AHS Students Share Their Favorite Thanksgiving Traditions and Stories

By Elshadai Aberra | Reporter In preparation for Thanksgiving, the Echo recently talked with students around the school about their favorite Thanksgiving traditions and memories. Here’s what we found: “My family has a farm and we have turkeys and stuff. One time a turkey ran away and we had to chase it down and that was like the craziest thing that’s happened.” Josie Morrical, 9  … Continue reading AHS Students Share Their Favorite Thanksgiving Traditions and Stories

‘The Echo’ Places in Top 10 for Second Year in a Row at National High School Journalism Convention

Avon High School’s news website, AvonEcho.com, was recognized over the weekend as one of the top student publications in the country. The award, an eighth-place “Best of Show” for large school news websites, was announced in Chicago at the NSPA/JEA National High School Journalism Convention, a conference attended by more than 5,000 students from across the country. The recognition makes it two in a row … Continue reading ‘The Echo’ Places in Top 10 for Second Year in a Row at National High School Journalism Convention

‘The Echo’ Places in Top 10 at National High School Journalism Convention

Avon High School’s newspaper, The Echo, was recognized over the weekend as a top student publication in the country. The award — a seventh-place “Best of Show” for newspapers 16 pages or fewer — was announced in Dallas, Texas at the NSPA/JEA National High School Journalism Convention, a conference attended by nearly 5,000 students from across the country. “It was honestly surreal,” said senior Claire … Continue reading ‘The Echo’ Places in Top 10 at National High School Journalism Convention