Avondale High School Student Selected for USNA Summer Seminar

Avondale High School junior Anne Hinman has been selected to participate in the United States Naval Academy Summer Seminar this year. This is a highly competitive program – students are selected based on academic performance, demonstrated achievement in leadership, athletics and extra-curricular activities, as well as attitude, self-discipline and moral character. Typically students interested in attending a military academy after high school graduations participate in this program. … [Read more...]

College and Career Fair Dispels Myths at Avondale High School

Avondale High School College and Career Fair Dispels Myths - Event Designed to Separate Fact from Fiction for Students Exploring Career Options Avondale High School students took advantage of the opportunity to meet with industry leaders, college representatives and members of the armed services during the school’s annual College and Career Fair. The fair is designed to assist students in determining a career path and then planning for the necessary experiences and/or education to achieve … [Read more...]

Avondale Youth Assistance Celebrates Student Service and Achievement

At the Avondale Youth Assistance 50th Annual Youth Recognition Awards Ceremony in March, 158 Avondale School District students from fifth-grade through post-high school were celebrated by school and governmental leaders. To be recognized at the event, students had to be nominated by Avondale staff or community members who provided supporting information that confirmed the students’ commitment to betterment of their community or their own lives. Students honored for bettering their community … [Read more...]

Avondale Middle School Student Advances to the National History Bee

Avondale Middle School Student, Ajay Sumanth, Advances to the National History Bee in Atlanta and Placed Second in the State Of Michigan Geography Bee.   … [Read more...]

Two-Year Program Gives Students Hands-On Training and College Credits

Avondale School District Partners with Meemic Insurance Company to Offer Workforce Development Program for Students: Two-Year Program Gives Students Hands-On Training and College Credits Avondale School District and Meemic Insurance Company today announced a new partnership to create the Avondale/Meemic Insurance Institute for high school students. This course is intended for students in grades 11 or 12 who are interested in a career in insurance. Classes will begin in the fall of 2017. As … [Read more...]

Avondale Middle School Help Build a Well in Africa

Avondale Middle School Students Raise $1000 to Build a Well in Africa After hearing the devastating consequences for people living in Africa without a clean water source, eight Avondale Middle School students decided to take action. The group, all members of the school’s Leadership Class, created a plan with a goal of raising $500 to donate to the international organization, KIBO Group. KIBO is a nonprofit organization that partners with East Africans to find local solutions for poverty to … [Read more...]

Hands-On Learning Expands in Avondale Schools

Avondale School District Program Receives Funding for Expansion of Hands-On Learning Two non-profit organizations have granted funding that will support the expansion of learning opportunities for a group of students in the Avondale School District. Housed at Deerfield Elementary, the Avondale School District S.A.I.L.S. (Students Achieving Independence and Learning Successfully) Program is a special place for elementary-age students with a cognitive impairment to begin building independent … [Read more...]

Avondale Theater Teacher and Students Win Big in 2017

Avondale High School Theater Students Celebrate MIFA Success - Director receives Outstanding Michigan Theater Teacher of the Year Award The Avondale High School Theatre Company scored big at the 2017 Michigan Interscholastic Forensics Association (MIFA) State Theatre Festival Finals held at the Charlotte Performing Arts Center in Charlotte, Michigan. Making history at the festival this year by taking two separate productions in two separate categories and competing in two separate divisions, … [Read more...]

Avondale District-Wide Open House Highlights Hands-On Learning

Area families are invited to Avondale High School for the Avondale Schools District-wide Open House to learn about the many learning opportunities - in and out of the classroom and for students preschool-age to post high school – available to Avondale students. A school district that serves students from Rochester Hills, Auburn Hills, Troy, and Bloomfield Township, Avondale is an intimate learning community that celebrates a rich diversity of learners and offers programming as diverse as the … [Read more...]

Radio Station of the Year Award goes to Avondale High School

Michigan Association of Broadcasters names Avondale High School WAHS “Radio Station of the Year” The Avondale High School student-run radio station, WAHS 89.5, has been named the Michigan High School Radio Station of the Year by the Michigan Association of Broadcasters (MAB). The station has undergone significant changes in the past year thanks to the leadership of Avondale High School teacher, Kim McKnee, and a group of students committed to boosting listenership through innovative programming … [Read more...]