UPPER SCHOOL

Most Recent Upper School News

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02/23/20

How can it be the last week of February? I feel like I was just shopping for the holidays?! Unfortunately we are not out of cold and flu season yet so as a reminder, please contact Jennifer Lange if students are going to be late or absent. Since the school is experiencing waves of illness related absences, it is important to inform the Upper School office. Please call Jennifer Lange at (614) 509-2281 or email at langej.

Key Dates For The Next Two Weeks:

Monday, February 24th: Sports Practices Begin
Tuesday, February, 25th: PACA “Backstage Pass” to US Band and Choir Concert
Wednesday, February 26th: Ash Wednesday, Lent Begins
Wednesday, February 26th: Parent Teacher Conferences Begin (after school)
Thursday, February 27th: LS/MS/US Dismissal, 12pm. Parent Teacher Conferences
Friday, February 28th: Parent Teacher Conferences (NO SCHOOL). Although this is a no school day, most sports still have practice. Check with your coaches.
Wednesday, March 4th: PACA Parent Forum, 8am (Dining Hall). Details below
Wednesday, March 4th: College Counseling Preview for Gr. 9&10, 7-8pm (Schoedinger Theater)

Looking Further Ahead:

Tuesday, March, 10th: Holi
Wednesday, March 11th: Senior Trip. Details will be sent to Senior families.
Saturday, March 16th: Spring Break–Enjoy!
Monday, March 30th: Classes resume
Thursday, April 2nd- Friday, April 3rd: All Day 4 CA (see below)
Saturday, April 4th-7:30pm: True Beauty Fashion Show. Details below
Saturday, May 9th: “WE ARE CA!” SPRING FESTIVAL

Additional Details and Information:

PACA Parent Forum
The March Parent Forum will feature Junior Speeches and Third Grade Wax Museum presentations, highlight experiences our kids experience while at CA. Don’t miss the opportunity to witness and engage in these amazing CA traditions.
All Day 4 CA – April 2nd (10am) – April 3rd (11 am)
Mark your calendar for Academy’s 25-hour online giving event benefiting the 2019-20 Annual Fund. Further details will be forthcoming about this wonderful opportunity to raise community spirit and funds to support our amazing school, faculty and students.
The True Beauty Fashion Show –
Come to 17th annual True Beauty Fashion Show Saturday, April 4th at The Vault!
The fashion show is a Columbus Academy student run event (Not school sponsored) that benefits The Center for Balanced Living, a non-profit organization here in Columbus, Ohio. The Center helps raise awareness and provides treatment scholarships for those struggling with all kinds of eating disorders. This event raises funds that go directly to the Center through a silent auction and generous sponsorships/ticket sales from our school and greater community.
Please visit the website at www.bidpal.net/TrueBeauty2020 to purchase your sponsorship and/or tickets.
Save the Date for the “WE ARE CA!” SPRING FESTIVAL
Join PACA in celebrating our extraordinary community with an evening full of friends, food, and fun! Formerly known as the Gala, all are welcome to attend the “WE ARE CA!” SPRING FESTIVAL.
If interested in supporting or collaborating, please contact Gabriela May at hGaby33 or Amy Gonzalez at ajtressler.

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Sincerely,
US Division Parents
Claudia Walter (Karina ’17, Max ’20, Maya ’22)
claudiabwalter
614-404-7221

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

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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 – Claudia Walter & Jane Yakam (Open MyBackpack for contact information)
Upper School Staff profiles/contact information
Viking Corner Store
Service Board
Lands’ End
Graduation Dress Exchange Program
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)