If any students are missing clothing items, please check the lost and found items, located on first floor of the main school building. If parents are available during school hours, please stop by the school and check to see if any of the clothing items belong to your child. Items not claimed by Christmas break will be taken to the Bargain Shop over the break.
about 2 years ago, Tom Culver
Congratulations to the Avon Oral Interp Team on their success at the State Oral Interpretation Festival in Huron. Of the seven events, the Avon District qualified six events for the State Festival. The following students received gold medals for receiving a superior rating during the competition. Ashley Tolsma - Humorous Kim & Ashley Tolsma - Duet Sarah Swier - Storytelling Reece Loewe - Serious The Avon Team also was awarded a Class B Team Excellence Award for their success at the event. #piratepride #expectexcellence
about 2 years ago, Sara Hento
Avon OI
Congratulations to Tyler Tjeerdsma for winning the 126 pound class in the Top of the Rock Tournament in Dell Rapids!!
about 2 years ago, Tom Culver
Tyler
Agenda for Saturday's School Board Meeting Regular Meeting of the Avon Board of Education Saturday, December 4, 2021, 7:00 P.M. Board Room 1. Call to order 2. Approve the agenda 3. Executive Session per SDCL 1-25-2 (1) regarding personnel. 4. Adjournment
about 2 years ago, Sara Hento
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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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!!
over 2 years ago, Tom Culver
Devin
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.
over 2 years ago, Tom Culver
All-State
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!!
over 2 years ago, Tom Culver
All-Conference
over 2 years 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
over 2 years ago, Sara Hento
OI
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 tom.culver@k12.sd.us. If there are any questions about this position, please contact Sara Hento or Tom Culver at 605-286-3291.
over 2 years 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.
over 2 years 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
over 2 years ago, Tom Culver
http://avonpirates.liveticket.tv/index.php?page=volleyball-game&id=10889 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!!
over 2 years 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!
over 2 years 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
over 2 years ago, Sara Hento
OI District Champs
http://avonpirates.liveticket.tv/index.php?page=volleyball-game&id=10826 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!!
over 2 years 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.
over 2 years ago, Tom Culver
All-State Chorus