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)

Avon Varsity Boys Soccer Celebrate Senior Night with Victory Against Franklin Central

Elshadai Aberra | Web Editor-in-Chief Half time had arrived. Avon’s varsity boys’ soccer team was still down 1-0. The team was anxious. It was senior night. The pressure was on. “It was an emotional game,” said senior Israel Mazon. “We played against Franklin Central, but during the half, Coach Mark Nirrengarten talked to us and we came out strong.” Nirrengarten’s words must have been impactful … Continue reading Avon Varsity Boys Soccer Celebrate Senior Night with Victory Against Franklin Central

Orioles Continue to Battle Rough Season as they Lose to Rival Brownsburg Bulldogs (OPINION)

Josh Hartman | Sports Editor The football squad is coming off of a 39-28 loss that occurred last Friday September 5 vs Hamilton Southeastern. Our 1-2 Orioles came into week four of the season hungry for a win. And what better team to do that against than 3-0 rival Brownsburg Bulldogs. The rematch from last year’s nail biter in the playoffs went down Friday September … Continue reading Orioles Continue to Battle Rough Season as they Lose to Rival Brownsburg Bulldogs (OPINION)

Teenage Essential Workers on the Front Lines during Global Pandemic

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