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Academy Places in Speech and Debate Match at Upper Arlington Tournament

Alexis Cunningham’23, seniors Kathan Reddy and Grant Hillman, and Tara Hoffman’22. (Courtesy/Alex Graham’20) Twenty-five Academy Speech and Debate students faced off against 7 schools in 4 rounds per category at Upper Arlington on Saturday, December 7. Ninth-grader Alexis Cunningham won 2nd place in Declamation. The Public Forum team of seniors Grant Hillman and Kathan Reddy

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Leadership Lunch with Sandy Doyle Ahern

Sandy Doyle Ahern. (Julia DeVore’22/Media) After Adrian Jones’ moving words the week prior, many of us were eager to hear from the next leadership lunch speaker. On Thursday, November 21, Academy students piled into the Trustees Room to hear Sandy Doyle Ahern, who did not disappoint. Ahern is the president at EMH&T, which is a

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Peer Tutoring Begins at Academy

Older and younger students working together. (Courtesy/Charlie Sabgir’20) Last spring, Charlie Sabgir’20 worked with Dean of Scheduling, Mr. Dow, to implement our first upper school’s peer-tutoring program.   Peer tutors have a greater understanding of the courses that younger students are taking, specifically in math and science.  Students must complete a google form on the day

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The MacBook Pro, Now in 16 Inches

The new/old keyboard design should overall improve user comfort. (Apple) Apple released a new 16-inch MacBook Pro on November 13, fully replacing the 15-inch MacBook Pro. Compared to its previous generation, the new MacBook Pro naturally has multiple basic upgrades. The 16” Pro comes with MacOS Catalina and all of its features, including improved security,

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Desi Celebrates Diwali

Diyas, lamps that are typically lit during Diwali, the Hindu Festival of Lights. (Rohit Saxena/Flickr)   Desi Club hosted its annual Diwali assembly on Friday, November 15, featuring an educational video and a few dance routines. The video informed the audience about the holiday of Diwali, which is the Hindu Festival of Lights. Academy students

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Leadership Lunch Speaker: Adrian Jones

Guest speaker, Adrian Jones. (Henry Rubey’22/Media) On Wednesday, November 13, Columbus Academy students gathered on the Dining Hall’s fireside to hear Adrian Jones and his leadership story.  Nicknamed “Stuff” by family and friends, Jones recounted his life as a troubled youth involved in gangs, violence, and drugs, spending a number of years in prison or the

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In The Know Clutches Close Win Against Hilliard Darby

The Wise Guys. (Courtesy/Andy Morris) On October 29, Academy’s In The Know team faced Hilliard Darby at the Fawcett Center on The Ohio State University’s campus.  In The Know, a quiz-bowl styled program, pits two teams of four students against each other as they answer trivia. These questions cover a wide variety of topics, such

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Kids 4 Kids Update

Collected non-perishable food donations in the Barton Room’s lobby. (Tara Alahakoon’21/Staff) From October 28 to November 12, Academy launched its oldest service tradition: the Kids 4 Kids food and clothing drive. The school-wide project aims to provide meals, clothing, household items, and toys for 30 families, referred by Siebert Elementary and The Childhood League. Many

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Academy’s 2nd Bowl-A-Thon

(Andrew Barren’22/Media editor) On November 9 and 10, the ceramics department continued to produce as many bowls as possible for the MT Bowls event in December. Although there were over 100 bowls produced at the PSAT Bowl-A-Thon, the second annual Bowl-A-Thon produced 250 pieces.  Members of the ceramics community from around Columbus were also invited