News & Updates
Stay up-to-date with what is happening in and around River Birch Elementary by clicking on the articles below. If you'd like to see district-wide updates, visit the Avon Experience page on the district website.
In Avon Schools, it’s beginning to look — and sound — like the holiday season. Mark your calendars and join us at the band, orchestra, and choir performances listed here
At their November 27 working session, the Avon Board of School Trustees celebrated several young River Birch Elementary students. Their proud teachers and parents were on-hand to encourage them.
If you want to learn more about Avon Schools, consider this your invitation to attend Coffee & Conversation with District Leaders at Pana Donuts on Thursday, December 7, at 7:30 am.
Santa Claus is coming to the Town of Avon. Mark your calendars for December 2 and plan to visit Santa Stop 2023 to meet the Jolly Ol' Elf, himself.
In recent days, AEF Executive Director Jayda Sommers and members of the AEF Board have been busy showing support to Avon educators by notifying ACSC several that they have been awarded Helping Hands Grants. Meet the fall '23 recipients.
In November, you nominated 53 individuals and one entire school staff as ALL Stars - Avon Schools employees who embody our mission: ALL belong, learn, and grow. Meet this month's ALL Stars.
Each November, we dedicate an episode of the Orioles In-The-Know podcast to one simple question, “What are you grateful for?” During the e-learning day earlier this month, we spoke with River Birch Elementary, Avon Intermediate School West, Avon Middle School North, and Avon High School teachers, administrators, and support staff about what they're grateful for.
Join Superintendent Dr. Scott Wyndham in this special episode as he talks with Director Matt Harloff and Assistant Director Karl Hartman about Avon Marching Black & Gold's Bands of America Grand National Championship, the fourth in the AHS Band's illustrious history.
To all past and present members of the US Armed Forces, thank you for your service. Our schools have been awash in red, white, and blue this week as Veterans Day celebrations have taken place. Enjoy a few photos showing some of the highlights.
From time to time, it may cause us to call for a delay, early dismissal, e-learning day, or even a closure. Here's how we decide and notify you.
Last spring, district leaders amended the 2023-24 school year calendar to include dedicated space and time for conferences to occur on two afternoons in September. We surveyed parents and educators about the experience and here is what they said.
In October, you nominated 41 individuals as ALL Stars - Avon Schools employees who embody our mission: ALL belong, learn, and grow. Meet this month's ALL Stars.
Students in grades 1-6, would you like to perform at halftime of an Avon High School girls basketball game with students from the award-winning Avon Accents show choir? If so, you have until December 7 to register for the December 21 Show Choir Workshop.
The 2023 NOVA Run Club season begins soon! This year's club will be open to any ACSC student from first grade to eighth grade. Learn more and register today.
All Avon K-12 students have the opportunity to begin each day filled up and ready to learn. Our schools serve breakfast each morning for just $1.85.
Students have a special opportunity to support innovation, creativity, and excellence in our classrooms by participating in Hats Off to AEF Day. Students who bring a $1 donation can wear a hat to school.
You nominated 61 staff members, a volunteer, a team, and a therapy dog — It's true! — who you feel embody our mission: ALL belong, learn, and grow. Thank you for taking the time to submit your nominations.
Parent-teacher conferences will take place for grades k-8 on September 28 and 29. Students will have school in the morning. During the afternoon, parents will attend conferences and students will complete e-learning assignments. Here are the details.
Don't miss out on a crucial informational presentation that could make all the difference in your child's life. Join us for an informative and enlightening session on current drug trends among teenagers.
Stand up, speak out for Avon Schools by becoming an Oriole Advocate. Advocates promote student achievement and community engagement by lending a voice to students, teachers, and staff. Apply today!
Mark your calendars for Saturday, August 19, and plan to join Avon Marching Black & Gold and Avon Athletics at 2023 Community Day.
LINQ Connect has replaced the Titan Family Portal for online lunch payments. Learn how to use the service.
The Indiana Department of Education recently notified River Birch Elementary that they had earned the Indiana Silver Star School Counseling Award.
Registration is open for the Fall Cheerleading Clinic. Students in grades k-8 can participate. Register by August 11.
Pine Tree Elementary Multilingual Learner Teacher Sarah Valentin is our 2023 Teacher of the Year. Congratulations, Sarah!
Avon Intermediate School East Special Education Assistant Sue Misner is our 2023 Support Staff of the Year.
Students at River Birch Elementary got to participate in pre-Indy-500 festivities — and meet a famous former driver — earlier this month during a special assembly.
Each year, on the final few days of school, Avon High School seniors gown up and parade around the elementary schools they attended.
The Board, Superintendent Dr. Scott Wyndham, school and district administrators, and friends and family gathered to celebrate 19 men and women who are retiring from Avon Schools this year.
