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November 20, 2018

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Morris Hall’s New Art Exhibit: “A Place I Call Home”

“A Place I Call Home” features students’ interpretations of what “Home”means to them in Morris Hall’s New Exhibit. (Andrew Barren’22/Media) When the Service Board announced its theme as “Home” at the beginning of this school year, Upper School Art Teacher, David Block, suggested that the art department create a showcase based on this topic. Art

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Mr. David Wong’s Orchestral Debut

Academy’s Orchestra performs in annual fall concert under the direction of Mr. David Wong in his first year at Academy and in his first conduction ever. (Inji Kang’19/Media editor) Academy’s Orchestra showcased an array of scores on Wednesday, November 14. Our new orchestra instructor, Mr. David Wong, conducted the school’s annual Orchestra Concert, featuring our Middle and Upper

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Band’s 2018 Fall Concert

Director Jessica Sneeringer conducts the Fall Band Concert. (Jenny L’Hommedieu’19/Staff)  On Thursday, November 15, the Upper School Band performed its annual fall concert. Flute Choir took the stage first, performing “Minuet and Trio.” Eight flute players attended extra rehearsals throughout the school year to be ready for their special piece. Mrs. O’Rourke is their director.

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Choir’s 2018 Fall Concert

Camerata and Treble Choir team up to perform “Let the River Run.” Grace Harrison’20/Staff   On Thursday, November 7, Camerata and Treble Choir had their fall concert. As is tradition, the singers dressed up in tuxedos with bow ties or floor-length black gowns, giving them a fancy and professional look. Treble Choir started off the

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Topgolf: Fun for All Ages

Topgolf’s instagram (@topgolf) The newly opened Topgolf brings three levels of golf and dining to Polaris.With 49 sites nationwide, including another in Ohio at a location in West Chester near Cincinnati, Topgolf features 102 outdoor ranges across its three floors, where guests play a game with up to six players. Topgolf’s featured game consists of

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Ride and Return: CoGo Bikes

365 Bikes, 46 Stations. Flickr.Paul Sableman Throughout Columbus, Upper Arlington, and Bexley, new CoGo bike stations have been a hit. CoGo bikes are docked in set stations, and people can rent them to travel around Columbus. There are 3 different passes that allow you unlimited 30-minute rides around the city. And as winter approaches rapidly, people

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Fall Play Review: “Twelve Angry Jurors”

Jurors begin deliberation. Grace Harrison’19/Staff On November 2 and 3 at 7:30PM in the Schoedinger Theater, the cast of Twelve Angry Jurors performed a drama of jurors assigned to a murder case. In the beginning, eleven jurors vote “guilty” with one who votes “innocent.” Opinions change as juror question about evidence and facts.  Each juror has

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Freshii: Fast and Flavorful

Freshii Logo- Wikimedia Commonscom) If you are looking for a quick healthy bite that’s fast and local, Freshii, one of the nation’s fastest growing health brands, is right down the road. Freshhii boasts spicy lemongrass soup, smokehouse burritos, kale and spinach smoothies, buffalo wraps and any combination you can think of from its seven categories of options.

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Tora: Sushi and More

The California Roll. David Cooperman’20/Staff There are plenty of restaurants in close proximity to Columbus Academy. However, Tora might be the best of all of them. Located directly across Hamilton Road from Stoneridge, Tora offers a wide variety of both sushi and other Asian dishes. Sushi fans will be enthralled with the vast selection of

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Spotlight on Academy’s 2017 Madlab Playwrights

A crush. An Affirmative Action program. A tiny guardian angel who decides to play matchmaker. Struggles with inner demons personified as people, complete with death, melancholy, and self-loathing. What the above have in common is that both deal with scripts (byKami Tibbles’17 and Taylor McGowan’18, respectively) are among the selected 10 ten-minute plays, all written

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Prep Performances for OMEA

As a dress rehearsal for the upcoming OMEA solo and ensemble districts, Academy’s Women’s Chorus and Camerata had a combined concert with the concert band on Tuesday, February 21. Director Amy Brooks and band conductor Jessica Sneeringer,  proudly showcased their hard-working students. The Choir, adorned in identical black gowns and dangling “diamond” earrings, began with “Ominia

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Academy Glee Club Showcase

  (Photo/Julia Gurewitz’19/Media Team) The CA Glee Club, also known as ReVOICE, was created this year with one purpose: to make music. And on February 3, our school’s talented musicians did just that! Performing a mix of old Disney classics such as “When You Wish Upon A Star,” “Go The Distance,” and “Touch The Sky,

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Auditions Begin for “The Drowsy Chaperone”

This spring, Academy’s theatre program will present The Drowsy Chaperone, a musical about an asocial man who attempts to cure his sadness by playing a recording of his favorite musical as it comes alive around him. Through a reading committee comprised of students, this musical was chosen with intent to provoke laughter from the audience and attain

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Hot Mr. Pot

The groundhog saw his shadow on the first Tuesday of February, predicting six more weeks of winter. While many more days of cold weather and gray skies are a bummer for those of yearning for a warm, sunny spring, the wintery weather sets the perfect backdrop for a major trend in Columbus: hotpot restaurants. Hot

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