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Tough Week for Girls Basketball

After securing a three-game winning streak last week, Academy’s Girls basketball team was looking to continue their dominance on the court this week.  The girls played their first game of the week at home on Tuesday, January 19 against Whitehall. Juniors Claudia Warstler and Sophie Spolter, as well as Kayla McClendon’21 and Claire Cahall’23 all

Sports

Strong Week for CA Girls Basketball

(Andrew Barren’22) The girls kicked off the week with a 59-39 win against Tree of Life on Tuesday, January 12 and lead throughout the game, with the Trojans always trailing by at least 6 points. Senior Kayla McClendon carried the team to victory with a season high of 26 points as Sophie Spolter’22 and Claire

Sports

CA Girls Basketball Returns: Season Update

Design by Andrew Barren’22. Academy’s girls basketball team started practices on November 30 and had its first game on December 18, striving for a strong start–after falling in last year’s playoffs.  The girls defeated the Grandview Heights Bobcats 36-30 at home on Tuesday, January 5. On Friday, January 8, the Vikings had a harsh game on enemy

Opinion & Editorial

“Indigenous Peoples’ Day”– not “Columbus Day”

(Courtesy/dreamstime) The ditty of “In 1492, Columbus Sailed the Ocean Blue,” has echoed throughout elementary-school hallways in America for decades, introducing young students to the overwhelmingly Eurocentric and egregiously flawed narrative–too common in American curricula.  What the above phrase fails to address is Christopher Columbus’ acts of racism, murder, enslavement, and rape of the rightful

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Celebrating Filipino-American History Month 2020 with Filipino Cuisine

Lumpia, a traditional Filipino spring roll. (Wikimedia Commons) According to the 2010 US Census, America is home to 3.4 million Filipino-American citizens, who account for just over 1% of our population. Since 1991, America has celebrated our Filipino population with Filipino-American History Month, which takes place in October. Filipino-American History Month has taken up many

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HOLA Honors Hispanic Heritage Month with Virtual Cooking Classes

Courtesy/Sean Silver, who attended HOLA’s class on Saturday, October 3.    Hispanic Heritage Month takes place annually from September 15 to October 15 and celebrates America’s rich Hispanic history. In alliance with Academy’s Diversity & Community Life, our Hispanic-Affinity parent group observed the spirit of Hispanic Heritage month with virtual celebrations of cooking and culture.

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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