News & Updates
Stay up-to-date with what is happening in and around AIS West by clicking on the articles below. If you'd like to see district-wide updates, visit the Avon Experience page on the district website.
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
Mary Lee Maier Food Pantry is here to serve our Avon students and families.
Students of the Week @ AISW
If you want to learn more about Avon Schools, consider this your invitation to attend Coffee & Conversation with District Leaders at Pana Donuts on Thursday, December 7, at 7:30 am.
In recent days, AEF Executive Director Jayda Sommers and members of the AEF Board have been busy showing support to Avon educators by notifying ACSC several that they have been awarded Helping Hands Grants. Meet the fall '23 recipients.
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.
Students in grades 1-6, would you like to perform at halftime of an Avon High School girls basketball game with students from the award-winning Avon Accents show choir? If so, you have until December 7 to register for the December 21 Show Choir Workshop.
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.
Students have a special opportunity to support innovation, creativity, and excellence in our classrooms by participating in Hats Off to AEF Day. Students who bring a $1 donation can wear a hat to school.
September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. The students in Amy Adams' 5th-grade class at Avon Intermediate School West embraced the opportunity to raise funds — and awareness — in a really sweet way. Find out what they did and why this cause is so close to Mrs. Adams' heart.
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.
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.
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.
Avon Intermediate School West student Dylan Clark is a great example of an Avon student who is making a difference beyond the four walls of his school.
Avon Intermediate School West 5th Grade Teacher Alli Coulter earned the distinction of being named an IU Jacobs Educator on the basis of her integration of technology in the classroom.
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.
AISW 6th grade Renaissance Fair 2023
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.
Avon Intermediate School West Principal Amber Walters has been recognized by No Kid Hungry Indiana as one of three Indiana Principals who are Hoosier Hunger Heroes.
The staff and students at Avon Intermediate School West had a 'sweet' celebration for Rock Our School Day.
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.
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.
Parker is a student at Avon Intermediate School West, where he is doing more than simply going through the paces in the classroom. He's making giant strides as a human being.
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.
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.
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.
At their May 9 meeting, the Avon Board of School Trustees heard a presentation from a group of outstanding Avon Intermediate West Students.
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.
Congratulations to Avon ensembles for their fine performances and multiple awards during the 2022 ISSMA Organizational Event at Avon Middle School North.
Over the years, many families have chosen to send their children with disabilities to Avon Schools because of our reputation for excellence in Special Education. Find out why.
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.
The belief that people are the product of their life’s purpose and the desire to help students thrive at Avon High School and beyond is what drove Dean of Students Dr. Aaron Willis to begin Avon Men of Purpose (AMP).
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).
Ashlee Harmon 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.
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.
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.
Please visit ACSC's Health & Wellness page to view the immunization requirements for the 2021-22 school year.
Thanks to our partnership with the Hendricks Regional Health YMCA, we are pleased to be able to offer before/after school care.