• Learning to Care, Caring to Learn

    Learning to Care, Caring to Learn

    Ryan McFarlin

    February 21, 2017

    Care to Learn is a Missouri program that provides for the hunger, health, and hygiene of students who cannot afford these things that others take for granted. Care to Learn was established by Doug Pitt in Springfield, MO in 2008, and has grown to have 32 chapters statewide, from Kansas City to Republic. A... READ MORE »»

  • A Night of Hoops and Crowns

    A Night of Hoops and Crowns

    Rebecca Harris

    February 20, 2017

    A buzz sounds and the lights go out in the Ava High School Gym. A spotlight points towards the doors were six students and their escorts are lined up. Coach Kyger’s voice rings out, announcing the start of the 2017 Hoopcoming Coronation! After a full week of spirit, the town of Ava will finally kn... READ MORE »»

    Seniors Anthony Rosas and Emily Guengerich are crowned as the 2017 Hoopcoming King and Queen.

    Michelle Nash

  • Ava High School Artist Appreciation

    Ava High School Artist Appreciation

    Katie Boergert

    January 30, 2017

    There are many talented unknown artists in Ava High School. They have different styles they create with, and different statements they try to make. Though there’s a lot of contrast between them, they all have one thing in common: they are regular students. Some considered below average in academics, whi... READ MORE »»

    A painting that a student created on display in the glass display.

  • A Grimm Audition

    A Grimm Audition

    Rebecca Harris

    January 27, 2017

    As kids, many of us have grown up with a few treasured fairy tales from our childhood. In April, you will once again see these fabled stories, though with a much darker twist, come to life in Ava High School’s performance of The Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon. The play consists of 209 stories by the... READ MORE »»

    Students line up on the stage to participate in theatre games during the auditions.

  • New Year, New You

    New Year, New You

    Rybekah Collins

    January 27, 2017

    Each year at the stroke of midnight on January 1st, people across the world come up with New Year’s Resolutions. These are ideas we come up with to make not only ourselves better, but our year better too. But sadly, these dreams are left behind at the stroke of midnight waiting to be noticed, to be... READ MORE »»

    We at the Ava Echo wish you a Happy New Year!

The History Behind the Hearts

The History Behind the Hearts

Hunter Watson

Every year we see the candy hearts, the chocolate, the teddy bears, and all that wonderful lovey-dovey stuff. But why do we do it? When did we start doing it? How did these chocolate-coated traditions come about in the fi...  Read More »

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A Basket-Full of Spirit

A Basket-Full of Spirit

Rebecca Harris

For four days, the Ava High School community has dragged out an array of fashion statements for Hoopcoming. As always on Friday, the final day of spirit week, the halls were filled with blue and gold clothing as students g...  Read More »

Feb 20 • No Comments

Realities of Conflict

Realities of Conflict

Ryan McFarlin

Everyone has had to deal with conflict of some sort. Maybe it was an argument over something trivial, like the T.V. remote, or something more serious, like what to eat for dinner. Most people don’t know how to peacefully ...  Read More »

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District Band Victories

District Band Victories

Hunter Watson

On Tuesday, November 1st, the Ava Pride Band traveled to Marshfield to audition for District Band. Nine students qualified for State band in December, more than the Saccos have ever had qualify before. This year also brought ...  Read More »

Nov 30 • No Comments

Band Competition Recap

Band Competition Recap

November 2, 2016

SCA Choir Adventures

SCA Choir Adventures

November 2, 2016

Sounds Lovely

Sounds Lovely

February 17, 2016

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Is DRAFT BEARable?

Is DRAFT BEARable?

Ryan McFarlin

At Ava High School, students have an eighth hour to finish up homework called DRAFT Time. In DRAFT, students are assigned a gold, silver, or bronze card depending on their grades and attendance at school....  Read More »

Feb 21 • No Comments

The History Behind the Hearts

The History Behind the Hearts

February 21, 2017

No Hablo…(Anything)

No Hablo…(Anything)

February 20, 2017

Making 2017 Your Year

Making 2017 Your Year

January 27, 2017

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