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Welcome! 

We assembled the posts on this page to give you a representation of the wonderful things that are going on in Avon Schools. From the preschoolers in our Early Learning Center to the seniors preparing to graduate, from our dedicated support staff to our skilled administrators, from our incredible substitute teachers to our expert educators, Avon Schools is a place where all belong, learn, and grow.

Use the buttons on the right column (or at the bottom if you're on a mobile device) to select the topics or schools you'd like to experience. Come on in and experience Avon.

student athletes on starting line

Unified Track & Field is a fully sanctioned IHSAA sport in which athletes with disabilities compete beside neurotypical peers in events like long jump, shotput, 4x100 relay, 100-yard dash, and more.

girl reading book at library

Check out the Avon Public Library for "Oceans of Possibilities" this summer. Our friends at the library are hosting a wide variety of summer programs for children of all ages.

cross country runners

The Avon High School Boys and Girls Cross Country teams are hosting their 11th-annual Running Development Camp on June 6-10.

art supplies

The Jiffy Lube on US 36 in Avon has a coat of fresh paint. Students who belong to the AHS National Art Honor Society will paint a mural for the community to enjoy.

student with artwork

Avon High School junior Emma Cremeans was first runner-up in the 2022 Congressional Art Competition. Her drawing will be displayed in Indiana Representative Victoria Spartz's Carmel office.

dr wyndham and podcast guests

There's no more appropriate way to conclude season 2 of the Orioles In-The-Know podcast than to highlight some of our graduating seniors in this senior sendoff.

ice pops

This summer, the Mary Lee Maier Community Pantry will be open every Thursday (except July 7) from 5:00 - 6:00 pm.

child eating strawberry

If your family needs food assistance, please contact the following organizations to learn more about ensuring all students have access to healthy, nutritious foods this summer.

AHS Assistant Principals

At the May 9 meeting of the Avon Board of School Trustees, Dr. Wyndham recommended the following candidates to fill three recently vacated Assistant Principal positions at Avon High School.

avon bands receiving town proclamation

In light of their unprecedented success at the 2022 WGI World Championships, The Town of Avon honored Avon Bands and declared Monday, May 16, as Avon School Band Day in the Town of Avon.

student typing on laptop computer

Parents, we put together this helpful guide to help you know what to do with your child's laptop this summer.

guard and drumline

The Avon Board of School Trustees issued commendations — the highest honor they can give — to the 2022 WGI World Champion Avon World Drumline and World Guard at their May 9 meeting.

greek columns

The Avon High School Fashion Merchandising Class is hosting a Greek Gala Fashion Show on Wednesday, May 11, and you are invited.

school nurse with student

Wednesday, May 11, is a day set aside to give us an opportunity to express our appreciation to a very special group of individuals: school nurses.

audrey faletic

The Wa-Pe-Ke-Way chapter of DAR hosts an annual essay contest for Hendricks County high school students. Avon High School freshman, Audrey Faletic, is the Hendricks County champion.

student with book

Welcome to The Library Minute. This week, a student at Pine Tree Elementary shares her review of Can You Survive the Titanic? by Allison Lassieur.

river bolden

River Bolden, an Avon High School JAG student, is one of only five students in the nation and the only from Indiana to receive the $10,000 Ken Smith Scholarship from JAG National.

officer craig

Avon Schools Police Department School Resource Officer Richard Craig has been named Region 5 SRO of the Year by the National Association of School Resource Officers.

claire, catherine, and sophia

Dr. Catherine Lewis and her daughters, Claire and Sophia, have a passion for world travel and foreign languages. They're combining both passions this summer.

children and teachers in classroom

Find out how one child is remaining connected with her school friends while she's absent from school due to a lengthy hospitalization.

dr wyndham and podcast guests

Join Dr. Wyndham in this celebration of Avon's incredible educators as he talks with leaders from two of the organizations working hard to support our teachers. Plus, hear from dozens of Avon students.

