Lexi Carmack | Reporter Junior Colton Niehus exits the Homestyle Line, his tray occupied by Bosco Sticks and a water. It’s an average Thursday lunch at Avon High School. Niehus, like many Avon students, buys his lunch almost every day of the week. “I prefer buying lunch because it’s easier to not have a lunch box to carry around,” Niehus said. Though the school offers a … Continue reading Some Skip The Lunch Line, Some Wait for Bosco Sticks Each Thursday
Savannah Abshire | Sports Editor From a varsity position on Avon’s soccer team to playing in a professional soccer league, Avon alumna Kelsey Dossey has done it all. Dossey holds the Indiana high school career shut-outs record at 51. After high school, Dossey went on to play soccer at a division one school, University of Missouri, where she had 203 saves, becoming one of only four to … Continue reading Avon Girls’ Soccer Team Alumna Reflects on HS Career After Joining Professional Team
Morgan Jones | Web Editor-In-Chief After so many days in the Avon High School cafeteria, hunched over and gossiping with your closest friends, you’ve probably become familiar with the most popular foods that Avon has to offer (with Bosco Sticks at number one, of course). As far as internet quizzes go, this is the most important one you will take during your career as a … Continue reading What School Lunch Are You? (Quiz)
Morgan Jones | Web Editor-in-Chief Senior prom, March Madness, Coachella: the list goes on of events doomed to the grave by the worldwide outbreak of COVID-19; however, in a recent statement released by College Board, the show must go on for 2020 AP Exams. From past years, the exams will look different for this year’s test-takers: the tests are now 45 minutes long and consist of just … Continue reading An AP Student’s Guide to 2020 AP Exams
Josh Hartman & Sam Sublette | Reporters Focus. Concentration. Preparedness. Three key traits for any tennis player, singles or doubles. As someone who plays on both sides of this, sophomore Sean Nograles is ready to go before every match whether he has a partner or is all on his own. “Singles players usually work on their groundstrokes and approach shots while doubles players work more on serves and … Continue reading No ‘I’ in Team: Students Weigh the Difference Between Individual and Team Sporting Events
Mira Branham | Reporter How many LGBTQIA+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning, Intersex, Asexual, etc.) people do you know? I bet you don’t know me. I’m bisexual, and I’m not the only person in my family who identifies somewhere along the metaphorical rainbow. As a member of an LGBT family, I think I have a pretty extensive knowledge of the community and those who are … Continue reading I Put the B in LGBT (Opinion)
Elshadai Aberra | Managing Editor After it was petitioned in 1987, Congress designated March as National Women’s History Month, a time dedicated to celebrating the accomplishments of women throughout history. Below are nine Avon students explaining what meaning the month holds for them, followed by a short knowledge quiz of the ladies who have made an impact in America. What does National Women’s History Month … Continue reading National Women’s History Month at AHS (Quote Collection & Quiz)
Kaitlyn Mason | Web Managing Editor The alarm blares. It’s 7:00 A.M. and time to get up for school, but your eyes feel heavy and your bed is warm. Surely hitting snooze for an extra couple minutes of shut-eye can’t do too much harm, right? According to the Director of Sleep Disorders Research, Reena Mehra, it just might. Mehra says the repetition of hitting snooze is … Continue reading Is Hitting Snooze Bad?
Hanna Walker | Reporter YouTube, TikTok, Instagram, Snapchat, the list goes on. Generation Z is the first to ever have constant access to the internet, a thing becoming increasingly vital to modern society. People are becoming more dependent on mapping programs and search engines, and one thing is for certain: our social lives are becoming rapidly intertwined with the internet. To some degree or another, many … Continue reading OK Boomer: Do Phones Really Impact Teen Mental Health?
Josh Hartman | Reporter With the current 2019-2020 swim season coming to a close, there are many achievements to look back on. Both the girls’ and boys’ teams had their own successes and even broke some records along the way. Junior Hannah Jones swam a new record for the 100-yard backstroke with a time of 55.33, breaking her own previous 2019 record of 56.92. Jones currently holds three swim … Continue reading AHS Swim & Dive Teams Reflect on Season, Boys Work Towards State Finals