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Serving by Enhancing Service Board

Recycling: a tradition for students in all grades (Courtesy/Lia H.) This year’s Service Board has its largest numbers ever, with 125 members ready to serve meals at Faith Mission and then slumbering in the gym after sorting donations during the Sleep Out. Both activities were suspended for two years due to Covid. Another innovation is

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Academy Students Become Newest Members of the NAACP

(Courtesy Alaina W.) The 92nd NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) Regional Conference invited seven Columbus Academy students to be panelists and members on Friday, September 16. Seniors Alexis C., Jacob M., Seth R., and Yassah T., and juniors Akshaj J., Cecelia R., and Alaina W. accompanied Dr. Losambe, our Director of

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Columbus Academy’s 2022 – 23 Alumni Board

(Setup for Alumni Weekend from September 23-24, 2022/Melanie Q.)  Each year, six rising seniors are chosen to become members of Columbus Academy’s Alumni Board, a group that coordinates events and connects current students with CA alums. This year’s board includes Anna C., Miles F., Grace H., Adeti M., Nnenna O., and Cory W. Our representatives

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WARNING: BANNED BOOKS PROCEED WITH CAUTION

(Ridah S. and Ella F.) Our librarians, Ms. P. and Ms. N., are back at it again with another theme, as they introduced Banned Books Week. Banned books are novels that involve themes and topics which do not coincide with what a government or institution is trying to promote. This is problematic since all knowledge

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Serving by Apple Picking Sets New Record

Pictured are the record breaking 10-pound and 20-pound bags of apples. (Courtesy/Milana B.) Once fall arrives, outdoor activities like apple picking rise to the forefront of many minds. On Sunday, September 25, CA families ventured to Lynd Fruit Farm to collect and donate apples, as part of our Service program’s tradition. Conceived about 15 years

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Serving at Faith Mission Returns

Donate time to Faith Mission to help people in need. (Faith Mission website) With pre-pandemic life returning, one missed event has reappeared on Service Board’s recurring schedule: serving meals at Faith Mission, which  is one of Columbus’s longest, ongoing service initiatives and largest homeless shelters that provides daily meals to about 600 community members. Supplying

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Club Fair: Entertaining with 50+ Offerings

Upper school students explored the wide variety of clubs at Columbus Academy’s annual Club Fair on Friday, September 9, after our morning of volunteering at various local non-profits on the school’s annual Service Day. The Lazarus Courtyard was packed with tables showing off a wide array of offerings along with many affinity groups, ranging from

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Serving at Service Fairs

US speakers introduce Middle School students to local service venues (Courtesy/ Ms. Bening) With warmer temperatures becoming more prevalent, you may have begun your summer planning. Besides completing the US summer reading assignment, you may want to consider volunteering if you have not completed the 45 off-campus service hours required to graduate or want to

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Student Search Service: Don’t Opt In

(Pixabay) Two and a half years ago, when I opted into the ACT’s Educational Opportunity Service it seemed rather harmless, as it released one’s contact information to colleges and other educational opportunities. But soon enough, the service’s emails became excessive. As a result, I am here to warn everyone to not fall into this trap:

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United CA: Cultural Cuisine & Affinity Recognition

UCA hosted multiple cultural dishes. (Melanie Q/Staff) On April 29, United Columbus Academy (UCA) hosted its first luncheon to honor affinity AND alliance group leaders.  The celebration featured empanadas, dumplings, gyros, fried rice, and churros, among other dishes. Maroon and gray decorations lined the tables. Awards presented at the ceremony: Best MLK Session Affinity/Alliance Group