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Avon High School Announcements

 

2nd Semester 2Wednesday, January 23rd will be the start of second semester classes.

Wednesday, January 23rd will be the start of second semester classes. Students can plan to pick up copies of their complete second semester schedules in the main gym first thing in the morning on that first day on Wednesday, January 23rd.

 

ImportantJunior Senior Release is not automatically in effect the first day of the semester until students stay for a quick presentation in the auditorium and signed release forms are checked. 

Any student with Junior Senior Release must meet in the auditorium during their first release period on the first day of the semester.  Students will turn signed release forms in to the auditorium. Then, students will be released.  Second semester release forms are available for pick up in the Administrative Office.  Once your signed form is in, you will not need to report to the auditorium if you have a second semester release on your schedule.

 

Media CenterThe Media Center is closed Wednesday, January 23rd.

The media center is closed the first day of the semester, and will reopen to students on Thursday, January 24th.

 

 

Winter DanceThe Winter Formal is Saturday, February 23rd, and Guest Forms are now available.

AHS Winter Formal will be held on Saturday, February 23rd from 8:00pm until 11:00pm.  Visiting guest forms are available in the Administrative Office and Student Services.  More information about tickets and the dance will be announced in February. 

 

YearbookYearbook Headquarters sends a shout out to Seniors

This announcement is from YBHQ!  Seniors, we are looking for pictures from "then" and "now" pictures. These are pictures from the past that you can recreate pose to take now.  Yearbook will take the picture or you can.  Please e-mail Mrs. Magee if you would like to participate or stop by YBHQ during your lunch period and we can set you up!

 

Art Club 2An Art Club Meeting is Wednesday, January 23rd

Art Club will meet Wednesday, January 23rd from 3:15pm – 5:00pm in room 176, the ceramics lab. Hope to see you there!

 

 

Chess Club PiecesThe next Chess Club meeting will be Wednesday, January 23rd

The next Chess Club meeting will be this Wednesday, January 23rd from 3:15pm - 4:15pm in the Media Center. Stop by to get club information and try it out!

 

Washington DC CompositeSunday, January 27th, there is a Mandatory Washington DC Meeting

Seniors attending the Washington, D.C. trip, please mark the following date in your calendar: Sunday, January 27th.  At 5:00pm on Sunday, January 27th, there will be a Room and Bus Sign-Up Meeting in the AHS Auditorium.  It is a mandatory meeting for all students attending the trip.  Parents do not need to attend.  In order to sign up for a room and bus, you will need to have a room of 4.  Please see Ms. Malone or Mr. Henderson if you need help filling your room, or are in need of roommates.

 

CheerleadingThe Informational Meeting for AHS Cheer Tryouts is Sunday, February 24th

AHS Cheer Tryouts are soon! If you are interested in trying out for cheerleading for next year, you must attend the cheerleading meeting on Sunday, February 24th at 4:00pm. It will take place in the High School Auditorium.

 

Go TeamCheerleading March Pre-Tryout Clinic Information

Avon Cheerleading is going to be holding a pre-tryout clinic on Sunday, March 3rd 5:30-8:00pm at AHS in the gym. Current AHS cheerleaders will be teaching anyone NEW to the program, who will be trying out for cheer for the next season.  During the clinic we will be teaching motions, jumps, & techniques to prep you for our tryouts the following week. There is no sign up needed for the clinic, just show up with your EMF forms & ready to learn! High school tryouts will take place the week of March 10th. Clinic days will take place at the Early Learning Center Gym on Sunday, March 10th from12:30pm-3:00pm, Monday, March 11th from 4:00pm-6:00pm, and on Tuesday March 12th from 6:00pm-8:00pm. Cheer Tryouts will be on Thursday, March 14th starting at 3:30pm in the AHS gym. If you have any questions before the meeting, contact Coach Marissa Mahilo.

 

SparkleAvon High School is looking for students for the Sparkle Cheerleading Team!

Avon High School is looking for students for the Sparkle Cheerleading Team! This is a cheerleading team for students with and without disabilities. The Sparkle Effect is a national nonprofit organization that supports and sponsors inclusive cheerleading teams. This squad will be cheering on the Eagle athletic teams for home games in the fall and winter seasons. We will practice 2 times a week and will cheer at 4 events in the fall and 6 events in the winter. This team will be open to all students with disabilities who are entering grades 9-12 in the Fall of 2019. Also, we will be looking for students without disabilities to serve as buddies. These buddies will apply and go through an interview process to be chosen. We are looking for an even mix of students entering grades 9-12 who are committed and dedicated to helping with this team. In addition, we are looking for one student captain to help in leadership roles. There will be an informational meeting on Sunday, February 24th at 3:00pm at AHS in the auditorium. Sparklers interested will be able to sign up after the meeting. Buddies interested will be given an application after the meeting as well. All applications are due to the athletic office no later than Friday, March 15, 2019. Interviews will be held on Wednesday, March 20th starting at 3:00pm. You can sign up for a 10 minute interview slot after the meeting or in the athletic office. Any questions, please contact Coach Marissa Mahilo.

