AHS Students to Attend Stanford and Columbia University

Tara Martin | Web Editor-in-Chief Thirty-four hours for him. Eleven and a half hours for her. Come this fall, seniors Sam Ogunsanya and Dia Gill won’t be just a drive away from home anymore; these two new Avon grads will be moving into dorms on opposite sides of the country. Ogunsanya first considered Stanford University as a freshman in the class Prep for College and … Continue reading AHS Students to Attend Stanford and Columbia University

AHS Model UN Team Embarks on Chicago Trip

Stephen Dumeyer | Reporter The Model UN team will head to their biggest conference of the year this weekend in Chicago. It is also their second to last of the year. “I’m looking forward to participating in committee debates and meeting new people,” Model UN President Dia Gill said. “My committee is going to be discussing corruption in Latin America, as well as science and … Continue reading AHS Model UN Team Embarks on Chicago Trip

‘The Echo’ Places in Top 10 for Second Year in a Row at National High School Journalism Convention

Avon High School’s news website, AvonEcho.com, was recognized over the weekend as one of the top student publications in the country. The award, an eighth-place “Best of Show” for large school news websites, was announced in Chicago at the NSPA/JEA National High School Journalism Convention, a conference attended by more than 5,000 students from across the country. The recognition makes it two in a row … Continue reading ‘The Echo’ Places in Top 10 for Second Year in a Row at National High School Journalism Convention

Student Leadership Group “Students4AvonSchools” Promotes Referendum

By Dia Gill | Web Managing Editor On May 8, Avon residents will be given the chance to vote yes or no on the school referendum. According to Dustin Lemay, principal of Avon Intermediate School West, the referendum will achieve three things if passed: reduced class sizes, competitive pay for teachers, and increased opportunities for students. To promote the referendum a student leadership committee known as … Continue reading Student Leadership Group “Students4AvonSchools” Promotes Referendum

‘The Echo’ Places in Top 10 at National High School Journalism Convention

Avon High School’s newspaper, The Echo, was recognized over the weekend as a top student publication in the country. The award — a seventh-place “Best of Show” for newspapers 16 pages or fewer — was announced in Dallas, Texas at the NSPA/JEA National High School Journalism Convention, a conference attended by nearly 5,000 students from across the country. “It was honestly surreal,” said senior Claire … Continue reading ‘The Echo’ Places in Top 10 at National High School Journalism Convention