School News

  • AMSN is a four star school!
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  • Service Learning Project Opportunity
     
    April 14-25:  we are collecting new and gently used books to donate to the Hendricks Regional Hospital's Pediatric Unit. 

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  • Spirit Week is April 21 - 25
     
    Monday, April 21: Professional/Career Day (dress up as your "dream" profession)
    Tuesday, April 22: Clash Day (mis-match)
    Wednesday, April 23: Decades Day (dress up from your favorite decade) 
    Thursday, April 24: Black/Gold Day
    Friday, April 25: Superhero T-Shirt Day  

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  • Hats Off to AEF is Wednesday, May 7th. For a $1 donation, students may wear a hat to school on that day. Help support the work of the Avon Education Foundation by participating in this fun event.

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  • ISTEP Dates
     
    ISTEP Multiple Choice testing dates for Avon Middle School North are April 28 - May 2  

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  • Snow Makeup Days will be held on the following dates:
    Monday, June 2
    Tuesday, June 3 

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Athletic News

  • Golf schedule change:  we will play against AMS South on Wednesday, April 30th, at Oak Tree Golf Course
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  • Cheer Try-outs for the 2014 school year will be held on May 5, May 6 and May 8 from 5:30-7:30.  Students MUST have all athletic paperwork on file to participate. Physicals must be dated on or after April 1, 2014 to be valid for the 2014-15 school year. Students who have a current physical on file in the office will be eligible to try-out, but must provide a new physical before any summer practices or camps. Athletic paperwork can be found on the athletic forms page and in the front office. 
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  • Athletic Physical Night
     
    AMSN will once again offer the chance for students to get their athletic physicals for the 2014-15 school year. Physicals will be held at AMS South on Thursday, May 15th, beginning at 6:00pm. Physicals are held by appointment only, and must be pre-paid (cost is $20, and can be paid by Cash or Checks made payable to AMSN). Appointments must be made in person. We will begin taking appointments for physicals on Monday, May 5. 

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District News

  • P.Haviza AHS Student Advances to Final Round of 2014 U.S. Presidential Scholars
     
    Avon High School Senior Parker Haviza has advanced to the final round of the 2014 U.S. Presidential Scholars competition. He is one of 565 semifinalists. Parker emerged from an initial pool of more than 4,100 candidates on the basis of superior achievements, leadership qualities, personal character and involvement in community and school activities. 
     
    Final selection of the Scholars will be announced in mid-May by U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan.


     

     
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  • IN-DOE Seven Avon Schools Recognized as 2012-13 Four Star Schools

     

    Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz has announced Indiana’s Four Star schools for 2012-2013. Seven schools from Avon Community School Corporation received this recognition. In order to achieve the designation, a school must be in the top 25th percentile of schools in three ISTEP-based categories. A total of 311 schools received the award throughout the state.
     
    Avon’s Four Star Schools:
     

    White Oak Elementary

    Hickory Elementary

    Avon Intermediate School East

    Avon Intermediate School West

    Avon Middle School North

    Avon Middle School South

    Avon High School

     

     

     

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  • AHS Lip Dub AHS Video Goes Viral!

    Have you seen the new Avon High School lip dub video? It has gone viral on YouTube! Posted just this past weekend, the six-minute video has garnered nearly 150,000 views. It has been featured on the local news & radio stations as well as nationally on ABC World News Tonight, FOX News and Good Morning America. You can view it here: http://bit.ly/1imHGL7. It is a fun collaboration featuring most of the AHS student body to raise awareness and funds for this weekend’s Riley Dance Marathon. If you would like to make a donation, please click:
    http://donate.rileykids.org/goto/ahslipdub.

     

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    AEF AEF Comedy Night Raises Funds for Avon Students

     

    There is still time to purchase your tickets for the Avon Education Foundation Comedy Night on Saturday, April 26th from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Duke Energy Center (Metropolis Plainfield). This hilarious evening, with entertainment provided by Comedy Sportz, will celebrate funds raised to support all Avon schools and kids in grades K-12.

