The JV Lady Orioles pulled out a 47-45 victory over Ben Davis last night. They were lead in scoring by Shylah Potts (11 points) and Savannah Proffitt (14 points). The Lady Orioles now stand at 15-4 for the season. Their next game is tomorrow at the "O"Rena vs. Fishers. JV starts at 1:00 pm, and Varsity begins at 2:30 pm. GO ORIOLES!
Come with Mrs. Cable, Mrs. Schonhoff, and Mrs. Welches to see four different European countries on spring break 2018! This is a tour with a great price in which you will see the German and Austrian Alps, historical WWII sites such as the Dachau labor camps, and the beautiful European cities of Vienna, Prague, Munich, and Budapest. There is an informational meeting on Wednesday February 1 at 6:30 in B211. There are only a limited number of spots left on this tour, so see Mrs. Cable, Mrs. Schonhoff, or Mrs. Welches for additional information!
Are you interested in learning a manmade language like elvish or dothraki and/or learning how to create your own language?? Come join AOAC for their meeting on Monday, January 23rd from 3-4pm in C203. Please contact Miss Milner for any questions.
Rescheduled PSAT/PACT Test Interpretation Night/Sophomore Parent Meeting.
This event scheduled for Tuesday, January 17 has been postponed. The new date is listed below with a description of the night.
On Monday, January 23 at 7:00 pm in the high school auditorium, there will be a Test Interpretation Night for sophomore and junior parents followed by Sophomore Parent Night. The PSAT test interpretation will be from 7-7:30. Then sophomore parents are encouraged to stay for more information pertaining to the 10th grade year, including the graduation qualifying exam, diplomas, Naviance, scheduling for the junior year, and more. Pre-ACT results will also be discussed.
Sophomores received their Pre-ACT results on January 11 in SRT
Sophomores and Juniors will receive PSAT results on January 18 in SRT.
If you have any questions about this event, please contact the AHS Guidance Office.
World Language Students: This is the final week of Penny Wars! Please help us send a child of a cancer patient to summer camp by contributing coins/bills to the WL teachers. We are way behind our usual collection total. Frau Richardson's classes are currently in the lead with Madame Eilert's classes a close second! Can your classes pull ahead?
Maple Educator Receives Award from Hendricks County Solid Waste
Janet Craig, Kindergarten teacher at Maple Elementary was named "Environmental Educator of the Year" by the Hendricks County Solid Waste Management District. Amy Sieferman, Outreach Coordinator, said that Mrs. Craig received the award for her environmental excellence in Hendricks County.
"We are super lucky to have an environmental school leader like Mrs. Craig," said Ms. Sieferman. "She teaches her students that they can do hard things like taking care of the earth."
AHS Students Recognized as "Rising Stars in Indiana"
Four Avon High School students are being honored as part of the first Rising Stars of Indiana recognition program. Patryk Baranski, Drew Langford, Christine Rodriguez and Carson Zeller are among 971 high school Juniors from 256 schools being honored.
The Indiana Association of School Principals (IASP) created the 2017 Rising Stars of Indiana. Each Indiana high school was invited to recognize up to four students currently in the 11th grade, based on their academic achievement. According to IASP, the Class of 2018 is surely promised success with the list of scholars that are being recognized.
The students will receive a Certificate of Achievement and be recognized at a luncheon in March.
(Photographed L-R: Drew Langford, Carson Zeller, Christine Rodriguez and Patryk Baranski)
Virtual Option Learning Day
Avon teachers and students have been preparing to use the Virtual Option learning days which gives schools the flexibility to schedule these days to meet the requirements of traditional make-up days. This school year, the Virtual Option may be used to make up a snow-day which may occur after January 16th. Please visit our Virtual Option Information page to learn more.
Keith Ziolkowski Named Middle School Orchestra Teacher of the Year
The Indiana American String Teachers Association has named Keith Ziolkowski as Middle School Orchestra Teacher of the Year. Mr. Ziolkowski is the Orchestra Director at Avon Middle Schools North and South. He will be recognized at an upcoming awards ceremony.
Mr. Ziolkowski directed the Avon Middle Schools Chamber Orchestra last year at the Annual Midwest Clinic. The Orchestra Program at Avon Schools is in its 10th year serving more than 700 students in grades 6 through 12.
Bridges in Mathematics: Reporting Update
Changes are coming to how families will receive progress updates for math with our new math program, Bridges in Mathematics. In follow-up to the letter from the school’s principal in early November, you may visit http://www.avon-schools.org/Page/13315 to watch a short video that explains the changes and to view sample reports. Please contact your school’s principal with questions. Support for families with Bridges in Mathematics can also be found on the following website: http://www.mathlearningcenter.org/support/bridges
Here Comes the Bus is FREE to Avon Families
Winter weather is right around the corner! This can make for slower than normal traffic and occasionally cause buses to run a little behind schedule. Be sure to download the free Here Comes the Bus app from the App Store or Google Play. Just sign up and you will know exactly where your child's bus can be found. You can even receive alerts when it is near your home.
Here Comes the Bus is offered as a FREE service to ACSC families. A school code is needed to sign up for the program. The code, further instructions and additional links can be found on the ACSC Transportation web page at http://www.avon-schools.org/Page/157.
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.
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM HS- Band Concert
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM HS GSA Club Meeting
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM HS-Instrumental Solo and Ensemble
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM HS Eco Club Meeting
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM HS-ACT Workshop
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM HS-Choir Solo/Emsemble
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM HS BPA Club Meeting