 

ACT Test PrepUpcoming ACT Test Prep at AHS Offered. Register early, deadline January 25th

College Recruiting Specialists is hosting test prep classes at AHS on four consecutive Tuesdays. These classes will be held at Avon High School prior to the free ACT test that all Juniors will be taking at here on February 21st. These test prep classes will be held on Tuesday, January 29th, and February 5th, 12th and 19th from 3:15pm-4:30pm in the Language Arts Lecture Hall, Room 226. Registration forms can be found online on the Guidance section of the high school website or in the Student Services Office. Cost for the test prep is $125. Seating is limited, so sign up fast! The registration deadline is January 25th!



Cornell UniversityCornell University’s Curie and Catalyst Camps

Cornell University is hosting a one-week summer program for high school juniors and seniors in July 2019. The CURIE and CATALYST Academies are one-week summer residential programs for high school students who excel in math and science, enjoy solving problems, and want to learn more about careers in engineering. The target population for the CURIE Academy is rising junior and senior women students of all backgrounds; while the target population for the CATALYST Academy are rising junior and senior male and female students from backgrounds (African American, Native American/Alaska Native, Latino/a and Pacific Islander) severely underrepresented in the science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) disciplines. Applications for the CURIE Academy can be found at https://sites.coecis.cornell.edu/curieacademy/. Application deadline is March 1, 2019. Applications for the CATALYST Academy can be found at https://sites.coecis.cornell.edu/catalystacademy/. Application deadline is March 1, 2019.



PLTWProject Lead the Way Engineering Summer Camp

Project Lead the Way Engineering Summer Camp is open to Lorain County students in grades 9-12 who have completed Algebra I. Students who participate in this camp will be eligible to participate in the Project Lead the Way (PLTW) Program. Apply for the PLTW Camp at www.locallevelevents.com/events/home. This camp is free, and is open to the first 25 students who apply. The camp dates are June 17th through the 28th, and the times are 8:00am-3:00pm. It will be held at Lorain County Community College PLTW Lab, Campana Building, Room AT137. Students must provide their own transportation to camp. For questions, contact Tina Pelto (440) 774-1051 ext. 22272 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

 

Zoo CrewThe Cleveland Metroparks Zoo Crew might be for you.

The Cleveland Metroparks Zoo is looking for teens for their teen program, Zoo Crew. Zoo Crew teens are trained to help with various conservation projects at the Zoo and in interpreting. Students should show an interest in both learning about wildlife and sharing their knowledge with others. Applicants must be 13-17 years old by January 1, 2019 and not older than 17 by June 1st, 2019. You need to plan to attend at least once/week for the entire summer, with only two excused absences, have an exceptional interest in animals and the environment and the desire and ability to work with people of all ages. Submit your applications with two references by 4:00pm on March 1, 2019.  Applications available at https://www.clevelandmetroparks.com/zoo/learn/educational-programs/educational-opportunities/zoo-crew. The cost is $67 which covers your uniform, nametag, training, handbook materials, activities and wrap-up party. Questions call 216-661-6500 x4031. 

 

 

 Avon High School Upcoming Events :    

1/21/2019

7:10AM - 3:10PM

No School: Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Throughout Avon High School

