Avon

Avon Art Department Shines at Regional Scholastic Art Show

The Avon High School Art Department is excited to announce its most successful showing to date at the 55th annual Regional Scholastic Art Show, sponsored by Nordson Corporation, currently on display in the Stocker Arts Center at Lorain County Community College. Student artists from 22 high schools from Lorain, Huron and Erie counties submitted over 1,600 works of art to ... Read More »

Avon Branch Library Grand Reopening

The Avon Library grand reopening will be hosted Saturday, Feb. 4 from 1 to 6 p.m. Stop in for live demonstrations in The Norton Family Foundation Demonstration Kitchen, the Create Space and the eSports Lounge! Lots of free giveaways while supplies last! Please follow and like us: Read More »

Welcome the Avon and Avon Lake Classes of 2036!

Welcome Avon Class of 2036 The Avon Local Schools will host a Kindergarten Information Night for parents/guardians on Jan. 26 at 7 p.m. at the Avon Early Learning Center, 3075 Stoney Ridge Road. Any child who will be five years of age by Aug. 1 is eligible for admission to kindergarten. Avon offers both full-day (program fee) and half-day options. ... Read More »

Holy Trinity Chorus Visits Ganzhorn Suites

On Thursday, December 15 sixteen members of Holy Trinity School’s 5th grade chorus paid a visit to the Ganzhorn Suites of Avon. Residents and staff enjoyed a holiday concert full of classics like “O Come All Ye Faithful” and “Silent Night”. The chorus, under the direction of Ms. Helen Herbst was also joined by the school’s licensed therapy dog, Hank, ... Read More »

Avon Eagles Garden Club Winter Fest

A wonderful highlight of 2022 was the installation of the courtyard garden at Avon East Elementary School. Throughout the year, students, community members, school maintenance personnel and parents joined together to clean up and provide the space with beautiful plants (butterfly garden), a vegetable garden, herb garden and bird sanctuary. The school garden offers opportunities for students to integrate every ... Read More »

Avon Students Decorate Nursing Home for the Holidays

Members of the Avon Heritage Elementary School Kids Who Care Club recently spent time demonstrating empathy and compassion by partnering with the Avon Oaks Nursing Home in Avon. The students created handmade holiday decorations to brighten up the common spaces at the nursing facility, and made holiday cards to bring joy to the residents’ hearts, reminding them they are loved. ... Read More »

Avon Local Schools Board of Education Member Resigns

During the Dec. 20, 2022 meeting of the Avon Local Schools Board of Education (BOE), members voted to accept the resignation of veteran member Art Goforth, effective January 31, 2023. He has served on the BOE for the past 14 years. He was appointed in October 2008. He has also served as Avon’s representative to the Lorain County Joint Vocational ... Read More »

Avon Lights Up the Season

The French Creek Foundation hosted the 2022 Avon Tree Lighting Festival on the afternoon of Saturday, Dec. 3. The festival found a new home this year. Usually held at Olde Avon Village, the festival took place this year at the Avon Aquatic Facility at Detroit Road and the Post Office. The change of venue was made to welcome a larger ... Read More »

Avon Community Rallies Around Avon Eagles Garden Club

What an amazing morning last weekend at Avon East Elementary School in Avon! Local Girl Scouts showed up ready to light the trees and they also made beautiful, natural garland out of dried fruit, pine and twigs. Over the next few weeks, Avon East art class students will create natural, bird friendly ornaments to decorate the trees. Thank you to ... Read More »

“Peaceful & Proud” Program Honors Veterans

The Woods on French Creek and Hospice of the Western Reserve teamed to host a very special Veterans Day event on Sat., Nov. 12 at The Woods on French Creek, 28945 Colorado Ave. in Avon. Invited were all service men and women to join in a celebratory pinning and recognition. Community members were invited as well and Avon Mayor Bryan ... Read More »