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Five Academy Seniors Earn National Academic Honors

Five more Columbus Academy students have earned recognition in the 64th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. In addition to the dozen National Merit Semifinalists announced earlier this fall, Academy seniors Eric DeVore, William Mathews and Jacob Rhee have been named 2019 National Merit Commended Students while Sarah Cabré and Callista Popp are Scholars in the 2018-19 National Hispanic Recognition…

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Twelve Students Named National Merit Semifinalists

A dozen Columbus Academy students were announced today as 2019 Semifinalists in the 64th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. These academically talented students have an opportunity to continue in the competition for some 7,500 National Merit Scholarships worth more than $31 million that will be offered next spring.

“This is such a well-rounded group of students who are interested in math, music, science, healthcare, athletics, languages,…

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108th School Year Opens at Columbus Academy

On August 20, Columbus Academy opened its 108th school year with 1,120 students from 54 different zip codes in and around Central Ohio. For the first time in school history, Academy offered a classroom for 3-year-olds called the Explorers program.

“We spend so much time and effort planning events and creating spaces, so we can’t wait to see the results,” said Head of School Melissa Soderberg in a back-to-school…

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Academy Welcomes Shaka Arnold as New Middle School Head

Shaka Arnold began his new role as Head of Middle School at Columbus Academy on July 2.

For the past four years, Shaka has been the Assistant Middle School Head at Pine Crest School in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Before that position, he spent five years as the Middle School Dean of Students at Gilman School, an all-boys school in Baltimore, Maryland.

Shaka’s first seven years at Gilman were as an award-winning…