Mental Health: Perception versus Reality

Myles Miller |Reporter Sadness is not depression, fear isn’t anxiety, and mood swings do not equate to being bipolar. Nearly one in five adults in America live with a mental illness or disorder (nimh.nih.gov). The subject of mental health can be a sensitive subject for most, possibly due to misconceptions of what it’s really like living with a seemingly invisible illness. At Avon, many students … Continue reading Mental Health: Perception versus Reality

Avon High School Show Choirs Prepare for 2020-2021 Season

Zoe Benson |Reporter A-double C-E-N-T-S! GO ACCENTS GO! LIGHTS CAMERA ACTION! ATTRACTION! Although ISSMA events are canceled, it did not stop Avon High School show choirs from continuing their season. They have created shows and are still able to travel to different high schools in Indiana to compete. Accents’ show this year is called Iconic. This mixed show choir takes some of the most iconic … Continue reading Avon High School Show Choirs Prepare for 2020-2021 Season

Social Distance. Wear a Mask. Stop the Spread.

Mebele Onwuaduegbo | Reporter These three terms have been at the forefront of 2020 since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in early March. It is now December, which the middle of the flu season in the United States. The flu season this year has been hectic due to the introduction of the coronavirus. According to Mayo Clinic, the coronavirus and the flu have many … Continue reading Social Distance. Wear a Mask. Stop the Spread.

Avon Echo Finds Perfect Solution to COVID-19 at Avon (STAFF EDITORIAL)

As the number of positive COVID-19 cases rise in the Avon community, we here at Avon Echo took it upon ourselves to create some plausible solutions to the pandemic in educational settings. As we all know, a child’s education is definitely more important than the health of themselves and their families. Why would switch to e-Learning if in-person instruction is clearly still the most viable … Continue reading Avon Echo Finds Perfect Solution to COVID-19 at Avon (STAFF EDITORIAL)

Anime at Avon

Myles Miller | Reporter Naruto! Pokémon! Hunter x Hunter! Welcome to the world of anime, a broad term for Japanese cartoons that could range anywhere in topic from people born with superpowers to high schoolers playing volleyball. People all over the world enjoy this interesting animation form, but what do the students at Avon think of anime? Junior Andrew Harris has been exposed to shows … Continue reading Anime at Avon

COVID-19 Vaccine To Be Available Soon

Kaitlyn Mason | Co-Editor-In-Chief On Nov. 18, pharmaceutical company Pfizer announced with BioNTech in a press release that their COVID-19 vaccine candidate had met all of its checkpoints in their Phase 3 study. The data shows the vaccine candidate was effective in helping to prevent COVID-19 with an overall favorable safety profile. According to the data from their study of nearly 44,000 people, the vaccine … Continue reading COVID-19 Vaccine To Be Available Soon

Boys’ Basketball Ready to Prove Themselves

Abby Gambrall | Reporter Boys’ basketball is tipping off their season with a challenging start. Over half of the Varsity returners were quarantined during the first day of try-outs and could not attend. Luckily, those students were able to try out at a later date. Senior Zion Lindsey, who has played for Avon since his freshman year, said the pandemic has heavily impacted the team … Continue reading Boys’ Basketball Ready to Prove Themselves

2020: A Year in Review

Sam Sublette | Managing Editor 2020. A year of new hopes and possibilities. A year of new beginnings. However, the year would be remembered for the unexpected events that took place. Events such as heartbreaking deaths, shocking disasters, and even misleading information. It is important, however, to recap these events and to keep them in mind when looking into the next year of 2021. JAN … Continue reading 2020: A Year in Review

Merry Chr- no. Happy Holidays! (OPINION PIECE)

Elshadai Aberra | Web Editor-in-Chief Despite what you may think after reading this article, no, I am not the grinch. I am just your average thoughtful and considerate gen Z kid, looking to make America a more accepting place each and every day. You may ask, “whatdoes Christmas have to do with that, Elshadai?” Well, let me educate you. Imagine you walk into a random … Continue reading Merry Chr- no. Happy Holidays! (OPINION PIECE)