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Academy Hosts Drive-Through Testings

(Wikimedia Commons) Over our winter break, Academy partnered with PrimaryOne Health to provide 2 free drive-through COVID-19 testing events for Academy students, faculty, and parents on Tuesday, December 22 and on Monday, December 28. In the first testing event, held in the athletics parking lot, families drove into a line of parked cars to receive


Wellness in Winter

(Wikimedia Commons).  The cases in Ohio are at an all time high, and, with the winter season setting in, it might only get worse from here.  Ohio reached its record number of cases in one day on October 29, with 3,845 cases reported. However, a more indicative statistic of the rate of transmission of the


Social Distancing: Critical

Social distancing: vital to on-campus life (Pixabay). CA requires several measures to enforce social distancing: seating is spaced six-feet apart, one-way hallways, disinfecting desktops.  As carefully planned as these policies are, some groups of students are not following procedures. It’s up to us to keep our community safe.


Contact Tracing at Higher Capacities

Contact tracing flow chart (Wikimedia Commons).  Academy’s guidelines on contact tracing and quarantine (Columbus Academy Campus Reopening Plan) As we have had more students come back to campus, keeping track of and minimizing positive COVID cases have been the school’s chief concern. Because of this, CA has implemented a vigorous and efficient system of contact


Staying Connected in Shared Spaces

Students sitting on Lazareth Courtyard stumps. (Isabella Morris’22/Media) Anticipating the school year in its hybrid form, my friends and I were worried about how we would spend time together throughout the school day. With the dining hall and lounge seatings reduced to account for social distancing, it seemed like popular gathering spaces were no longer


Girls Golf Places First in MSL Post-Season Tournament

Eva Baker’23 takes a swing (Courtesy/Maggie Fretag). Our girls golf team took first place finish at the MSL Post-Season Tournament at Westchester Golf Course on Tuesday, September 22. Taking on four other talented squads, Academy won with a team score of 345, beating 2nd place CSG  by 13 strokes. Grace Luo’23 led with 81. Eliza


Girls Golf Ends Regular Season With 2 Wins 

Angela Hu’24 tracks her shot. (Courtesy/Cindy Wilson) The girls golf team finished its regular season with two wins on Tuesday, September 15 and Wednesday, September 16.  Academy faced Buckeye Valley on Tuesday and won 180 to 213, with sophomore Eva Baker as a medalist for the match. The team played against Worthington Christian on Wednesday. and

Cast of "The Perks of Being A Wallflower" (Wikimedia Commons)

Revisit a Classic: “The Perks of Being a Wallflower”

“The Perks of Being a Wallflower” cements itself as a timeless coming-of-age film, recently added to Netflix when everyone is looking for something to watch.  The 2012 classic involves complex yet relatable characters.  Set in the 90’s, the story follows an introverted “wallflower,” entering his freshman year of high school by counting the days until