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Tropical Smoothie Cafe

(Milana Biswas’24/Staff) Tropical Smoothie, known for its hearty beverages, makes me a fan of its Acai Berry Boost ($4.99), a blend of acai, pomegranate, banana, blueberries, and strawberries.  This cage’s menu the  popularTurkey Bacon Ranch burger ($6.99) and is a hotspot for people looking to reshape their calorie intake. Located on 5792 North Hamilton Road

Opinion & Editorial

The Phone “Home Alone” Challenge by Peggy Sutton

This feature’s contributor is posted on our Faculty and Staff column.(Courtesy/Peggy Sutton) Unless you are a movie buff, you may not remember the 1990 film Home Alone, now with sequels released through 2002. In the earliest version, the family of eight-year-old Kevin accidentally abandons him at home while they head off on vacation. The youngster


Blood Drive 2020

The Yakam sisters (Abby’20 and Emma’22) donating together at Academy’s first Blood Drive of the Decade. (Sarah Neltner’20/Media) Academy strives to maintain its large community impact in its annual Service Day, Empty Bowl events, and Faculty and Staff Service. One of the most beneficial functions that Academy hosts are its many Blood Drives that take


In-the-Know Wins “Cerebral 16”

(Courtesy/Andy Morris) On December 10, Academy’s four-man In The Know squad took the floor at Ohio State’s Fawcett Center, making a statement victory against Columbus Alternative in a 420-250 victory. The match was aired this past Wednesday night, January 15 on WOSU PBS. The Vikings continued their dominant season in this “Cerebral 16” contest, with seniors Andrew


Academy Places in Speech and Debate Match at Upper Arlington Tournament

Alexis Cunningham’23, seniors Kathan Reddy and Grant Hillman, and Tara Hoffman’22. (Courtesy/Alex Graham’20) Twenty-five Academy Speech and Debate students faced off against 7 schools in 4 rounds per category at Upper Arlington on Saturday, December 7. Ninth-grader Alexis Cunningham won 2nd place in Declamation. The Public Forum team of seniors Grant Hillman and Kathan Reddy


State Champ: Sydni Ratliff

Sydni Ratliff with Academy’s state champ flag that will honor her win. (Courtesy/Jeremy Morgan) Junior Sydni Ratliff is Academy’s first individual state tennis champ, having triumphed in the 2019 Girls Division 2 State Championship in Mason, Ohio. Sydni’s final score was 6-4,7-5 against Cleveland’s Carly Cohen from Gilmour Academy. After being runner up the past two


College Counseling Team Receives 2019 Caravel Dedication

Darnell Heywood, Joan Young and Jen Fitzpatrick receive this year’s Caravel’s dedication. (Andrew Barren’22/Media editor) Delivered by Sidney Derzon, Marcus Grewal, Molly Milbourne, Aiyana Taylor, and Aden Weiser The following transcript is the Caravel co-editors’ tribute to the 2019 recipients of Academy’s yearbook dedication. Beginning with Aden Weiser, each co-editor commended the College Counseling team


Academy’s Veteran Teacher and Coach, Joel Davis, Delivers Cum Laude Address

Long time biology teacher, Joel Davis, delivers Cum Laude Address to the Class of 2019. (Andrew Barren’22/Media editor) The following written address by Mr. Davis can also be seen on CA students, faculty, staff, administrators, family, friends, and most importantly the class of 2019: WELCOME! It is a true honor to be able to