Thanks to the support of the PTO, Avon High School's competed in their first CT Science Olympiad. The student had a great time and performed very well for their first appearance. We placed 8th overall out of 34 teams and the following students earned medals:
1st place - Designer Genes - Ben Lerner and Derek Pang
2nd place - Thermodynamics - Nate Kotler and Hannah Soucie
2nd place - Water Quality - Nate Kotler and Dev Dabke
3rd place - Technical Problem Solving - Eric Liu and Jack Wendler
3rd place - Chemistry Lab - Lauren McIsaac and Hannah Soucie
4th place for our Robot Arm showed by Mary Kaminski and Anesha Ramen.
Our Robot Team was featured as the cover story for UCONN Today following the event. The link to the story is below: http://today.uconn.edu/blog/2013/04/uconn-hosts-high-school-science-olympiad/
Submitted/Written by Andrea Galuska, Biology Teacher
Avon Scholar/Artists Honored SEE ABOVE PHOTO
Erin Kaminski (visual artist) and Kayleigh Bagley were recognized by the CT Assoc. of Schools Monday, April 1st as outstanding scholar/artists for Avon High School. At a banquet at the Aqua Turf, over 1300 people attended and approximately 300 students were recognized. For more information, contact Mrs. Drapeau or Mr. Ismail. Submitted by Eva Kaminski
AHS All-State Musicians SEE ABOVE PHOTO
Fourteen AHS Students were accepted to the 2013 Connecticut Music Educators Association All-State Music Festival. In the front row, from left to right are Emily Guersch, Courney Mollo, Stephanie Evans, Katherine Holobinko, and Spencer Sonnenberg. In the back row, from left to right are Emily Kane, Chenyang Lin, Brian Nasto, Kayleigh Bagley, Devon McLane and Meghan Stoll. Missing from the photo are Raquel Arias-Camison, Matthew Howard, and Maxton Connor
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