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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


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


Volleyball Vikes Battle Grandview Heights in 5 Sets

Junior Lily Plaugher goes up for a hit against Buckeye Valley. (Courtesy/Shane Zhang) The Volleyball Vikes were busy this week. After losing two away games at  Westerville North and at Worthington Christian, our girls were determined  to round off the week with a home win against Grandview Heights on  Thursday, September 19. The Vikes started


Volleyball Vikes Go Two-for-Two in Undefeated Week

On Thursday, September 12, the Volleyball Vikes were in The Mack to play Buckeye Valley. After defeating Whitehall in an away game on Tuesday, September 10, the Vikes were ready to add yet another win to their record.  Our girls kept Buckeye Valley on their toes throughout the first set. With kills from Sophia Freytag’20


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