Girls’ Varsity Basketball Victorious Against Pike Red Devils

Mckensie Kappel | Reporter The Avon Girls’ Varsity Basketball team played against Pike at a home game on Tues., Nov. 12 in their second game of the season. So far, the team has two consecutive victories after facing Mooresville on Nov. 8. At half-time, Avon was leading with a score of 37-22. By the time third quarter was finished, Avon was 20 points ahead with … Continue reading Girls’ Varsity Basketball Victorious Against Pike Red Devils

Mrs. Amanda Leahy Named AP-TIP IN Math Teacher of the Year

Morgan Jones | Web Managing Editor Over the weekend, AP Statistics teacher Mrs. Amanda Leahy was named Indiana’s Advanced Placement-Teacher Investment Program (AP-TIP) Math Teacher of the Year. The AP-TIP program, sponsored by Notre Dame University’s Center for STEM Education, provides professional development to Indiana teachers during a conference each fall. According to the program’s website, the AP-TIP project aims to increase the amount of … Continue reading Mrs. Amanda Leahy Named AP-TIP IN Math Teacher of the Year

AHS Speech and Debate Team Kicks Off Season at Southport

Tara Martin | Web Editor-in-Chief The prompt was a pack of Swedish Fish. That’s what students enrolled in the impromptu category had to talk about during their portion of the Speech and Debate Tournament. The meet was held at Southport High School on Saturday, Nov. 9. Over 450 students from 39 different schools participated. Though Avon did not place in the top five, Speech and … Continue reading AHS Speech and Debate Team Kicks Off Season at Southport

Keeping Up With The Clubs: History

Maranda Frazier | Reporter The worst president in U.S. history, The Cold War, The Library of Alexandria. Finding a similarity among these three topics may be hard for some, but not for Avon High School’s History Club. History Club President Jacob Van Wagner has been interested in history since fourth grade where his fascination first branched from military history. “I soon started hitting every topic, … Continue reading Keeping Up With The Clubs: History

AHS Thespians Put On “The Drowsy​ Chaperone”

Lexi Carmack | Reporter Each year, Avon High School’s Thespian Troupe puts on a fall musical. This year, it was The Drowsy Chaperone. “The musical is about a man that listens to a vinyl recording of a fictional musical called The Drowsy Chaperone. Within the fictional musical is the story of a wedding and a producer that is losing his leading lady to the wedding,” … Continue reading AHS Thespians Put On “The Drowsy​ Chaperone”

Debunking the Myth: Joppa, Indiana

Joseph Souza | Features Editor & Oliver Brobeck | Reporter Senior Madison Bruce sits in her orange Honda Element, too scared to even leave her car. Her friends, armed with golf clubs, venture out to investigate the edifice before them, but she makes sure one stays with her— there’s safety in numbers after all. Her friends return shortly after, swearing that they had heard something … Continue reading Debunking the Myth: Joppa, Indiana

(Podcast) Mark Bode: From Avon to Harvard to Working for Presidential Candidate ‘Mayor Pete’

Stephen Dumeyer and Prabhvir Lakhan | Reporter and Contributor Stephen Dumeyer and Prabhvir Lakhan sit down and talk with former Oriole Mark Bode on his journey from Avon High School to Harvard University and working with presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg. Continue reading (Podcast) Mark Bode: From Avon to Harvard to Working for Presidential Candidate ‘Mayor Pete’

Avon Football Team Keeps Undefeated Streak Alive Against Westfield Shamrocks

Stephen Dumeyer | Reporter   The football team entered Friday night with a 6-0 undefeated streak, destined for a matchup with the Westfield Shamrocks. The Shamrocks entered the day with a 4-2 overall record and a 2-2 in conference record. First Half The scoring didn’t begin the way the Orioles would have liked as Westfield senior Eli Patchett put his first rushing touchdown of the … Continue reading Avon Football Team Keeps Undefeated Streak Alive Against Westfield Shamrocks

Avon Volleyball Beats Ben Davis and Fishers at Home

Maranda Frazier | Reporter The Girls Varsity Volleyball team faced off against Ben Davis on Sept. 24 and Fishers on Sept. 26 in two back to back home games. The Lady Orioles worked together to defeat both opposing teams. Avon gained an early lead of 1-0 over the Ben Davis Giants and a score of 25-7. The Orioles went on to beat their opponents with … Continue reading Avon Volleyball Beats Ben Davis and Fishers at Home