The Discoverer

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Beth Harmon, the protagonist of Netflix’s The Queen's Gambit, set in the 1960s. The show tells the story of a young chess prodigy with a difficult life and accompanies her as she seeks to become the best chess player in the world. This 2020 production has been called one of the most important series of this past year and won multiple awards including the Golden Globe Award for Best Miniseries or Television Film.

The Queen’s Gambit: Worth It?

April 17, 2021

Chess has had a tremendous impact not only on history but in the world of entertainment. We have seen lots of chess on the big screen and learned about the greatest in this discipline. Nevertheless, “the...

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Since its release four years ago, Amazon Prime Video has managed to reduce the difference in subscribers with Netflix to around 50 million. The number may still be large, but the competition is spicier than ever.

Is Netflix Still The Streaming Giant?

November 19, 2020

Recent years have marked a drastic change in the world of entertainment. It wasn’t long ago when people still rented movies at their local Blockbuster’s or exchanged CDs with their friends and acquaintances....

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Students from the province of Sichuan, China are now learning in a face to face format; yet, taking all of the safety measures until a new order. The Columbus school will follow similar procedures once it reopens.

Face to Face Classes Will Reopen at TCS

October 2, 2020

Face to face classes will begin starting October 16th, after a myriad of meetings and research. Yet, student attendance will be at the discretion of each individual family.  With the intent of balancing...

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1st graders look on as an 8th grade student checks  to see if her egg survived it's rocket flight

“Eggstronaut”: More Than Just a Project 

January 13, 2020

8th-grade physical science students have been building rockets by applying real-world physics concepts and are launching this week with the hope of successfully landing their “Eggstronauts”. During...

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Six Grader raising her hand for help during X-Block

X-Block, Golden Time for Middle Schoolers

November 29, 2019

Middle School students are using the X-Block period every other Thursday to reduce the amount of homework and are expressing a desire for more time in school to study.  Since September, MS students...

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Heaven Made of Plastic

March 12, 2018

I remember the time when all the Columbus School 8th grade students were very anxious for going to the school’s annual trip to La Guajira. We were all waiting for the moment in which we were going to...

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