classroom robot

If you had the chance to serve your Superintendent a refreshing glass of Kool-Aid, how would you do it? Robotics students at Avon High School automated the process.

ahs art show

This year, the Avon High School Art Show returns in-person on Tuesday, May 10. Come enjoy the incredible works of art produced by AHS students.

globe and hands

Make plans to bring your entire family and join the celebration at the 2022 Culture Fair on May 7. The event is open to the public.

emma cooper

AHS senior Emma Cooper is an Indiana Academic All-Star, one of only 40 Hoosier seniors receiving this honor in 2022.

orchestra stage

Avon Performing Arts is hosting Summer Orchestra Camp at Avon Middle School North on June 20-24 from 9:30 to 11:45 am.

soccer pitch

Avon Girls Soccer is hosting summer camp at the AHS practice fields from June 27-30, and girls entering grades 1-9 are invited to attend.

softball field

The Avon High School girls softball program is hosting youth softball camp from June 14-16 for girls from kindergarten through 8th grade. 

gymnasium

The Avon High School girls and boys basketball coaching staffs are hosting girls and boys basketball camps for students in kindergarten through 8th grade this June.

soccer ball

Avon Light and Life Church is hosting Upward Soccer Camp on June 6-10. This camp is open for boys and girls from age 3 through 5th grade. 

jump rope team

Join the Avon Aerial Orioles at Cedar Elementary School on May 9 and 12 for a Jump Rope Workshop. All skill levels are welcome, kindergarten to adult.

broadcast students

Students entering grades 6-9 this fall can join us from June 22-24 for an action-packed broadcasting experience led by our Avon TV teacher and students!

violins

This camp is the first step for students who choose to play violin, viola, cello or bass in 6th grade at Avon Intermediate Schools East and West.

robb king

On Monday, April 11, the Avon Board of School Trustees approved a recommendation to hire Robb King as Assistant Principal for Special Education at Avon High School.       

officer holding

Officer Holding was sworn in as the newest member of the Avon Schools Police Department on Monday, April 11. She fills a recent vacancy in the department.

student with book

Welcome to The Library Minute. This week, an Avon High School student shares her review of The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by by Taylor Jenkins Reid.

speak up speech and debate summer camp

The Avon High School Speech and Debate Club is hosting its second annual Speak Up Summer Camp from May 31 to June 3. Learn to 'Speak Up' this summer.

avon oriole mascot waving flag

In Avon, winning isn't limited to the field of play. The Avon High School Athletics Department received the 2021-22 Fall Creek Officials Association Hospitality Award.

interior of avon library

April is School Library Month in the Avon Community School Corporation libraries. Here are some examples about what is happening in your school library.

plants for sale

The Avon Outdoor Learning Center is hosting a Native Plant Sale on April 29-30, All proceeds will benefit Avon students' experiences in this outdoor learning environment.

dr wyndham and podcast guests

Dr. Wyndham talks with Athletic Director Josh Larsh, Assistant AD Lance Larkey, and AMS North AD/Dean Ed Faughnan about how participation Oriole Athletics helps students succeed.

avon east orchestra

Congratulations to Avon ensembles for their fine performances and multiple awards during the 2022 ISSMA Organizational Event at Avon Middle School North.

matt lema, craig white, and dr. wyndham

The members at Crossroads Church participated in a special offering recently, and due to their generosity, they were able to include a gift to Avon Schools to fund a special initiative.

kindergarten students

Kindergarten registration for the 2022-23 school year is officially underway. If your child turns 5-years-old by August 1, it is time to enroll them for for the class of 2035!

student building robot

Avon Robotics is hosting STEM Summer Camp for a limited number of students who will be entering grades 5-8 in the fall.

students playing with molecule model

IUPUI is offering a wide selection of summer camps where high school students can acquire hands-on experience while exploring or diving deeper into the world of STEM.

ahs student ensembles

According to the Avon High School Performing Arts Department, Avon achieved something on Saturday evening that has never happened before: a Pageantry Grand Slam.

broadway kids camp sign

Avon Education Foundation is excited to invite students entering grades 1-8 to attend Broadway Kids Camp during the week of June 20-24.

student choir members singing

Current kindergarten through 8th-grade students, register today for Showstoppers Summer Show Choir Camp. Students from all area schools are welcome to attend.

science olympiad team

The Avon High School Science Olympiad Team represented Avon at Indiana's State competition early in March, wrapping up a successful season.

