• Glow Dance

    Glow Dance

    Katie Boergert

    December 1, 2016

    Every year in November, FCCLA hosts a dance to raise money and have a canned food drive. This year’s glow dance was Friday, November 18th, in the elementary gym. People can have a fun time on the dance floor while helping people who need food. At this year’s dance, people were dancing and having fun! “T... READ MORE »»

    Cleo Stafford leading the YMCA dance at the Glow Dance.

  • Turkey, Stuffing, and . . . Christmas Trees?

    Turkey, Stuffing, and . . . Christmas Trees?

    Ryan McFarlin

    December 1, 2016

    Everyone has forgotten Thanksgiving. Most people would be going to a store for a turkey and rolls in November, but now they can go to Wal-Mart for a Christmas tree instead. Wal-Mart sets out Christmas trees in October, completely ignoring Halloween and Thanksgiving in one go. This makes the supersto... READ MORE »»

    A compromise for WalMart’s decoration issue, a mini Christmas tree and a turkey from Tower Family Christmas Tree Farm.

  • SCA Choir Adventures

    SCA Choir Adventures

    Hunter Watson

    November 2, 2016

    The Ava High School Choir will be attending Choir SCA next week as part of a district wide event that goes on every year. Mrs. Wolfskill will take a group of students from all four sections up to Willow Springs to compete against students from all over the district. While there, students will have allotted... READ MORE »»

    The Ava Chamber Choir Displays School Pride on Blue and Gold Day.

  • EOC Cards

    EOC Cards

    Rybekah Collins

    November 2, 2016

    During every Renaissance Assembly, students are rewarded for academic achievements, having good attendance and, most importantly, EOC testing scores. Each of the prizes are different, but a few years back, we began something new! Students were given EOC cards if they scored proficient or advanced on... READ MORE »»

    The students who receive EOC Cards can check out during Bears Time once a month.

  • Privileged Time vs Tutoring Time

    Privileged Time vs Tutoring Time

    Kaitlyn Rowe

    November 2, 2016

    Before the DRAFT, you had to attend tutoring if you had a C or below in a class. Students with B’s or above could go wherever they wanted. This was very unorganized. We had kids in the hall who were supposed to be in tutoring. To fix this problem, we created the draft. The DRAFT is a system that is o... READ MORE »»

    Students are given Gold and Silver cards like the ones depicted above. This serves as a hall pass for students during personal time. Students who do not have their cards are sent back to class.

A Congregation of Creativity

A Congregation of Creativity

Rebecca Harris

Six students of Ava High School went with Mrs.Roy, the High School’s art teacher, to Missouri State University on November 4th to participate in the campus’s annual “Art Day”. Art Day is where students from differen...  Read More »

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Band Competition Recap

Band Competition Recap

Hunter Watson

The band has had an eventful competition season, from marching in the blazing heat to waking up at horrendously early hours to go to competitions. Their first marching festival, Valhalla, was on October first in Springfield....  Read More »

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DAPL Controversy

DAPL Controversy

Hunter Watson

Since Europeans came over on the Mayflower, Native Americans have had their culture disrespected, their traditions abolished, and their people diminished. The latest thorn in their side is the DAPL, or the Dakota Access Pipeline....  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

Sounds Lovely

Sounds Lovely

February 17, 2016

The Voice: All-State Choir

The Voice: All-State Choir

January 9, 2016

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A Congregation of Creativity

A Congregation of Creativity

Rebecca Harris

Six students of Ava High School went with Mrs.Roy, the High School’s art teacher, to Missouri State University on November 4th to participate in the campus’s annual “Art Day”. Art Day is where...  Read More »

Dec 1 • No Comments

Destiny: Rise of Iron Review

Destiny: Rise of Iron Review

November 30, 2016

Ava Echo’s Staff Pictures

Ava Echo’s Staff Pictures

November 8, 2016

Teachers Vs. Students

Teachers Vs. Students

November 2, 2016

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