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Absurd in April

Hayden Compton’19 slams a dunk during April Absurdity’s finals. (Josh Tu’21/Staff) April Absurdity started two weeks ago, with teams getting eliminated left and right throughout the month. As the school’s parody of March Madness, April Absurdity is a popular tradition that Miles Razek’20 started a few years ago and has kept running ever since. Teams


Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj

Minhaj. (Wikimedia Commons) Prior to the release of Patriot Act, Hasan Minhaj rose to stardom through his role as a correspondent on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, and he spoke on the immigrant experience as a first- generation Muslim, Indian American in his critically acclaimed and Peabody Award-winning stand up special, Homecoming King. As


Hot Chicken Takeover

Nashville Hot Chicken Drumsticks. (Wikimedia Commons) Hot Chicken Takeover, founded byJoe Deloss, developed his own hot chicken recipe that inspired him after his Nashville experience.  Within a few months of that trip, Delooss opened his first location out of a pop-up window in Olde Towne East and served customers every weekend until his supply ran out.


Kids 4 Kids: Another Year of Success

From gathering to sorting to packing, the Academy community serves 32 local families in its annual Kids 4 Kids food and clothing drive. (Collage compiled by Andrew Barren’22) Under the dirction of Service Board Director, Mrs. Bening, and Service president, Caroline Mallory, the Academy community came together again to make this year’s Kids 4 Kids


2018 Club Fair Reels in Interest

One of the many interactions that the clubs had for students. (Kayla Podgurski’19/Media) The Senior Quad was filled with energy and excitement on Friday during Academy’s annual Club Fair. After a morning of service, the Club Fair provided plenty of snacks and fun activities to entertain everyone. The Latin Club stole the focus of many


2018-2019 Elections for Student Council

(Courtesy/Student Council’s Moodle Page) Student Council elections provide a chance for the student body to choose how they want to be represented, and this year’s elected representatives are sure to maintain excellent leadership and bring new ideas for the upper school student body.  Davey Agrawal will be the Freshmen President, having run against Russel Ahmed,