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Investing in the Future: Freshman Research Course Aims to Level the Playing Field

R-E-S-E-A-R-C-H. (Pixabay) Columbus Academy introduced a new, mandatory course for ninth-graders this year: Freshman Research. Taught by upper school librarians Ms. Nzimiro and Ms. Popelka during blocks 4 and 5, the class aims to level the playing field for all Academy students beginning their high school careers.  Academy’s middle school makes a concerted effort to

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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

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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

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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

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Vikings Lose to Lions in Rematch

Senior Carolyn Zhang. (Ella Morris’21/Media) On Tuesday, September 24, our volleyball team had a much-anticipated rematch against Bexley.  The Lions and Vikings battled earlier in the season in a thrilling matchup, but the Vikes fell in a tough four-set match.  Although the second set was close, Bexley got the best of us in three sets

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Volleyball Vikes Take Down the Unicorns

Sophomore, Kerry O’Connor serves back to CSG. (Sarah Neltner ’20/Media) On Thursday, September 5, our girls returned to the court, ready to reclaim it after a tough loss to rivals Bexley last week.  The Vikes started strong with kills in the first set from Mabry Nichols’20, Kerry O’Connor’22, and Lily Plaugher’21 and devastating tips by

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Facing Harassment

Moving beyond the “hush hush” of harassment in K/12 schools. (Mabel, Joe. Eckstein Middle School Hallway 02. 9 Feb. 2008. Wikimedia Commons. The thought of spending an hour discussing touchy topics like sexual harassment and rape may make one uneasy, but at times, uncomfortable conversations can be the most impactful. Columbus Academy has taken some

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