Congratulations to the Avon Lady Pirate Volleyball post-season award winners. Here is the list of what each of the players received at the end of this season: Katie Gretschmann- Great Plains and LMVC All-Conference, Academic All-State Samantha Brodeen- Academic All-State Tiffany Pelton- Great Plains and LMVC All-Conference, Honorable Mention All-State Reece Loewe- Academic All-State Courtney Sees- Great Plains and LMVC All-Conference Reese Powers- Academic All-State Makayla Kopp- Academic All-State McKenna Kocmich- Great Plains All-Conference Congratulations Ladies!!
about 17 hours ago, Tom Culver
Volleyball Awards
A reminder of the Avon School gym access policy: Students that are in grades 7-12 can have access to the gym when they enter by themselves. Students in 6th grade and below must be accompanied by an adult, or a high school sibling. Students are not allowed to let other students into the gym when they enter with their families access code. Do not share your access code. Before leaving the gym all lights must be turned off and all balls and equipment must be put away. Failure to follow this policy will result in cancellation of your key code.
about 18 hours ago, Tom Culver
The Avon Oral Interp Team will be competing in Huron this Friday and Saturday at the State Oral Interp Festival. The public is invited and encouraged to attend. The speaking order and dates are below. Reader's Theatre (McKenna Kocmich, Reece Loewe, Courtney Sees, Gracie Small, Sarah Swier) - 12/3 in Huron HS Room B-121 at 9:00 AM Ashley Tolsma (Humorous) - 12/3 in Huron HS Room A-120 at 1:30 PM Sarah Swier (Storytelling) - 12/3 in Huron HS Room A-123 at 6:00 PM Kimmy & Ashley Tolsma (Duet) - 12/4 in Huron HS Room A-123 at 9:00 AM Caleb Wallinga (Non-original Oratory) - 12/4 in Huron HS Room A-207 at 1:30 PM Reece Loewe (Serious) - 12/4 in Huron HS Room A-123 at 1:30 PM #piratepride #expectexcellence
about 21 hours ago, Sara Hento
The Avon Pirate football team would like to congratulate the 2021 Friend of Football award winner for the Pirates, Devin Tolsma. Thank you Devin for helping our team during practice this season!!
3 days ago, Tom Culver
Congratulations to the Avon Pirate Football Players selected to the 9B All-State Team. From left to right Brady Bierema All-State Running Back, Kley Heumiller All-State Offensive Lineman, Lincoln Thury All-State Tight End and Academic All-State, Riley Rucktaeschel Honorable Mention All-State Quarterback.
7 days ago, Tom Culver
Congratulations to the 2021 Great Plains All-Conference football players. From left to right Brady Bierema, all-conference, Jaden Stahl, all-conference, Kley Heumiller, all-conference, Cody Soukup, honorable mention all-conference, Lincoln Thury, all-conference, Riley Rucktaeschel, all-conference. Congratulations guys!!
7 days ago, Tom Culver
12 days ago, Brad Poppe
Congratulations to the following OI students who qualified for the State OI Festival December 3 and 4th in Huron. Reece Loewe – Serious Sarah Swier – Storytelling Ashley Tolsma - Humorous Ashley & Kim Tolsma – Duet Caleb Wallinga – Non-original Oratory Reader’s Theatre – McKenna Kocmich, Reece Loewe, Courtney Sees, Gracie Small, and Sarah Swier. #piratepride #expectexcellence
13 days ago, Sara Hento
The Avon School District is accepting applications for the Business Manager position. Duties of the Business Manager include: accounts payable, payroll, monthly journal entries, all governmental accounting procedures, complying with federal and state statutes, and human resources. Applications are due Tuesday, November 23 to Superintendent Tom Culver. The tentative start date for the position is December 6, 2021. Qualifications for the applicant include: background in accounting procedures, a four year degree in Accounting or Finance (preferred), computer skills, and strong communication skills. To apply, send a resume, cover letter, and three references to Mr. Culver at If there are any questions about this position, please contact Sara Hento or Tom Culver at 605-286-3291.
21 days ago, Tom Culver
On Wednesday, November 10th the Avon School will be holding their Veterans Day program. The program will start at 2:45 PM in the Main Gym. Justin Lukkes will be talking and showing pictures from his two deployments. The program is open to the public.
22 days ago, Tom Culver
The Avon Music Department will be presenting their Fall Concert on Monday, November 8th. Students in grades 6-12 will be performing at the concert. The concert will start at 7:30 PM in the Avon Main Gymnasium. Posted To
26 days ago, Tom Culver Here is the link for the livestream of the Lady Pirate Region 6B volleyball match vs Platte-Geddes tonight. The match starts in Bonesteel at 6:00 PM. Go Lady Pirates!!
26 days ago, Tom Culver
Congratulations to Coaches Dakota Bodden and Tim Leibel. Dakota was selected as the South Dakota Football Coaches Association 9B Assistant Football Coach of the Year. Tim was selected as the 8th Grade and Under Assistant Coach of the Year. Congratulations!! Go Pirates!
28 days ago, Tom Culver
Dakota and Tim
Congratulations to the Avon Oral Interp Team who competed today in the 3B District Contest in Mitchell. The team won the 3B District Championship! The following students qualified for the region competition on Tuesday, November 16: Caleb Wallinga - Non-original Oratory, Reece Loewe - Serious, Kimmy & Ashley Tolsma - Duet, Ashley Tolsma - Humorous, Sarah Swier - Storytelling, and Sarah Swier, Courtney Sees, Reece Loewe, McKenna Kocmich, and Gracie Small - Readers' Theatre. #PiratePride #ExpectExcellence
28 days ago, Sara Hento
OI District Champs Here is the link for the Lady Pirate Volleyball Region match against Gregory tonight in Platte. Game time is approximately 8:00 PM, but may start earlier depending on the length of the first match. Good luck Lady Pirates!!
28 days ago, Tom Culver
Congratulations to the Avon All-State Chorus participants. From left to right Makayla Kopp, Sara Swier, Kimmy Tolsma, Key Heumiller. The concert was held in Rapid City this past Saturday evening. Congratulations.
28 days ago, Tom Culver
All-State Chorus
It's the 50th day of school today! Mrs. Kuhlman's 1st grade class celebrated today dressed in 1950's clothes.
29 days ago, Sara Hento
1st Grade Day 50
The Lady Pirate Volleyball team is scheduled to play Gregory tomorrow night in Platte for the Region 6B tournament. The match is scheduled to start at 8:00 PM. 8:00 PM is an approximate start time and the Avon match may start earlier, depending on the length of the 6:00 PM match.
29 days ago, Tom Culver
Congratulations to the Avon Oral Interp Team on their success today at the Yankton Lewis & Clark Invite. The following students placed: Ashley Tolsma - 1st place Humorous, Reece Loewe - 1st place Serious, 2nd place Poetry, Macy Voigt - 3rd place Poetry, and Caleb Wallinga - 2nd place Non-original Oratory. The Pirate Team will compete Tuesday, November 2nd at the District Competition in Mitchell. #piratepride #expectexcellence
about 1 month ago, Sara Hento
Yankton OI
Some of the Avon Staff participated in the Halloween spirit by dressing up as Care Bears today. #piratepride
about 1 month ago, Sara Hento