News & Updates
This page contains the most recent news items and updates from Hickory Elementary. 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
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 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.
Hickory Elementary teachers made their first ever Traveling Teachers stop on Thursday, November 16, visiting one of their neighborhoods to hand out snacks, books, and treats to kids.
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.
You're never too young to learn how to be a leader. That was the lesson student representatives from Hickory Elementary School's Sprout Council shared with the Avon Board of School Trustees at their November 13 meeting.
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.
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.
It is Taco Tuesday, but that's not why Principal Keary Rininger and Assistant Principal Kayla Kuepper were extra festive during student drop off this morning.
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.
Beginning in July, Hickory Elementary will have a new Assistant Principal. Kayla Kuepper has worked in Avon Schools since 2013 and is a former district Teacher of the Year.
To celebrate the accomplishments of the class of '31, Hickory Elementary 4th grade students enjoyed a whole host of activities at a party put on by the PTO.
Each year, on the final few days of school, Avon High School seniors gown up and parade around the elementary schools they attended.
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.
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.
The Indiana Department of Education recently selected Hickory Elementary School 2nd Grade Teacher Bailey Gibson as an Emerging Leader in Education.
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.
Avon kindergarten teachers are using structured play to promote social-emotional development, problem solving, and other critical skills that are necessary for normal and healthy child development.
Today, Dr. Wyndham highlights the work of our coaches during this conversation with Kristle Chalos and Emily Steffen, Instructional Coaches at Hickory Elementary and Sycamore Elementary, respectively.
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.
Welcome to The Library Minute. This week, a student at Hickory Elementary School shares his review of Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul by Jeff Kinney.
Avon Community School Corporation is one of two Indiana school districts recognized as 2022 Clean Air Award recipients by the National Air Filtration Association.
Students, staff, and administrators at Hickory Elementary celebrated the installation of a new vending machine with a ribbon cutting ceremony.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The members at Crossroads Church participated in a special offering recently, and due to their generosity, they were able to include a gift to Avon Schools to fund a special initiative.
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 Hickory Elementary School shares her review of Operation Frog Effect.
At their January 24 working session, the Avon Board of School Trustees heard a fantastic presentation from some incredible Hickory Elementary students.
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.
Avon's elementary students are enjoying 'College Go Week' during the week of September 20-24. It gave them an opportunity to dream and plan for the future.
Join Dr. Wyndham and two Avon educators, Steph Duda and Sarah Tuttle, as they sit down for a conversation about the work they’re doing to provide rich, hands-on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) experiences for all 3,500 elementary students in our school district.