Zenith Brass Presents a Free Concert at Oakland University

The Zenith Brass, made up of some of the best high school brass and percussion players in the northern suburbs, will perform at Oakland University's Varner Recital Hall at 7:00 p.m. Sunday, May 20. The concert is free and no tickets are required. Members come from 17 schools across Oakland and Macomb counties and are selected by audition. This 23rd annual Spring Concert, entitled “Classics By Brass”, features timeless classics from the wind band, orchestra, solo piano, film score and … [Read more...]

Avondale High School Students Earn Scholastic Art Awards

Twelve Avondale High School artists earned 2018 Southeastern Michigan Scholastic Art Awards. Scholastic Art awards are considered top honors for students in grades 7 through 12 and often – through scholarships and recognition – present opportunity for post-high school Art studies for students. The organization is considered the most prestigious Art award program across the country, giving students recognition on a local level and the chance to have their work adjudicated on the national level as … [Read more...]

Avondale Students do Well in Annual Congressional Computer Application Competition

Twenty-one Avondale High School students were awarded certificates for participating in the Annual Congressional Computer Application Competition. Students, competing against more than 4,000 students from across the country, submitted original applications they developed in the Avondale High School Project Lead the Way course, Computer Programming 1 – CSP/AP. The students are: Bryan Angelo Banaylo, Nathan Buchanan, Charles Cicchella, Kory Fant, Audrey Franklin, Brian Good, Ben Hall, … [Read more...]

Avondale High School Student Selected for All-National Honor Ensemble

Senior Kevin Cornwell II only Student from Michigan Chosen for Elite Group The National Association for Music Education (NAfME) has announced 281 high school vocalists from across the country selected to the prestigious All-National Honors Mixed Choir. The elite group of performers includes only one student from the state of Michigan, Avondale High School senior, Kevin Cornwell II. Kevin will travel to Orlando, Florida in November to perform with the choir at Disney’s Coronado Springs … [Read more...]

Avondale High School Senior Ryan Feng Earns Prestigious Designation

National Merit Scholarship Semifinalist Looks Beyond Avondale High School senior, Ryan Feng, is among an elite group of approximately 16,000 students nationwide to be been named a 2017 National Merit Scholarship Semifinalist by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC). The 16,000 students represent less than one percent of the 1.6 million high school juniors who took the 2016 PSAT that serves as the qualifier for National Merit Semifinalist designation. Ryan, who has been an … [Read more...]

Avondale High School Expands Information Technology Courses for Students

Students Earning Industry Certifications Able to Enter Workforce Following Graduation New courses and new equipment met Avondale High School students interested in pursuing a career in Information Technology (IT) when the doors opened for school this year. The expansions in programming align with the school’s commitment to increasing student preparedness for entry into IT fields upon graduation by allowing students opportunity to earn certifications and prepare to take the CSP Advanced … [Read more...]

Rochester Hills Graduate Receives Scholarship to Attend Oakland University

Huntington Ford Scholarship Jumpstarts Avondale Graduate’s Nursing Career Aspirations  For the sixth year, Huntington Ford of Rochester Hills has awarded a full-tuition, renewable scholarship to an Oakland University-bound student who has demonstrated financial need, outstanding academic performance and devotion to extracurricular activities. This year’s recipient is Bridgette Morris, a 2017 graduate of Avondale High School. She intends to study nursing at Oakland University, and plans … [Read more...]

Career and Technical Education Course Options to Increase at Avondale High School

Avondale High School Expands Career and Technical Education Course Options to Increase Relevance of High School Experience Avondale High School Career and Technical Education (CTE) Department announces an expansion of course options designed for students interested in building a portfolio of coursework and certifications that broadens their post high school career choices. Recently the school added Computer Programming, Digital / Multimedia, and Information Resource Design with plans to add … [Read more...]

Avondale High School Student Selected for USNA Summer Seminar

Avondale High School junior Anne Hinman has been selected to participate in the United States Naval Academy Summer Seminar this year. This is a highly competitive program – students are selected based on academic performance, demonstrated achievement in leadership, athletics and extra-curricular activities, as well as attitude, self-discipline and moral character. Typically students interested in attending a military academy after high school graduations participate in this program. … [Read more...]

College and Career Fair Dispels Myths at Avondale High School

Avondale High School College and Career Fair Dispels Myths - Event Designed to Separate Fact from Fiction for Students Exploring Career Options Avondale High School students took advantage of the opportunity to meet with industry leaders, college representatives and members of the armed services during the school’s annual College and Career Fair. The fair is designed to assist students in determining a career path and then planning for the necessary experiences and/or education to achieve … [Read more...]