AHS dancers

We are incredibly proud of all the dancers who participated in Avon Dance Teams this year. Avon sent the largest number of teams to state finals in school history!

students looking at hallway display

Pine Tree Assistant Principal Jennifer McCann Thomas shared about two special celebrations that have captivated students' attention and imagination during the month of March.

dr wyndham and podcast guests

Over the years, many families have chosen to send their children with disabilities to Avon Schools because of our reputation for excellence in Special Education. Find out why.

dr wyndham and podcast guests

Avon is known across the nation for the sustained success of our Music Education program. The success at AHS wouldn't be possible without the foundation that is built in Avon's elementary, intermediate, and middle schools.

rachel and 911 dispatcher

Because of the composure, maturity, and courage Rachel displayed while placing a 911 call during an emergency, she was awarded the Indiana Public Safety Communications Kids Hero Award.

child cooking

Are you a student in grades 3-5 who is interested in learning how to cook healthy foods? If so, you'll be interested in attending this three-day cooking class sponsored by Hendricks County 4-H.

stem activities

Purdue University Extension invites students in grades 3-12 to join them for two mornings of exploring STEM through hands-on stations!

sandles on a beach

Our final day of school is Friday, March 18. We will return to school – rested and ready for a strong finish to the 2021-22 school year – on Monday, April 4.

dr. sullivan teaching students to tie neckties

Assistant Superintendent Dr. Michael Sullivan gave several dozen Avon High School students a crash course in men's fashion at a recent AMP meeting.

student with book

Welcome to The Library Minute. This week, an Avon High School senior shares her review of The Patron Saints of Nothing by Randy Ribay.

honor an educator sign

Help AEF line the walkways of the schools, administration building, maintenance facility, and transportation headquarters with an Honor an Educator sign.

students in classroom with raised hands

The Duke Energy Foundation recently awarded a Powerful Communities K-12 Education grant to Avon Education Foundation. It will 'power' classroom STEM initiatives in Avon's elementary and intermediate schools.

black history celebration

Come to the Black History Celebration to experience an exciting event with a laid-back attitude that will include refreshments, dance, plenty of time to interact, and a panel discussion featuring AHS administrators.

ahs deca participants

The Avon DECA chapter recently competed against nine schools and over 400 students in the District Competition. Not only did Avon win the district again, 76 students advanced to the state competition in March.

aerial photo of avon

Inside this issue, get details about development happening in and around Avon, information about Pine Tree Elementary School's big recognition, the latest Performing Arts accomplishments, and much more.

cedar elementary kindness package

The Cedar Elementary 2022 Winter Kindness Olympics took place this month, involving students and educators in a wide variety of activities.

ihspa award winners

The IHSPA announced the winners of its annual Harvey Award contests, recognizing the best individual efforts in scholastic journalism for the 2021 school year. AHS students were recognized in eight categories.

attraction and accents show choirs

The Avon High School Attraction and Accents Show Choirs have had a great show choir season so far! Both groups won their divisions at the DeKalb Invitational last weekend!

student with book

Welcome to The Library Minute. This week, a student at Avon Middle School North shares her review of The Night She Disappeared.

