Avon vs. Franklin Central Football Game Recap

Josh Hartman | Managing Editor Last Friday, the Avon Orioles football team hosted Franklin Central for the Orioles’ senior night and homecoming game. Avon, at 0-4, was still searching for their first win while the Flashes of Franklin sat with a .500 record of 2-2.  The Orioles drove down the field quickly to start out the game, showing no signs of slowing down. However, a fourth down would … Continue reading Avon vs. Franklin Central Football Game Recap

The Impact of Influencers on Body Positivity

Morgan Armor | Co-Web Editor in Chief Another day, another video of supermodels and rich, famous people preaching self-love and positive self-image.  The body positivity movement has caused influencers to tailor their content to fit the message. These influencers preach self-love and acceptance, yet some of the most popular influencers fit the societal standard that some people in their target audience do not. Senior Sam Oliveira-Lamey says these popular body positivity-focused influencers who fit the status quo do not actually help the communities they … Continue reading The Impact of Influencers on Body Positivity

Avon vs. Brownsburg Football Game Recap

Josh Hartman | Managing Editor Week four of the football season brought the rival Brownsburg Bulldogs to Avon as the Orioles were still searching for their first win. At 0-3, Avon was desperate for a win, as well as revenge for the loss that the Bulldogs handed them last year in the playoffs.  The Orioles started off hot right out of the gate, as sophomore quarterback … Continue reading Avon vs. Brownsburg Football Game Recap

How COVID-19 Has Affected Service Clubs at AHS

Connor Brownfield | Reporter Lending a helping hand is a little harder from six feet away, but that is not stopping Avon’s volunteer clubs from doing what they can.  Some events had to be cancelled, but the presidents of National Honor Society, Interact Club, and the Avon School and Community Ambassador Program (ASCAP, for short) have still organized projects to help teachers, students, and other … Continue reading How COVID-19 Has Affected Service Clubs at AHS

Westfield Beats Avon in a High Scoring Affair (OPINION)

Josh Hartman | Sports Editor Avon went into week 7 with a record of 3-3. In front of them was a talented 5-1 Shamrock team who was looking to extend their winning streak to six games. Non-stop offense kept Avon’s trip to Westfield interesting during the first half of play. The Orioles started with the ball and took advantage to that. The offense worked its … Continue reading Westfield Beats Avon in a High Scoring Affair (OPINION)

Science Olympiad Prepare for Uncertain Future

Sam Sublette | Managing Editor Avon’s Science Olympiad team is building their season off right even with the obstacle of COVID-19. One of the team’s sponsors, Zachary Rohrbach, has been with the team for seven years and is still unclear about the direction the season will take relative to COVID-19. “It is unclear at this point whether we will actually be traveling to meets. So there may … Continue reading Science Olympiad Prepare for Uncertain Future

Avon Varsity Football Team Leave Homecoming Game Victorious

Josh Hartman | Sports Editor It was a homecoming to remember on Friday, September 25 as our varsity football team welcomed the Fishers Tigers to town. Our Orioles looked to use the momentum they gained from week five’s big win at Franklin Central to try and build up a winning streak. The scoring for Avon was immediate as senior quarterback Henry Hesson hit senior receiver … Continue reading Avon Varsity Football Team Leave Homecoming Game Victorious

Chemical Hearts Film Review

McKensie Kappel | Reporter Chemical Hearts is a coming-of-age movie based on the novel Our Chemical Hearts by Krystal Sutherland. It stars Austin Abrams (Euphoria) as Henry Page and Lilli Reinhart (Riverdale) as Grace Towns. It follows Henry and Grace as they work together as co-editors-in-chief for their school newspaper and as they fall in love. Henry is the awkward yet relatable unpopular student who … Continue reading Chemical Hearts Film Review

M.E.A.N. Girls Discuss Navigating through Senior Year (VIDEOCAST)

The Echo presents the first episode of reporters Mebele Onwuaduegbo, Ayoola Laleye, and Nuhamin Demeku and web editor-in-chief Elshadai Aberra’s [M.E.A.N. girls’] videocast. This video’s topic centering around the ladies’ senior years. Video edited by Elshadai Aberra. Continue reading M.E.A.N. Girls Discuss Navigating through Senior Year (VIDEOCAST)