Top Tips for College Applications: Q&A with Mrs. Garcia and Mr. Jaskoski

Jamey Walker | Reporter The first deadline for college applications is coming right around the corner and many students are wondering things like: Should I still take the SAT? Which type of application should I submit? And what’s important to include? Luckily, Mrs. Garcia and Mr. Jaskoski have answers.   What are the different types of deadlines for college applications?  Mr. J: “Early action is where you can … Continue reading Top Tips for College Applications: Q&A with Mrs. Garcia and Mr. Jaskoski

Avon’s Orchestra Department Hosts “Parking Lot Pops” Concert

Sam Sublette | Managing Editor The “Parking Lots Pops” was a new beginning for the Avon orchestra. The concert began on September 30 at six p.m. outside doors 40 and 41 at Avon high school. Since Avon high school practices social distancing, the concert was preformed outside which has never occurred before in Avon orchestra history. Senior Olivia Sparzo, co-president for the orchestra, outlines the … Continue reading Avon’s Orchestra Department Hosts “Parking Lot Pops” Concert

Avon Girls’ Volleyball; Checkup on Their Season Plus a Recount of Their Game Against Westfield

Sam Sublette | Managing Editor The Avon girls’ volleyball team serves their season off right with their victory against Westfield High School at home on October 1. Avon won the first set with a score of 25-14, the second set with a score of 25-15, and the third with a score of 28-26. Senior Paris Downing looks at game against Westfield as a step in … Continue reading Avon Girls’ Volleyball; Checkup on Their Season Plus a Recount of Their Game Against Westfield

African Diaspora Hosts Annual “Be the Change” Workshop

Ayoola Laleye | Reporter With the increasing tension between the black community and law enforcement, Avon’s African Diaspora club tries to create a line of discussion between the community and law enforcement through their Be the Change workshop. On September 24, the club’s fourth annual workshop, African Diaspora invited five members of law enforcement to participate in a panel discussion over zoom. The officers involved were: Chief Chase Lyday, Trooper Hope Mueller, Chief Brian Nugent, and Avon High School’s very own resource officers, Officer Tyler Jean and Terance Smith.  The discussion was … Continue reading African Diaspora Hosts Annual “Be the Change” Workshop

How to Stay Mentally Healthy Amidst a Pandemic; Q&A with Avon’s Mental Wellness Provider, Brittany Cheviron

Elshadai Aberra | Web Editor-in-Chief Q: How should teenagers maintain their mental health during a pandemic? A: There are many activities that teens can do to create and maintain good mental health.  We all need outlets for expressing our emotions, and ideally we need to do it in ways that are more helpful than hurtful.  Some ideas for healthy expression are writing, creating art or … Continue reading How to Stay Mentally Healthy Amidst a Pandemic; Q&A with Avon’s Mental Wellness Provider, Brittany Cheviron

Avon Vs. HSE Football Game Preview

Josh Hartman | Sports Editor Avon and Hamilton Southeastern will battle it out in a rematch from last year’s 35-27 classic on Friday night, September 4, at the Hendricks Regional Health Stadium in Avon. Here are five things to watch for: Avon’s wide receivers versus HSE’s secondary is the matchup to watch The Orioles have eight receiving touchdowns through two games, and they are averaging … Continue reading Avon Vs. HSE Football Game Preview

Avon Marching Black and Gold Places Second at Grand Nationals

Oliver Brobeck | Reporter Eight beautiful notes. Placed in perfect order. Avon’s Marching Black and Gold has dominated the high school band field, taking the title of national champion three times and, as of last weekend, the title of state champion 14 times. Avon was one of 16 matching bands from the state of Indiana competing at Grand Nationals, and they ended up placing second, … Continue reading Avon Marching Black and Gold Places Second at Grand Nationals

Red For Ed: Why Teachers Will Be Absent Nov. 19 (Slideshow)

Tara Martin | Web Editor-in-Chief   Biology and Honors Anatomy and Physiology Teacher Lauren Patton will not be at school on Tuesday, Nov. 19 and chances are, many of her colleagues won’t be either. Nov. 19 is Red For Ed Action Day. Teachers from all over the state plan to march downtown at the Statehouse and advocate for better funding for teachers and the school … Continue reading Red For Ed: Why Teachers Will Be Absent Nov. 19 (Slideshow)

Keeping Up With The Clubs: Creative Writing

Olivia Green | Reporter If you have a passion for writing and want to express your creative side then Avon High School’s Creative Writing Club is the club for you. The creative writing club is a club where you can practice your passion of writing. Within the club, members do various activities such as; poetry slams, writing prompts, and free writing. The club meets every … Continue reading Keeping Up With The Clubs: Creative Writing

G.I.R.L.S. Club Coming to AHS

Tara Martin | Web Editor-in-Chief Sorry boys, you’re going to have to sit this one out. This is Avon High School’s very own place for girls; G.I.R.L.S. Club. Club President, freshman Kallie Garrett, said that the brand new G.I.R.L.S. Club presents itself as an open forum for all girls of Avon High School to talk about the issues and challenges most present in their lives. … Continue reading G.I.R.L.S. Club Coming to AHS