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School News

  • Follow us on  on Twitter @AvonMSSouth to see what's happening at our school.
     
     

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  • AMS will participate in College Go! during the week of September 22nd thru the 26th.  Students are encouraged to participate by dressing for each day.
     
     
    Monday - College T-Shirt Day
    Tuesday - Dress for Success Day
    Wednesday - Dress your Profession Day
    Thursday - Spirit Day - Black and Gold Day
    Friday - Your Future is Bright - Neon Day
     

     
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  • powerparent   Please click on the link below for instructions for parents to use PowerParent.
                                                                    PowerParent Instructions
     
     
     

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  • Parents - changes have been made to the Language Arts Department on student grading. Please click on the information letter from Mr. Chapin below to learn about the new grading procedure for your child's language arts grade
     
     

     
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  • Click on the link below for student instruction on how to login to have Student PowerSchool Access
     
     

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  • Avon Roots logo  Avon Community School Corporation has launched a new volunteer program to serve its 12 schools.  Avon Roots {Volunteers Supporting Schools} seeks community members to became directly involved in the education process.  For the safety of our students and staff it is of paramount importance that  effective for the 2014-15 school year, all volunteers much complete a volunteer application form/background check which must be approved prior to the volunteering.  Click on the information below for the policies and procedures along with necessary application forms.
     
     

     
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    Click on the link below to direct you to the Avon Community School Online Meal Application for the 2014-15 school year.  Please remember that applications must be completed each school year. 
     
     

     
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  • Jostens Time Capsule 
     
    Do you have photos that you would like see in the yearbook time capsule or do you want to see the pictjostens ures that are already in the capcule.  Click on the link below and use the code AMSSyearbook to view our school.  https://www.dropbox.com/s/rzwgat76jw1udz7/ReplayIt_Final.mp4 
     
     

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  • Box Tops for Education -
    Clip...Save... and Send in Box Tops for Education with your child or drop them off by the office anytime!  Learn more at
    www.boxtops4education.com
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Athletic News

 
 


 

 
 

 
Athletic Results - September 18th
 
  

 

The boys’ tennis team defeated Zionsville by a score of 3 to 2 last night.  Winning matches for the orioles were: Lefty Reeder, Little Francis, AB Baugh, To Much to VanHandel and Big Panda Camacho.

7th Grade Volleyball Team came back from a tough loss over Center grove to defeat Brownsburg East   in Three Sets. They had a great performance's from the entire team. Come out Support the ladies Next week as we take on Center Grove North and travel to Tri- west.

 The 8th grade volleyball team beat up on Brownsburg East last night. Ava Torrance led the team in serving. Great defense by Asia Goins, Bridgett Schabel and Audrey Crowder. Stellar hitting by Chloe Rickenback, Holly Eastridge, Aleja Culbreath, and Erin Carmichael. Setting it all up Elise Carmichael! Team work - keep pushing!

The 7th grade Avon Middle School South Football Team lost a hard fought game last night in overtime to Brownsburg East 12-6. George Gordon scored the lone touchdown for the Orioles on a nice 60 yard sweep.  Amir Pendelton and Brevon Gude also ran the ball well for Avon.  The Black Swarm defense caused 3 turnovers with Tyler Anderson and Eric Reynolds picking off Bulldog passes for interceptions and Jinan Senousy recovered a fumble.  Nathaniel James had a big QB sack and Elijah Teipen made some nice plays as well.  The Orioles hope to get back to the winning side of the scoreboard next Thursday as they travel to Chapel Hill to take on the Giants.

The 8th grade football remained unbeaten on the season by beating      previously unbeaten Brownsburg east 14-7. The offense was led by Jalen Peterson and Sampson James.  Mason Steller keep Brownsburg In bad field position with great punts. The trenches were controlled by Addison Baton, Alex Griffith, Scott Supra, Jacob Hayden, Conner Barnes, and Connor Wakefield.  It was great game.  The team looks to continue its winning way next week against Chapel Hill.

 

 


 
 
 
 

 

District News

  • National Merit2015  
     
    Four AHS Students Named National Merit Semifinalists
     
    Four Avon High School students have been named as Semifinalists in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program. They are: Alexis Britt, Matthew Stall, Avleen Badwal and Suzanne Gatons.

    These studious seniors now have the opportunity to advance to the finalist level of this competition. There will be 7,600 National Merit Scholarships worth approximately $33 million to be offered next spring. Semifinalists must fulfill several requirements to advance to the finalist level for the Merit Scholarship.

    “Avon High School is proud to have four of our students named as Semifinalists,” said AHS Principal Matthew Shockley. “They have distinguished themselves as outstanding academic students. Their families deserve credit for their commitment to education. Having these students honored also speaks to the quality teachers and education received throughout their school careers. All ACSC staff should celebrate this success!”

