The title of this blog post is a direct quote from Doug Bennett, Academy’s facilities director, when asked about the great weather we’ve been experiencing these past few weeks. The sunny skies have not only improved everyone’s moods, but have also helped our construction crews make significant progress. Have you seen how fast the new … More “Making Hay While the Sun Shines”
If you’ve seen our opening-day photos already, you probably noticed that we were blessed with sunny skies for Convocation and throughout the school day. The same can’t be said, however, for the late-afternoon car pool when the clouds decided to unleash a furious deluge as many of you were picking up children from an exhausting … More Carpool Heroes
One topic that hasn’t been addressed yet is the CASE program, which stands for Children’s After School Experience (click here for brochure). CASE allows for families to drop off children in Grades PreK-8 as early as 7:00 a.m. and extends after-school pick up until anytime before 6:00 p.m. For the Lower School, CASE is still … More Reimagining After-School Care
Although drop-off and pick-up of students via cars will be relatively unchanged this school year, construction on the front of Van Syckel Hall (the middle school building) will alter operations in our bus circle quite a bit First, the part of the paved circle where buses dropped off students had to be moved away from … More All About That Bus Circle (and Monday)
For our first blog post about construction, we went straight to Doug Bennett, Director of Facilities and Grounds, who is overseeing the largest physical transformation at Columbus Academy since the school moved to Cherry Bottom Road in 1968. The current multi-phase project that involves all three divisions of the school began just hours after our … More Q & A with Doug Bennett
This is an exciting time at Columbus Academy! Our 231-acre campus is being transformed like never before. We will keep you updated on the construction progress as well as provide insights into our community, so please subscribe or bookmark this site. Go Vikes!