North and South Parents - if you receive a letter indicating that your child is selected to take Algebra as an incoming 7th grader, you are invited to attend an information meeting on Monday, May 2, in the AMS North Media Center. Please enter door 27, which is the south entrance to the building.
Meeting Date: Monday, May 2
Meeting Time: 6:30pm (doors open at 6:00pm)
Location: AMS North Media Center
Computers and 8th Graders
It has been decided that 8th graders will take their computers home at the end of the school year and report with them to 9th grade at Avon High School. If you know that you will be moving to another school system for 9th grade, please return the computer to the guidance office by May 25.
The students will be given a checklist of things to be sure to do over the summer so that the computer is in operating order upon the return to school. The list will include such things as keeping the computer the computer charged, logging in to the computer on a regular basis, reporting to a specified office for needed repairs, etc.
Cheer try-outs for the 2016-2017 Fall season will be held on May 16, 17, 18 from 5:00-6:45 at AMSN. Students must have an updated physical (dated on or after April 1, 2016) and current e-signatures on file to participate. Parent meeting for girls who make the team will be held on May 24th.
There will be a call-out meeting for girls interested in high school basketball on Thursday, May 5, at 7:40am
SAVE THE DATE!
Avon High School will host their physical night on Monday, May 2, from 6:00pm-8:00pm. This is a great opportunity to get your child's athletic physical completed for a low cost. Cost is $20. More information will come soon from the high school. This is open to both High School and Middle School Athletes.
Avon Middle Schools will host their physical night on Thursday, May 12, at Avon Middle School South, beginning at 6:00pm. Appointments will be taken beginning in April. These appointments must be pre-paid to hold your spot.
Changes in Pre-Participation Physical Form (2016-17)
The IHSAA Pre-Participation Physical form has been updated for the 2016-17 school year. Any student athlete wishing to participate in athletics at Avon Middle School North or Avon High School must complete an updated physical, dated on or after April 1, 2016, in order to be eligible for participation for this summer and fall. All pages of the physical must be complete for the physical to be valid. Please pay special attention to the first page of the form, as all changes and requirements are listed.
An updated physical form can be found HERE
As always, students currently participating in athletics are eligible until June 1, 2016. If your student is interested in a spring athletic team, he/she can get a copy of the 2015-16 IHSAA physical form in the main office, or one can be printed from the website below.
May 9th ACSC Board Meeting -- Location Change
The May 9th Avon School Board meeting has been moved to the Avon Middle School South Multipurpose Room (located at 7199 East US Highway 36). Please enter Door #28 on the northwest side of the school. Parking will be available in front of the Administration Center at 7203 East US Highway 36. The meeting will begin at its scheduled time of 7 p.m.
AHS Student Government Hosting Avon Night Light
Avon High School Student Government is hosting its inaugural Avon Night Light GLOW 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, April 30th. Registration for the Glow 5K Run/Walk will begin at 6 p.m. and the race will begin at 7:30. Proceeds will be donated to Hendricks Regional Health Pre-Natal Care and Pediatric Unit. A neon t-shirt with glow in the dark lettering and glow stick will be provided with the cost of the run/walk.
Before, after, and during the run there will be a FREE Community Fun Fair for all ages! The Community Fun Fair will be located in the grass field behind the YMCA. There will be food trucks, music, games, and much, much more for all ages! It's a great way for the community to come together for an important cause.
Visit this link for more information and to register:
Kindergarten Registration Packets Now Available
If you have a child starting Kindergarten in the 2016-17 school year, please pick up a registration packet at the elementary building where your child will be attending. This packet contains important information to get your child registered. If you don't know which school, please contact Barb or Rebecca at 317-544-6000.
ACSC Board Names New AIS-East Assistant Principal
The Avon Community School Corporation (ACSC) Board has named Mr. Bradley M. Bates as the new Assistant Principal at Avon Intermediate School East (AIS-East) effective July 1, 2016.
Mr. Bates currently serves as Assistant Principal of Lincoln School (K-8) in the Evansville-Vanderburgh School Corporation. His focus has been on creating a positive climate and culture in this turnaround school.
“Mr. Bates stood out among a strong field of candidates,” said ACSC Assistant Superintendent Maryanne McMahon. “His rich educational background combined with a desire to serve children is a perfect fit for the needs of Avon Intermediate East.”
Mr. Bates will work with incoming principal (current associate principal) Mrs. Jenny Shayotovich.
“I am truly honored to be joining such an experienced and dedicated staff at AIS-East,” stated Bradley Bates. “I have a passion for working with students and assisting them to reach their potential academically, socially and emotionally. I am very excited about this opportunity.”
Mr. Bates also has elementary teaching experience in Kentucky and North Carolina and secondary experience coaching baseball (Noblesville, Eastern Greene). He served as an Academic Counselor at the University of Southern Indiana where he earned his MS in Elementary Education along with his Administrative Licensure. Mr. Bates also holds a B.S. in Sports Administration from the University of Indianapolis and a MS in Academic Advising from Kansas State University. He and his wife, Meagan, will be relocating to the area.
Here Comes the Bus Helps Parents Track 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 "Basic (free) Service" and/or a "Full (pay) Service." The basic (free) service will give a real-time location of a child's school bus on the Here Comes the Bus website via a computer, tablet or smartphone. (The basic, free service does not include use of the Here Comes the Bus app on a smartphone.)
Highly motivated individuals are encouraged to apply via the Applitrack application system located on the Avon Community School Corporation Human Resources home page: http://avon-schools.org/Page/9708. Salary Benefits: $80 for a whole day and $40 for a half day.
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM MN-Boys Golf vs. Brownsburg East (Oak Tree)
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM MN-Girls Tennis vs. AMSS (home)
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Algebra Parent Meeting (incoming 7th graders)
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM MN-Girls Tennis vs. Westfield (home)
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM MN-Track County meet at Plainfield
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM MN-Girls Tennis at BWMS
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM MN-Track (County Rain Date)
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM MN-Track Conference Meet at Zionsville
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM MN-Boys Golf Conference Tourney (Zionsville G.C.)