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Girls Tennis Secures Second at States

Sydni Ratliff’21 claims the state runner-up title. (Josh Tu’21) After a dominant victory at districts, the Columbus Academy girls tennis team traveled to Mason, Ohio for the Division II state tournament. On Friday, October 23, and Saturday, October 24, senior Sydni Ratliff dominated in singles, defeating her first opponent 6-0, 6-0, before claiming a 6-3,


Girls Tennis Triumphs in Districts 

Yasmin Bilgin’24 winds up. Arya Chabria’24 looks to return. Lauren Motta’21 prepares for power serve. (Emily Motta’23) After a clean sweep at the sectional tournament, the Columbus Academy girls tennis team looked to continue its winning streak by sending three individuals and two doubles duos to the district tournament on Thursday, October 15, and Saturday,


Girls Tennis Secures Team District Title and Impresses at Sectionals

Sophomore Naomi Chen secures a win in doubles match. Sydni Ratliff’21 prepares a strong serve. (Josh Tu’21). Yasmin Bilgin’24 ready for a hard fought match at sectionals. (Emily Motta’23) The Columbus Academy girls tennis team kicked off the week with a 3-1 victory in the OHSAA team tournament against Wellington on Monday, October 5.  Sydni Ratliff’21


Girls Golf Advances to First District Tournament

Angela Hu’24 lines up her tee. Eliza Freytag’23 watches her drive. Eva Baker’23 prepares to putt. (Courtesy/Maggie Freytag) On Monday, September 28, the Columbus Academy girls golf team kicked off its postseason play in sectionals at the Blacklick Woods Golf Course.  With a total score of 366, the Vikings placed 2nd out of 13 schools.


Girls Tennis Dominates on Senior Night 

Lauren Motta’21 winds up for a serve. Yasmin Bilgin’24 prepares for a strong forehand. Grace Philip’24 slams the ball back into play. (Courtesy/Emily Motta’24) 3rd link The Columbus Academy girls tennis team celebrated Senior Night at home with a 4-1 victory over Olentangy on Wednesday, September 30. Panya Bhinder, Lauren Motta, Sydni Ratliff, Sophia Sommer, and


Girls Tennis Defeats Upper Arlington and Worthington Christian

Senior Lauren Motta claims a victory in doubles match. (Emily Motta’23) Our girls tennis team picked up two big victories against Upper Arlington and Worthington Christian, setting 11-1 record. The Vikings competed at Upper Arlington on Monday, September 21 and defeated the Golden Bears with a 4-1 victory. Sydni Ratliff’21 kicked off the match with

Home Chef's honey mustard glazed salmon with a side of apple-potato hash. (Sarah Silver'21)

Home Chef: Home Cooking Made Simple

Home Chef is a meal delivery service that prides itself on its fresh ingredients and innovative recipes. With customizable meals for all dietary preferences, Home Chef caters to all skill levels, with step-by-step instructions. This  service offers 21 fresh recipes per week, with each meal starting around $6.99 per serving. Recipes include the total prep

Cydney Platt'21 laughing with friends at Goldman Union Camp Institute. (Cydney Platt'21) 
Opinion & Editorial

When Summer Camp becomes a Possibility

Cydney Platt’21 laughing with friends at Goldman Union Camp Institute. (Cydney Platt’21)    Since the fourth grade, I have spent every summer at Goldman Union Camp Institute (GUCI), a Jewish overnight camp in Zionsville, Indiana. From campfires to cabins to singing with childhood friends, camp has always been a home away from home. But the

A Passover seder plate symbolizes the Jewish people's journey towards freedom. (Wikimedia Commons) 

Passover Seder: This Year At Home, Next Year Together

Beginning at sunset on Wednesday, April 8, and lasting until sundown on Thursday, April 16, Jewish families around the world gathered in a unique way to celebrate the exodus of the Jews from ancient Egypt.  Whereas people typically travel to visit family and celebrate the holiday, stay-at-home orders and social distancing rules due to COVID-19