A Train Show at Avondale

The show is one of the largest train shows in Michigan featuring hundreds of exhibitors, running trains, a train race, a showing of the Thomas the Tank movie “Journey Beyond Sodor”, and more – $4 per person (kids under 12 are free) what a great day of family fun. All proceeds benefit the Avondale Education Foundation, which finds classroom initiatives and enrichment for students in Kindergarten through post high school. Sunday, January 14 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Avondale High … [Read more...]

Do You Know an Avondale Student Who Stands Out From the Crowd?

Seeking Avondale Students Who “Stand Out From the Crowd” for Annual Youth Recognition Awards Avondale Youth Assistance (AYA) and the Auburn Hills Morning Optimist Club have partnered in a search for students who “stand out from the crowd” to celebrate the good things they have accomplished. Students in grades 5 and higher who reside or attend a public, private or parochial school within the Avondale School District are eligible to be part of this distinguished group of youth who have … [Read more...]

Students Learn Positive Behavior Message to be “Upstanders”

Energy ran high recently at all four Avondale School District elementary schools as students participated in an all-student assembly promoting positive behavior and the concept that students should be “Upstanders,” not bystanders. During the “Upstanders Rock” assemblies, the students took part in lively demonstrations illustrating the positive messages from the show. Avondale Youth Assistance sponsored these programs in support of their mission to prevent juvenile delinquency. “Because of … [Read more...]

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...]