     

    Click here to view the Oriole Auction, which begins inside each Avon school on Monday, April 21st. Be sure to check out some of the unique items that you can bid on. Visit the AEF website at: http://avon-schools.org/aef to purchase tickets. Tickets may also be purchased in person at the Avon Schools Administration Center (7203 East US HWY 36, Avon).


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  • Odyssey AHS Drama Tackles Epic Adventure
     
    The greatest adventure story of all time comes to the stage of The Hendricks Regional Performing Arts Center at Avon High School! “The Odyssey,” written by Homer and adapted for the stage by Thomas Hischak, will be performed by The Avon High School Center Stage Performers on April 24th, 25th and 26th at 7 p.m. and on April 27th at 2p.m. This production will be performed in a lively, theatrical fashion that will enthrall audiences of all ages. Tickets are $7 and may be purchased at the door. Contact Director Lori Riley for more information at ljriley@avon-schools.org or at 317-544-5000.
      
     
     
     




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    AEF Accepting Resumes for Executive Director Position
     
    The Avon Education Foundation is seeking a dynamic, leadership focused professional to fill its Executive Director position upon the retirement of Pam DeWeese. The deadline to apply is Friday, April 25, 2014. For duties, qualifications and additional information, interested candidates should visit the AEF website at www.avon-schools.org/aef.
     
     

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  • Seedlings Seedlings Preschool Registration Now Open
     
    The Avon Seedlings Preschool registration for the 2014-2015 school year is open. The program will be 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. Please visit the Student Enrollment page at http://avon-schools.org//site/default.aspx?PageID=11218 to view the Seedlings brochure, calendar and registration form. 
     
    In order to register your child/grandchild for the program, bring the completed registration form and the $150 registration fee to the front office at White Oak Elementary between the hours of 7 a.m. and 4 p.m. If you have any questions, please contact Annette Patchett at White Oak Elementary (317-544-6700) or Amy Roberts at the Administration Building (317-544-6072).


     

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  • Lisa Kern AHS Teacher Receives Lilly Endowment Teacher Creativity Fellowship
     
    Congratulations to AHS Science Teacher, Mrs. Lisa Kern, for being awarded a $10,000 Lilly Endowment Grant. 

    Now in its 27th year, the Endowment’s Teacher Creativity Fellowship Program continues to provide time, financial support and encouragement for Indiana educators to attend to their own intellectual and emotional health. This renewal enables them to engage and motivate their students even more effectively.

    Mrs. Kern’s summer renewal experience is titled “Traveling Through Space and Time: Across North America in 1.8 Billion Years.” With this grant she will investigate geology in Nebraska, Utah, California, Arizona and New Mexico; post videos, photos and narrative to a video log this summer. 

    Mrs. Kern joins ­­­an elite group of former Avon Lilly Endowment recipients:

    2005: Mollie Gregory (AHS-retired; Language Arts)
    2009: Paul Haiducu (Two-time winner/AHS; Physics)
    2010: Chad Seals (AHS-former teacher; Spanish)
    2010: Michelle Rollings (Avon Intermediate School-East; Art)
    2011: Gwynn Wills (Avon Intermediate School-East; Autism Consultant)
    2013: Lisa Guthrie (Avon Middle School-South; Math)
    2014: Lisa Kern (AHS; Science)

    Following is a link with more information about Lilly Endowment and the winners: http://www.lillyendowment.org/pdf/TCFP2014Winners.pdf
     
    (Photo courtesy of Ardea Photo)



     
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  • Natl Merit Finalists Five AHS Students Named as National Merit Finalists
     
    Five AHS Students have been named as Finalists in the 2014 National Merit® Scholarship Program. This is the highest number of students named for Avon. In addition, six students were named as Commended in this competition. The Finalists are: Parker Haviza, Nicholas Fales, Luke Brown, Veronica Blair and Mark Bode (Pictured: seated l-r). The Commended students are: Nate Briggs, Hannah Boyd, Daniel Blackburn, Jay Hankins, Gregory Sprout and Will Pirino (Pictured: standing l-r with Principal Matt Shockley).

    National Merit Scholarship winners of 2014 will be announced beginning in April and conclude in July. These scholarship recipients will join more than 300,000 other distinguished young people who have earned the Merit Scholar title.
     
     

     
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