Blog Category: Sports

Four Years of Soccer

One year prior to Arianne Pinchot’s arrival at the Academy, two of her club soccer teammates paved the way for…
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Hard-Fought 4th Place for Wrestlers

Over President’s Day weekend, the Aces competed in the 20th annual Henry Wittenberg Invitational Wrestling Tournament at Yeshiva University. After…
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JV Girls Basketball Champs

The JV Girls’ Basketball team defeated Cristo Rey 25-17 Thursday night, defending their Chicago Prep Conference Championship Title, to take…
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On How to Be a Jew in the Real World

What was it like for you to come to high school from your particular elementary school? Was it a big…
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Small Town Ohioan Takes on Chicago

I moved to Chicago the summer before eighth grade. My family moved from Dayton, a small city in Southern Ohio.…
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We Are ALL Jewish

Noah Shaffer, a senior at ICJA, recently represented all day school students at the JUF Day School event, sharing his…
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Lessons Beyond the Court

Although the ultimate goal of a basketball team is to win games, through my experiences as a member of the…
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Running My Way to Success

By Michal Weissberg (’13) This past Friday, I ran the Jerusalem Half Marathon. With my experience and growth as a…
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Academy Stories

What is your Academy Story? We know you have a fun or meaningful story to share! Listen to these alumni…
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When a Love of Science Earns a Ticket to Israel

While junior Mordechai Lis has joined many enriching extracurricular programs, from sports to student council, it’s his diligence in his…
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