Elshadai Aberra | Web Editor-in-Chief On June 19 it was announced that the Avon Community School Corporation (ACSC) had communicated and thus decided on June 17 that they would reopen all Avon schools July 29. While this may not have appeared as news a year ago, with COVID-19 it definitely does now. Times have changed and there are now steps for each Avon family to … Continue reading Avon Schools to Return July 29
Elshadai Aberra | Web Editor-In-Chief Before this global pandemic, working at Chipotle did not feel essential to junior Morgan Wittenauer, and according to Wittenauer, it still doesn’t now. “It absolutely isn’t essential,” said Wittenauer. “You can make food at home.” With COVID-19 looming over not only America but the entire world, many businesses, workplaces, and schools have been shut down out of precaution, leaving essential … Continue reading Teenage Essential Workers on the Front Lines during Global Pandemic
Elshadai Aberra | Managing Editor Sophomores, Junior year is the most important of your high school career. Applying to college is just around the corner, and after ten years of schooling, you’re most likely exhausted and ready to receive your diploma. From students who have been there, done that, here is the best advice for making the most of next year. “This year is not … Continue reading To The Class of 2022 (Quote Collection)
Elshadai Aberra | Managing Editor As the world faces a global pandemic and people worldwide are stuck in quarantine, our population is subject to boredom. Nowadays, it is easy to find yourself sitting at home, dull and motionless, but fear not as The Echo has a list of different media you can check out while stuck at home. Music Albums Bazzi, Soul Searching: This album, … Continue reading Bored During Quarantine? Click Here. (Opinion)
Elshadai Aberra | Managing Editor Every American citizen possesses the freedom of speech, at least, to a certain extent. When it comes to personal, political, or religious views, teachers do not possess complete freedom of speech in the classroom. Not only because of their part in educating students, but because of their position in our state government. However, teachers’ freedom of speech is not 100 percent … Continue reading Teachers & Speech: How Limited Are They?
Elshadai Aberra | Managing Editor There are two words senior Sophia Trinkle would use to describe Avon’s student parking lot: awful and hellish. “Everyone needs to be more aware of their surroundings and just be good people,” said Trinkle. Trinkle said the parking lot comes with a boatload of issues, ranging from rude drivers to intense traffic. “The traffic at AHS is so congested,” said … Continue reading Student Parking Lot or Manhattan Traffic Jam? Student Drivers Voice Their Concern
Elshadai Aberra | Managing Editor After it was petitioned in 1987, Congress designated March as National Women’s History Month, a time dedicated to celebrating the accomplishments of women throughout history. Below are nine Avon students explaining what meaning the month holds for them, followed by a short knowledge quiz of the ladies who have made an impact in America. What does National Women’s History Month … Continue reading National Women’s History Month at AHS (Quote Collection & Quiz)
Elshadai Aberra | Managing Editor The Echo tested the theory that “36 questions can make you fall in love” by asking two acquaintances the exact 36 questions (9 included in the video). Does the test work? Do the pair fall in love? Watch the video above to find out. Continue reading Can 36 Questions Make You Fall in Love?
Elshadai Aberra | Managing Editor The Echo asked three couples 15 questions, ranging from “What is your partner’s favorite color?” to “What do they want to be when they grow up?” Watch the video to find out who manages to win first place and simultaneously get all 15 questions correct. Continue reading Three AHS Couples Compete in Newlyweds Game
Elshadai Aberra | Managing Editor I understand that today marks the glorious Hallmark holiday that is Valentine’s Day, which is meant to celebrate love, but bare with me as I (kind of) rant. The thing that bothers me the most in this world is the romanticism of stupidity. I simply do not understand why it is considered “cute” to ask someone a question, or why … Continue reading Opinion: Acting Stupid isn’t Cute