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Melanie Q. (Courtesy/Caitlynn H.) Finishing fourth overall, the girls cross country team traveled to Whitehall for the annual MSL meet on Saturday, October 15th, against Bexley, Buckeye Valley, CSG, Grandview Heights, Wellington, and Worthington Christian.  Melanie Q. led the team, placing 6th at 21:42, Clara Stevens not far behind came in 10th at 22:11, Sophie


Girls X-C wins on Senior Night

The Vikings celebrated its seniors, Samantha F., Cat G., Claire R., and their big win against Newark Catholic on Wednesday, September 28.  Melanie Q. finished first with a time of 13:06, Clara S. came in second at 13:26, Claire R. placed 3rd at 13:44, and Sophie L. finished 4th in 13:51. Other contributions included Caitlynn


Girls X-C Ties in 1st Place with Bexley

Hosting its Invitational, the girls cross-country team tied with CSG for first place for the day on Saturday, September 18th. Leading the team, Melanie Q.  finished 2nd at 20:30. Close behind, Clara S. finished 5th at 20:41. Samantha F. claimed 10th, with 22:25, and Claire R. came in 11th at 22:30. Elle V. placed  24th


Choir Shines During Cabaret!

(Vaanika J/Media) On April 8, the choir hosted its annual Cabaret Concert in the dining hall, decorated with twinkling lights. Sixty-six students performed in Camerata and Treble Choir with highlights that included 20 students from the two choirs performing a separate solo, duet, or small group. The kids have been working since February to rehearse


 Blood Drive Surpasses Goal Again!

Andrew B and Carolyn V register donors. (Courtesy/Ms. Bening)   Students and staff rally to exceed April’s blood drive donation goals by 3 units.      Thirty Academy students, staff, and community members assembled in the Athletic Lobby on Tuesday, April12, to surpass the blood drive goal again. Twenty-eight units including 4 units of red


Speech and Debate Team Heads to States

(Lauren G./Staff) Ten Speech and Debate students are heading to states in Wooster, Ohio, on March 4-5.  Spandana and Lindsey will compete in In Public Forum, which requires two competing teams to argue about a given topic and create speeches spontaneously. They need to be ready to counter their opponents on the spot. Topics can

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Opinion & Editorial

When Women Empower Women

When Whitney Wolfe Herd created a female-focused dating app (Bumble)–which allows women to make the first move in an online relationship–her start-up became a global hit. At 31, Herd is both the youngest female CEO of a public US company and  a female self-made billionaire. Herd began working with online dating apps at Tinder, helping build

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Remembering Alex Trebek

On November 8, long time “Jeopardy” host Alex Trebek passed away from pancreatic cancer. Trebek announced his illness on March 6, 2019, letting everyone know he was going to fight. Following his announcement, he was met with tons of love and support across the nation. Even with stage four pancreatic cancer, Trebek never left the


Food Truck Fridays A Smash Hit Among the Seniors

(Wikimedia Commons)  Since the pandemic began, senior year has looked a little different for the class of 2021 because they cannot attending sporting events or leave school to get lunch. Yet Academy has been working hard to make this year as fun as possible, one new treat being Food Trucks Friday.  Starting on October 30, seniors