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Ice Hockey Drops Two on the Road

(Courtesy/Joseph S.) In a Friday night showdown, the Vikes battled Olentangy at Chiller North on December 8 at 7 p.m. The Braves, in the white division, one higher than the Vikings, resulted in a tough battle from the start. Opening up play, the Braves earned a goal at 12:06. The Vikes gave up one more


Empty Bowls: Serving up a Success!

(Melanie Q./Staff) On Friday, December 8, from 5-7: p.m. Academy hosted it annual Empty Bowls event at Otterbein. For the cost of a $20. ticket, guests received unlimited soup, bread, and their choice of a handmade bowl created by Academy ceramic students. Profits were donated to Habitat from Humanity builds homes for a families in


Ice Hockey Falls Twice in Second Week of Play

(Joseph S. takes the face off (Lauren G./Staff) Traveling to the Fairgrounds on Saturday, December 2, the Vikes battled Watterson at 8:40 p.m.  Looking to bag its first win of the season, the Maroon and Grey opened play with a goal from Dominic C. early in the first period. The Eagles answered quickly by scoring


Band Captivates at Fall Concert

(Upper School Band/Lauren G.) Families packed the Jones Gym on Thursday, November 17 at 7 p.m. as over 150 students from the 7th, 8th, and upper school bands filed in to take their seats. Led by Ms. Sneeringer and Ms. O’Rourke, the 7th grade band opened with John Edmonson’s “Harrowgate Festival” then Randall Standridge’s “Blue


Vikings Merge with Stallions for New Season

(Dominic C. (Courtesy/Ralph Schudel) Although the team’s schedule may look similar to last year, its roster has faced some big changes. Due to this year’s low numbers for both Academy and Desales, the schools decided to merge their teams to save both programs. Academy, therefore, will wear it white uniforms for home games and Desales


Seniors and Buddies Make Gobble Gobble Crafts

(Courtesy/Ms. Bening) Seniors and their kindergarten buddies marked their second holiday craft pairings of the year. Overjoyed kindergartens rushed into the Dining Hall to find their senior friends.  Each table had plates of colored marshmallows, raisins, cloves, gummy bears, gumdrops, one apple, and lots of toothpicks. Students attached decorations by sticking the toothpicks into the


Serving at “Night-In”

Voted as one of the most popular Service Board events, the annual Night In occurred on Wednesday, November 1, with forty students who stayed on campus from 6 to 10 p.m. to organize items for the year’s food drive.  Attendees signed their name at check in and received pizza, water, and an assortment of snacks.


Volleyball Comes Up Short in Tournament Run

Eliora T. (Courtesy/Ralph Schudel) Beginning the postseason on Wednesday, October 18 at 6 p.m., the Vikings traveled to Marion Pleasant. Ranked 13th in division 3, the Vikes matched up against the 6th place seed in the first round of the districts.  Looking to move on to the next round, the Vikings lost the battle for


Volleyball Wraps up Regular Season

Eleanor S. (Courtesy/Ralph S.) Traveling for their second-to-last game of the regular season, the Vikes took on CSG on Tuesday, October 10 at 6 p.m. Dominating right out of the gate, the Vikings won the first set 25-10. Unable to rattle the Unicorns, the Maroon and Gray lost the next two sets 25-19 and 25-22,


Volleyball Celebrates Annual Dig Pink Night

At the net, Alli K. (Photo/Ralph Schudel) Looking to add another to the 3 game winning streak, the Vikes journeyed to Madison-Plains on Monday, October 2 at 7 p.m. The Vikes fell in the first two sets 25-16 and 25-21, respectively before they captured the third and fourth sets at  25-20 and 25-23. Tied up