Here Comes the Bus will be offered as a FREE service for the
2016-2017 School Year
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The school code for Avon is 78330
1st Grade: 11:30-12:00
2nd Grade: 12:00-12:30
3rd Grade: 12:30-1:00
4th Grade: 12:20-12:50
May 26th: Last Day of School
July 26th: Class list posted 2:00 pm building open 2- 3:30 pm
July 27th: First Day of School
School Hours: 8:50 am - 3:40 pm
August 1st: Back to School Night
Session 1: 6:00 pm-6:45 pm
Session 2: 7:00 pm-7:45 pm
August 3rd: Staff Development Day 1 Hour delay
ACSC Volunteer Background Check
ACSC has recently adopted a revised Volunteer Background Check policy which requires a background history review and search of the sex offender registery for ALL volunteers in our buildings. For detailed information regarding this enhanced safety practice, please click the link below and return the form to your child's school. Please note history checks could take up to 7 days to process.
ACSC Partners with Andy Mohr Automotive Group
Avon Community School Corporation and Andy Mohr Automotive Group announced its new partnership. The 10-year agreement, approved by the Avon School Board of Trustees, names Andy Mohr Automotive (AMAG) as Avon Community School Corporation’s (ACSC) exclusive automotive partner.
As ACSC’s partner, the outdoor athletic complex at Avon High School will be renamed as the Andy Mohr Athletic Complex. The high school’s gymnasium, aquatics center and fieldhouse will also be renamed. ACSC’s Teacher of the Year program will now be sponsored by the automotive group. In addition, Andy Mohr Automotive will donate vehicles to be used for future fundraisers and a special employee purchase program will be implemented.
“Avon is an important community to us. We have hundreds of employees and thousands of customers in Avon,” stated Chief Executive Officer, Andrew Mohr. “We believe that this long-term partnership with Avon Community School Corporation will enhance the lives not only of the students and faculty at Avon, but the entire community, our customers and our future customers.”
“We are especially grateful for Mr. Mohr’s support of our students and staff,” said ACSC Superintendent Dr. Margaret Hoernemann. “This partnership will enhance what ACSC is able to accomplish in the classroom, on the field and in extracurricular activities.”
The 10-year commitment includes the following details:
Proceeds from the vehicle raffle sales are expected to push the total value of the partnership in excess of $1 million.
Andy Mohr Automotive operates 12 franchise automotive dealerships, one heavy-duty truck center and four collision centers in the central Indiana area. Andrew Mohr was inducted into the Junior Achievement Central Indiana Business Hall of Fame in 2015 and was the 2014 United Way of Central Indiana Campaign Chair, where he led record-setting campaign funding in Hendricks County. Andy Mohr Automotive has helped local non-profit organizations generate more than $1 million in additional funds via car raffles in recent years.
Avon Community School Corporation (ACSC) offers children high quality educational instruction with a keen focus on improving student achievement. More than 9,300 students are served in grades Pre-K-12 in 12 schools (seven elementary; two intermediate; two middle and one high school). ACSC operates on a balanced calendar schedule. Visit the ACSC website at www.avon-schools.org.
Special Note to Parents of Kindergarten Students
Note from the ACSC Transportation Department: Parents of Kindergarten students are required to meet their child at the bus stop for the afternoon drop off. A parent may designate other individuals to receive their child by signing an authorization affidavit. The affidavit is available at your child's school, the Transportation Center or here: http://www.avon-schools.org/Page/157
ACSC Names Chris Hill as Teacher of the Year
Avon High School Teacher Chris Hill was named Avon Community School Corporation’s Teacher of the Year for 2015-16. The announcement came during an all-employee Back-to-School Celebration. He was chosen by a committee comprised of community members.
Mr. Hill has taught in Avon for 10 years, currently teaching Engineering Technology and is also a Project Lead the Way teacher. He sponsors the Avon Robotics Club which was the recipient of a NASA Grant, earned a State Championship and had a Top 50 Robot in the World winner. Mr. Hill is the legislative chair for the Indiana Association for Career and Technical Education and was a recipient of the Lilly Foundation Teacher Creativity Fellowship in 2015. In addition, he has won the Donors Choose Duke Energy STEM Grant, PwC Foundations for Financial Literacy Grant, Avon Education Foundation Grant and the Microsoft Choose to Code Beta Testing Award. Mr. Hill received his bachelor’s degree from Indiana State University in 2006 and his master’s degree from Ball State in 2012.
This year’s Back-to-School Celebration included a special announcement for the Teacher of the Year Award program: Andy Mohr (Andy Mohr Automotive Group) told the crowd of about 800 employees that his company is the new sponsor. An annual $5,000 award will be distributed among the District Teacher of the Year and other finalists. Mr. Mohr presented Chris Hill with a crystal award and check. Mr. Hill also received a gift from the Sharon Pinnick Educational Fund, (Hendricks County Community Foundation) and the Avon Rotary Club. In addition, Flowered Occasions donated a floral arrangement.
The other candidates (who were previously selected as their buildings’ Teacher of the Year) included: Joshua Deisler (Avon Middle School North); Holly Baker (Avon Middle School South); Michelle Howard (Avon Intermediate School East); Serena Runions (Avon Intermediate School West); Ashlee Tucker (Cedar Elementary); Stephanie Fetzer (Hickory Elementary); Janet Craig (Maple Elementary); Bobby Coppadge (River Birch Elementary); Sarah Altman (Sycamore Elementary); and Kelly Mitchell (White Oak Elementary); and Lori Karnuta (Pine Tree Elementary).
Avon Community School Corporation submitted Mr. Hill’s impressive portfolio to the Indiana Department of Education for the state’s selection process of the Indiana Teacher of the Year award.
Here is a link to a video of the announcement: Teacher of the Year Video
Sign Up for Here Comes the Bus to Track Your Child's School Bus
ACSC families can use Here Comes the Bus – a website and mobile app – to view the real-time location of their child’s school bus. Through this program, parents may also receive push notifications or email alerts regarding bus changes and/or delays.
Here Comes the Bus is offered as a FREE service to ACSC families.
Important Information for Non-Resident Transfer Students (2016-17 School Year)
For the 2016-2017 school year, Avon Community School Corporation (ACSC) will continue to accept new transfer student applications from non-resident students in the order received for Grades 9, 10 and 11 through September 9, 2016, based on availability.
Interested non-resident students should complete the ACSC 2016-2017 Application for Enrollment of a Student Without Legal Settlement in the School District. Applications are to be submitted to the Administration Building at 7203 East U.S. Hwy 36, Avon, IN 46123, faxed to (317) 544-6001, or emailed to VLLengerich@avon-schools.org.
Questions concerning non-resident transfer students should be directed to:
Dr. John F. Atha, Assistant Superintendent
7203 East US HWY 36
Avon, Indiana 46123
Highly motivated individuals are encouraged to apply via the Applitrack application system located on the Avon Community School Corporation Human Resources home page: http://www.avon-schools.org/Page/9708. Salary Benefits: $80 for a whole day and $40 for a half day.
2:50 PM - 3:35 PM AHS Football - Readers @ Cedar
2:45 PM - 3:30 PM PTO: Fund Raiser Kick-Off Convo
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM PTO Meeting