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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.

west mindful artists club

Ashlee Kimmell 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

Consider registering 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!