News & Updates
Stay up-to-date with what is happening in and around AMS North by clicking on the articles below. If you'd like to see district-wide updates, visit the Avon Experience page on the district website.
Help the Mary Lee Maier Community Pantry make sure an Avon student and their family have enough food in their pantry during spring break by filling a supplied box with kid-friendly, non-perishable food items.
On January 27 and February 3, a record number of Avon's grade 6-12 musicians performed at the Indiana State School Music Association Solo & Ensemble contest. Hundreds brought home gold and silver ratings.
In February, you nominated 83 individuals as ALL Stars - Avon Schools employees who embody our mission: ALL belong, learn, and grow. Meet this month's ALL Stars.
Students from Avon Middle School North and South got in on the NBA All-Star Game action at the Indianapolis International Airport. Mascot Mania took place on Monday evening and Avon students were there to participate in the fun.
Avon’s kindergarten through sixth grade students have spoken. In August 2025, when AIS East and West open their doors as elementary schools, students will walk into Evergreen Elementary and Willow Elementary.
This summer camp, which is scheduled for June 17-21, is an excellent opportunity for students entering grades 1-8 to learn the fundamentals of musical theatre and experience all aspects of practicing, producing, and performing.
Avon Schools is hosting a Teacher Recruitment Event from 8:00 am to noon on Saturday, February 24. The event is at the Avon Professional Development Center at White Oak Early Learning Center. Register today!
AEF's mission is to support creativity, innovation, and excellence within the Avon Community School Corporation. Join them by participating in the Major Saver Fundraiser.
We are looking for Riley families who would attend the Riley Dance Marathon on April 20 and share their stories with participants. If you are — or someone you know is — a Riley family, let us know!
In January, you nominated 37 individuals as ALL Stars - Avon Schools employees who embody our mission: ALL belong, learn, and grow. Meet this month's ALL Stars.
In a day and age in which teachers can take their pick of the school districts in which they want to teach, why do so many excellent educators continue to choose Avon Schools? Listen in as Dr. Wyndham explores that topic with five educators who are either in their first year in the profession or who are veterans in their first year teaching in Avon Schools.
At their January 8, 2024, meeting, the Avon Board of School Trustees celebrated three groups of Orioles who have stood out in recent days for a variety of reasons.
We are extremely grateful for the dedication and commitment of our five school board members: President Kim Woodward, Vice President Anne Engelhardt, Secretary Sarah Parent, Cindy Simmons, and Jennifer Smith.
In December, you nominated 61 individuals and one team of instructional assistants as ALL Stars - Avon Schools employees who embody our mission: ALL belong, learn, and grow. Meet this month's ALL Stars.
The Avon Town Council has declared Friday, December 15, Black and Gold Day in honor of Avon High School's 2023 National Blue Ribbon School award and the Avon Marching Black & Gold's fourth Bands of America Grand National Championship. Celebrate with us!
In Avon Schools, it’s beginning to look — and sound — like the holiday season. Mark your calendars and join us at the band, orchestra, and choir performances listed here.
In November, you nominated 53 individuals and one entire school staff as ALL Stars - Avon Schools employees who embody our mission: ALL belong, learn, and grow. Meet this month's ALL Stars.
Each November, we dedicate an episode of the Orioles In-The-Know podcast to one simple question, “What are you grateful for?” During the e-learning day earlier this month, we spoke with River Birch Elementary, Avon Intermediate School West, Avon Middle School North, and Avon High School teachers, administrators, and support staff about what they're grateful for.
Join Superintendent Dr. Scott Wyndham in this special episode as he talks with Director Matt Harloff and Assistant Director Karl Hartman about Avon Marching Black & Gold's Bands of America Grand National Championship, the fourth in the AHS Band's illustrious history.
To all past and present members of the US Armed Forces, thank you for your service. Our schools have been awash in red, white, and blue this week as Veterans Day celebrations have taken place. Enjoy a few photos showing some of the highlights.
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.
Last spring, district leaders amended the 2023-24 school year calendar to include dedicated space and time for conferences to occur on two afternoons in September. We surveyed parents and educators about the experience and here is what they said.
In October, you nominated 41 individuals as ALL Stars - Avon Schools employees who embody our mission: ALL belong, learn, and grow. Meet this month's ALL Stars.
Nine Avon Middle School South orchestra students and 14 Avon Middle School North orchestra students made it into the Indiana American String Teacher's Association All-Region Honor Orchestra this year. Congratulations to these outstanding musicians!
The 2023 NOVA Run Club season begins soon! This year's club will be open to any ACSC student from first grade to eighth grade. Learn more and register today.
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.
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-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.
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.
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!
Mark your calendars for Saturday, August 19, and plan to join Avon Marching Black & Gold and Avon Athletics at 2023 Community Day.
