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Serving by Pitching In (with Books)

 Like Arnav N., we can pitch donated books into these labeled boxes. (Courtesy: Ms. Platt and Arnav N.)  With March approaching and spring cleaning may be the forefront of your parents’ minds, you could assist them by delivering your retired English novels and other gently used reading materials to school from March 7 to 18. Your

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Science Olympiad Places 41st at OSU Invitational

On January 22, the Science Olympiad team competed in the Ohio State University Invitational and ranked 41st. The team placed 14th in Anatomy and Physiology, 21st in Chem, and 23rd in the “Wright Stuff.” Because Academy didn’t have builds or teams for every event, it landed the low scores which weighed heavily against us. That

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New Faculty Feature: Perry Doran

What does a lifetime in the security field look like? For Columbus Academy’s new head of Campus Safety & Security, Perry Doran, that’s a long answer.  The Academy Life sat down with Doran to learn more about his career before he joined the CA community. Doran is a Columbus native and was raised in New

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Melanie Qin Takes The Cake

This year’s Great Viking Bake Off featured three themes: cupcakes, French-inspired sweets, and flowers. On her debut, Melanie Qin’s creative presentation and lemon-kiwi toppings grabbed the judge’s attention, propelling her to the second round. Ellen Hansen and returning champion Sam Whitson both showcased their excellent baking abilities with multi-dimensional and historically influenced designs.    Next, the

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Academy Welcomes Year of the Water Tiger

(Charley B., Claudia K., Amiya T/Media and Staff) Tuesday, February 1, was Lunar New Year, ringing in the Year of the Water Tiger, which occurs every sixty years and represents strength and bravery. Although the holiday is often called “Chinese New Year,” Lunar New Year celebrations can be found across countless East and Southeast Asian

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Two New Hall of Fame Inductees

Mr. Singleton, Katie Walker’02, Ed Carter’96, and Mrs. Soderberg smiling during halftime at Academy vs. Wellington Hall of Fame . (Milana Biswas/Staff) On Saturday, February 5, the Academy community recognized two alumni, Ed Carter’96 and Katie Walker ‘02, who made remarkable achievements as athletes during their time at CA. The troubles of COVID-19 suspended this

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Susan Neal: An Inspiration, A Trailblazer, A Legend

(Cami S./Staff) On Saturday on January 29, our theatre lobby was dedicated to Mrs. Susan Neal, the beloved, former Middle and Upper School Theatre Director and Creative Expressions teacher, who also taught the Step and Stomp elective and English courses.  Mrs. Neal passed away on June 24, 2017, after battling an invasive brain tumor. As

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Time for Dodgeball Intramural

Pixabay To kickstart the new semester, our student council is hosting an Upper School Dodgeball Intramural, featuring 14 teams of 5 each. The 10-minute games will take place in The Mack or Jones gym during activities or lunch periods, as two opposing teams battle for the next spot in the bracket, determined by whichever side

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Serving by Spending ($1)

Support SB Hershey kiss sale by exchanging one dollar for 10 chocolates for a friend. (Stephen Ma/Staff) With rising inflation gripping the United States, one dollar may seem worthless to purchase anything. However, spending a dollar at Columbus Academy this week multiplies into a double deal: a bag of 10 Hershey kisses for a beloved