1/23/2019

7:10AM - 3:10PM

School Resumes: Second Semester Starts

Throughout Avon High School

1/23/2019

7:00AM - 8:10PM

Second Semester Schedules Distributed

Athletic Spaces | GYM - Main Gym

1/23/2019

6:00AM - 7:00AM

Track and Field Throwing

Athletic Spaces | AUX - Aux Gym

1/23/2019

9:00AM - 2:00PM

Unified Basketball Field Trip

Academic Spaces | Field Trip

1/23/2019

10:45AM - 11:30AM

Senior Lunches in Community Room

Academic Spaces | 184 - Community Room

1/23/2019

1:15PM - 2:15PM

Chamber Orchestra Rehearsal

Academic Spaces | AUD - Auditorium

1/23/2019

3:00PM - 4:30PM

Pep Band Rehearsal

Academic Spaces | 180 - Band Room

1/23/2019

3:00PM - 8:30PM

Basketball Practice

Athletic Spaces | AUX - Aux Gym

1/23/2019

3:15PM - 4:15PM

Friendship Group Meeting

Academic Spaces | 184 - Community Room

1/23/2019

3:15PM - 6:00PM

Spring Musical Rehearsal

Academic Spaces | AUD - Auditorium

1/23/2019

4:00PM - 9:00PM

Girls Basketball Game

Athletic Spaces | GYM - Main Gym

1/23/2019

6:30PM - 7:30PM

Hockey Team Dinner

Academic Spaces | 184 - Community Room

1/23/2019

7:00PM - 9:00PM

AEO Winter Rehearsal

Academics | Auditorium & Orch. Room

1/24/2019

8:30AM - 11:45AM

JVS Sophomore Exploration

Academic Spaces | Field Trip

1/24/2019

10:45AM - 11:30AM

Senior Lunches in Community Room

Academic Spaces | 184 - Community Room

1/24/2019

11:45AM - 12:30PM

Students on JVS Trip - Lunch 4C

Academic Spaces | 184 - Community Room

1/24/2019

1:15PM - 2:15PM

Chamber Orchestra Rehearsal

Academic Spaces | AUD - Auditorium

1/24/2019

3:00PM - 7:30PM

Basketball Practice

Athletic Spaces | GYM - Main & Aux. Gyms

1/24/2019

3:15PM - 4:30PM

JSA Meeting

Academic Spaces | LH 226 - Lecture Hall

1/24/2019

3:15PM - 5:15PM

Pep Band Rehearsal

Academic Spaces | 180 - Band Room

1/24/2019

3:15PM - 6:00PM

Spring Musical Rehearsal

Academic Spaces | AUD - Auditorium

1/24/2019

3:15PM - 6:45PM

Robotics Team Building Session

Academic Spaces | 163 - Robotics Room

1/24/2019

3:30PM - 5:30PM

AHS Eaglette Dance Team Practice

Academic Spaces | 184 - Community Room

1/24/2019

4:30PM - 8:00PM

Varsity Wrestling

Athletic Spaces | GYM - Main Gym

1/24/2019

5:00PM - 7:00PM

Student Council Meeting

Academic Spaces | Rooms 172 and 205

1/24/2019

5:30PM - 7:30PM

Boys Basketball Team Dinner

Academic Spaces | COM - Commons

1/24/2019

6:00PM - 7:30PM

Youth Wrestling Practice

Athletic Spaces | WR 195 - Wrestling Room

1/24/2019

6:30PM - 9:00PM

Musical Set Construction

Academic Spaces | AUD - Auditorium

1/24/2019

7:30PM - 8:30PM

Avon Basketball Assoc. Practice

Athletic Spaces | AUX - Aux Gym

1/25/2019

6:45AM - 8:00AM

NHS Doughnut Day

Academic Spaces | COM - Commons

1/25/2019

10:45AM - 11:30AM

Senior Lunches in Community Room

Academic Spaces | 184 - Community Room

1/25/2019

1:15PM - 2:15PM

Chamber Orchestra Rehearsal

Academic Spaces | AUD - Auditorium

1/25/2019

3:00PM - 5:30PM

Basketball Practice

Athletic Spaces | GYM - Main & Aux. Gyms

1/25/2019

3:15PM - 6:00PM

Musical Set Construction

Academic Spaces | AUD - Auditorium

1/25/2019

3:15PM - 9:30PM

Robotics Team Building Session

Academic Spaces | 163 - Robotics Room

1/25/2019

4:00PM - 9:00PM

Boys Basketball Game

Athletic Spaces | GYM - Main Gym

1/25/2019

4:00PM - 9:00PM

Boys Basketball Game

Athletic Spaces | GYM - Main Gym

1/25/2019

5:00PM - 9:15PM

Open Mic Night Fundraiser

Academic Spaces | Auditorium & Commons

1/25/2019

6:30PM - 9:00PM

Pep Band at Basketball Game

Academic Spaces | 180 - Band Room

1/26/2019

6:00AM - 6:00PM

JV Wrestling Tournament

Athletic Spaces | GYM - Main & Aux. Gyms

1/26/2019

7:00AM - 9:00AM

Baseball Open Gym

Athletic Spaces | GYM - Main & Aux. Gyms

1/26/2019

9:00AM - 12:00PM

Basketball Practice

Athletic Spaces | GYM - Main & Aux. Gyms

1/26/2019

10:00AM - 4:00PM

Musical Set Construction

Academic Spaces | AUD - Auditorium

1/27/2019

8:00AM - 6:00PM

Robotics Team Building Session

Academic Spaces | 163 - Robotics Room

1/27/2019

9:00AM - 5:00PM

Avon Parks and Rec - Basketball Games

Athletic Spaces | GYM - Main & Aux. Gyms

1/27/2019

9:00AM - 5:00PM

Avon Rec Basketball Games

Athletic Spaces | GYM - Main & Aux. Gyms

1/27/2019

12:00PM - 3:00PM

Avon Dance Production Practice

Academic Spaces | AUD - Auditorium

1/27/2019

5:00PM - 6:00PM

Washington DC Trip - Room & Bus Sign Ups

Academic Spaces | AUD - Auditorium

1/27/2019

5:00PM - 7:00PM

Youth Softball Clinic Grades 1-8

Athletic Spaces | GYM - Main Gym

1/27/2019

7:00PM - 9:00PM

Baseball Open Gym

Athletic Spaces | GYM - Main & Aux. Gyms