss to Center Grove

By Tara Martin | Social Media Editor They sat bundled up tight in layers, blankets draped over their heads, protecting them from the on-again, off-again snow blowing in their direction. They weren’t the black and gold army our eyes have become accustomed to; if they hadn’t sat together on the visitor sideline, you’d have no idea that they were supporting Avon football in Center Grove’s … Continue reading Football Finishes Season With 17-0 Loss to Center Grove

AP Chemistry Teachers Mr. Payne and Mrs. Kozinski Reflect on AP Science Teacher of the Year Award

By Prabhvir Lakhan | Managing Editor After three years of captivating labs, engaging lessons, and continuous support, Avon’s AP Chemistry teachers Mr. Matthew Payne and Mrs. Katie Kozinski were awarded AP Science Teachers of the Year from AP TIP-IN at the University of Notre Dame on Friday Nov. 2. AP TIP-IN is a grant program that invests in teacher development and aims to produce better … Continue reading AP Chemistry Teachers Mr. Payne and Mrs. Kozinski Reflect on AP Science Teacher of the Year Award

Recap: Football Team Beats Brownsburg 38-0 to Take Sectional Title

By Morgan Jones | Reporter On Friday night, Avon took home a victory as they played Brownsburg during sectional action of the IHSAA state tournament. The big game was marked by personal achievements for many: senior Jalen Peterson scored three touchdowns, senior Alex Griffith had a total of nine solo tackles, while sophomore Henry Hesson passed a total of 318 yards. The last time Avon … Continue reading Recap: Football Team Beats Brownsburg 38-0 to Take Sectional Title

‘The Echo’ Places in Top 10 for Second Year in a Row at National High School Journalism Convention

Avon High School’s news website, AvonEcho.com, was recognized over the weekend as one of the top student publications in the country. The award, an eighth-place “Best of Show” for large school news websites, was announced in Chicago at the NSPA/JEA National High School Journalism Convention, a conference attended by more than 5,000 students from across the country. The recognition makes it two in a row … Continue reading ‘The Echo’ Places in Top 10 for Second Year in a Row at National High School Journalism Convention

Avon Volleyball Prepares to Take On State Championship

By Tara Martin | Social Media Editor Avon volleyball knows what it takes to win a state championship. For the second year in a row, the girls will compete for the Indiana 4A Volleyball Title. The match against Yorktown will be held at Ball State University on Saturday, Nov. 3. While Avon is ranked second in the state, Yorktown is ranked first. The Orioles faced … Continue reading Avon Volleyball Prepares to Take On State Championship