AHS Dance Team members with trophies

The Avon High School and Middle School teams competed in the IHSDTA Solo + Ensemble State Finals contest last weekend and won State in the Large Ensemble group.

transition fair

Join us at this informational evening focused on planning for loved ones with disabilities. Avon High School is hosting the 2022 Transition Fair on Tuesday, March 1 from 5:30-8:00 pm.

avon high school students

The Avon Board of School Trustees celebrated four Avon High School juniors who were recently recognized as IASP Rising Stars.

neva verbik with award

in January, Avon High School student Neva Verbik took home the second-place trophy at the University of Evansville's seventh annual High School Changemaker Challenge.

major saver ad

Haven't purchased your Major Saver discount card yet? There's still time to register and support the Avon Education Foundation while you save with coupons and enjoy free goodies!

student with book

Welcome to The Library Minute. This week, a student at Hickory Elementary School shares her review of Operation Frog Effect.

dr wyndham and podcast guests

Listen in as Dr. Wyndham talks with four of Avon's outstanding educators, Hayley Hatchett (Avon High School), Dewitt Jackson (Avon Middle School South), Megan Lofgren (Avon Intermediate School West), and Clare Hoover (Pine Tree Elementary School).

jag specialist

Do you know someone who would be interested in being a JAG Specialist at Avon High School? If so, please help us spread the word. 

students in snow

Here's how we make the decision to delay, dismiss early, or conduct an e-learning day when we have snow, sleet, and ice.

hickory students at board session

At their January 24 working session, the Avon Board of School Trustees heard a fantastic presentation from some incredible Hickory Elementary students.

covid home test

The Indiana Department of Health released a helpful, new document with guidance for what to do if you receive a positive result using an at-home COVID test.

west mindful artists club

Ashlee Harmon is taking a group of students from her AIS West Mindful Artists club to present at the Butler University Educational Neuroscience Symposium on February 19.

dr wyndham and ryan cannon

Dr. Wyndham talks with Avon High School junior and senior Jasmine Diallo and Summer Adkins about a wide range of topics: their school experiences, the upcoming renovation and expansion, being a student during COVID and more.

camp invention students

Register your child for Camp Invention, a confidence-boosting STEM summer camp where kids build creative inventions and lasting friendships.

substitute teacher with students

Are you looking for an opportunity to make a positive impact in the community and gain valuable experience? It's time to Sub In! Substitute Teachers are MVPs in Avon Schools.

essex and norwood

Two heroes, John Essex and Elijah Norwood, recently revealed their identities when they signed up to become substitute teachers the school their children attend.

student with book

Welcome to The Library Minute. This week, a student at Avon Middle School South shares her review of The Hunger Games.

Superintendent Dr. Scott Wyndham

Dr. Wyndham has been selected as a '21 Superintendent to Watch. He and 19 other US superintendents were honored for their innovative and effective use of technology to engage and inform the school community.

harris academy graduates

Several Avon administrators joined five students, their friends, and their family members as they graduated from Harris Academy on Wednesday, December 15.

four avon high school students

Congratulations to Jasmine Diallo, Josh Heitert, Katherine Langford, and Roshan Patel for being named Rising Stars of Indiana by the Indiana Association of School Principals.

student with book

Welcome to The Library Minute. This week, a student at Avon Middle School North shares his review of Monday's Not Coming.

students at food pantry

On November 17, a group of young men and women from the Future Leaders of Tomorrow group at Avon Middle School South demonstrated their leadership by serving.

student with book

Welcome to The Library Minute. This week, a student at Avon Intermediate School East shares his review of Alex Rider Skeleton Key.

forest floor covered with leaves

With Thanksgiving coming up, we take a break from our normal conversations and invite you into some of our classrooms to hear what makes Avon's students and educators grateful.