LINQ Connect has replaced the Titan Family Portal for online lunch payments. Learn how to use the service.
Registration is open for the Fall Cheerleading Clinic. Students in grades k-8 can participate. Register by August 11.
Pine Tree Elementary Multilingual Learner Teacher Sarah Valentin is our 2023 Teacher of the Year. Congratulations, Sarah!
Avon Intermediate School East Special Education Assistant Sue Misner is our 2023 Support Staff of the Year.
This post contains important information regarding Oriole Preview Day held on Thursday, July 20, from 11:30am-6:00pm.
We are proud to present the new Avon Middle School South athletic logo. Read more about the project and scroll through the slides to see all the versions and formats of the new logo. GO ORIOLES!
As we look ahead to the new school year and the fall sports season, here are a few bits of information for you to know.
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.
Spanish 1 students at AMS North just finished hosting a Pulsera Sale through our partnership with the Pulsera Project, a nonprofit and fair trade organization that empowers artisans in Nicaragua and Guatemala who make beautiful bracelets and purses.
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.
Each spring, all 12 schools and a few district departments nominate teachers and support staff members whom they believe are deserving of recognition as Teacher & Support Staff of the Year. Meet the honorees!
Avon Community School Corporation has hired Jason Young as Corporation Athletic Director. He will provide oversight and direction to athletics programs across the school district.
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.
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.
Orchestra groups from AIS East, AIS West, AMS North, and AMS South all earned Gold ratings from the ISSMA organizational contest on March 10 and 11.
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.
Listen in as Dr. Wyndham talks teaching with Alyssa Hartsock from Avon High School (AHS class of '16), Levi Hawk from Avon Middle School North (class of '16), and Alek Edick from Avon Intermediate School West (class of '14).
At a recent game, members of the AMS South Boys Basketball team took a moment before tipoff to recognize the teachers who have made the biggest impact on them.
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.
This episode, a student project, is a departure from our normal schedule, but we think you'll enjoy hearing directly from a few of our outstanding multilingual students as they talk about their holiday traditions.
Welcome to The Library Minute. This week, a student at Avon Middle School North shares his review of When by Victoria Laurie.
The November meeting agenda for the Oriole Advocates class of '23 was dominated by a lengthy, interactive discussion with eight of Avon's 12 Teachers of the Year.
Come visit several of our classrooms and hear directly from our students at our elementary, intermediate, middle, and high schools as they answer a simple question: What are you thankful for?
Avon Community School Corporation is one of two Indiana school districts recognized as 2022 Clean Air Award recipients by the National Air Filtration Association.
Please open up this post to see details regarding our E-Learning day on November 8
AMSN Theater presents "The Last Gladiator" November 11, 12, 13
Avon Middle School North student Eli Neal earned a title role in the production of The Addams Family, which runs through November 20 at Beef & Boards.
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.
Students can wear their favorite Halloween costume by giving to our Mary Lee Maier Food Pantry.
Welcome to The Library Minute. This week, a student at Avon Middle School North shares her review of Front Desk by Kelly Yang.
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.
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.
To eliminate any remaining confusion, please read this information about school meal pricing and contact us if you have additional questions.
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.
When AMS North Principal Matt Hines called Levi Hawk this summer to offer him a job as Social Studies Teacher, he discovered Levi is a published author.
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.
On May 27, the last day of the 2021-22 school year, the Avon Board of Trustees approved Dr. Wyndham's recommendation to hire four administrators.
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.
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.
Avon Middle School North 8th-grade student and clarinetist Lauren Rinehart is one of 90 Hoosier students who earned an invitation to play in the 2022 Jr. All-State Band.
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.
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.
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 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.
Congratulations to Avon ensembles for their fine performances and multiple awards during the 2022 ISSMA Organizational Event at Avon Middle School North.
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!
Recent grants will provide training for Project Lead the Way Gateway courses, and new and improved STEM courses will allow students to get richer, deeper experiences at AMS North and South.
March 7-11 is National School Breakfast Week (#NSBW22). Did you know that Avon Schools cafeterias serve breakfast – FREE to all – every school day? It's true!
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.
Welcome to The Library Minute. This week, a student at Avon Middle School North shares her review of The Night She Disappeared.
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.
At the December 13 meeting, the Avon Board of School Trustees recognized Avon Middle School North students who their teachers nominated as outstanding.
Welcome to The Library Minute. This week, a student at Avon Middle School North shares his review of Monday's Not Coming.
Eighteen students from AMS North, AMS South, and AIS East earned the honor of participating in the All-Region Junior High Orchestra.
Five Avon Middle School North students earned the honor of participating in the 42nd annual Indiana All-Region Junior High Band.
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.
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.
lease visit ACSC's Health & Wellness page to view the immunization requirements for the 2021-22 school year.