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Boys Track Advances to Regionals

Patrick F. (Melanie Q./Staff) After competing in preliminaries on Tuesday, May 16, boys track ran at Westerville South on Saturday, May 20, in the Division II District II finals. The top four finishers from each event qualified for the regional meet.  Charlie B., Dane C., and Gabe E. secured third in the 300 hurdles, the


Students Take Advantage of Final Common Hour 

Students embrace outdoors and welcome visiting canines. (Melanie Q./Staff) Common Hour, an initiative by former student body co-presidents Davey A. and Gurby V. to promote well-being, has seen great success this school year. During these monthly hour-long periods, students can catch up on schoolwork, relax with friends, and stay off their phones. This year’s final


Boys Track Shatters Personal Records at MSL’s

Gabe A. (Melanie Q./Staff) Boys track competed in the Mid-State League meet on Thursday, May 11, against Bexley, Buckeye Valley,  Grandview Heights, Wellington, Whitehall-Yearling, and Worthington Christian.  In field events, Marcus J. finished third in shot put, throwing 44’10.” Justin A. earned seventh with a 19’0” in long jump.  Hurdler Gabe A. ran 17.11 for


Boys Track Tallies Another Victory

Stavros M. (Melanie Q./Staff) Boys track traveled to Johnstown-Monroe to compete in the “Johnnie Relays” on Friday, May 5. The and secured a victory against Grove City Christian, Highland, Johnstown-Monroe, and Licking Heights.  Justin A., Charlie B., Carson J., and Emmanuel J. placed first in the 4×100 with 45.67. In shuttle hurdles, Gabe A., Charlie


Orchestra Hosts Inaugural Senior Night

Orchestra recognizes 14 seniors. (Melanie Q./Staff) Spearheaded by Angela H., Drew S., and Abbey Z., the Academy’s Orchestra hosted its inaugural senior night on April 25, with a beach theme inspired by the class pet, Shostakofish, named after composer Dmitri Shostakovich. Colorful leis, a glittering photo backdrop, and tropical props adorned the Dining Hall as


Boys Track Secures 1st, 2nd, 3rd Place Wins

Emmanuel J. and Gabe D-R. exchange the baton. (Melanie Q./Staff) Boys track hosted its Senior Night on Hondros Field on Wednesday, April 26. The team recognized Gabe E., Jonathan H., Emmanuel J., Monish S., Kevin W., and Max Z. and the team’s 67.5 to Bishop Watterson’s 56.5.  Elliot S. ran to first in both the


Students Excel at National History Day States

Eesha T., Alaina D., Maria M., and Abbey Z. (Abbey Z./Staff) National History Day (NHD) is an annual contest for students to research a historical event under a given theme and to create a project about it. Project options include documentaries, exhibits, performances, papers, and websites, either individually or collaboratively. In addition, each person writes


Boys Track Crushes Competition

Chaz M. (Melanie Q./Staff) Amid wind and rain, the boys’ track team traveled to Worthington Christian on Wednesday, April 18, and competed at Whitehall Yearling on Friday, April 21.  For their first meet of the week, the boys clinched first place in every running event, emerging victorious with 53.5 points against Bexley, Bishop Hartley, Grove


Boys Track Dominates Two Meets

Elliot S. (L) and Dane C. (R) compete in a thrilling 1600m finish. (Melanie Q./Staff) With two meets in a week, boys track and field ran at home on Tuesday, April 11, and traveled to Liberty Union’s “Zuber Relays” on Saturday, April 15. For its home meet, the team competed against Columbus Horizon, Cristo Rey,


Boys Track Starts Solid in Season Opener

Gabe D. surges in the 4×400. (Melanie Q./Staff) After postponing a home meet on Wednesday, April 5, boys track traveled to Big Walnut on Saturday, April 8 for its first competiton of the season in the annual Red Edwards Golden Eagle Relays. Field events began in the morning, each featuring a few competitors whose scores