The Literary Review is almost here! Copies are on track to arrive at the end of next week, so keep an eye out for them in the library. In the meantime, we are excited to announce that judge Kate Norris, author of the forthcoming novel When You and I Collide, has recognized the student writers listed below for their exemplary work.
Literary Review Prize Winner: "Sweat Like a Sinner" by Jessica Ford
Honorable Mention: "The Word" by Nina Killian
Honorable Mention: "The Din of Silence" by Caroline Hicks
Also, a HUGE thank you goes out to Clementine Acheson for her hard work revamping our design and layout. She did a fantastic job producing a beautiful publication. Last but not least, congratulations to the talented writers, artists, and editorial staff members who contributed to this year's stellar publication. Well done!
The Summer Learning website is now live! Please note that some content will continue to be updated over the next few weeks. Check back frequently for summer reading and other assignments. Questions? Contact your child's division office directly.
Athens Academy Announces Valedictorian and Salutatorian
Athens Academy is pleased to announce Kavya Menke and Alex Oh as the valedictorian and salutatorian, respectively, for the Class of 2021. The class of 83 seniors will graduate on Sunday, May 23, at 4:00 p.m. at the Classic Center.
Congratulations to the Middle School Sparbots team! They have won a Robot Design Award from last fall's virtual Columbus FIRST LEGO League tournament. Team members include eighth grader Nishil Patel and seventh grader Luke Kelly (not pictured); sixth graders Sumit Alexander, Benjamin Ayers, Spencer Farmer, Eva Saraf, Tucker Smith, Ben Warner, and Griffin Woodward; and fifth graders Ben Chappell, Sean Cline, Noah Dailey, Jackson Farmer, and Carson Gober.
According to advisor Mike Callinan, "Even in these trying times of a pandemic, when the majority of schools and organizations closed down their robotics teams, the Athens Academy Middle School Sparbots Robotics Team 6380 persevered and won this award, and we are so proud of them!" Way to go, Spartans!
The Athens Academy Tri-M Music Honor Society inducted 20 new members into its ranks on Thursday, April 22. Congratulations to juniors Imana Adogu and Wyatt Sears; sophomores Collin Edge, Taylor Leach, Olivia Nealy, Blake Straehla, Karan Tongia, and Ricardo Ureña; and freshmen Matt Can, Dylan Chambers, Lee Chandler, Anvesha Das, Andrew Jang, Andrew Jones, David Liu, Ryland Marley, Margalit Mauricio, Joseph Sherrier, Neela Sudhagar, and Cohen Tomlinson.
The Tri-M Music Honor Society promotes service through musical performance as well as high academic standards in all areas of study. Faculty advisors include band teacher Chris Byrd and Fine Arts Department Chair Debbie Schab. Way to go, Spartans!