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Academy Welcomes Year of the Water Tiger

(Charley B., Claudia K., Amiya T/Media and Staff) Tuesday, February 1, was Lunar New Year, ringing in the Year of the Water Tiger, which occurs every sixty years and represents strength and bravery. Although the holiday is often called “Chinese New Year,” Lunar New Year celebrations can be found across countless East and Southeast Asian


Senior Night Ends Volleyball Season

On Monday, October 11, the team pulled off a win against Centerburg on its turf and used this momentum to its advantage during Senior Night on Tuesday, October 12. A heartfelt ceremony before the game honored varsity seniors Kerry O’Connor, Aislinn Ahern, Evelyn Aebi, and Lindsay Sutherland, as well as junior varsity seniors Naimah Edwards,


Tough Week for Volleyball

(Courtesy/Mr. Ahern) With a rivalry game Tuesday, September 28, the girls volleyball team put in its best efforts despite persisting player absences as it faced off against Bexley after falling to the Lions in a previous game this season. Exceptional sophomore play included Ellie Smith who had 5 kills and Eleanor Schroeder who had 14 assists. Despite


Success on Senior Night for Boys Soccer

Graphic/Andrew Barren Coming into last week with a 2-5 record, the Columbus Academy Boys’ Soccer team was looking to give it their all against their competitors. They did not disappoint.  On Tuesday, September 14, the boys celebrated Senior Night at home against Buckeye Valley. Supported by a lively student section full of Vikings wearing red-white-and-blue,


Volleyball’s Mixed Results

(Graphic/Andrew Barren) Coming off of two losses last week against Grandview Heights and Buekeye Valley last week, the Ladies of the Mack looked to improve their 1-3 record this week.  On Monday, September 13, the girls traveled to CSG. Up-and-coming Sophomore Rene Fleege (#11) dominated the back row, leading the team to a win in

A group of demonstrators on Holi in 2013 (Wikimedia Commons)
Opinion & Editorial

Holi 2021: Reflecting on the Pandemic’s Effects on Cultural Celebrations

Holi, a Hindu celebration marking the end of winter and the triumph of good over evil, is celebrated by close to a billion people every year. The holiday is commerated with colored powder that celebrators cover on the faces and clothes of friends, family, and strangers. This year the Holi celebration falls from March 28

(Graphic/Andrew Barren'22)

Mixed Bag for Girls Basketball

After two weeks of quarantine (under which all teams comply when a player tests positive for COVID-19), the girls basketball team was ready to get back on the court.  The girls kicked off their week on Thursday, February 11 with a win against Licking Heights 52-46. Sophie Spolter’22  and Claire Cahall[23 carried the team to


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


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


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