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Columbus Academy Announces Year-End Speakers


Columbus Academy alumna Sarah Milks Bethel ’98 will serve as her alma mater’s 2023 Commencement speaker and art teacher David Block will deliver this year’s Cum Laude Address, announced Head of School Melissa Soderberg to senior families recently.

Columbus Academy’s 110th…

A Modern PACA

A Modern Parents' Association

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Parents’ Association of Columbus Academy (PACA). Over time, PACA has created essential community functions on behalf of the school including the Viking Corner store, the Charlie David Dinner and other fundraising initiatives, youth sports programs, and a crucial forum through which parents can volunteer and build community.

Jazz Ensemble in Orlando

Jazz Ensemble Performs at Univeral Studios Florida

The Columbus Academy Concert Band and Jazz Ensemble started spring break by spending four days in Orlando. The trip was highlighted by a jazz performance on the CityWalk Lagoon Stage at Universal Studios and a Disney Imagination Campus Workshop for the entire band.

The Academy contingent included 68 students and six faculty/staff…

Referee with Rescuers and Team

Columbus Academy Reunites Basketball Official, Rescuers Who Saved His Life During Game

by Frank DiRenna for The Columbus Dispatch

Richard Roll returned to Columbus Academy to thank the people who gave him a second chance at life.

Roll was officiating a seventh-grade girls basketball game between Academy and Bexley on Jan. 12 when he went into cardiac arrest. Personnel from Academy, along with parents in attendance, immediately went into action to help save…