    About 15,000 of the 16,000 semifinalists should advance to the finalist level and will be notified in February. The National Merit Scholarship winners will be selected from this group. Learn more about the National Merit Program at www.nationalmerit.org. 

    Photo: (L-R) AHS Principal Matt Shockley; Alexis Britt, Matthew Stall, Avleen Badwal and Suzanne Gatons
     

     
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  • Fall Camp
     2014 Fall Academic & Arts Camp Registration is Open
     
    Fall break is fast approaching so be sure to register your student for the 2014 Fall Academic & Arts Enrichment Camp. It will be held October 13-17, 2014. Visit here to register and for more details.  
     
     
     

     
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  • Seedlingws Seedlings Program Adds a Class
     
    Avon's Seedlings Program is adding an additional class at the end of September. Limited spots are now available. The program is housed at White Oak Elementary and is open to children or grandchildren of ACSC employees as well as preschool students living in the Avon School district. Contact White Oak Elementary (317-544-6700) for details. 
     

     
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  • Hiring Temporary Contract Teachers 

    Avon Community School Corporation is seeking highly motivated and qualified certified teachers to fill short term teaching assignments in a variety of grades and subject areas. Please apply on-line through the application process found under the Human Resources-Employment link. Some of these positions have the potential to earn benefits.  Please consider joining Avon schools.  We are a great place to learn and lead.

     

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  • Avon Roots Logo Avon Roots Volunteer Program Launched
     
    Avon Community School Corporation has launched a new volunteer program to serve its 12 schools. Avon Roots {Volunteers Supporting Avon Schools} seeks community members to become directly involved in the educational process. 
     
    A spectrum of opportunities are available such as clerical assistance, school-wide assistance, in-classroom assistance or even at-home assistance. For example, volunteers can help with school newsletters, answer office phones, provide tutoring, chaperone field trips, assist with school websites or even work with the Outdoor Learning Center or Avon Education Foundation.
     
    “If you live or work in Avon, you have a vested interest in Avon Schools,” stated Venetia Faulkenberg who coordinates Avon Roots. “No matter your skill level, every community member has something to offer, and the students benefit greatly from these positive social interactions.
    All volunteers must complete the application process which includes a background check. Detailed information about Avon Roots as well as the required forms can be found at http://avon-schools.org/volunteer.
     

     

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  • Shepard Christy Shepard Chosen as ACSC Teacher of the Year
     
    Avon Community School Corporation announced that Christy Shepard was named Teacher of the Year! Mrs. Shepard is a 5th grade high ability teacher at Avon Intermediate School West. The ceremony was held during the opening day activities for more than 450 certified staff members.

    "Mrs. Shepard’s passion and capability for teaching students with exceptional needs is evident in her culturally responsive, rigorous and engaging classroom,” said Dr. Margaret (Maggie) Hoernemann, ACSC Superintendent. “She is a master at cooperative learning, project based design, differentiating instruction and behavior management." 
     
     
    Mrs. Shepard was selected as Avon’s Teacher of the Year by a committee comprised of community members. She was presented with a special plaque and award from the Sharon Pinnick Educational Fund, (Hendricks County Community Foundation), a check from the Avon Rotary Club, as well as a gift card from A+ Teaching Supplies and a special bouquet from Flowered Occasions.  
     
    The other candidates (who were previously selected as their buildings’ Teacher of the Year) included: Diane Stafford (formerly at Avon High School); Ashley Koontz (Avon Middle School North); Katie Littig (Avon Middle School South); Troy Warthan (Avon Intermediate School East); Holly Clark (Cedar Elementary); Jennifer Guerrero (Hickory Elementary); Andrea Brown (Maple Elementary); Andrea Rader (Pine Tree Elementary); Sarah O’Brien (River Birch Elementary); Tracy Wheeler (Sycamore Elementary); and Monica Balash (White Oak Elementary).  
     

    Mrs. Shepard received a bachelor’s degree from Indiana University and a master’s degree from Indiana Wesleyan. She has taught in Avon Schools for 14 years. Avon Community School Corporation submitted Mrs. Shepard's impressive portfolio to the Indiana Department of Education for the state's selection process of the Indiana Teacher of the Year award.  

     


     

     

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  • Parents:  Did you know you can change your contact preferences for school newsletters, automated telephone alerts, and emergency communications from your school?  Click here to learn how.  
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  • Condensed Version of the State of ACSC
     
    A condensed version of “State of Avon Community School Corporation” is now available. ACSC administrators presented important information at the beginning of the year covering topics such as finance, technology, transportation and academic/student life. This is part of the District’s Strategic Plan to increase communication among all stakeholders. Take a moment to view the document here.

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