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Go Ahead and Jump!

Juniors Charlie Yaw, Taylor Warren, and Carter Warstler jump rope for the National Heart Foundation. (Sarah Neltner’20/ Media) Academy’s upper school advisories extended themselves to raise awarened of National Heart Month. The rope jumping event is a Lower School tradition.  

Opinion & Editorial

Faculty and Staff Column Feature: Brad Henry

Academy teacher, Brad Henry. “Never Underestimate the Little Things” How do you thank a person that saved your life? I’m not so certain that this can be achieved through words alone–but I’ll try. What I do know is I would not be here writing an article for CA’s Academy Life in 2019 if it were


Academy Places at Central Ohio’s 2019 Scholastic Art Awards

Award winners Malcolm Klingbeil, Keenan Bellisari, Gunnar Geiger, Shaan Arora, Cooper Schnitzer, and Ryan Hunker. Gunnar and Ryan both received Gold Keys. Silver Key winners are Shaan and Cooper. Malcolm achieved an Honorable Mention. (Courtesy/Crystal Tursich) Silver Key winners not in attendance are Sidney Derzon, Sarah Edwards, Layton Harding, Ellie Jeffers, and Kayla Pordgurski.


Girls Swimming Takes League Title

Whitney Hannallah’20 swimming the 100 fly! (Andrew Barren’22/Media) On Tuesday, January 23, the AquaVikes defeated DeSales and Madison Christian with over triple their points, 126-39, and Madison Christian coming in last with 5 points. Seniors Sarah Cabre, Sammie Kass, Callista Popp, and junior Abby Yakam ’20 took first in the 200 medley relay with a time of


In the Know Scores “First” Again

Lucas Huang’21, Gabe Taub’21, Andrew Cahall’20, and Aden Weiser’19 are joined by the team’s first “Student Section” of seniors Will Mathews and Julia Gurevitz. Dr. Morris   Our In the Know team of Aden Weiser’19, Andrew Cahall’20, Gabe Taub’21 and Lucas Huang’21 defeated Thomas Worthington on October 29 with a score  620-375 in the second round of the WOSU tournament.


MDA Camp at Academy: 20 Years Strong

Nick Robie’18 with Charlie Sabgir’20 and juniors Liam McCann and Ethan Nankervis. (Courtesy/Christy Bening) On Sunday, May 20, from 11 AM – 2 PM CA hosted the new counselor orientation in Academy’s dining hall. New counselors, Charlie Sabgir, Ethan Nankervis, and Liam McCann, were joined by MDA veteran and newly appointed MDA Cabin Leader, Nick


Academy Students Shine at Annual State Latin Convention

Academy Students Shine at Annual State Latin Convention. (Courtesy/Mrs. Bening) Each year, hundreds of Latin and classics’ scholars, along with sponsors and chaperones gather in a central Ohio hotel for the annual Ohio Junior Classical League (OJCL) convention. Twenty-three Academy students attended the 2018 convention, held at DoubleTree Worthington from Friday March 9 to Sunday


Academy Honors “Our Hidden Figures Revealed”

During parent group MOSIAC’s Black History Month celebration, members of the Academy community listen to COSI President and CEO Dr. Frederic Bertley speak about diversity in STEAM fields. Text and photo/Courtesy CA Facebook post) On Sunday, February 25, our MOSAIC parent group hosted a successful community event called “Our Hidden Figures Revealed: The Color of STEAM”


Senior Lock-In: Priceless and Unscripted Time

Quad in Lights for Seniors. Esther Lawrence: “Some of my best CA memories were made tonight.” (Courtesy/Ms. Reifeis) When Upper School Head, Cory Izokaitis, approved a Senior Lock-in for 2016, little did she know this event would be a favorite of the senior class. With hours of behind-the-scenes planning, Izokaitis and Student Council advisors, Freda Eden and


Darnell Heywood Named Chair of Counseling and Admissions Council

Darnell Heywood. Courtesy/Cindy Wilson Written by co-editors Abby Jeffers, Jane Li, and Georgia Tuckerman To most high schoolers, the College Board represents much of what they dread: SATs, APs, and the college application process as a whole. These tests and scores, however, are only part of what they do. Although those assessments seem like unnecessary