Most Recent Upper School News

(US) PACA Upper School News 2020-2021



Dear Upper School Families,

Hope you were able to get outside and enjoy both the sun and the snow this weekend!

Key Calendar Dates for the Next Two Weeks:

  • February 22nd: Spring Sports Begin
  • February 23rd: US Band & Choir Concert
  • February 23rd: Parent SEED
  • February 24th: No School – Professional Development Day
  • Thursday, February 25th: Food Truck THURSDAY!! – The Cheesy Truck!
  • Sunday February 28th: Black History Month Event: MOSIAC’s Celebration of Excellence & Entrepreneurship. See below for details.

Looking Further Ahead:

  • March 3rd-5th: US Conferences.
  • March 4th: Noon Dismissal for US Conferences
  • March 5th: No Classes – US Conferences
  • March 22nd-April 4th: Spring Break


  • Black History Month:Upper School Cascade: Senior Olivia Pierre-Louis & Sophomore EJ Jenkins To Host MOSAIC’s Celebration of Excellence & Entrepreneurship
    This year’s Black History Month event features a conversation with successful entrepreneurs in our community, including CA Alumnus Ryan Williams, ’08 of Jopwell, who was named to the Forbes “30 Under 30” List in 2018. All Columbus Academy students, parents, faculty and staff in the Upper School are invited to the celebration at 3 – 4:00pm on Sunday, Feb. 28th via Zoom. Click HERE for more info, including video interviews by Tsega Seleshi and Ceci Reitter, and click HERE to register!

US Division Parents

Molly Carlin (Jack ’22, Kyle ’22)
614-506-6642 (c)

Jane Yakam (Grace ’18, Abby ’20, Emma ’22, Nicholas ’24)
(614)783-4980 (c)


Upper School Upcoming Activities and Events are listed in the most recent blog post on the left side of this web page and are identified on each of the grade-specific google calendars.

Links and Contacts

Head of Upper School – Cory Izokitis
Dean of Upper School – Pascal Losambe
Dean of Studies – Craig Dow
Registrar – Jennifer Lange

US PACA Parents – Molly Carlin & Jane Yakam ( (Open MySchoolApp for contact information))

Upper School Staff profiles/contact information

Viking Corner Store
Service Board
Lands’ End
Upper School Course Description Guide
Back-to-School Letter from Head of Upper School
Medical and Athletic Forms Reminder
Online Bookstore
Instructions for Ordering Textbooks
Commencement Seating, DVDs & Photos
Internships and Summer Enrichment Program
Upper School Student Handbook
iPad Loan Agreement

US Buildings in maroon below: High School (5), Counseling (6)