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Empty Bowls Another Success

Alumna Juliana Wilder’17 and Kelley Antoine’18 put bowls on display. (Courtesy/Christy Bening) After weeks of hard work, the ceramics students finally saw their art come to life on Friday, December 8. Academy’s second Empty Bowls event took place at Otterbein University in collaboration with the Westerville Habitat for Humanity. Mr. Rahe said his favorite part was

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Begging for Cans in Over Its 20th Year

Academy students fill carts. (Chris Heerman’18/Media editor) Academy students participated in yet another Halloween event to beg for cans on Tuesday, October 31. Begging for cans began over 20 years ago, when former history teacher, Kyle Tong, wanted Academy to get involved in collecting food on the night of trick or treat in his neighborhood, close to

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A Night with the Stars: A Hollywood Homecoming

(Courtesy/Creative Commons) Academy’s upper school students took to the Dining Hall dance floor for a memorable Homecoming dance on Saturday,  October 14. After last year’s Wizard of Oz motif, the 2017 Homecoming committee took a twist on the yellow-brick road theme and created an outstanding facsimile of Hollywood’s Walk of Fame.  Gold-tinted balloons and bright

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Former Paralympian Offers Optimism and Unity

(Photo/Whitney Dankworth’17) When confronted with adversity and struggle, people can choose to harbor a pessimistic outlook and traverse the road to despair to which it leads—or look at even the toughest of circumstances through a positive lens—resolving simply to fight and not allow such adversity to affect us negatively. On January 23, Mr. Jake Counts,