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January 18, 2019

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Academy Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Outreach for Latino Awareness. (Chris Heerman’18/Media editor) Annually from September 15-October 15, in lieu of recognizing the histories and cultures of various Latin-Americans’ contributions to our nation, we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month.  Through the efforts of ¡HOLA! (Hispanic Outreach for Latino Awareness), our Hispanic affinity group (led by a team of Academy’s parents), organizes activities ranging from

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School News

Club Fair 2017: A Festive Treat 

Art Society booth. (Inji Kang’19/Media) From Spike Ball to Future Leaders in Healthcare, this year’s Club Fair had it all. After participating in a morning of Service work, students returned to the Senior Quad to take in all of the student-run clubs offered this year. Junior Class President, Kyle Channel, organized the event. With over

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Academy’s Memorial Garden

(Neena Baliga’18/Staff) To honor students and faculty who have passed away while in the process of learning or teaching at Academy, a designated garden has been created to ensure they will not be forgotten.  Located in the Lazarus Courtyard,  Academy’s Memorial Garden presently features a series of grass shrubs among fifteen people, who are recognized

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Time Traveling at Prom

With the current seniors’ hit of a galactic prom at the ever-so-famous Lazer Craze last spring, this year’s prom committee had some pressure to match it, and on April 22, the organizers did not disappoint. Held at The Taylor Mansion, with its had old-time feel, the venue and the theme—“A Timeless Tradition” theme—matched perfectly. Since

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A&E

Cabaret Proves Outstanding

(Photo/Courtesy Andy Morris) As always, the upper school’s annual Cabaret’s concert was jaw dropping. The “urban sprawl” themed show, held in the Dining Hall, had a full house. Decorations were simple yet elegant, with twinkling lights strung across the ceiling and tiny plant centerpieces on black tablecloths. Urging people to step outside their comfort zone,

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Spring Trip to China

“We love you Dr. Subisak. Keep fighting!” Every other the year, Academy’s Chinese program invites any upper school students interested in visiting China to partake in a trip over Spring Break. This year, sixteen students and five faculty members flew to Shanghai on March 11 for an eleven-day trip. The group visited local schools in

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Arts

Prep Performances for OMEA

As a dress rehearsal for the upcoming OMEA solo and ensemble districts, Academy’s Women’s Chorus and Camerata had a combined concert with the concert band on Tuesday, February 21. Director Amy Brooks and band conductor Jessica Sneeringer,  proudly showcased their hard-working students. The Choir, adorned in identical black gowns and dangling “diamond” earrings, began with “Ominia

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School News

Jumping for the Heart of It

Every year our Lower School students pair up with the American Heart Association to host the Jump Rope for Heart. The AHA, a non-profit organization, encourages appropriate cardiac care to reduce disability and deaths caused by cardiovascular disease and stroke. Over eight million kids have participated in this cause that started in 1983. The fundraising event

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Sports

Wrestling Update

On Wednesday, February 1, the wrestling team was short handed because juniors Angus Soderberg and Josh Pearson had no opponents in their weight classes. Without a good showing, the team came away without any wins. On Saturday February 4, the boys travelled to London high school to take on several teams at the MSL Championship.

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