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SAT under Covid 19

COVID-19 has intensified standardized testing stress for current juniors and seniors. (Freepik) On Wednesday, September 23, over 150 of Academy’s upper class students sat  for the SAT.  Although standardized tests are always stressful for some students, testing during a pandemic has posed new challenges. In the age of COVID-19, standardized testing became complicated: test sites

Opinion & Editorial

The Bright Sides of Learning From Home

(Pixabay) COVID-19 has forced us to make mask-wearing, constant sanitizing, and limiting our social interactions part of our routine. It is dangerously easy for us to fixate on how our lives and school experience have become limited since the onset of Coronavirus, yet after a few weeks of hybrid-learning benefits can be found in unexpected

Dr. Kristin Foley, an Academy parent, and Dr. Greg Lam protest in favor of ODH Director Amy Acton and 'Stay Safe Ohio' order. (Courtesy/Katie Forbes)
Opinion & Editorial

Physicians Rally for Acton at the Statehouse

Ohio Department of Health Director, Amy Acton, is a familiar face on the television screens of families all around Ohio. On March 23, 2020, Acton’s Stay Safe Ohio order went into effect. The order requested that Ohioans stay at their homes or places of residence and wear masks when going out into the public. Acton

Dr. Acton discusses healthcare with U.S. Air National Guard Lt. Col. Timothy Stuhlmiller. (Wikimedia Commons)

Ohio’s Department of Health Director: Amy Acton

Every weekday at 2 p.m. Ohioans tune in to hear Governor Mike DeWine, Lieutenant Governor Jon Husted, and Ohio Department of Health Director, Amy Acton, to catch the latest news surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Acton has spearheaded the Ohio response to coronavirus– becoming one of the most proactive medical professionals in the nation.  Acton



(Ella Morris’22/Media) On Tuesday, February 18, our Upper School Student Council served breakfast burritos from 7:45 to 9:15 a.m. to any hungry student coming through the doors of the senior lounge. The breakfast station was intended to reduce the number of Vikings entering their first-period class with an empty stomach. Representatives Davey Agrawal’22, Ethan Kim’23,


English Department’s Blast from the Past

Dr. Morris types a quote on his Olympia. (Sarah Neltner’20/Media) After its invention in 1867, the typewriter was revolutionary for writers all across the world and made the creation of documents more efficient, and in turn, it became widely popular.  As more advanced technology began to emerge in the 1980s, these machines became things of


Academy Honors the Mission of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Third graders participating in the music competition during the MLK assembly. (Sari Shocket’22/Media)  Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was a beacon of hope for a nation shrouded in the darkness of hatred and discrimination during the American Civil Rights movement of the 1950’s -60’s. King was born on January 29, 1929, during a tumultuous time


Jazz Concert, 2019

Gyvnn Mendenhall’22 on the tenor saxophone. (Julia Devore’22/Media)   On Friday, November 15, The Columbus Academy Jazz Ensemble had its first concert of the year. Filled with phenomenal music, the performance showcased our school’s finest jazz musicians.    Sophomore Malachy Sullivan introduced “Flight of the Foo Birds,”with a brief background on the song’s composition, allowing the audience


Volleyball’s Season Comes to an End

Seniors Sasha Ahern and Abigail Freytag jump for a block. (Courtesy/Shane Zhang) On Wednesday, October 23, the girls volleyball team played its district semi-final match against Cardington-Lincoln at Mt. Vernon Nazarene.  The Vikes were riding high, as the team had just made history by winning Academy’s first-ever volleyball postseason match against Africentric Early College in