Oriole Update Fall 2021

Learn more about AHS student enrollment and growth predictions, portable classrooms at Intermediate East and West, the Teacher and Support Staff of the Year, Baby and Golden Oldie Orioles, and more.

student with book

Welcome to the first installment of The Library Minute. This week, a student at River Birch Elementary shares his review of Counting on Katherine.

cedar artistic achievers

If a picture tells a thousand words, this group of Cedar Elementary students and their Art Teacher, Mrs. Stenftenagel, spoke volumes.

dru pearcy and students

When  Dru Pearcy heard a challenge to turn the adversity of the pandemic into something that would bring light and hope into the world, she decided to write a book.

mary lee maier community pantry holiday hours

The Mary Lee Maier Community Pantry is entering into the busiest season of the year. Please note the pantry's holiday hours.

avon marching black and gold

Five words are immediately recognizable to marching band fans across the United States: Avon Marching Black and Gold.

person attending virtual conference on laptop

Avon High School Latino students gathered recently for a luncheon to learn about the November 6 virtual Latino Education Summit and College & Career Fair. 

podcast participants

In recognition of National Principals Month, Dr. Wyndham sat down for a conversation with three of our outstanding principals who have been recognized for their incredible work over the last year.

tree with yellow leaves

If you need anything during the break, the Administration Center will be open on weekdays from 7:30 am-4:00 pm. Visit the website or contact us at (317) 544-6000.

young boy with mobile phone

Have you ever felt under-equipped and overwhelmed by the responsibility of keeping your kids safe online? If so, join us.

front door security system

Although they will be entirely unaware, students will return to schools that are even safer and more secure than ever when they return from fall break on Monday, October 25.

hispanic heritage month

Several Avon Schools administrators and educators shared recordings of themselves reading a selection of children's books by Hispanic authors and about Hispanic characters. Our elementary students loved reading along.

National Merit Commended Students

Five Avon High School students and one '21 graduate have been named 2022 Commended Students by the National Merit® Scholarship Program. 

elementary students presenting to board

Several Maple Elementary students, along with Principal Nikki Harrison, Assistant Principal Melissa McCollum, and educators Steph Duda and Sarah Tuttle, presented their recent STEM experiences to the Board of School Trustees at their October 4 meeting.

trunk or treat

The Avon High School Student Government invites you to enjoy candy, activities, and fun at Trunk or Treat.

stack of pancakes

The Avon Education Foundation's Annual Breakfast is back, and you're invited. Join us as we say 'thank you' to our sponsors, partners, teachers, principals, and administrators.

seniors playing tug o' war

AHS seniors enjoyed Senior Kickback on September 16. The day gave them a chance to build unity and pride and to reflect on their legacy at AHS.

students serving in community

More than 750 Avon High School juniors spent a day caring for the community last week, volunteering their time and talent across Avon and Washington Township.

podcast participants

Dr. Wyndham, Principal Nikki Harrison, first grade teachers Andrea McCord and Julie Stevens, and fourth grade students Tiffany and Camden talk about the now complete construction and renovation project at Maple Elementary.

girl blowing nose into tissue

Your commitment to monitoring COVID-19 symptoms and taking appropriate action will help us further diminish the impact of COVID-19 in our schools and community.

covid-19 tracking

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have worked hard to maintain a balance between 'an abundance of caution' and maintaining 'normalcy'. Here's an update on how we're doing.

english language team

While enrollment continues growing steadily in Avon Schools, the numbers are surging in one important demographic—students who speak English as a second language. Our English Language (EL) team is expanding to meet the need.

principal gatlin and Pine Tree students

This year, for the first time, STEM is one of the specials the 3,500 students in our six elementary schools get to experience each week alongside Music, Gym, and Art.

jacob mills in graduation cap and gown

Avon High School '21 salutatorian Jacob Mills became a junior at Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) before he even stepped onto their Chicago campus. How's that possible?

dustin lemay, carrie alday, scott wyndham

Join Dr. Wyndham and two Avon educators, Steph Duda and Sarah Tuttle, as they sit down for a conversation about the work they’re doing to provide rich, hands-on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) experiences for all 3,500 elementary students in our school district.

cheerleader with megaphone

Would you like to learn more about Avon Schools and help us amplify the good news about what is happening in our schools? Apply to become an Oriole Advocate. 

