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Avon Varsity Football Kicks off Season Against Lawrence North

Josh Hartman | Sports Editor Our Oriole football squad opened up the season Friday night at Dwaine Bell Stadium, home to the Lawrence North Wildcats. Avon came in with high expectations after a disappointing finish to last season, falling to rival Brownsburg in the opening game of the playoffs. Just like Avon, the Wildcats were looking to start the season 1-0. And that’s exactly what … Continue reading Avon Varsity Football Kicks off Season Against Lawrence North

Avon School Board Meets to Discuss Hybrid Learning Option at AHS: Here’s What It Could Look Like

Morgan Jones | Design Editor On Sunday, Aug. 9, Avon Superintendent Dr. Scott Wyndham announced to families that Avon High School would be making a transition to e-Learning until plans for a hybrid model could be discussed by the School Board.  The district’s decision came after two staff members and three students had tested positive for the novel coronavirus less than eight days into the … Continue reading Avon School Board Meets to Discuss Hybrid Learning Option at AHS: Here’s What It Could Look Like

COVID-19 & Season Cancellations Encourage Student Athletes to Get Active at Home

Lexi Carmack | Reporter Gyms are closed, seasons are cancelled, and Avon High School students are forced to rethink their workout routines. Junior Jaz Peterson’s gym has closed as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak, and her workout routine has been turned upside down. Peterson is on the Unified Track Team. “If it weren’t for quarantine, I would always go to the YMCA gym to work out … Continue reading COVID-19 & Season Cancellations Encourage Student Athletes to Get Active at Home

Avon Students Start Peer Tutoring Website: Here’s How You Can Join

Kaitlyn Mason | Web Managing Editor With schools going online, many students find that they’re struggling to keep up in coursework or simply to learn via the Internet. With covidtutor.live, juniors Jason Le and Sriya Koganti have started to help struggling students learn and others gain volunteer hours, with the assistance of another high school student in New Jersey named Steven. “I met Steven on … Continue reading Avon Students Start Peer Tutoring Website: Here’s How You Can Join

Why Do We Care so Much About Celebrity Deaths? (Opinion)

Josh Hartman | Reporter Jan. 26, 2020, is a date that many people will remember forever. What started as a normal Sunday turned into a horrible nightmare as 41-year-old basketball legend Kobe Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter Gianna Bryant, and seven others were killed in a tragic helicopter accident right outside of Los Angeles, CA. Following the tragedy, fans of Bryant voiced their grief on social … Continue reading Why Do We Care so Much About Celebrity Deaths? (Opinion)

Some Skip The Lunch Line, Some Wait for Bosco Sticks Each Thursday

Lexi Carmack | Reporter Junior Colton Niehus exits the Homestyle Line, his tray occupied by Bosco Sticks and a water. It’s an average Thursday lunch at Avon High School. Niehus, like many Avon students, buys his lunch almost every day of the week. “I prefer buying lunch because it’s easier to not have a lunch box to carry around,” Niehus said. Though the school offers a … Continue reading Some Skip The Lunch Line, Some Wait for Bosco Sticks Each Thursday

Avon Girls’ Soccer Team Alumna Reflects on HS Career After Joining Professional Team

Savannah Abshire | Sports Editor From a varsity position on Avon’s soccer team to playing in a professional soccer league, Avon alumna Kelsey Dossey has done it all. Dossey holds the Indiana high school career shut-outs record at 51. After high school, Dossey went on to play soccer at a division one school, University of Missouri, where she had 203 saves, becoming one of only four to … Continue reading Avon Girls’ Soccer Team Alumna Reflects on HS Career After Joining Professional Team

Keeping Up with the Clubs: Computer Science Honors Society

Kadijatu Balde | Reporter The amount of classes relating to computer science are starting to grow at AHS. From the AP Computer Science courses to the new Cyber Security class, the interest in computer science has been proven to be prominent. Now, some students at Avon have decided to further this interest by joining Avon’s new Computer Science Honor Society. The club first met in … Continue reading Keeping Up with the Clubs: Computer Science Honors Society

To The Class of 2022 (Quote Collection)

Elshadai Aberra | Managing Editor Sophomores, Junior year is the most important of your high school career. Applying to college is just around the corner, and after ten years of schooling, you’re most likely exhausted and ready to receive your diploma. From students who have been there, done that, here is the best advice for making the most of next year. “This year is not … Continue reading To The Class of 2022 (Quote Collection)

An AP Student’s Guide to 2020 AP Exams

Morgan Jones | Web Editor-in-Chief Senior prom, March Madness, Coachella: the list goes on of events doomed to the grave by the worldwide outbreak of COVID-19; however, in a recent statement released by College Board, the show must go on for 2020 AP Exams. From past years, the exams will look different for this year’s test-takers: the tests are now 45 minutes long and consist of just … Continue reading An AP Student’s Guide to 2020 AP Exams