How Avon History Teachers Work With State Curriculum

A heated debate has encompassed the nation regarding the curriculum being taught in the classrooms within our schools, from discussions about our past sins to modern topics regarding recent movements and protests. The current curriculum in Indiana has not been changed since last year, but do Avon High School teachers find the current education plan up to par? Daniel Derda, a VU American History teacher, … Continue reading How Avon History Teachers Work With State Curriculum

Why Are There 29 Days in February This Year? A Look Into Leap Day History

Mira Branham | Reporter One year is equal to 365 days… technically. Every four years, the trend is broken and 366 days are recorded on the calendar: all thanks to an extra day inserted onto the end of February. Here’s why we “leap forward” every few cycles. There are three facts about Feb. 29 you should know: It actually takes the Earth 365.2421 days to … Continue reading Why Are There 29 Days in February This Year? A Look Into Leap Day History