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Apple Spring Event 2021 Recap

While spring is filled with warm weather and blooming flowers, it’s also a time for Apple enthusiasts. This year’s event featured new gadgets, updated devices, and an explosion of color. M1 iPad Pros In November 2020, Apple released its new M1 chip, changing the laptop and CPU market landscape, shattering benchmarks for both speed and

Pepper-growing competition.(Courtesy/Maren Lawrence23)

Academy’s Greenhouse: Saving the Environment, One Pepper at a Time

Academy’s  greenhouse is flourishing with an abundance of new plants and greens. Our Environmental Club has been hard at work tending to the greenhouse, with Mrs. Downey ensuring that everything is growing as expected. One branch of the club has been tasked with greenhouse duties, such as planting hydroponics, growing plants for the prairie plot,

Juniors Evelyn Aebi, Aniah Crockett, Talia Loprest, and Yashu Tanneru pack treats for Faith Mission on April 12. (Courtesy/Ms. Bening)

Continuing our Faith Mission Tradition

In spite of COVID, Service Board continues its almost 40-year tradition of donating meals to Faith Mission, one of Columbus’s largest homeless shelters. Thanks to generous donors like the Galbreath Family, what started as a quarterly service event soon blossomed into a monthly tradition. For many years, school nurse, Beckie Hoagland, has coordinated the meal

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Taking Advantage of Our Beautiful Campus

On Wednesday, April 14, we were blessed with another campus quest. This time it was a Spring Bingo. We were allowed to explore our exquisite school grounds in the sun by scavenging mother nature to complete a bingo board. Planned by Dr. Losambe, he allowed us to enjoy ourselves and be with friends while maintaining

Janet Fireman, Sumona Lester, Beckie Hoagland (Compiled by Carolyn Vaziri'22)

A Q&A with Dr. Lester, Nurse Fireman, and Nurse Hoagland on Vaccinations

In light of the increasing number of vaccinations available in Ohio, The Academy Life sat down with US biology teacher, Dr. Lester, and our school nurses, Ms. Fireman and Ms. Hoagland, to learn more about the science and effectiveness of the three vaccines: Johnson & Johnson, Moderna, and Pfizer. Pulling from both research and experience,

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Virtual Service Fair Features Summer Service Opportunities

After returning from spring break, US students may be ready to think about their summer plans. Please consider volunteering this summer if you have not completed the 45 off-campus service hours required to graduate and/or want to help our community. If you are undecided about a service site, visit the virtual Service Fair using the

Senior class president Luke Nester displays a compliment sheet. (Regan Cornelius'21)

Heartwarming Tradition: Compliment Sheets

In a year characterized by distancing, student council managed to bring their respective grades together with its annual tradition of “compliment sheets,” which consist of handwritten compliments from each class’s student council members to their peers. This gesture never fails to brighten the recipient’s day. Due to COVID, many people have felt isolated and alone, and


OnePlus: First-Ever Personable and Powerful SmartWatch

(Flickr) OnePlus, a BBK Electronics company, which specializes in Android smartphones that bring similar levels of speed, performance, and design as iPhones, has expanded its offerings to aesthetic, robust-looking smartwatches (released on April 8), with hundreds of features, and a powerful processor for all needs. Aesthetics The 46-millimeter circular design, stainless steel, sapphire glass, and dual