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.
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.
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.
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.
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM 2nd Annual Avon Community Heritage Festival Kick-Off with the Band