stadium lights

Please take a moment to review this map of Avon High School. It illustrates the traffic patterns you'll need to utilize after AHS Varsity Football vs Brownsburg on September 10, 2021.

dr wyndham with kindergarten students

One of my favorite things to do as Superintendent of Avon Schools is to spend time in our schools. The interactions I'm privileged to have with our incredible students and dedicated employees never fail to leave me inspired and hopeful.

dustin lemay, carrie alday, scott wyndham

Dr. Wyndham sits down for a conversation about professional development work in Avon and the impact of these initiatives on student achievement with ACSC's Directors of Teaching and Learning, Dr. Dustin LeMay and Carrie Alday.

avon high school marching band

Join us at AHS this Saturday from 4:30-7:30 pm for an evening packed with fun and support the AHS Marching Black and Gold. Admission is $5 per person.

facilities crew cleaning in the piano room

Students and staff at Avon High School received an unordinary interruption to their school day on Wednesday. A huge thunderstorm moved through the area at noon causing 25-year-old systems at AHS to become overwhelmed.

person with bandage on shoulder

With COVID cases on the rise, Hendricks Regional Health will open a temporary walk-in vaccine clinic this week to help protect the community and to keep students in school.

Breann Ruiz, Becky Albaugh, Gary Ayers

At the ACSC Back-To-School Celebration on July 27, we celebrated three notable Avon educators. Our annual “Baby Oriole Just Hatched” award goes to the person who was most recently hired, and we recognize the people who have the longest tenure in Avon Schools, our “Golden Oldie Orioles.”

covid health and safety

The Indiana Department of Health has changed the Hendricks County COVID-19 Advisory Level from Yellow to Orange. Let's help protect one another and slow the spread by keeping these tips in mind.

michael brooks, sharol todd, and board members

At Monday's meeting of the Avon Board of School Trustees, the Board recognized Avon's Teacher of the Year Michael Brooks and Support Staff of the Year Sharol Todd for their outstanding contributions to Avon Schools.

runners starting race

This year, the Avon High School Athletic Department will be selling All-Sport Passes and single event tickets.

students cheering at game

To provide a safe and family friendly environment at Avon High School athletic events, please abide by the policies in our 2021-22 Fan Guide.

stadium lights

Please take a moment to review this map of Avon High School. It illustrates the traffic patterns you'll need to utilize after AHS Varsity Football games.

be all in with avon

Are you looking for a rewarding, flexible career and a chance to make a lasting impact in the community? If so, you could Be ALL IN with Avon Schools.

avon students cheering

This year #AVONISALLIN. All of our educators and support staff are all in for all of our 10,300 students and their families.

lisa kern and board members

Lisa Kern is being recognized as a state finalist for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) for 2021.

back-to-school 2021-22

It’s hard to believe the start of school is just a few days away. We’ve been working hard this summer to ensure that we are ready for the start of the 2021-22 school year.

infographic award

Avon Schools earned an award of excellence in publications and digital media from the National School Public Relations Association (NSPRA) for the 1st Semester COVID-19 Impact Infographic it released last December.

students and teacher looking at globe

Years from now, when we look back, I hope we'll get to say this was the first "normal" school year after the COVID-19 pandemic, the year we got to return to all we know and love about school. I couldn't be more excited for what this year has in store for all of us.

photos of academic achievers with school board

We got to celebrate Orioles—several Avon High School grads with incredible academic achievements—at the June 14 meeting of the Board of School Trustees.

acsc retirees

The Avon Board of School Trustees honored 28 employees who are retiring this month. Our 28 retirees have amassed a total of 509 years of experience and we are extremely grateful for their investment in Avon Schools.

dr wyndham with three podcast participants

Dr. Wyndham has a conversation with AHS Performing Arts Department Chair and Director of Orchestras Dean Westman and two of the Chamber Players: junior Abby Heck and senior Sam Crook.

dr wyndham with students

Long before I became superintendent last summer, I was proud to be an Avon Oriole. I thought I was proud then, but I’m really proud now!