AvonHS News

Senior Sports Players Signing Scholarships

Wednesday, May 9th, 2012

By Mary Dickson

According to College Scholarships USA, the hunger for talented international soccer players is enormous. And nationally, there must be a need too, which might explain why so many of this year’s AHS senior soccer players have been signed with colleges for athletic scholarships. EN sat down with a few of these students to find out more about what goes into the world of …Read More

Throwing elbows for graduation seats

Wednesday, May 9th, 2012

By Mary Dickson

Graduation day for this year’s seniors might not meet up to their expectations.

In the past, Avon’s graduation ceremony has been held in the school’s main gymnasium. But, with growing student population, this room is not large enough for the number of friends and family that want to attend the event. Therefore, last year, AHS started issuing tickets to its graduates.

Because seats for graduation …Read More

The Flying Man

Wednesday, May 9th, 2012

By Jezza Syed

It’s a bird, it’s a plane, NO it’s David Blocksom. Blocksom is a resident of Rocky River and the chief financial officer of Ohio Cat, the distributor of Catepillar earth moving and power generation equipment. He uses an apparatus that allows him to fly. He told EN, once in flight “you are flying in an ocean of air; there is a total sense of …Read More

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

Politicians are no more than pageant winners

Wednesday, May 9th, 2012

By Maggie Sullivan

In a land “run by the People,” I used to waste my time pondering who would be the ideal representative for the United States as President. Then, I realized it doesn’t matter.

America is considered to be “run by the People” because we citizens posses the right to vote. However, in reality, we just get to vote for the person who votes for us. …Read More