AHS Hosts Activity Fair

Mason Trimmer | Reporter Once a year, every club at Avon High School gets a day dedicated to expressing their features to new and returning students. This year was no different, with various clubs coming together at the Activity Fair for students to browse, each with varying interests and expectations. This was no different for freshman Leah Crook, who’s planning on joining Creative Writing Club. … Continue reading AHS Hosts Activity Fair

Avon Marching Band Hosts Community Day

Mira Branham | Reporter A community is a group of people that have a certain thing in common. For Avon, that thing is black and gold pride. On Saturday, Aug. 17, students, families, and community members came together to participate in the annual Community Day, which celebrates the start of the Avon Marching Black and Gold season. Besides a special sneak-peek from the marching band … Continue reading Avon Marching Band Hosts Community Day

Nathan Brown and Cameron Secrest Act in Bring It On: The Musical

Oliver Ott | Reporter Stereotypical high school drama; friendships, rumors, the highest of highs and the lowest of lows, all represented in Bring It On: The Musical. At Footlite Musicals in Indianapolis, a story unfolded about the cheerleading rivalry between Truman and Jackson High Schools. With music and lyrics written by Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda, Bring It On brought in both new and old faces … Continue reading Nathan Brown and Cameron Secrest Act in Bring It On: The Musical

Caroline Jackson Wins Miss Congeniality

Sofia Breuer | Reporter For as long as she could remember, she always wanted to be a part of this competition. Growing up, going to the local fair was always a mesmerizing experience for junior Caroline Jackson. Jackson said that she would always go to the Hendricks County 4-H fair when she was little and would see the girls competing in the Fair Queen Contest. This past … Continue reading Caroline Jackson Wins Miss Congeniality

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Q&A with Distinguished Young Woman of Avon, Katie Kobold

Elshadai Aberra | Managing Editor Q: What inspired you to participate in DYW? A: Emily Keith, Claire Rightley, and Jadah Rose Coursey participated my sophomore year and I was actually Claire [Rightley’s] little sister so that inspired me to join. Plus it’s a fantastic opportunity in general. Q: How much effort did you put into DYW? A: I put in as much work and effort … Continue reading Q&A with Distinguished Young Woman of Avon, Katie Kobold

Q&A with District Teacher of the Year Mrs. Chenoweth

Tara Martin | Web Editor-in-Chief Q: What is the process for becoming Teacher of the Year? A: For Avon High School, my department chair, Matt Noble, was the one who nominated me for Teacher of the Year. Other people get nominated as well; department chairs, principals, and then we get a staff email where the entire school then votes on Teacher of the Year for … Continue reading Q&A with District Teacher of the Year Mrs. Chenoweth

Zoe Frossard Receives Softball Scholarship from Ball State

Laura Ryle | Reporter Outfield player for the varsity softball team, junior Zoe Frossard received and accepted a scholarship offer from Ball State University, a chance Frossard said she has dreamed about since being a little kid. Frossard said that the athletic scholarship was offered during her campus visit to Ball State in Sept. of 2018. “I started really getting serious with softball around my … Continue reading Zoe Frossard Receives Softball Scholarship from Ball State

Avon Boys’ Track and Field Road to State

Savannah Abshire | Reporter Run. Rest. Repeat. This is the continuous chant for athletes in track and field. Last year, the Avon Boys’ Track and Field team took home the gold at the Indiana State Championships after repeating the cycle for months. Spectators watch closely to see what junior Geordan Blades and seniors Jalen Peterson and Nathaniel James can do at the 2019 state championship. … Continue reading Avon Boys’ Track and Field Road to State

AHS to Allow Hats and Durags

Laura Ryle | Reporter Avon High School recently made some changes to the dress code policy, which previously banned hats, durags, and hoods. Students are now permitted to wear hats and durags throughout the building without getting penalized. Hoods, however, are still prohibited. Mr. Shockley, Avon High School’s principal, said the reason behind this change was to respect minority students’ culture by allowing them to … Continue reading AHS to Allow Hats and Durags

Freshmen Review Their First Year of High School

Mira Branham and Kaitlyn Mason | Reporters Freshmen Matthew Martin, Amelie Davis, Edvin Esquivel, Myles Miller, William Yeley, Steffan Bestman, Andon Belleville, Tiawan Biffle, Brayden Barnhill, and Hailey Bernfield rate their first year of high school at Avon, pick a favorite teacher, and answer to whether high school lived up to their expectations. Continue reading Freshmen Review Their First Year of High School