2020: A Year in Review

Sam Sublette | Managing Editor 2020. A year of new hopes and possibilities. A year of new beginnings. However, the year would be remembered for the unexpected events that took place. Events such as heartbreaking deaths, shocking disasters, and even misleading information. It is important, however, to recap these events and to keep them in mind when looking into the next year of 2021. JAN … Continue reading 2020: A Year in Review

Girls Soccer Advance to Sectionals After Win Against Mooresville

Sam Sublette | Managing Editor With 30 seconds left on the clock, senior Sam Miller scores the winning point against Mooresville high school inovertime. The Avon girls’ soccer team fought against Mooresville at home with a final score of 1-0 Thursday night, October 8. The Orioles finished the game with 13 shots and 14 corner kicks while Mooresville finished with one shot and one corner … Continue reading Girls Soccer Advance to Sectionals After Win Against Mooresville

Avon’s Orchestra Department Hosts “Parking Lot Pops” Concert

Sam Sublette | Managing Editor The “Parking Lots Pops” was a new beginning for the Avon orchestra. The concert began on September 30 at six p.m. outside doors 40 and 41 at Avon high school. Since Avon high school practices social distancing, the concert was preformed outside which has never occurred before in Avon orchestra history. Senior Olivia Sparzo, co-president for the orchestra, outlines the … Continue reading Avon’s Orchestra Department Hosts “Parking Lot Pops” Concert

Avon Girls’ Volleyball; Checkup on Their Season Plus a Recount of Their Game Against Westfield

Sam Sublette | Managing Editor The Avon girls’ volleyball team serves their season off right with their victory against Westfield High School at home on October 1. Avon won the first set with a score of 25-14, the second set with a score of 25-15, and the third with a score of 28-26. Senior Paris Downing looks at game against Westfield as a step in … Continue reading Avon Girls’ Volleyball; Checkup on Their Season Plus a Recount of Their Game Against Westfield

Science Olympiad Prepare for Uncertain Future

Sam Sublette | Managing Editor Avon’s Science Olympiad team is building their season off right even with the obstacle of COVID-19. One of the team’s sponsors, Zachary Rohrbach, has been with the team for seven years and is still unclear about the direction the season will take relative to COVID-19. “It is unclear at this point whether we will actually be traveling to meets. So there may … Continue reading Science Olympiad Prepare for Uncertain Future

The Lesser of Two Evils: Is E-Learning Better Than Traditional School? (Opinion)

Sam Sublette | Reporter Long hours, monotonous schedules, and a repetitive cycle. Students experience this environment when attending school on a regular schedule. However, with a quarantine in place, students now have an extended break from this cycle. The academic setting has migrated from a physical place of learning to a virtual one. Does this newer method trump the traditional method of education or does … Continue reading The Lesser of Two Evils: Is E-Learning Better Than Traditional School? (Opinion)

No ‘I’ in Team: Students Weigh the Difference Between Individual and Team Sporting Events

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

Opinion: Out With the Lectures. In With the Active Learning.

Sam Sublette | Reporter Dozing off in long, boring classes. Figuring out what page the rest of the class is on in the textbook. Watching the seconds on a clock sluggishly tick away until the bell rings and signals the start of the next monotonous class. These classes are not unbearably painful because of the teachers; instead, it is the lack of something more engaging for students … Continue reading Opinion: Out With the Lectures. In With the Active Learning.