Avonworth School District News
Avonworth High School Designated as 21st Century Exemplar School
AHS utilizes videoconferencing to connect to students and experts around the globe.
AHS earns logo for national recognition as a P21 "Exemplar School."
Collaboration & Critical Thinking
AHS uses design thinking and collaboration to improve and grow the high school program.
28th Annual Children's Hospital Free-Care Fund Auctions a Success
The 28th Annual Children's Hospital Free-Care Fund Auctions and campaign raised approximately $16,000 district-wide. The Avonworth High School Auction held December 22, 2015, totaled around $6000, and the Avonworth Middle School auction held the next day tallied about $8000. The rest of the raised funds came from a variety of different efforts, including the Avonworth Elementary Student Council, the Change Challenge, Faculty Jeans Days, and from outside donations. The middle and high school auctions included entertainment as well, which featured two student-led bands and a district rock band that included Dr. Ralston, Avonworth School District Superintendent, members from the technology department, and a middle school teacher.
Avonworth Middle School Students Create District Highlight Film
Mrs. Frew & Mrs. Swaney Honored as "Champions of Change" by AIU
Elementary School Regains Dek Hockey Crown with 5-1 Win Over Primary Building
Fifth Graders Construct Tools to Better Understand Colonial Life
During a recent "Colonial Times" unit students worked together to become experts on a specific colony. Their notes were collected in concept maps and outlines and used to write an essay. Based on their research, students created a tool that would benefit the colony or made a time capsule full of items to represent different aspects of each colony.
Fourth Graders Number the Stars
Third Graders Offer Solutions to Save Honey Bees
Third graders educate their parents and other guests.
Dr. Ralston hones his knowledge on the importance of honey bees.
Students created PSAs, brochures, and other products.
After-School Maker Classes Bristle with Enthusiasm
Avonworth Drama Program Tackles American Classic Play
Avonworth Wraps Up Another Successful Fall Sports Season
Cross Country (Boys): 11-2; Michael Noethiger, WPIAL Place Winner, State Qualifier
Cross Country (Girls): 10-3; Rachael Gaugler, WPIAL Place Winner, State Qualifier
Football: 8-3; Zach Chandler, First Team All-State Quarterback, Post-Gazette Fab 22
Golf: 8-4; Katie Carlson, WPIAL Bronze Medalist, State Qualifier
Soccer (Boys): 15-5-3; Griffin Geppart, All-WPIAL; Johnnie Oddo, All-WPIAL; Cole Pappas, All-WPIAL, WPIAL Single A Player of the Year.
Soccer (Girls): 10-6-2; Emily Paskiewicz, All-WPIAL
Volleyball: 14-4; Emily Ferketic, Second Team All-WPIAL; Abby Oberdick, First Team All-WPIAL
Zach Chandler set new WPIAL record for passing yards in a season.
Katie Carlson represented Avonworth in State Golf Tournament.
Cole Pappas was named WPIAL Single A Player of the Year for Soccer.