AEF Awards More Than $6,000 in Grants
The Avon Education Foundation has awarded $6,700 in grants in its spring grant cycle. These grants go directly to teachers and administrators for innovative projects that enhance learning in Avon's schools. Congratulations to these remarkable educators:
All grants are made possible through your donations to the Avon Education Foundation. Thank you for so generously supporting Avon's schools.
AEF Awards Fast Track Grants
The Avon Education Foundation recently awarded nearly $1,000 in Fast Track grants during their spring grant cycle. Fast Track grants provide expedited approval for grant requests of less than $250. Spring grants were awarded to:
Congratulations to all of our Spring 2016 grant awardees.
AEF Awards Grants for Performing Arts
The Avon Education Foundation has awarded the first DeWeese Performing Arts Grants to 7 performing arts programs in Avon's schools. The DeWeese Performing Arts Fund was established in 2014 to honor Pam DeWeese, AEF's founder and first President and Executive Director, and to recognize her service to Avon's public schools. Ms. DeWeese noted that, "The performing arts play an important role in educating the 'whole child' and I am honored to be a part of an initiative that will support innovation and growth of the performing arts in Avon's schools."
The following are recipients of the DeWeese Performing Arts Grants:
The DeWeese Performing Arts Fund is a dedicated fund reserved solely for the development of the performing arts in Avon's schools. If you would like to make a directed donation to the fund, contact the Avon Education Foundation at firstname.lastname@example.org.
AEF Awards nearly $11,000 in Grants to Avon Teachers
The Avon Education Foundation has announced the winners of the 2015 Fall Traditional Grant Cycle. These innovative classroom programs will enhance learning opportunities for students at every grade level. Congratulations to these outstanding educators!
AEF Announces Fall Fast Track Grant Awards
The Avon Education Foundation recently awarded nearly $2,000 in grant funding for small classroom projects. Congratulations to the Fall 2015 Fast Track Grant Winners:
Back to School Information for ACSC Families
ACSC students head back to school on Wednesday, July 27th! To assist our returning and new student families with all the information needed to begin another successful school year, here are three important links:
The New School Year Guide can be found here: New School Year Guide
Back-to-School Night Dates can be found here: Back-to-School Night Dates
Transportation information (Neighborhood lists, Here Comes the Bus, etc.) can be found here: Transportation
If you need further information, please contact your child's school or the Administration Center at 317-544-6000.
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.
Important Information for Non-Resident Transfer Students (2016-17 School Year)
For the 2016-2017 school year, Avon Community School Corporation (ACSC) will continue to accept new transfer student applications from non-resident students in the order received for Grades 9, 10 and 11 through September 9, 2016, based on availability.
Interested non-resident students should complete the ACSC 2016-2017 Application for Enrollment of a Student Without Legal Settlement in the School District. Applications are to be submitted to the Administration Building at 7203 East U.S. Hwy 36, Avon, IN 46123, faxed to (317) 544-6001, or emailed to VLLengerich@avon-schools.org.
Questions concerning non-resident transfer students should be directed to:
Dr. John F. Atha, Assistant Superintendent
7203 East US HWY 36
Avon, Indiana 46123
ACSC Board Names Dr. Scott Wyndham as Director of Finance and Operations
The Avon Community School Corporation Board of School Trustees accepted the recommendation to name Dr. Scott Wyndham as Avon School’s Director of Finance and Operations effective July 1, 2016. Dr. Wyndham is currently the Director of Special Education for Brownsburg Community School Corporation.
While at Brownsburg Schools, Dr. Wyndham gained valuable experience working with various grants and budgets as well as developed innovative programs to meet students’ needs. His previous experience with MSD of Wayne Township allowed him to serve as building administrator during the planning, construction and operation of what is now the largest public preschool program in Indiana.
Dr. Wyndham has a Bachelor of Science Degree from Indiana University, a Master of Science Degree from Indiana State University, and a Doctor of Education Degree from Ball State University.
Transportation Department Staffers Win State Titles
ACSC Transportation Department staff members Charlie Heiss and Alan Filder both won state titles at the recent School Transportation Association of Indiana (STAI) competition. Mr. Heiss won the Technician Award and Mr. Fidler won the Inspector Award. These two state champions are now headed to Nationals to represent Indiana and Avon!
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.
K-6 Digital Summer Learning Page Available for Avon Families
The balanced calendar addresses summer loss statistics by reducing time away from school relative to traditional calendars. Two months away from school may still have an impact on all learners, especially younger children. Keeping your child in a routine of learning and exploration is just a click away this summer!
For this reason, the Digital Summer Learning Page is being provided to our families to promote continuous learning throughout the summer months. A wealth of resources may be accessed through the ACSC website and do not require an ACSC student login. Make summer learning sizzle and boost your child’s learning confidence by engaging in these fun activities!
Here's the link to Digital Summer Learning Page: http://www.avon-schools.org/Page/7693