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.
Several resources are available to help every Avon family ensure there is plenty of nutritious food on-hand to help make this the best summer ever.
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.
Did you know that the Mary Lee Maier Community Pantry remains open throughout the summer? The pantry is open every Thursday (except July 6), from 5:00-6:00 pm.
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 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.
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.
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.
Registration is underway for Showstoppers Show Choir Camp, the premier show choir camp for summer performers. Join us on June 19-23.
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.
Avon Education Foundation is excited to invite students entering grades 1-8 to attend Broadway Kids Camp during the week of June 12-16.
The Indiana Department of Education recently selected Hickory Elementary School 2nd Grade Teacher Bailey Gibson as an Emerging Leader in Education.
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.
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.
If your child is in grades 1-6 and they would be interested in collaborating in problem-solving challenges to bring their big ideas to life, then register for Camp Invention.
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.
Mark your calendar for January 26. You're invited to attend a workshop on how caregivers can secure the future of their dependents who have special needs.
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!
Avon students in kindergarten through grade 6 are invited to participate in the AHS 2022 Winter Cheer Clinic on Tuesday, December 20.
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.
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.
Would your child enjoy performing at halftime of an AHS basketball game with the Accents High School Show Choir? If so, sign up for the Half-Notes Show Choir Workshop today!
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.
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.
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.
Avon Education Foundation is currently accepting applications for new board members. If you are interested in actively supporting Avon educators and students, apply today.
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.
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!
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.
The Avon High School Boys and Girls Cross Country teams are hosting their 11th-annual Running Development Camp on June 6-10.
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.
This summer, the Mary Lee Maier Community Pantry will be open every Thursday (except July 7) from 5:00 - 6:00 pm.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Avon Light and Life Church is hosting Upward Soccer Camp on June 6-10. This camp is open for boys and girls from age 3 through 5th grade.
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.
Kindergarten registration for the 2022-23 school year is officially underway. If your child turns 5-years-old by August 1, it is time to enroll them for for the class of 2035!
Avon Robotics is hosting STEM Summer Camp for a limited number of students who will be entering grades 5-8 in the fall.
Current kindergarten through 8th-grade students, register today for Showstoppers Summer Show Choir Camp. Students from all area schools are welcome to attend.
Are you a student in grades 3-5 who is interested in learning how to cook healthy foods? If so, you'll be interested in attending this three-day cooking class sponsored by Hendricks County 4-H.
Purdue University Extension invites students in grades 3-12 to join them for two mornings of exploring STEM through hands-on stations!
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.
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.
Are you looking for a rewarding, flexible career, dedicated colleagues, and an opportunity to make a lasting impact? Here's your chance.
Here's how we make the decision to delay, dismiss early, or conduct an e-learning day when we have snow, sleet, and ice.
At their January 24 working session, the Avon Board of School Trustees heard a fantastic presentation from some incredible Hickory Elementary students.
The Indiana Department of Health released a helpful, new document with guidance for what to do if you receive a positive result using an at-home COVID test.
Register your child for Camp Invention, a confidence-boosting STEM summer camp where kids build creative inventions and lasting friendships.
Local healthcare organizations are offering COVID-19 vaccine clinics for all ages in the coming days and weeks.
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.
Have you ever felt under-equipped and overwhelmed by the responsibility of keeping your kids safe online? If so, join us.
The Avon High School Student Government invites you to enjoy candy, activities, and fun at Trunk or Treat.
Attention parents and caregivers: Be sure to place our scheduled e-learning day for the 2021-22 school year—November 2—on your calendars.
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.
Hickory Highlights School Newsletter 22-23
Here's a list of this year's school newsletters to help you stay in the know!