School News Category

Avon High School student trains pups to help the blind

Wednesday, May 9th, 2012

By Hannah Winger

Through Girl Scouts, Kelsie Vick, has found a way to help others, particularly the blind. For about three years she has been training “Seeing Eye dogs.” Kelsie is currently training her third puppy.

Kelsie began working with Guiding Eyes, a seeing-eye dog organization based in New York, in order to earn her Girl Scout Gold Award which she will receive this June. The award …Read More

The College Bubble

Friday, March 23rd, 2012

By Maggie Sullivan

Due to the constantly escalating cost of college tuition and the exponentially growing number of students enrolled in secondary education, some financial gurus predict the swelling and eventual bursting of a “college bubble.”

Financial bubbles occur when excessive demand drives the cost of a desired good or service up; therefore, banks overextend loans to fulfill these desires since the investment is justifiable.

According to an …Read More

Avon: Ice Cream Mecca of Ohio

Thursday, March 22nd, 2012

By Henry Jani

The recent growth of Avon has been a pleasure to some citizens who enjoy the addition of new stores. But a rise in the number of similar establishments has some questioning the city’s development plan.

In Cleveland Magazine’s “Rating the Suburbs” annual article, Avon was ranked under the “boomtown” category due to its recent spike in population growth. Avon is up to an 85% population …Read More

Students Annoyed with Denied Access to Staff Parking Lot

Thursday, March 22nd, 2012

By Tori Lukehart

Avon High School (AHS) Students are supposed to park in parking spaces marked with yellow lines, and teachers are supposed to park in the spaces with white lines. When AHS students violate these guidelines, much to the dismay of some students, they are punished.

According to Tom Russo, assistant Principal at AHS, there is not a single designated person who is responsible for checking …Read More

Avon High School introduces Common Final Exams

Tuesday, March 20th, 2012

By Jezza Syed

This school year at AHS, a different type of final exam will be administered to students. These exams, called Common Final Exams, will be quite different from the final exams students have taken in the past.

Principal of AHS, Kristina Dobos-Buller, initiated the creation of these assessments. She said, “These exams will be much different than the final exams students have taken in the …Read More