By Martha Abraham | Managing Editor The Avon Marching Black and Gold will be marching in the 2024 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City, officials announced on Monday. Macy’s Parade creative director Wesley Whatley said that the band wants to provide an opportunity for the community to be recognized, as well as those that have been involved in the Avon band program. “America … Continue reading Marching Band to Perform at 2024 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade
By Simone Bender This weekend, I had the privilege of viewing the spectacular performances of both casts of Avon High School’s production of The Diary of Anne Frank. I was heavily impressed by the work and dedication given to the making of this play. Each member of the cast and crew was able to bring their own element of talent to the show, some of … Continue reading The AHS Tony Awards: The Diary of Anne Frank Edition
By Owen Zuranski | Reporter “Any movie is better in a theater,” according to junior Will Moad. He watches movies “once every one to two months – not very often.” Not very often indeed. However, when he can find the time, he will prefer “the subs and the bases that make the action in movies way more immersive,” to that of the experience offered by the modern … Continue reading On the Big Screen, or The Small Screen?
By Heiabeal Ainom | Reporter The school system is all students know, and as the end of the year begins to approach, the great question arises: what now?Seniors are now facing a daunting future after high school, and some are full of anxiety while others are excited to leave. More than half of Avon’s students will pursue further education and with that come some worries. … Continue reading The Great Beyond
By Jashanpreet Singh | Reporter As the sun began to set on the drag strip, 16-year-old Seth Abercrombie felt a mix of nerves and excitement as he prepared for his race. The smell of burning rubber and gasoline filled the air as he strapped on his helmet and climbed into his car. He could feel the heat radiating off the asphalt as he revved his … Continue reading Restoration, Rebuilding, Racing: Car Culture at Avon High School
Audrey Faletic | Reporter Ever felt a chill In the Avon High School hallways? Do you believe in ghosts? If you don’t you’re in the minority here at Avon High School. With the help of over 150 Avon students, we found data and conducted interviews to get our story. Soryah Hart, a sophomore, says she has felt a ghost before when exploring the woods with … Continue reading Do Students at AHS Believe in Ghosts?
By Simone Bender Best Stage Presence During the show, the set seemed to really come alive and one performer who really contributed to this was junior Annika Montana. Playing the role of Vivienne, she was able to command the attention of the audience quickly and effectively with just one line, which stood out to me personally. Best Actor While all of the cast was fantastic … Continue reading The AHS Tony Awards: Legally Blonde Edition
By Eva Pearson | Reporter “Did the BeReal go off?” is the question almost every student who partakes in the popular timed picture app asks around… almost any time of the day. The question that is being raised is “is it really worth it to take a random selfie for your friends to see every day?” Even in its name, BeReal, an app that started … Continue reading BeReal App Gives Opportunity to Show More Authentic Experiences
By Simone Bender // Reporter Beginning in the 1930s, letterman jackets swept through American high schools, being adorned with patches and recognitions of all sorts by students wanting to show off their accomplishments and school spirit. Although they’ve typically been depicted as an accessory for athletes and jocks throughout Hollywood and all kinds of media, Avon High School is filled with diverse jackets for students … Continue reading Letterman Jackets: Not Just for Athletes