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Crossing Borders’ Mural Project

A section of the mural in various stages of progress. (Grace Harrison’20/Staff) Beginning mid-May, a group of teens were hard at work painting four panels of a mural at the home of Laurie Van Balen, director of the Columbus Crossing Borders Project, the organization who featured an art exhibit at Academy last December. Van Balen

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Spectacular and Exceptional: The Theory of Relativity

Peter DiMaggio’19 and senior Jack Reifeis perform “Apples and Oranges.” (Julia Gurevitz’19/Media staff) In what was one of the most memorable stage shows in Academy’s recent history, the cast and crew of this spring’s musical,The Theory of Relativity, presented stupendous performances on the evenings of April 19-21. In this non-traditional show, scenes didn’t follow a

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Cabaret 2018: Out of This World

Juniors Aylah Mendenhall, Mira Bhasin, Maddie McAfee, and Sidney Edson clap their hands as they sing. (Courtesy/Cindy Wilson) On Friday evening, April 18th, Academy’s Upper School choirs put on their annual Cabaret concert. Performances included several group numbers, solos, and small group performances.  This performance is less formal than the groups’ concerts held in the

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Academy’s ReVoice Performance

Alyssa Batchelor ’21, Sidney Edson ’19, and Sanskruti Admane ’20 sing “Hallelujah.” Grace Harrison’20/Staff On Friday, February 25, ReVoice held its second annual showcase.  Founded last year by juniors Mira Bhasin and Aylah Mendenhall, ReVoice is the Upper School glee club.  The theme of the showcase was “Hallelujah! Somebody to Love.” Singers delivered an excellent

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ArtsMania 2018: “This is SpARTa!”

Students take part in Indian Dance. Sarah Neltner’20/Media staff The Upper School held its biannual ArtsMania day on Wednesday, February 14, coordinated by the Upper School Art Department. Each student took part in three sessions: some taught by CA teachers and others by community artists. Across campus, upper school students and teachers created paintings, jewelry,

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Academy Impresses at OMEA

(Flickr) On Saturday, January 27, Columbus Academy students competed at OMEA’s solo and ensemble competition, held at Reynoldsburg High School’s Summit Campus.  Academy’s Choir sent 18 soloists and 4 ensembles, of whom 90% earned a superior rating (I), and 10% earned an excellent rating (II). Orchestra sent 21 soloists and 3 ensembles with 63% earning

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“Crossing Borders” Journeys to Academy 

(Courtesy/Columbus Crossing Borders Project) On Sunday, December 10, Academy’s visual arts department hosted the traveling art exhibit created by the Columbus Crossing Borders Project, featuring 34 local artists with stops at the University School in Nashville, Xavier University, and the Zanesville Museum of Art before its return to Columbus for a week long engagement here

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Orchestra Concert Establishes Strong “Bass” Line

Director Cynthia Bush Conducts Fall Concert. (Julia Gurevitz’19) Columbus Academy’s Upper School contemporary and chamber ensembles played a polished  Fall Concert on Thursday, November 9, under director Cynthia Bush. Sequined fabric draped on the music stands reflected the bright stage lights and the event’s joyful atmosphere.  The Middle School’s sixth grade began the concert, followed by

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A Voice In the Dark: Too Close to Home

Claire Budzik’19 as Mary Warren during the trial. (Julia Gurevitz’19) A Voice In The Dark, the Upper School’s fall play, was brimming with lies, intrigue and plot twists on Thursday, October 26 and Saturday, October 28. Too many of the drama’s themes of injustice remain relevant today, despite this drama’s 17th-century setting in Salem.  Senior

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