Upcoming Upper School Events



Dear US Parents,

Hard to believe that Thanksgiving is only two and a half weeks away! Here is a listing of upcoming events in the Upper School:

Upcoming Dates:

  • November 9th – Athletic Celebration (3:30 pm in the Dining Hall) for seniors signing commitments
  • November 10th –
    • PACA Meeting – (8:15 am in the Dining Hall) We will be hearing about Forest Fridays in the lower school and then heading out on our own hike to learn about it first-hand. Meet in the dining hall at 8:00 am for an overview followed by a guided walk through the campus woods. Please dress warm for the weather and to wear appropriate shoes for the woods
    • Deadline for enrolling in AP exam without a late fee. Cancellations and enrollments after this data will have a $40 fee. (Second Semester courses have a March 9, 2022 deadline.)
    • Choir Concert 7:00 pm
  • November 11th –
    • Veterans Day Observed
    • United CA Meeting (8:15 am in the Dining Hall) United CA is open to all parents and guardians of CA students. The purpose of United CA is to foster an inclusive and equitable school community.
    • College Counseling Junior Night (7:00 pm to 8:00 pm in the Shoedinger Theater) Mandatory for all Juniors
  • November 12th – US Jazz Band Concert (7:00 pm in the Shoedinger Theater)
  • November 14th – CAPSA Event (2:00 pm to 4:00 pm in the Dining Hall) CAPSA stands for Columbus Academy Parents of South Asian heritage. The purpose of this group is to connect CA families of South Asian heritage to share experiences and host community cultural events and educational activities. Please join this adult gathering for chai and snacks. Kindly RSVP to capsagroup
  • November 18th – Band Concert
  • November 22nd to November 26th – Thanksgiving Break for the entire week

Lastly, a reminder that the School Closet is open and available. Located in the Middle School by the Nurse’s Office, it houses gently used CA dress code and spirit wear clothing. Donations always accepted.

In Viking Spirit,
Jennifer & Jen

Jennifer Butler (Lindsey ’22)
Jen Stouffer (Jake ’22)
2021-22 Upper School Lead Parents