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  •               School Information
    Avon Intermediate School East        Phone:  317-544-5800
    174 S. Avon Avenue                           Fax:  317-544-5801
    Avon, IN  46123
         School Hours: 9:10am - 4:00pm  
         Delay Day Hours: 10:10am - 4:00pm
         Office Hours:  8:00am - 4:30pm 


     

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  • Picture Retake Day

    Picture Retakes will be on Tuesday, September 27th.  Please see the attached flyer for more information about ordering.

    Picture Retake Day 2016


     

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  • Laptops and the Family Contract

    The students are SO EXCITED about receiving their laptops.  They have each been assigned a homework assignment from Mrs. Shayotovich and Mr. Bates.  This assignment is to complete a Family Contract with their parent about using their device at home.  We spent 45 minutes in each classroom reviewing the expectations at school and helping them develop the responsibility of having a device.  We now ask that you please take time to establish your expectations and routines for the device AT HOME.  

    Feel free to use this PowerPoint to help guide the conversation with your student, there is audio to help start the discussion of each item.  

    When you are finished, please return a signed copy to your child's teacher.  We will send a copy home for you to refer to throughout the school year as well.  Thank you for your support!

    Students were given a copy of the contract, but you can find another here if needed.  

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  • 2016-2017 School Calendar     2013-2014

     
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  • supplies      Click here for the Supply List for

         5th and 6th grade for 2016-2017.


     

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  • School bus

    2016-2017 Transportation Information

    Bus stop locations and times will be available online beginning July 18.  Please click on the following link for complete directions.  2016-2017 Transportation Information

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  • 2016-2017 Textbook Rental and Supply Fees

    Textbook Rental fees for the 2016-17 School Year are due Wednesday, July 27. 5th Grade fees are $129.97 and 6th Grade fees are $132.76. For a detailed list of fees, please click on the following link.  2016-2017 Fees

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  • Immunization Requirements

    Avon Community School Corporation has added the 2016-17 Immunization Requirements quick reference guide to the District Health Services webpage:  Immunization Schedule for the 2016-2017 School Year

    According to the IN State Department of Health, school immunization requirements for
    5th graders are as follows:

              3 Hep B

              5 DTaP

              4 Polio

              2 MMR

              2 Varicella

    6th graders are as follows:
              3 Hep B

              5 DTaP

              4 Polio

              2 MMR

              2 Varicella

              1 Tdap (Tetanus & Pertussis)

              1 MCV4 (Meningococcal conjugate)

     

    Students must show the school proof of the required immunizations by the first day of school.  The  students with delinquent records will be excluded if their immunization records do not comply with the state required immunizations.  Parents may contact the building nurse with any questions.


     

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  • Register Your Kroger Plus Shopper's Card to Benefit AIS East!!!

    Kroger Plus Card

    Please follow the instructions in the link below.  

    Kroger Plus Card Registration Instructions


     

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    Volunteer Background Checks
    ACSC requires a background history review and search of the sex offender registry for ALL volunteers in our buildings. For detailed information regarding this enhanced safety practice and the form, please click on the link below:
    Volunteer/Visitor Background Form 

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District News

  • Governor Pence Appoints Dr. Maryanne McMahon to the State Board of Education

    Governor Mike Pence today appointed Maryanne McMahon to the State Board of Education, effective immediately. McMahon will fill the vacancy created by the departure of Sarah O’Brien. McMahon will serve the remainder of O’Brien’s four-year term, which expires on June 30, 2019.

    “Throughout her career as an educator, Maryanne McMahon has distinguished herself as an innovative leader who works hard advancing the best interests of students, families and teachers,” said Governor Pence. “In her new role with the State Board of Education, I know she will continue her pattern of public service for the good of all Hoosiers.”

    For 17 years, McMahon has worked for the Avon Community School Corporation in Hendricks County in various administrative posts. Most recently, she has served as assistant superintendent – a role in which she secured math and science partnership grants with Purdue University worth more than $500,000, helped lead an efficiency task force that saved the district $350,000 and spearheaded efforts to give greater voice to parents through the Avon Parent Partnership Committee. Previously, McMahon worked for Decatur Township Schools in Marion County as a classroom teacher, assistant principal and consultant for staff development in the areas of curriculum and instruction. McMahon earned undergraduate, education specialist and doctoral degrees from Indiana State University. She also holds a master’s degree from Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis and an administrative certification from Butler University.

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  • Time to Register for the Fall Academics and Arts Camps!

    Fall Camp 2016


     

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  • AHS Students Share Thoughts on AHS Orchestra’s 10th Year

    An Avon High School student created this special video in recognition of the AHS Orchestra’s 10th year!

     


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  • AHS Teacher Chris Hill Named a Finalist for Indiana Teacher of the Year

    Chris Hill

    Today, Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz announced ten finalists for 2017 Indiana Teacher of the Year. The selection of the 2017 Indiana Teacher of the Year will be announced in October.

