Nearly a decade ago, Mrs. DeWeese recognized how important a foundation could be for the Avon School community and nurtured the idea into fruition in 2006. She was a founding member of the AEF Board of Directors and was selected to become the organization’s first Executive Director in 2010.
The complete press release announcing the retirement of Pam DeWeese is available here.
Proceeds will help fund classroom grants, books and supplies, music camp scholarships, and other unique academic programs in each of Avon's 12 schools. Corporate sponsorships for this event are also available.
For more info, visit www.avoneducationfoundation.org.
Proceeds from each Indiana Department of Education license plate benefit schools across the state.
When purchasing your “education” license plate, you must enter Avon Schools or Avon Education Foundation during
check-out to make sure your contribution goes to support students right here in Avon!
For more information, visit the Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles site at http://www.in.gov/bmv/2796.htm
Seven Avon Schools Recognized as 2012-13 Four Star Schools
White Oak Elementary
Avon Intermediate School East
Avon Intermediate School West
Avon Middle School North
Avon Middle School South
Avon High School
AHS Video Goes Viral!
Have you seen the new Avon High School lip dub video? It has gone viral on YouTube! Posted just this past weekend, the six-minute video has garnered nearly 150,000 views. It has been featured on the local news & radio stations as well as nationally on ABC World News Tonight, FOX News and Good Morning America. You can view it here: http://bit.ly/1imHGL7. It is a fun collaboration featuring most of the AHS student body to raise awareness and funds for this weekend’s Riley Dance Marathon. If you would like to make a donation, please click: http://donate.rileykids.org/goto/ahslipdub.
AEF Comedy Night Raises Funds for Avon Students
There is still time to purchase your tickets for the Avon Education Foundation Comedy Night on Saturday, April 26th from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Duke Energy Center (Metropolis Plainfield). This hilarious evening, with entertainment provided by Comedy Sportz, will celebrate funds raised to support all Avon schools and kids in grades K-12.
Click here to view the Oriole Auction, which begins inside each Avon school on Monday, April 21st. Be sure to check out some of the unique items that you can bid on. Visit the AEF website at: http://avon-schools.org/aef to purchase tickets. Tickets may also be purchased in person at the Avon Schools Administration Center (7203 East US HWY 36, Avon).
AHS Class of 2014 Seniors Parker Haviza (left) and Nicholas Fales (right) have been selected as candidates for the U.S. Presidential Scholars Program. This is the second year in a row that AHS has had at least one candidate (in 2013, Mikala Hillis was a candidate and advanced to semifinalist status). Candidates are identified based on their SAT and/or ACT scores. The program was established to recognize some of our nation's most distinguished graduating seniors.