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Honoring Dr. King:  Academy Features The City of Hope 

(Poster created by Mr. Jeremy Morgan. Photos: Henry R.) The UCA (United Columbus Academy) organization for diversity and affinity groups hosted various in-school, educational activities for upper school students on Friday, January 14, in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., whose birthday (January 15, 1929) we celebrate on MLK Day, January 17. Activities included

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Academy’s Blood Drive: 48 Units!

US students and faculty serve others by giving blood and red blood cells at the Winter Drive stationed at the Athletic Entrance. (Courtesy/Ms. Bening & Charlie B.) Entering school on January 12th was an atypical day with the sight of students donning red or pink tops and the smell of pancakes wafting among the hallways.

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Welcome Mr. Rhee: New Assistant Head of the Middle School

(Photo/Cameron S.) On a day-to-day basis, what does your job entail? Supporting the students and making sure that they have everything they need. I attend  team meetings, have an advisory and occasionally support disciplinary situations.  How are you liking the job so far? I love it. It’s wonderful everyday. Having graduated from Academy, it means

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Serving by Slurping (Soup)

Columbus Academy community members use pottery wheels to shape clay annual for Empty Bowls Dinner. (Courtest/ Ms.Bening and Ms. White)  If you are craving a meal that warms your heart, consider attending the Empty Bowls dinner on Friday, December 10, from 5-7 p.m. at Otterbein’s Campus Center. Columbus Academy Service’s Board and Ceramics Club sponsor

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Schoolwide Service

Students from all divisions, faculty, and staff contributed to Service Board’s annual Food Drive. (Courtesy/Ms. Bening and Ms. Black) Twas the night of the Sleep Out, when all through the campus, many creatures were stirring, even middle school students.  During the school day on November 5, sixth-grade students hauled boxes collected from the Food Drive

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Columbus Blue Jackets Honor Mr. Olexio

(Ethan Wesier/Staff) For the Columbus Blue Jackets’ (CBJ) home games this season, the team is honoring a veteran, who is nominated for this celebration to show respect for current and former members of the armed forces. On Saturday, November 6, Assistant Head of School, Mr. Dan Olexio, was honored for his service in the U.S.

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CA Hosts Inaugural Model UN Conference

On Saturday, October 30, and Sunday, October 31, Columbus Academy hosted 40 delegates for the school’s first CAMUN convention.   Model UN places students in the shoes of ambassadors for nations from Argentina to Zimbabwe. These students draft resolutions, plot strategies, negotiate with sponsors and opponents, solve disputes, and more. Countries are placed in various

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Serving by Sorting

Last year’s successful Sleep Out sorted 120 boxes of food and 60 bags of paper, personal, and cleaning products.  (Courtesy/Mrs. Bening) Thanks to everyone who donated to this year’s Food Drive which will help over 30 local families. If you are free this Friday evening, Novemer 5, and would like to help these families receive a

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Shelby Reichle Redefines Weight Room

(Claudia Klingbeil/Media) Athletic Director, Jason Singleton, has made many positive improvements for the athletic department in his tenure at the Academy. One of his most impactful may have been the hiring of Shelby Reichle as our Athletic Performance Coach. Reichle was hired on June 1, 2020, after touring our facilities near the beginning of the

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Begging for a Good Cause

Academy resumes its annual Begging for Cans Drive (Courtesy/Tim Morford) Although older US students no longer collect candy on Beggar’s Night, they can still enjoy the evening by helping the community by going from door-to-door and asking for canned food items in Mr. Morford’s neighborhood on Thursday, October 28, from 5:45 – 8pm. Up to