• To Work or Not to Work?

    To Work or Not to Work?

    Julianna Baker

    January 12, 2016

    Today, more and more students are not coming home after school but going to work instead. Whether they need the extra cash to go out, or they’re saving up for college, high school students are dealing with the challenges and stress that come with balancing school, work, and a social life. One of t... READ MORE »»

    AHS Senior Julianna Baker iworks hard to keep up with her course work here at Ava High School.

  • Playing and Providing

    Playing and Providing

    Connor Canape

    December 10, 2015

    On Saturday, November 7, NHS and TREND members traveled to Springfield to volunteer at the Ozarks Food Harvest. The Ozarks food harvest serves and donates to charities who help in the fight against hunger in southwest Missouri. The food bank distributes more than one million meals each month, by rec... READ MORE »»

    Jennifer Withers, Dakota Hathcock, and Jimilynn Raybould work the backback assembly line at the Ozarks Food Harvest.

  • Brainy Bears

    Brainy Bears

    Jimilynn Raybould

    December 10, 2015

    Sweat drips, pencils scratch, buzzers buzz, but the team groans when answers are wrong. Quiz Bowl Meets are taken to the extreme when it is a brains vs brains show down! Our very own Academic Teams Varsity and Junior Varsity faced off against surrounding schools at Fordland High School on Nov. 19th.... READ MORE »»

    The AHS Academic Team gets focused and competitive during practices!

  • Keeping in the Know

    Keeping in the Know

    Christopher Gramling

    December 10, 2015

    When it snows, the best part about it is no school. You get to sleep in and you can stay in your jammies. But how do you know? How can you find out if there is no school? Well, here are a few of the best ways to find out! If you have a smartphone or tablet, you can download the Ava R-1 Schools app. I... READ MORE »»

  • Senioritis Is Coming

    Senioritis Is Coming

    Victoria Kuz

    December 1, 2015

    Breaking news: the pandemic ravaging high schools everywhere. Victims may be found lying in a puddle of their own tears, repeating the words “I. Am. So. Done.” while holding an assignment that was due two weeks ago; or simply asleep on a desk, oblivious to a reality of deadlines, essays, and ACT s... READ MORE »»

    AHS Seniors Jennifer Withers, Connor Canape, Tori Kuz, and Jimi Raybould try out the coveted blue caps.

Deck the Halls

Deck the Halls

Victoria Kuz

It’s that time of the year again! Your writers and editors at Ava Echo are thrilled for this holiday season. We are counting down to Christmas Day and anticipating the joy it brings to our families and friends. Here are...  Read More »

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A Christmas Coronation

A Christmas Coronation

Rybekah Collins

Get out your fancy dresses and dig up your dance shoes and hula hoops, it's that time of year again! Miss Merry Christmas, hosted by Anchor Club on Friday, December 4, has been going on for years here at Ava High School. Ar...  Read More »

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2015: A Year in Reflection

2015: A Year in Reflection

Sarah Dudley

2015 has been a long year full of triumph and tragedy. From the U.S. Women’s National Soccer team winning the World Cup to the riots occurring in Ferguson, Missouri, it is has been quite an eventful year. While it is a...  Read More »

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Band Hall Spirit

Band Hall Spirit

Tori Kuz

Ava Pride Band opens their 2015 Christmas concert with the toe-tapping Spanish carol "Fum, Fum, Fum".

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Ava trumpets prepare to play with the MSU trumpets at the 2015 Taps Project on Veteran's Day.

Taps Project 2015

November 30, 2015

moto

Ava Pride Band MOTO Show

May 4, 2015

Large Ensemble Contest

May 4, 2015

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I’m Dreaming of a Creepy Christmas

I’m Dreaming of a Creepy Christmas

Dakota Hathcock

December is one of the most culturally divergent months of the year, with ties in almost every major religion. For example, this year December is home to the Muslim month of Ramadan (the month of religious ...  Read More »

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Although we have been warned about the poisonous poinsettia Mrs. Decker defies all odds.

Deck the Halls

December 10, 2015

Short Stories

December 10, 2015

2015: A Year in Reflection

2015: A Year in Reflection

December 10, 2015

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