Last Thursday, March 19, the baseball team and I played Mount Vernon. Although we fought really hard and played well, we lost. However, the mood in the dugout was much more somber than it would have been after a normal loss. The GHSA had just suspended all sporting activities forContinue Reading

The Centers for Disease Control’s (CDC) recent advisory for Americans to socially distance themselves has canceled events, postponed sports seasons, banned international travel and moved schools and businesses online. This is in an attempt to limit the exponential growth of the COVID-19 virus and ensure there are enough resources forContinue Reading

Hey seniors, it’s a wrap, or nearly so. As Spring Break disappears in the rearview mirror, this journey we started together four years ago careens steadily and shakily toward its conclusion. Graduation is right around the corner. Sure, coronavirus rages all around us, literally stopping all of Italy in itsContinue Reading

On Jan. 26, fellow sophomores Gabriel Kadoori and Mollie Meyerowitz, along with myself, hopped on a flight to an experience we have been looking forward to for months. Alexander Muss High School in Israel (AMHSI) is different from any other semester abroad program, forming a community of Jewish teens fromContinue Reading

HBO’s 2019 documentary “I Love You, Now Die: The Commonwealth v. Michelle Carter” is about a young woman, Michelle Carter, who went on trial in 2017 for encouraging her long distance boyfriend, Conrad Roy, to take his own life. The documentary has attracted a vast range of audiences for itsContinue Reading

Minorities have felt alienated and different in all-white/straight/cisgender spaces since integration first came to the South. Though Pace has been getting much better diversity-wise, there’s still a long way to go before we can call ourselves a truly accepting and diverse community. Until that day, affinity groups are necessary partsContinue Reading

Few suspected that 2020 would be the year that would begin with a viral pandemic that has sickened over 97,000 people worldwide and caused more than 3,300 deaths, including 14 in the United States as of March 6. While the coronavirus has been around for years, this particular strain, namedContinue Reading

Sitting in the hotel lobby on the recent college trip to the Carolinas, future Class of 2024 Dean Caitlin Terry cheers for the University of Virginia’s basketball team as her alma mater defeats the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Between cheers, Mrs. Terry reflected on her experiences thatContinue Reading

Every year, the Upper School greets new students who become part of the community. These students come in prepared to take on new challenges, in the classroom and in other areas of student life. Many times, the students also bring with them athletic skills that help to benefit their newContinue Reading