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Business Fair Inspires Entrepreneurial Sixth Graders

Quinn H. promotes his handmade “Desk Pets”(Matthew F./Staff) Columbus Academy bustled with excitement on May 19 for the much-anticipated annual Business Fair, which highlights the inventive spirit of our sixth-grade students. The event culminates the hard work of sixth-graders over the past month. Their presentations awed visitors with various innovative products and services on display.


Service Board Plans Ahead for Next Year 

Service Board members engage in a variety of events, including the annual Empty Bowls fundraiser. (Courtesy/Ms. Bening) With the installation of the new leaders complete, Justin A. and Arya C. will lead the 2023-24 Service Board to new heights and hope to increase its membership as well as influence.  Justin said, “We are going to


Academy Celebrates Installation Ceremony

Sam B. hands gavels to Angela and Mikey. (Courtesy/Adi S.) On Wednesday, April 26, Columbus Academy held its annual installation ceremony of the new student leaders for the next school year. The upper school gathered in the theater as the current student council and Service board presidents passed the torch to the newly elected presidents. 


Common Hour Benefits All

(Matt F./Staff) The return of Common Hour on Wednesday, March 1, so students could meet with teachers or relax with their friends, with the stipulation to stay off their cell phones and and engage with others. Co-director of Student Service, Dr. Ritter, says “You can end up working out a problem or understanding something more.”


Puss In Boots: Last Wish Astounds Viewers 

(Wikimedia Commons) On December 21, 2022, Dreamworks Animation redefined animation after debuting Puss In Boots: The Last Wish. The $90 million film has already made over $454 million worldwide and earned an Oscar nomination for Best Animated Movie of 2023. Puss, (Antonio Banderas) living on the last of his nine lives, retires to a secluded


Glass Onion: A whodunit of a Ride

(Wikimedia Commons) In 2019, Knives Out blended thriller with comedy and romance. By popular demand, director Rian Johnson set out on creating a sequel: Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery. Released to Netflix on December 23, 2022, the film racked up over 209 million hours of viewership in fewer than two weeks.  Tech billionaire Miles


Angela H. Wins Athlete of the Week

(Courtesy/Marcus F) Every week, The Columbus Dispatch acknowledges the accomplishments of student athletes in the greater Columbus Area and hosts a vote to recognize the Athlete of the Week. There were 19 candidates for last week’s vote, which started on October 16 and ended on October 21.  Angela H. was nominated for her contributions to