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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.

breakfast is served

All Avon K-12 students have the opportunity to begin each day filled up and ready to learn. Our schools serve breakfast each morning for just $1.85.

ALL Stars

You nominated 61 staff members, a volunteer, a team, and a therapy dog — It's true! — who you feel embody our mission: ALL belong, learn, and grow. Thank you for taking the time to submit your nominations.

parent and student

Parent-teacher conferences will take place for grades k-8 on September 28 and 29. Students will have school in the morning. During the afternoon, parents will attend conferences and students will complete e-learning assignments. Here are the details.


At their September 11, 2023, meeting, the Avon Board of School Trustees celebrated the achievements of the Avon Middle School South Student Athlete Leadership Team.

Orioles Nest 6-2-23

See inside this week's issue for: upcoming dates, upcoming athletic events, student season passes, cadet guard clinic information, and more!

substance abuse workshop

Don't miss out on a crucial informational presentation that could make all the difference in your child's life. Join us for an informative and enlightening session on current drug trends among teenagers.

Orioles Nest 6-2-23

See inside this week's issue for upcoming dates, football tailgate info, this week's birthdays, team news, and 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!

Orioles Nest 6-2-23

See inside for upcoming athletic events, fall sports pictures, student season passes, this week's birthdays, team news, and more!

Orioles Nest 6-2-23

See inside for attendance policy and early dismissal procedures, upcoming athletic events, South spirit wear, this week's birthdays, and more!

stadium stands with fans

Mark your calendars for Saturday, August 19, and plan to join Avon Marching Black & Gold and Avon Athletics at 2023 Community Day.

Orioles Nest 6-2-23

View the 2023-24 School Year Calendar, Upcoming Important Dates, This Week's Birthdays, Team News, and More!

students entering school

See some of the excitement — and maybe some of the jitters — that took place as students got off the bus for the first time this school year at Avon Middle School South and Avon Academy.

Sarah Valentin

Pine Tree Elementary Multilingual Learner Teacher Sarah Valentin is our 2023 Teacher of the Year. Congratulations, Sarah!

new logo

We are proud to present the new Avon Middle School South athletic logo. Learn more about the development of the new logo and see the different versions. GO ORIOLES!

Orioles Nest 6-2-23

Important Upcoming Dates, Honor Roll Announcement, Football Camp Information and Community Flyers

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!


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

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

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

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

Orioles Nest 12/2/22

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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!

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.

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.