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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.

4th Quarter Parent Newsletter

Outstanding Oriole’s; Outstanding Students; Encore Winners; Teacher of the Year; Support Staff of the Year; and Lots of photos from recent activities!

students on roller coaster

Students in grades 6-12 are invited to join 4-H for a fun-filled day of exploring STEM at Holiday World. The day includes an exclusive, behind-the-scenes tour.


The Board, Superintendent Dr. Scott Wyndham, school and district administrators, and friends and family gathered to celebrate 19 men and women who are retiring from Avon Schools this year.

Orioles Nest May 12, 2023

Upcoming Important Dates; Upcoming Preforming Arts Concerts; School Dance Information; Oriole Flight Information; 8th Grade Cook-Out Information; Team News; and Community News

Orioles Nest 5-5-23

Upcoming Important Dates; Upcoming AMS South End of Year Events; Band/Choir/Orchestra Concert Information; Athletic Information and Team News

dr wyndham and podcast guests

In this episode, Superintendent Dr. Scott Wyndham features students from Kyle Lee and Ashley Koontz’s classrooms at Avon Middle School North and Mandy Tobin and Erin Ringham’s classrooms at Avon Middle School South. Listen in as they share who their favorite teachers are and what makes them so special.

Orioles Nest 4-28-23

Important Upcoming Dates; ILearn Test Dates; AMS South End of Year Activities; Athletic Events and Team News

25 graduates

The Evening of Excellence is a celebration of the Avon High School graduating class featuring the top 25 students by academic rank. Each student honors two educators. Meet them all.

Orioles Nest 4-21-23

Important Upcoming Dates, AHS Fall Musical Information, AMS End of Year Activities Information, Upcoming Athletic Events and Team News

dr wyndham and podcast guests

The substance abuse epidemic isn't only happening somewhere else or on the evening news. It is affecting young people in our community. Dr. Wyndham talks with substance abuse, mental wellness, and law enforcement experts about how we can protect and care for young people.

Orioles Nest for April 14, 2003

Upcoming Events & Important Dates, Upcoming Athletic Events, Team News and Community News


The Avon High School Boys and Girls Cross Country teams are hosting their twelfth annual running development camp during the week of June 5-9. Runners of all abilities are welcome, and Avon students entering grades 1-8 are invited.

basketball gym

Students entering grades kindergarten-8 are invited to join the Avon Soccer coaching staff and players for the annual all-male soccer youth camp on July 10-13.

basketball gym

The Avon High School Boys Basketball team is hosting their annual skills and drills camp from June 19-22 for students entering kindergarten through 9th grade. Register today.


Avon Baseball Summer Camp will equip children entering grades 1-9 this fall with the fundamentals that our program has taken pride in for years. Register today and join us on June 5-7.

speak up speech and debate summer camp

The award-winning Avon High School Speech and Debate Club is hosting its third annual Speak Up Summer Camp on May 31. Students entering grades 8 and 9 can learn to 'Speak Up' this summer.

showstoppers show choir camp

Registration is underway for Showstoppers Show Choir Camp, the premier show choir camp for summer performers. Join us on June 19-23.

Orioles Nest for March 10, 2023

Important Upcoming Dates, Spirit Week – March 13th – 17th, AHS Boys Soccer Announcement, Student Birthdays, Team News and Community News

athlete hands in huddle

It's time to register for Avon All-Sports Camp. This camp gives girls and boys currently in grades 2-7 an opportunity to learn and compete to the best of their ability in baseball, softball, volleyball, basketball, lacrosse, soccer, and wrestling.

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 12-16.

instrument donation drive

Help us celebrate Music in our Schools Month by donating used musical instruments for use in Avon classrooms via the Avon Education Foundation.

new student enrollment

Mark your calendars for these important dates pertaining to the 2023-24 school year. First up: new student enrollment for the 2023-24 school year will begin on March 1.

Orioles Nest for February 17, 2023

Important upcoming Dates, Upcoming Athletic Events, Wrestling Tailgate Information, Spring Sports Announcement, Team News and Community News & Flyers

students raising hands

Inside this issue: a note from Dr. Wyndham about plans for future growth and expansion, information about the Avon High School project, stories about students and and teachers achieving high honors, and much more.

Orioles Nest February 10, 2023

Upcoming Athletic Events, Spring Sports Announcement, Team News and Yearbook Ordering Information

Avon South News for February 3, 2023

Important Upcoming Dates, NJHS Induction Ceremony Photos, Athletic Events and photos, Yearbook Information, 2023 Fall Washington D.C. Trip Information/Parent Meeting, Student Birthday’s, Team Information, and Community News & Flyers

Orioles Nest 1-27-23

Important Dates, Powerschool, Athletic Events, Team News, Yearbook Information and Fall Washington DC Trip

broadcast students

Students entering grades 7-9 this fall can join us from June 21-23 for an action-packed broadcasting experience led by our Avon TV teacher and students!

girl sitting alone

Willow Center Community Director Chase Cotton will lead this interactive and informative community session on February 22. It is designed to equip parents and caregivers to talk to their children about substance use and mental health. Join us.

Orioles Nes

Important Dates, Upcoming Sporting Events, Yearbook Sales, Team News and Community News

Parent Newsletter Q2

Outstanding Orioles, outstanding Students, Encore Winners, Basketball Photos

mascot with mr. and mrs. claus

Remember, December 16 is the final day of school before winter break begins, and students return to school on Tuesday, January 3, 2023. Happy Holidays, Avon!

Orioles Nest 12/2/22

Important Dates, Concerts, Game Photos, Project A.N.G.L.E. Yearbook Info and Team News

food drive items

Avon families, can you help Project ANGEL of Hendricks County feed and provide for families this season? Please use is table to send in donations to your child's school.

maintenance crew with award

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


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.

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.


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

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. 


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!

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.

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.

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.

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.