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News & Updates

Stay up-to-date with what is happening in and around AMS South by clicking on the articles below. If you'd like to see district-wide updates, visit the Avon Experience page on the district website.

maintenance crew with award

Avon Community School Corporation is one of three Indiana school districts recognized as 2022 Clean Air Award recipients by the National Air Filtration Association.

pizza

Use your school promo code when ordering and Papa Johns will donate a total 20% of purchase price: 10% to the school you choose and 10% to the Avon Education Foundation.

pantry t-shirts

Show your support for the Mary Lee Maier Community Pantry by purchasing this shirt and wearing it with pride!

Orioles Nest 11-4-22

Important Dates, E-Learning Information, Dodgeball Information, Papa John's Fundraiser Information

student vaping

How much do you know about vaping? What can you do to help someone break the habit or prevent it in the first place? If you need more information, tools, and resources, make plans to attend.

children in snow

From time to time, it may cause us to call for a delay, early dismissal, e-learning day, or even a closure. Here's how we decide and notify you.

gift presentation in board room

Several Avon residents banded together to conduct a campaign to raise money from hundreds of likeminded individuals. They presented Avon Schools with a gift that would remind us of their support and deep appreciation.

people in a circle

Avon Education Foundation is currently accepting applications for new board members. If you are interested in actively supporting Avon educators and students, apply today.

dr wyndham and podcast guests

Listen in as Dr. Wyndham discusses PLCs with seven educators. Learn what they are, how they're impacting educators, and how students are reaping the benefit as academic growth and achievement rise.

groceries

The Mary Lee Maier Community Pantry will return to in-person shopping on Thursday, September 15. The pantry is open from 5:00-6:00 pm on Thursdays.

Orioles Nest

Important Dates, Athletic Events, Yearbook Cover Contest, Team News 21st Century Scholars, Community News

Orioles Nest for 9-2-22

Study Tables Begin Wednesday 9/7, Athletic Events, Open Gym, Fundraisers, Yearbooks and much more

Orioles Nest News

Fundraiser Information, Yearbook Sales Information and Picture Retake Day Information.

woman speaking into bullhorn

Stand up, speak out for Avon Schools by becoming an Oriole Advocate. Advocates promote student achievement and community engagement by lending a voice to students, teachers, and staff. Apply today!

speech bubbles

Thanks to a small collection of helpful tools — and the people who use them — our multilingual learners and their families can belong, learn, and grow.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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!

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.

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.

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.

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.

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!

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.

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.

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.

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.

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).

student with book

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Athletics Tryout Information

Here's what you need to know about tryouts for AMS South football, cheer, volleyball, cross country, boys tennis, and girls golf. 

cheerleading team doing stand

If your child would like to tryout for Cheerleading, please plan to attend our Parent Meeting on August 2.