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...]

Avondale Student Entrepreneurs Raise $7000 to Help Families in Need

Avondale High School students started two businesses, “Beans to Bags” and “Moments Photography” to raise money for families in need. Since September this small group of student entrepreneurs has raised $7000. Half of the money raised will support 50 students this holiday season with the purchase of winter clothing and other items. The other half of the money is placed in a scholarship fund to be distributed annually. In addition to supporting the community this endeavor is filled with life and … [Read more...]

Students Take Over State Capital in Lansing

Thirty-seven Avondale Middle School students participated in the YMCA Youth in Government conference November 13-15 at the Capitol in Lansing. Youth in Government is an experience designed to engage middle school students in becoming thoughtful and active citizens versed in the principles of a democratic society. The annual conference is attended by hundreds of students across the State of Michigan. During the conference, students campaign for government leadership positions including Lieutenant … [Read more...]

Students Receive Hands-on Election Experience Voting

Avondale School District Students have Hands-on Election Experience Voting and Campaigning Though the dust has settled on this election year, students at R. Grant Graham Elementary in the Avondale School District won’t soon forget their experience as candidates for the position of “Best President Ever”.  Part of a fourth grade research project, students were assigned a past U.S. President to learn about, write about and speak as. Following weeks of research, students wrote a persuasive speech … [Read more...]

Olympian Paul McMullen to Speak to Parents of Children with Dyslexia

Avondale School District Announces Olympic Runner, Paul McMullen, to Speak at Parenting Event For parents of children considered different learners, it is sometimes difficult to connect with the right information or resources to help their child.  A group of Avondale School District parents are working to change that by offering parent education classes, speakers, and information nights targeting specific issues or circumstances that may preclude a child’s success in the classroom. The group, … [Read more...]

Eleven Students Chosen to Join Prestigious Group

Eleven Avondale High School Students tryout for Regional Honors Choir and Eleven are Selected Eleven students from Avondale High School Vocal Music Department auditioned for a place in the Michigan School Vocal Music Association Regional Honors Choir and eleven students were chosen to join the prestigious group that brings together area students for a special one-day performance in December. To tryout for the group, students are required to submit a video-taped performance sung … [Read more...]

Avondale High School Students Interview Diamond White

Diamond White Spotlighted during talk-show style assembly at Avondale High School Seventeen year-old actress and singer, Diamond White, returned to her home state of Michigan this week to speak before 150 Avondale High School students. White, who is currently in the movie Boo! A Madea Halloween and who just released her new single Chain Smoker, shared her journey to the spotlight with the students during a talk-show style assembly. The audience, made up mostly of students in the school’s … [Read more...]