Referendum Passes: Avon Residents Vote ‘Yes’ to Increase School Funding

More than 10,000 Avon residents cast ballots May 8 on a referendum to increase property taxes to provide additional funding to the school district. The measure passed by a 5:4 ratio, with 5,801 voters choosing Yes and 4,664 voters choosing No. The tax increases will generate $9.5 million annually over the next eight years. That money, primarily, will go toward decreasing class sizes by adding … Continue reading Referendum Passes: Avon Residents Vote ‘Yes’ to Increase School Funding

Student Leadership Group “Students4AvonSchools” Promotes Referendum

By Dia Gill | Web Managing Editor On May 8, Avon residents will be given the chance to vote yes or no on the school referendum. According to Dustin Lemay, principal of Avon Intermediate School West, the referendum will achieve three things if passed: reduced class sizes, competitive pay for teachers, and increased opportunities for students. To promote the referendum a student leadership committee known as … Continue reading Student Leadership Group “Students4AvonSchools” Promotes Referendum

Slideshow: ‘Yes 4 Avon Schools’ Holds Rally in Support of Referendum

On April 3, various members of the community came together at Washington Township Park Pavilion for a Referendum Rally, organized by the volunteer group Yes 4 Avon Schools in conjunction with the student-led group Students 4 Avon Schools. At the event, Avon Superintendent Dr. Maggie Hoernemann and AHS Principal Mr. Matt Shockley both briefly discussed the importance of the referendum, but the majority of the … Continue reading Slideshow: ‘Yes 4 Avon Schools’ Holds Rally in Support of Referendum