    “Everywhere I go, I see great teaching and learning happening in Hoosier classrooms,” said Glenda Ritz, Indiana’s Superintendent of Public Instruction. “Great teachers can have a lifelong impact on a child’s life. I am honored to recognize ten of these outstanding educators today who have demonstrated their commitment to high-quality instruction and service to Hoosier students. I congratulate each of them on their accomplishment.”

    For more than fifty years, the Indiana Department of Education has conducted the Indiana Teacher of the Year program to recognize outstanding classroom teachers from across the state. All school corporations are invited to participate in this recognition program by nominating one teacher to represent local educators at the state level of the program.

    The Indiana Teacher of the Year Selection Committee, which is comprised of former Indiana Teachers of the Year, selects the new Indiana Teacher of the Year through a rigorous application process. The 2017 Indiana Teacher of the Year will represent Indiana teachers at the national level in accordance with National Teacher of the Year guidelines.

    The 2017 Indiana Teacher of the Year finalists are:

    Michelle Burress (Plainfield High School); Bobbi Jo Carter (Frankfort High School); John Gensic (Penn High School); Dennis Goins (Ben Davis High School and Area 31 Career Center); Jarod Hammel (Huntington North High School); Chris Hill (Avon High School); Mikayla Koharchik (Zionsville Middle School); Jessica Deckard Mann (Mishawaka High School); Jitka Nelson (Logansport Community High School); and Jennifer Jo Steed
    (Brownsburg High School). 


    Additional information about the Indiana Teacher of the Year Program can be found on the Department’s website: http://www.doe.in.gov/


     

     

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  • Substitute Teachers Needed at ACSC
     
    Avon Community School Corporation is accepting applications for Guest Teachers (Substitutes) for the 2016-17 academic year. Applicants must have a minimum of twenty (20) credits from an accredited college/university OR related experience in an educational setting with a high school diploma.

    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.  


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  • Andy Mohr

    ACSC Partners with Andy Mohr Automotive Group

    Avon Community School Corporation and Andy Mohr Automotive Group announced its new partnership. The 10-year agreement, approved by the Avon School Board of Trustees, names Andy Mohr Automotive (AMAG) as Avon Community School Corporation’s (ACSC) exclusive automotive partner.

    As ACSC’s partner, the outdoor athletic complex at Avon High School will be renamed as the Andy Mohr Athletic Complex. The high school’s gymnasium, aquatics center and fieldhouse will also be renamed. ACSC’s Teacher of the Year program will now be sponsored by the automotive group. In addition, Andy Mohr Automotive will donate vehicles to be used for future fundraisers and a special employee purchase program will be implemented.

    “Avon is an important community to us.  We have hundreds of employees and thousands of customers in Avon,” stated Chief Executive Officer, Andrew Mohr. “We believe that this long-term partnership with Avon Community School Corporation will enhance the lives not only of the students and faculty at Avon, but the entire community, our customers and our future customers.”

    “We are especially grateful for Mr. Mohr’s support of our students and staff,” said ACSC Superintendent Dr. Margaret Hoernemann. “This partnership will enhance what ACSC is able to accomplish in the classroom, on the field and in extracurricular activities.”

    The 10-year commitment includes the following details:

    • Donation of six (6) vehicles over term of agreement for fund-raising raffles
    • A $5,000 teacher grant each year of the agreement
    • Vehicle discount program for ACSC employees
    • Naming rights to the AHS athletic complex and its facilities

    Proceeds from the vehicle raffle sales are expected to push the total value of the partnership in excess of $1 million.

    Andy Mohr Automotive operates 12 franchise automotive dealerships, one heavy-duty truck center and four collision centers in the central Indiana area.  Andrew Mohr was inducted into the Junior Achievement Central Indiana Business Hall of Fame in 2015 and was the 2014 United Way of Central Indiana Campaign Chair, where he led record-setting campaign funding in Hendricks County. Andy Mohr Automotive has helped local non-profit organizations generate more than $1 million in additional funds via car raffles in recent years.

    Avon Community School Corporation (ACSC) offers children high quality educational instruction with a keen focus on improving student achievement. More than 9,300 students are served in grades Pre-K-12 in 12 schools (seven elementary; two intermediate; two middle and one high school). ACSC operates on a balanced calendar schedule. Visit the ACSC website at www.avon-schools.org.


     

     

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  • Microsoft Office is Available at No Cost to Avon Students and Staff
     
    Avon Community School Corporation is pleased to offer Microsoft Office 2013 Pro for all staff and students at no cost. Staff and students may install the Microsoft Office Suite on up to five personally owned computers or devices.  Licenses of the installed product remain active as long as the licensee is affiliated with Avon Schools and is eligible to maintain an active Office 365 for schools account. Here is the link with instructions to install the program.
     
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  • Sign Up for Here Comes the Bus to Track Your Child's 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 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.

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