Kate Steiner’s Diving Career Cut Short Due To Hearing Condition

Savannah Abshire | Sports Editor Senior Kate Steiner has always been hard of hearing. She has to keep closed captioning turned on. Sometimes she talks loud. It wasn’t until last spring, however, that an MRI scan revealed Steiner would have to choose between the sport she loves and potential hearing loss. Steiner, who has been a varsity diver on Avon’s swim and dive team since … Continue reading Kate Steiner’s Diving Career Cut Short Due To Hearing Condition

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)

(Podcast) Mark Bode: From Avon to Harvard to Working for Presidential Candidate ‘Mayor Pete’

Stephen Dumeyer and Prabhvir Lakhan | Reporter and Contributor   Stephen Dumeyer and Prabhvir Lakhan sit down and talk with former Oriole Mark Bode on his journey from Avon High School to Harvard University and working with presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg. Continue reading (Podcast) Mark Bode: From Avon to Harvard to Working for Presidential Candidate ‘Mayor Pete’

AHS Thespians Put On “The Drowsy​ Chaperone”

Lexi Carmack | Reporter Each year, Avon High School’s Thespian Troupe puts on a fall musical. This year, it was The Drowsy Chaperone. “The musical is about a man that listens to a vinyl recording of a fictional musical called The Drowsy Chaperone. Within the fictional musical is the story of a wedding and a producer that is losing his leading lady to the wedding,” … Continue reading AHS Thespians Put On “The Drowsy​ Chaperone”

Keeping Up With The Clubs: Calligraphy

Hanna Walker | Reporter This year, Avon High School students have started a calming club based around calligraphy and community service. Calligraphy Club Secretary Hayden Sawyer has been doing calligraphy for about two years and is excited to share his passion for it with others.  “It’s honestly kind of therapeutic, it’s a good way to just get out your stress and anxiety and things like … Continue reading Keeping Up With The Clubs: Calligraphy

Raymond Rioux Wrestles His Way to Hungary

Mason Trimmer | Reporter Senior Raymond Rioux won’t just be a local wrestler for much longer; after placing second at state last season, Rioux will travel to Hungary later this month for wrestling training and practices. Rioux said that he got an invitation to the event through a connection to one of the event planners and hopes it will be a big benefit. “I don’t … Continue reading Raymond Rioux Wrestles His Way to Hungary