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Academy Celebrates MLK Day in New Way

Tsega Sleshi’21, Vaughn Amour’21, Olivia Pierre-Louis’21, and Janet Li’22 sharing stories of racial discrimination faced by C.A. students. (Julia DeVore’22/News) Every year, students and faculty gather in the gym for a school-wide assembly to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day. But on Friday, January 15, Dr. King’s birthday, our annual MLK Day celebration took a


Boys Swimming Breaks Even

Dorian Bristol’24 and Max Popp’22 race freestyle. Cyrus Hannallah’22 dominates in breaststroke. (Julia DeVore’22/Staff) The Columbus Academy boys swim team fell 74-95 to Gahanna Lincoln on Friday, January 15 but came back strong on Saturday, January 16, to beat Grandview Heights 119-39 at home. Sophomores Luke Boltz and Gavin Lewis along with juniors Cyrus Hannallah


Boys Swim Team Secures First Victory

Freshmen Michael Raimondo’racing in breaststroke and Dorian Bristol anchoring the B 200 medley relay. Gavin Lewis’23 sprinting the 100 Butterfly. (Julia DeVore’22/News) Our boys swim team nabbed its first victory of the season beating Bexley 95-71 at home On Friday, January 8.  Sophomores Luke Boltz and Gavin Lewis along with juniors Cyrus Hannallah and Drake Bellisari led

Max Popp'22 writing a letter. (Julia DeVore'22/News)

Students Support Military Personnel Through Letters

Max Popp’22 pens a message to military personnel. (Julia DeVore’22/News) On November 12 and 13, students wrote letters to active, reserve, and veteran military personnel through the organization “A Million Thanks,” which will deliver these mailings during December around the holidays. “A Million Thanks,” a non-profit, supports military personnel and their families. For over a


Strong Finish For X-CBoys at States

Seniors Jake Huddleston and Luke Nester (Julia DeVore/Staff)   Seniors Luke Nester and Jake Huddleston competed against the top Division 2 runners in Ohio at the Fortress Obetz states on Saturday, November 7    Nester nabbed 16th place and an All-State medal and podium spot, finishing in 16:13.0. Huddleston clockied at 17:41.6, securing 107th out of


Two Seniors Qualify for States

Seniors Luke Nester an Jake Huddleston qualify for states. (Julia DeVore’22/News) On Saturday, October 31, seniors Luke Nester and Jake Huddleston competed at Pickerington North for regionals, where the top 28 individuals and 7 teams qualified for states. Nester clocked in at 16:55.9 for 14th place, and Huddleston placed after 25th with a time of


Boys Cross Country Takes MSL Runner-Up Title

Senior Luke Nester and Junior Cy Richardson in homestretch. (Courtesy/Thomas DeVore)   On Saturday, October 17, our boys cross country team raced hard to snag the MSL runner-up title at Buckeye Valley High School. On the challenging course, our boys ran through gravel, mulch, mud, and trees to rack up 50 points, only 15 behind first-place


Strong Finish For Boys XC Regular Season

Seniors Luke Nester, Calvin Wade, and Cooper Schnitzer (Julia DeVore’22/News) On Friday, October 6, our boys cross country team placed 6th out of 11 teams at the Hilliard Darby Dash, the last meet before the postseason. Our boys racked up 146 points on the flat 2-mile course. Senior Luke Nester flew through the course, with a split


Boys X-C Secures 9th Place

Peter Heerman’22 dashes to finish line. Cy Richardson’22 strides out to finish. Jake Huddleston’21 sprints. (Julia DeVore’22/News) On Saturday, October 3, our boys cross country took home 9th out of 15 teams at the Berlin Bear Dash. On the flat course in the sub-50 degree weather, seniors Luke Nester and Jake Huddleston finished first and