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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


Think Pink: Volleyball Vikes Enjoy Large Turnout for Last Home Game

Junior Lily Plaughter spikes at Thursday’s match. (Andrew Barren’22/Media editor) On Thursday, October 10, the girls volleyball team played its last home game of the regular season against Worthington Christian and hosted its third annual Think Pink event,  in honor of breast cancer awareness month. The girls raised nearly $2,000. for research.  The feeling of


Volleyball Defeats Whitehall on Senior Night

Abigail Freytag winds up to serve. (Andrew Barren’22/Media editor) On Wednesday, October 2, the Academy girls volleyball team honored seniors Sasha Ahern, Noelle Boltz, Sarah Edwards, Abigail Freytag, Sophia Freytag, Mabry Nichols, Emma Smith, Mackenzie Smith, and Carolyn Zhang for their contributions to the program, following the ceremony up with a victory against Whitehall. In