2020-21 School Year Plans

Letter to Families on July 24, 2020

I know you have been waiting to hear from us about the start of school, the planning of which gets more complex by each passing day that COVID cases increase in Columbus. We have spent the summer organizing to accommodate classes in person safely, which requires considerable resources and planning. Even though we are in compliance with the CDC, the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Ohio Department of Health according to their…

2020 Commencement Photo

An Unprecedented Commencement

Congratulations to our Class of 2020! In a socially distanced ceremony on July 25, Columbus Academy seniors finally received their diplomas after an unprecedented spring and summer caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Following welcomes by Head of School Melissa Soderberg and Senior Class President Charlie Sabgir '20, the valedictory address was delivered by Jay Gokhale '20. “I’m incredibly optimistic for the future,” stated this year's…

Dr. David Hamlar Jr. '73

Dr. David Hamlar Jr. '73 to Speak at July 25 Commencement

In an unprecedented time, Columbus Academy is preparing for a unique Commencement to honor its Class of 2020. The outdoor ceremony is scheduled for 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 25, and will be held on Hondros Field, the main stadium on our campus.

This year's guest speaker will be Dr. David Hamlar Jr. '73, an Academy alumnus who has been a teaching physician at the University of Minnesota for the past 25 years and retired as a Major General from…

Academy Hall Facade

Standing Together Against Racism

To care for each other and connect our resolve against racism, members of the Columbus Academy community, both past and present, gathered in the school's stadium on June 11 to hear speakers sharing what this moment means to them and what they hope to see happen next as we all move forward.

Following an acapella performance of “Let There Be Peace on Earth” by rising freshman Alaina West ‘24, speakers included Upper…