Little Free Library at Auburn Elementary

Brose North America, Inc. donates Little Free Library to Auburn Elementary According to the non-profit organization, Little Free Library, “one of the most successful ways to improve the reading achievement of children is to increase their access to books”. To that end, the organization has a network of more than 60,000 libraries around the country, including a new one at Auburn Elementary in the Avondale School District. The school was recently the recipient of a Little Free Library that will … [Read more...]

She Kills Monsters at Avondale High School

Avondale High School Theater Group Goes to Next Level with Theatrical Skills Production of She Kills Monsters Challenges Students to Learn New Performance Techniques The Avondale Theatre Company (ATC) kicks of the 2017-2018 season with a comedic romp into the world of fantasy role games with its performance of She Kills Monsters by Qui Nguyen. The story, set in 1995 in Athens, Ohio, tells the story of Agnes Evans as she is dealing with the death of her younger teenage sister Tilly. While … [Read more...]

Avondale High School Student Selected for All-National Honor Ensemble

Senior Kevin Cornwell II only Student from Michigan Chosen for Elite Group The National Association for Music Education (NAfME) has announced 281 high school vocalists from across the country selected to the prestigious All-National Honors Mixed Choir. The elite group of performers includes only one student from the state of Michigan, Avondale High School senior, Kevin Cornwell II. Kevin will travel to Orlando, Florida in November to perform with the choir at Disney’s Coronado Springs … [Read more...]

Avondale High School Senior Ryan Feng Earns Prestigious Designation

National Merit Scholarship Semifinalist Looks Beyond Avondale High School senior, Ryan Feng, is among an elite group of approximately 16,000 students nationwide to be been named a 2017 National Merit Scholarship Semifinalist by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC). The 16,000 students represent less than one percent of the 1.6 million high school juniors who took the 2016 PSAT that serves as the qualifier for National Merit Semifinalist designation. Ryan, who has been an … [Read more...]

New Principal Returns to Avondale School District

Administrator “leads with her love of her students” When Avondale Middle School opened its doors for school this year, the students were greeted by new principal, Ms. Maryanne Moriconi. Moriconi comes to Avondale from Oxford School District where she most recently served as the assistant principal at Oxford Middle School. The new principal brings much in the way of administrative experience to her new role as well as intimate knowledge of the Avondale School District as she taught at Avondale … [Read more...]

Avondale Academy gets Michigan College Access Network Support

Avondale Academy gets Michigan College Access Network Support from Near-Peers Recent college Grads Add Personal Touch to Help Students Decide Their Futures This school year, students in the Avondale School District alternative high school, Avondale Academy, have a unique opportunity to work with a College and Career Counselor provided by Michigan College Access Network (MCAN). Candace Holcomb, joins Avondale Academy after receiving training for her counseling role during an intensive … [Read more...]

Showcasing Android Apps Created at Avondale High School this Thursday

Teenagers Apply Themselves to Applications Development Avondale High School Computer Programming I students will be showcasing computer games and story programs they have been developing over the past two weeks this Thursday, September 28 from 11:00 a.m. – 12 noon and from 12:35 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. at Avondale High School, 2800 Waukegan Street, Auburn Hills, MI  48326. The community is invited to see the apps on display and engage the students in discussion of ideas for Android Apps the … [Read more...]

Avondale High School Expands Information Technology Courses for Students

Students Earning Industry Certifications Able to Enter Workforce Following Graduation New courses and new equipment met Avondale High School students interested in pursuing a career in Information Technology (IT) when the doors opened for school this year. The expansions in programming align with the school’s commitment to increasing student preparedness for entry into IT fields upon graduation by allowing students opportunity to earn certifications and prepare to take the CSP Advanced … [Read more...]

Theatre Company Says Goodbye to Longtime Director

Avondale Theatre Company Says Goodbye to Longtime Teacher, Mentor, and Theater Director The Avondale Theatre Company, Avondale High School’s award-winning drama troupe, is pulling out all the stops to celebrate the retirement of its longtime teacher and director Edmond Guay by bringing hundreds of past, present, and future onstage and backstage thespians together for one huge night of musical theatre magic this Saturday, June 24 with a special presentation of Children of Eden at the Avondale … [Read more...]

Avondale High School Student Committed to Academic Success

Avondale High School Student Committed to Academic Success Avondale High School senior Aparna Sumanth is among only 2,500 students nationally and approximately 90 graduates statewide to earn a National Merit scholarship. In addition to the National Merit distinction, Aparna will receive a $2,500 scholarship through the National Merit Corporation. “This award recognizes Aparna’s commitment to academic success and her focus on the achievement of her post-high school goals,” said … [Read more...]