Avon Echo Finds Perfect Solution to COVID-19 at Avon (STAFF EDITORIAL)

As the number of positive COVID-19 cases rise in the Avon community, we here at Avon Echo took it upon ourselves to create some plausible solutions to the pandemic in educational settings. As we all know, a child’s education is definitely more important than the health of themselves and their families. Why would switch to e-Learning if in-person instruction is clearly still the most viable … Continue reading Avon Echo Finds Perfect Solution to COVID-19 at Avon (STAFF EDITORIAL)

Anime at Avon

Myles Miller | Reporter Naruto! Pokémon! Hunter x Hunter! Welcome to the world of anime, a broad term for Japanese cartoons that could range anywhere in topic from people born with superpowers to high schoolers playing volleyball. People all over the world enjoy this interesting animation form, but what do the students at Avon think of anime? Junior Andrew Harris has been exposed to shows … Continue reading Anime at Avon

COVID-19 Vaccine To Be Available Soon

Kaitlyn Mason | Co-Editor-In-Chief On Nov. 18, pharmaceutical company Pfizer announced with BioNTech in a press release that their COVID-19 vaccine candidate had met all of its checkpoints in their Phase 3 study. The data shows the vaccine candidate was effective in helping to prevent COVID-19 with an overall favorable safety profile. According to the data from their study of nearly 44,000 people, the vaccine … Continue reading COVID-19 Vaccine To Be Available Soon

Merry Chr- no. Happy Holidays! (OPINION PIECE)

Elshadai Aberra | Web Editor-in-Chief Despite what you may think after reading this article, no, I am not the grinch. I am just your average thoughtful and considerate gen Z kid, looking to make America a more accepting place each and every day. You may ask, “whatdoes Christmas have to do with that, Elshadai?” Well, let me educate you. Imagine you walk into a random … Continue reading Merry Chr- no. Happy Holidays! (OPINION PIECE)

Holiday Traditions at Avon

Kellie Reynolds | Reporter Many people enjoy the holidays in their own way with family, friends, and special traditions. Whether that be with a present on Christmas Eve, or a special dinner, it’s always the most wonderful time of the year.  Freshman Morgan Jones said that her family all gets together at her aunt’s house to have a family night before Christmas. “My siblings and … Continue reading Holiday Traditions at Avon

When’s the Right Time to be Jolly? QUOTE COLLECTION

Zander Evans | Reporter Every year, stores seem to put up those reds and greens earlier and earlier. Many people find this infuriating, saying it is too early to start this jolly season. Others say that it’s never too early to put up a Christmas Tree. So when is the correct time to be jolly? “The time to be jolly is whenever November ends and … Continue reading When’s the Right Time to be Jolly? QUOTE COLLECTION

Avon Administrators Issue Consequence After Students Conduct Mental Health Walkout

Morgan Jones | Design Editor “Last night, the most beautiful soul you’d ever cross paths with lost her battle with her mind and [with] the world,” a high school senior said in an Instagram post honoring her sister, a 13-year-old Avon student who took her own life on Oct. 5.  In the following days, the post amassed nearly 500 comments expressing support and condolences from the … Continue reading Avon Administrators Issue Consequence After Students Conduct Mental Health Walkout

Sensei Ramirez Nominated as Secondary Teacher of the Year by the Association of Indiana Japanese Teachers

Sofia Breuer | Web Managing Editor AHS teacher Amanda Ramirez, who teaches Japanese, recently won foreign language teacher of the year. Ramirez was nominated by the Association of Indiana Japanese Teachers. “I knew there was a possibility [of me winning], but I didn’t expect it,” said Ramirez. “I feel honored to have been chosen.” Ramirez said that in the selection process, different language groups have … Continue reading Sensei Ramirez Nominated as Secondary Teacher of the Year by the Association of Indiana Japanese Teachers