Avondale Teacher Selected for National Science Teacher Association Award

Avondale High School Teacher Selected for National Science Teacher Association Award Vanessa Logan has only been teaching high school Science for three years but she has already caught the eye of the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA). Logan, in her first year at Avondale High School, has been selected to receive the NSTA Maitland P. Simmons Memorial Award for New Teachers at the organization’s annual Awards and Recognition Program in Los Angeles next month. The program, created to … [Read more...]

Silent Laughter is Heard Loudly Featuring 54 High School Students

Avondale High School Students Sweep MIFA Regionals and Earn a Spot at the State Finals The Avondale High School theater company (ATC) scored a back-to-back sweep of Regional victories this weekend, as their mainstage production of Silent Laughter, featuring the energies of 54 Avondale High School students, scored a ONE rating and won the MIFA (Michigan Interscholastic Forensics Association) Regional Theatre Festival on Saturday - the day after the company also won the Studio Show Regional … [Read more...]

Avondale Soccer Players Sign to Play at the College Level

Five Avondale High School Soccer Players Sign to Play College Ball - Two are From Rochester Hills Avondale high School announced five soccer players who signed to play college ball and pursue their degrees at some of the state’s most competitive college soccer programs. The high school celebrated the success of the athletes in front of a packed crowd of parents and siblings as well as coaches and teammates during one of the many college signing days the school will host this year. Avondale … [Read more...]

Post High School Options Made Possible by Fiat Chrysler

FCA Grant Provides Opportunity for Avondale Academy Students to Explore Post High School Options AH UCAN, an affiliate of the Michigan College Access Network, works to create a college-going culture among Avondale School District students, their families and the entire community with an end goal of increasing post high school education participation and completion rates. The success of the organization’s mission is linked to receiving funding support from community business members and … [Read more...]

Taxpayers Save Nearly Two Million Dollars in Avondale School District

Bond Refunding Saves Avondale School District Taxpayers $1.8 Million in Interest Costs The Avondale School District Board of Education is proud to announce the successful sale of its 2017 Refunding Bonds in the amount of $15,880,000. The Bonds are being issued for the purpose of currently refunding a portion of the District’s outstanding 2007 Refunding Bonds and to pay the costs of issuing the Bonds. The 2017 Refunding Bonds reduce the Avondale School District interest expense over $1,762,454 … [Read more...]

Double Feature and Dessert on February 3

Avondale Theatre Company offers Double Feature for Annual Dessert Theatre Presentation The Avondale Theatre Company and its parent support group, the Avondale Drama Boosters, will offer its audience patrons a double-dip of theatrical opportunities with their annual Dessert Theatre extravaganza slated for Friday, February 3 beginning at 7:00 p.m. This year, the ATC and Boosters will be present two one-act productions that span the range from slapstick comedy to searing drama with Silent … [Read more...]

R Word Rally at Avondale High School

Avondale School District Announces R Word Rally, An Event designed as Opportunity for Students and Staff to Reaffirm Respect for All Hundreds of Avondale School District students in grades eight through twelve will participate in an R Word Rally on January 18 at Avondale High School. The event brings together students from the District’s middle school, high school, and alternative high school for an opportunity to explore and celebrate the diversity of the school environment. The rally is … [Read more...]

Eagle Scout to be Enhances Veterans Memorial Pointe in Rochester Hills

Avondale High School Student Honored at Rochester Hills City Council Meeting for Community Project Avondale High School senior Drew Gordon has been in Boys Scouts since the second grade with a goal of achieving the highest level in scouting, the Eagle Scout. His recent efforts to enhance Veterans Memorial Pointe in Rochester Hills not only earned him recognition from the Rochester Hills City Council but also brought him one step closer to being an Eagle Scout. “There are a lot of requirements … [Read more...]

Avondale Hosts A Train Show

Get on the right track at the Avondale Education Foundation “A” Train Show The largest model train show in the state comes to Avondale High School on January 15 for the 13 straight year. The “A” Train Show is the biggest fundraiser of the year for the Avondale Education Foundation (AEF) which funds educational enrichment activities in and out of the classroom for Avondale students in Kindergarten through post-high school. Featuring almost 400 vendor tables, working train exhibits, a special … [Read more...]

Snow Day for Monday for Most Area Schools

SCHOOL CLOSURES Schools that will be closed on Monday, December 12, 2016, due to severe winter weather conditions: Rochester Community Schools Avondale Public Schools Oakland Schools OPC Senior Center Click For a Complete List Open Schools and News: Oakland Community College is Open Today Oakland University: A snow emergency has been declared and all vehicles must be moved out of snow emergency lots. However, classes and finals are NOT cancelled. Visit … [Read more...]