The Evening of Excellence is a celebration of the Avon High School graduating class featuring the top 25 students by academic rank. Each student honors two educators. Meet them all.
The substance abuse epidemic isn't only happening somewhere else or on the evening news. It is affecting young people in our community. Dr. Wyndham talks with substance abuse, mental wellness, and law enforcement experts about how we can protect and care for young people.
Inside this issue: a note from Dr. Wyndham about plans for future growth and expansion, information about the Avon High School project, stories about students and and teachers achieving high honors, and much more.
Our School Has Heart
Avon kindergarten teachers are using structured play to promote social-emotional development, problem solving, and other critical skills that are necessary for normal and healthy child development.
The November meeting agenda for the Oriole Advocates class of '23 was dominated by a lengthy, interactive discussion with eight of Avon's 12 Teachers of the Year.
At the November 21 Board of School Trustees working session, a group of students and their proud principal shared about their experiences in the River Birch Math Pentathlon Club.
Come visit several of our classrooms and hear directly from our students at our elementary, intermediate, middle, and high schools as they answer a simple question: What are you thankful for?
Avon Community School Corporation is one of two Indiana school districts recognized as 2022 Clean Air Award recipients by the National Air Filtration Association.
During National Native American Heritage Month, we will explore the heritage, culture, and experience of Indigenous peoples both historically and in American life today.
Click to see dates and times for each grade level!
Together, we'll honor and recognize all those who serve!
WHAT: Parade of Characters
WHEN: Friday 10/28/2022
WHY: Kids love dressing up, so let's encourage them dress up like their favorite book character!
More information is included in our family newsletter.
We are excited to welcome students back to school on October 24th! Make sure students are prepared for chilly mornings and outdoor recess. You can help by packing a fall/winter pack with a hat and gloves to send in each day.
Several Avon residents banded together to conduct a campaign to raise money from hundreds of likeminded individuals. They presented Avon Schools with a gift that would remind us of their support and deep appreciation.
To eliminate any remaining confusion, please read this information about school meal pricing and contact us if you have additional questions.
The Avon Board of School Trustees honored 2022 Teacher of the Year Sara Randall and Support Staff of the Year Carol Ayler at their August 8 meeting.
Thanks to a small collection of helpful tools — and the people who use them — our multilingual learners and their families can belong, learn, and grow.
Sara Randall, Avon's 2022 Teacher of the Year, is Dr. Wyndham's special guest — along with River Birch Elementary Principal Heather Gorgas — on the first episode of Season 3 of the Orioles In-The-Know podcast.
Are you looking for an opportunity to make a positive impact in the community and gain valuable experience? It's time to Sub In! Substitute Teachers are MVPs in Avon Schools.
On Saturday, May 14, the Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh held a Guru Vandana program to celebrate Avon educators.
There's no more appropriate way to conclude season 2 of the Orioles In-The-Know podcast than to highlight some of our graduating seniors in this senior sendoff.
In light of their unprecedented success at the 2022 WGI World Championships, The Town of Avon honored Avon Bands and declared Monday, May 16, as Avon School Band Day in the Town of Avon.
Join Dr. Wyndham in this celebration of Avon's incredible educators as he talks with leaders from two of the organizations working hard to support our teachers. Plus, hear from dozens of Avon students.
Make plans to bring your entire family and join the celebration at the 2022 Culture Fair on May 7. The event is open to the public.
April is School Library Month in the Avon Community School Corporation libraries. Here are some examples about what is happening in your school library.
The members at Crossroads Church participated in a special offering recently, and due to their generosity, they were able to include a gift to Avon Schools to fund a special initiative.
March 7-11 is National School Breakfast Week (#NSBW22). Did you know that Avon Schools cafeterias serve breakfast – FREE to all – every school day? It's true!
Inside this issue, get details about development happening in and around Avon, information about Pine Tree Elementary School's big recognition, the latest Performing Arts accomplishments, and much more.
With Thanksgiving coming up, we take a break from our normal conversations and invite you into some of our classrooms to hear what makes Avon's students and educators grateful.
Learn more about AHS student enrollment and growth predictions, portable classrooms at Intermediate East and West, the Teacher and Support Staff of the Year, Baby and Golden Oldie Orioles, and more.
Avon's elementary students are enjoying 'College Go Week' during the week of September 20-24. It gave them an opportunity to dream and plan for the future.
Join Dr. Wyndham and two Avon educators, Steph Duda and Sarah Tuttle, as they sit down for a conversation about the work they’re doing to provide rich, hands-on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) experiences for all 3,500 elementary students in our school district.
Here you'll find our bi-weekly family communication for 2022-23.
CURRENT ISSUE: May 8, 2023