Avon Varsity Football Team Leave Homecoming Game Victorious

Josh Hartman | Sports Editor It was a homecoming to remember on Friday, September 25 as our varsity football team welcomed the Fishers Tigers to town. Our Orioles looked to use the momentum they gained from week five’s big win at Franklin Central to try and build up a winning streak. The scoring for Avon was immediate as senior quarterback Henry Hesson hit senior receiver … Continue reading Avon Varsity Football Team Leave Homecoming Game Victorious

Chemical Hearts Film Review

McKensie Kappel | Reporter Chemical Hearts is a coming-of-age movie based on the novel Our Chemical Hearts by Krystal Sutherland. It stars Austin Abrams (Euphoria) as Henry Page and Lilli Reinhart (Riverdale) as Grace Towns. It follows Henry and Grace as they work together as co-editors-in-chief for their school newspaper and as they fall in love. Henry is the awkward yet relatable unpopular student who … Continue reading Chemical Hearts Film Review

M.E.A.N. Girls Discuss Navigating through Senior Year (VIDEOCAST)

The Echo presents the first episode of reporters Mebele Onwuaduegbo, Ayoola Laleye, and Nuhamin Demeku and web editor-in-chief Elshadai Aberra’s [M.E.A.N. girls’] videocast. This video’s topic centering around the ladies’ senior years. Video edited by Elshadai Aberra. Continue reading M.E.A.N. Girls Discuss Navigating through Senior Year (VIDEOCAST)

Avon Varsity Boys Soccer Celebrate Senior Night with Victory Against Franklin Central

Elshadai Aberra | Web Editor-in-Chief Half time had arrived. Avon’s varsity boys’ soccer team was still down 1-0. The team was anxious. It was senior night. The pressure was on. “It was an emotional game,” said senior Israel Mazon. “We played against Franklin Central, but during the half, Coach Mark Nirrengarten talked to us and we came out strong.” Nirrengarten’s words must have been impactful … Continue reading Avon Varsity Boys Soccer Celebrate Senior Night with Victory Against Franklin Central

Avon Welcomes New and First Ever Deans of Students

McKensie Kappel | Reporter As the new school year begins, there are many changes happening at Avon High School, including new jobs in administration. Avon introduced two new staff members, Dr. Aaron Willis and Elizabeth Tharp this year as the Deans of Students. Avon High School created these job due to our school population’s constant influx and growth. “With having such a large student population, … Continue reading Avon Welcomes New and First Ever Deans of Students

Avon’s Choir Department Hosts First Concert of the Year

Nuhamin Demeku | Reporter On September 15, Avon High School’s choir department hosted their annual Fall Fling. Each choir got to perform two pieces they had been working on since the beginning of the year and students had the opportunity to perform solos and duets. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, seats were limited. This year the concert was split into two groups; group one: Oriole Choir, … Continue reading Avon’s Choir Department Hosts First Concert of the Year

Orioles Continue to Battle Rough Season as they Lose to Rival Brownsburg Bulldogs (OPINION)

Josh Hartman | Sports Editor The football squad is coming off of a 39-28 loss that occurred last Friday September 5 vs Hamilton Southeastern. Our 1-2 Orioles came into week four of the season hungry for a win. And what better team to do that against than 3-0 rival Brownsburg Bulldogs. The rematch from last year’s nail biter in the playoffs went down Friday September … Continue reading Orioles Continue to Battle Rough Season as they Lose to Rival Brownsburg Bulldogs (OPINION)

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Eight Black Owned Businesses to Support Near Avon

Mebele Onwuaduegbo | Reporter Are you looking for something fun to do near Avon? Interested in finding new restaurants to check out? From music lessons to restaurants, black owned businesses have you covered. Listed below are some black-owned businesses that you should check out and support near Avon! Johnson’s Coffee Shop This black and family-owned coffee shop is located at The Shops at Perry Crossing … Continue reading Eight Black Owned Businesses to Support Near Avon

How to Stay Mentally Healthy Amidst a Pandemic; Q&A with Avon’s Mental Wellness Provider, Brittany Cheviron

Elshadai Aberra | Web Editor-in-Chief Q: How should teenagers maintain their mental health during a pandemic? A: There are many activities that teens can do to create and maintain good mental health.  We all need outlets for expressing our emotions, and ideally we need to do it in ways that are more helpful than hurtful.  Some ideas for healthy expression are writing, creating art or … Continue reading How to Stay Mentally Healthy Amidst a Pandemic; Q&A with Avon’s Mental Wellness Provider, Brittany Cheviron