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UA Profiles

Posted on 19. Sep, 2016 by .

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Changing Districts: Kathryn Ward Science teacher Kathryn Ward transferred to UAHS after five years at West High School in the Columbus City School district. While in college, Ward was a student teacher at UA. “I did student teach here, [about] six years ago.” Ward said, “I was in the same wing, actually.” Initially overwhelmed by UA, […]

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New Clubs

Posted on 10. Sep, 2016 by .

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Students found two new clubs: Climbing Club and Junior Alternative Musicians (JAM) By Sophie Yang, ’19 With dozens of clubs from Debate Club to Cookie Bookie Club, UA is a constantly growing hub of student involvement. Climbing Club is one of several new clubs at UAHS. Senior Zoe Pappas was inspired to create the club […]

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Fairly Judged

Posted on 10. Sep, 2016 by .

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By Caroline Chidester UAHS Students’ work was shown at Ohio State Fair over the summer.   MELIA MARTIN- Senior Melia Martin’s mixed-media piece Still made it into and was displayed in the Ohio State Fair. The artwork is made from pencil and gold-leaf to add an interesting texture and dimension. After Martin had had two pieces […]

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Banding Together

Posted on 30. Aug, 2016 by .

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Five band students perform around Europe By Caroline Chidester In July, five members of the UAHS marching band participated in the American Music Abroad Program’s annual trip around Europe. According to the American Music Abroad (AMA) website, the program is “a cultural performance tour of western Europe for high school and college aged musicians.” The […]

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Breakaway Festival 2016

Breakaway Festival 2016

Posted on 29. Aug, 2016 by .

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Music fest featuring Rap and EDM artists returns to Columbus with headliner Chance the Rapper By Ellise Shafer, ’17 After a two year hiatus, Breakaway Festival is returning to Columbus Aug. 26 and 27. The music event, featuring mainly Rap and Electronic Dance Music (EDM) artists, is put on by Prime Social Group (PSG), a […]

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Senior Artists

Posted on 13. May, 2016 by .

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Crumbs of Columbus

Posted on 13. May, 2016 by .

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By Caroline Chidester 17′   Brassica: This casual eastern Mediterranean-inspired sandwich and salad shop is located at 680 N. High St. It has a “Chipotle-style” system that offers a variety of organic vegetables and anti-biotic free meat. They are open every day from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. and the easygoing modern atmosphere creates a […]

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Somewhere Over The Rainbow

Posted on 13. May, 2016 by .

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by Greyson Van Arsdale, ’17 Month of June opens discussion on discrimination against GSRM in USA June is a busy month for the GSRM (Gender, Sexual and Romantic Minority) community. Columbus Pride celebrations begin on June 17, and the one-year anniversary of same-sex marriage legalization in the United States falls on June 26. Additionally, June […]

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Off the Beaten Path

Off the Beaten Path

Posted on 13. May, 2016 by .

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by Maeve O’Brien ’16 Junior Drew Harper is taking an alternate approach to his senior year of high school: he’s attending United World College (UWC) in New Mexico. UWCs are two-year IB diploma schools, located in 15 different places around the world. The admissions process is both competitive and intense, involving a written application, Skype […]

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UA Profiles: Summer Edition

UA Profiles: Summer Edition

Posted on 12. May, 2016 by .

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By Ellise Shafer, ’17 German Exchange Trip: Ellie Auch Junior Ellie Auch will be traveling to Germany with other UAHS students as part of a foreign exchange program. German students visited Upper Arlington back in Oct., and in June UAHS students will become foreign exchange students themselves. This trip is especially meaningful to Auch since […]

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Closing the Gap

Closing the Gap

Posted on 12. May, 2016 by .

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Recent UAHS graduates share their gap year experiences By Ellise Shafer, ‘17 Taylor Staub After graduating last year, UAHS alumna Taylor Staub decided to take a gap year, hoping to work on an organic farm in Hawaii. Although her original plans did not work out, Staub was able to find happines through this process. “This […]

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Capstone Profiles

Capstone Profiles

Posted on 22. Apr, 2016 by .

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Seniors showcase their year-long projects

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The Jury is Out

The Jury is Out

Posted on 22. Apr, 2016 by .

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“Twelve Angry Jurors” provides a twist on an old classic with a mixed cast and a theater-in-the-round layout

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