AHS Announcements

  • cross country The 12th ranked Boys' Cross Country Team won their second straight hokum karem meet on Saturday at Noblesville.  Leading the way in both meets were Taylor Kleyn and Will Anderson.  For their efforts, AXC was named Team of the Week by hoosierxc.com.  The boys are now 30-0 to start the season and will look to defend their Hendricks County title tonight starting at 5:00 p.m. at Tri-West High School.

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    The #2 state ranked Avon Girls Cross Country Team placed 1st out of 11 teams at the Noblesville Black & Gold Hokum Karem on Saturday.  The Orioles dominated the competition, including 3 other top 15 ranked teams, by placing their 3 scoring relay pairs in the top 6: 1st, 2nd and 6th respectively.  The winning relay pair consisted of Kate Bernicke and Taylor Nicholson, while Malyka Abramson and Courtney Kerr were runners-up.  Lauren Heeger & Kelsie Mothersead and Alissa Lustgarten & Elyse Rhoades were the Orioles other two pairs.  The varsity season record stands at 24-0.
    In the Reserve 3 Kilometer race, the Orioles were edged by Zionsville with Amanda Grothen, Katy Smith, Anay DeLaCruz, Anna Pearson, Takayla Carlton, Megan Hill and Jazzy Stone rounding out the top 7 for the Orioles, whose Reserve season record now stands at 17-1.
    The Orioles travel to Tri-West this evening and seek their 4th consecutive Hendricks County Championship at 5:00 pm.

     
     
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  • stage The Avon Center Stage Performers will be holding a meeting and a Master Class Workshop over Audition Techniques next Friday, Sept. 5th, from 6-9.  Your dues must be paid to attend this meeting.  Pizza will be $.50 a slice plus $1.  A Master Teacher from the Indiana Repertory Theatre will be teaching topics like Monologue Selection and Performance Techniques. See Lori Riley for details.  If you want to be a member - stop in at F110 for an information packet.

     
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  • SAT Attention Juniors and eager Sophomores! Mrs. Leahy and Miss Cable are offering an Avon Oriole SAT Prep workshop. You will gain valuable test taking strategies as well as review essential math, reading, and writing skills. Pick up an application from Mrs. Leahy in 224, Miss Cable in E217,or from the guidance office today. Space is limited to the first 30 applicants! Beef up before the October 11th SAT's. Applications are due September 12th.

     
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  • soccer The boys soccer team improved to 4-0 on the season after defeating Ben Davis 7-1 in the Westside Classic on Friday and Ritter 4-0 on Saturday night.  Jordan Kleyn led the way with 4 goals and 3 assists on the weekend, while Trevor Semakula added 3 goals and an assist, and Logan Hatter had a goal and an assist in the two games.  Next up is a trip to HSE tonight.

    soccer  Girls Soccer News
    The varsity and JV girls soccer teams hosted the Avon Invitational this past weekend. The JV earned a 1-1 tie against North Central and a 2-1 win against Center Grove. Goalscorers were Cassidy McAfee, Camille Vann, and Brynn Hylton.  The number one state ranked varsity team earned two wins on the weekend. The first was a 2-0 win against North Central and the second was a 2-1 win against Center Grove. Goalscorers on the weekend were Aspen Weyenberg, Miranda Ricks, Jenna Miller, and Hope Van Wagner. Both teams are undefeated after the first two weeks of games! Come out and support your Lady Orioles this Wednesday as they host HCC rival, Hamilton Southeastern. JV starts at 5:30 and the varsity will begin at 7.

     
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  • bookfees Parents:  Book bills will be mailed home by September 24th. Payment will be due by November 7th. Payments can be made by cash, check or credit card and given to Keri Gerig, treasurer. 


     
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  • IU Attention Seniors interested in attending Indiana University! 

    The ALC Guidance Office is now accepting applications for the prestigious Wells Scholarship.  This is a full tuition scholarship to IU Bloomington.  Avon High School can nominate two students to progress on to the interview stage of the selection process at IU.  In the past years, winners of the Wells Scholarship ranked in the top 5% of their graduating class and had an average combined SAT (Math & Critical Reading) score of 1430+.  Applications can be picked up in the ALC Guidance Office.  Deadline to turn in the applications to the ALC Guidance Office is Friday, September 19, 2014.  


     
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  • Volunteers!!! 

    Starting the 2014-2015 school year, all volunteers must complete a volunteer application form/background check which must be approved prior to volunteering.  Volunteer background checks are evaluated and are valid for three (3) years.  After three (3) years volunteers will be required to complete a new volunteer application form and the status as a volunteer will be re-evaluated.  Click here to print a form to be completed, signed and returned to the School.
     
    We appreciate your patience in working through this time as the safety of our students is of paramount importance!!

     


     
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  • yearbook Listen up for some important yearbook information. If you ordered a yearbook last year, pick up your tip-in today or tomorrow at the concessions stand by the main cafeteria.

    Also, 2014-2015 yearbooks are on sale now. To get the discounted pre-order price, make your purchase during Back to School Night or pick up a form in the main office and turn it in by August 31st.

    Lastly, if you wanted a yearbook from last year but were not able to buy one, extras are now available. Stop by the main office to make your purchase.

     
     
     
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  •  purdue
    You’re invited to PREVIEW PURDUE!
    Learn about majors, campus life, student housing, and admissions.
    Wednesday, September 10, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.
    Avon Washington Township Park Pavilion Center – Aspen Room
    435 Whipple Lane
    Register online at www.admissions.purdue.edu/previewpurdue 

     
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  • Instructional Assistants Wanted 
    Avon Community School Corporation is seeking highly motivated and qualified instructional assistants to support teaching and learning in our schools.  Candidates must have at least 60 hours of college/university credit.  Please apply on-line through the application process found under the Human Resources-Employment link .  Most of these positions are 29 hours per week.  Please consider joining Avon schools.  We are a great place to learn and lead.

     
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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 assignment 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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