Abingdon-Avon High School

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Abingdon-Avon High School
Address
600 W. Martin St

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Information
TypePublic secondary
MottoEducate every student every day.
Established2013
School district276
PrincipalMr. Brad Weedman
Faculty35
Grades9–12
Enrollment264 (2017-2018)
CampusSmall city
Color(s)Black, Yellow, Hunter
AthleticsCo-ed Cross-Country, Football, Bowling, Boys Basketball, Girls Basketball, Volleyball, Baseball, Softball, Co-ed Track, Co-ed Soccer
MascotTornadoes
NicknameA-town
Website

Abingdon-Avon High School, or AAHS, is a public four-year high school located in Abingdon, Illinois. AAHS is part of Abingdon-Avon Community Unit School District 276, which also includes Abingdon-Avon Middle School, and Hedding Elementary School, and Avon Elementary.[1]

Academics[edit]

Abingdon-Avon High School offers a comprehensive academic and vocational program. Students are required to take four years of English, three years of math, three years of science, three years of social studies, Consumer's Education, Driver's Education, Health, four years of Physical Education, and 9.5 credits of electives. Electives offered include; Spanish 1 - 3, Choir, Band, Agriculture, Industrial Arts, Art, Family and Consumer Science, Business, and Technology. In addition to the full array of course offerings in house, students have the opportunity to attend all of the courses offered at the Galesburg Area Vocational Center. In 2014 the school district began practicing "1:1 computing" by issuing each student an HP 14 Chromebook.

Course Offerings[edit]

Credits needed for graduation - 30. Each class a trimester is a ½ credit.

Required courses[edit]

Social science/ History Need 3.0 credits to graduate U.S. History I U.S History II U.S History III Government

Family and Consumer Science Need a .50 credit to graduate Resource management (consumer education)

Mathematics Need 3.0 credits to graduate Geometry

Science Need 3.0 credits to graduate

English Need 4.0 credits to graduate

Physical Education Need 3.5 credits to graduate (2019- forward) / 4.0 (2015-2018)

Driver’s Education Need a .50 credit to graduate

Health Education Need a .50 credit to graduate

All Classes Offered[edit]

Agriculture[edit]

Introduction to Agriculture, Agricultural Business Management, Agricultural Communications, Basic Agriculture Mechanics, Basic Horticultural Science, Biological Science Applications in Agriculture, Food Science & Technology, Natural Resource Conservation and Management, Physical Science Applications in Agriculture, Small Engines, Landscaping and Turf Management, Agricultural Construction and Technology, Supervised Agricultural Education

Art[edit]

Art I, Art II, Art III, Art IV, Introduction to Photography, Advanced Photography, Computer Graphics, Graphic Design, Ceramics/Pottery

Business and Computer Technology[edit]

Keyboarding/Formatting, Introduction to Business, Yearbook, Survey of Technology, Computer Maintenance, Computer Concepts I and II, Accounting, Audio/Visual I and II, Tech Internships, Desktop Publishing, Cooperative Education, Career Exploration/Work Study Course (Cooperative Education Course), Web Design

Drivers Education[edit]

Drivers Education

English[edit]

English I, English II, English III, English IV, Applied English IV, English Language Arts, Strategic Reading , Literature, Communications Speech, Vocational Composition

Family and Consumer Science[edit]

Introduction to Family and Consumer Science, Resource Management (Consumer Education), Foods and Nutrition I and II, Parenting and Child Development, Sewing, Architecture and Interior Design Grades

Foreign Language[edit]

Spanish I, Spanish II, Spanish III

Industrial Arts[edit]

Industrial Orientation, Introduction to Engineering Design, Principles of Engineering, Woods I, Woods II, Building Trades

Mathematics[edit]

Algebra I, Algebra II, Advanced Algebra, Geometry, Applied Math, Pre-calculus, Calculus, Senior Mathematics Proficiency Development

Music[edit]

High School Band, High School Choir

Physical Education and Health[edit]

Advanced P.E., High School P.E., High School Health

Science[edit]

Physical Science, Biology I, Zoology, Chemistry, Physics, Technological Inquiry, Conceptual Physics, Anatomy and Physiology, Environmental Science, Genetics and Ethics

History[edit]

U.S. History I, U.S. History II, U.S. History III, U.S. History IV Government Ancient World History, Current Events, Eastern Geography, Illinois History, Modern European History U.S. History in Film, Western Geography, World History in Film

Dual Credit[edit]

ECO.101 Introduction to Economics, ENG.101 Freshman Composition 1, ENG.102 Freshman Composition 2, HIS.105 American History to 1877, HIS.106 American History from 1877, MAT 109 Concepts of Mathematics, MUS.100 Music in the Western World, MUS. 101 Intro to American Music, MUS. 105 Non-Western Music, PHL.101 Intro to Philosophy, POS.122 American Government and Politics, PSY.101 Introduction to Psychology, PSY.265 Developmental Psychology, SOC.101 Introduction to Sociology, SPE. 120 Introduction to Public Speaking, THE.110 Theater Arts Appreciation

Galesburg Area Vocational Center (GAVC)[edit]

Auto Mechanics I, Auto Mechanics II, Building Trades, CNC, Culinary Occupations, Early Childhood Education I, Early Childhood Education II, Electricity, Engineering Design, Fire Science, Health Occupations (Semester Course)


Extra Curricular[edit]

TBA

Athletics[edit]

Abingdon-Avon High School competes in the Prairieland Conference and is a member school in the Illinois High School Association. Teams are stylized as the Tornadoes. In 2013, the Volleyball team reached the IHSA Class 2A Sweet Sixteen before falling to Fulton High School in the Farmington sectional. Also in 2013, the football team finished the regular season 7 - 2, advancing to the second round of the IHSA playoffs before falling to Ottawa Marquette High School. Abingdon-Avon High School is a part of the Prairieland Conference and offers co-ed cross-country, track, and bowling.

Football Records[edit]

2013-14 8-3 2nd Round State Playoffs
2014-15 10-1 2nd Round State Playoffs
2015-16 3-6
2016-17 0-9
2017-18 7-3 1st Round State Playoffs

Volleyball Records[edit]

2013-14 21-11 Regional Championship
2014-15 5-21-1
2015-16 6-20-1
2016-17 10-20
2017-18 10-20

Boys Basketball Records[edit]

2013-14 16-11
2014-15 17-13 Regional Championship
2015-16 11-14
2016-17 23-5

Girls Basketball Records[edit]

2013-14 17-13
2014-15 16-15 Regional Championship
2015-16 19-11
2016-17 17-13

Baseball Records[edit]

2013-14 13-13
2014-15 28-7 Regional Championship
2015-16 27-4 Sectional Championship
2016-17 16-11 Sectional Championship

Softball Records[edit]

2013-14 12-15
2015-16 14-15
2016-17 10-16 Regional Championship

History[edit]

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Coordinates: 40°48′01″N 90°24′25″W / 40.8003167°N 90.4070732°W / 40.8003167; -90.4070732