Following the incredible performances of “The Brute” and “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat,” Pace upper school actors are working hard on the final production of the season. For the past few weeks, the cast has spent hours each day rehearsing for their upcoming performance of “The Laramie Project.” OriginallyContinue Reading

After much deliberation, the Pace Board of Trustees has decided to ban students from bringing their own laptops to school. Most teachers believe that these technological distractions are hindering the success of their students. Students appear to get off track when working on their computers, preventing them from participating fullyContinue Reading

Last May, Pace lost one of its most familiar faces for students and teachers in the Upper School. Beth Culp, after working at Pace for 20 years, decided it was time to retire from her prominent role as the face of Student Affairs. However, her retirement was short-lived. Only nineContinue Reading

Several Pace students showcased their work at the Georgia High School Ceramic Arts Awards and Symposium on March 18-24 at Piedmont College in Demorest, Georgia. The works of seniors Ben Bernstein, Isaiah Kelly, Zoe Malloy and Justin Morris, as well as juniors Lawson Stricker, Drew Schiffer and Billy Snyder andContinue Reading

Throughout February, faculty members from various departments are sharing their personal stories to Upper School students in observance of Black History Month. They include Director of Diversity and Inclusion Joanne Brown, Director of Athletics Troy Baker, Director of College Counseling Jonathan Ferrell and J.B. Fuqua Chair of Speech and DebateContinue Reading

China This spring break, students will explore China’s ancient cities of Shanghai and Beijing to further understand arts, culture, sustainability and public policy from a more global perspective. Beijing, the Chinese political center since 1949, will give the students a window into China’s ancient history, as they visit five ofContinue Reading

With an overall record of 13-6 and a regional record of 9-2 as of Jan. 28, the varsity girls basketball team is currently ranked second in Region 5-AAA. Beating neighborhood rival Westminster twice this season, 45-16 and 41-31, their only two regional losses as of press time have been toContinue Reading

To extend the opportunities offered at Pace, the curriculum committee has approved two new history electives for next school year. J.B. Fuqua Chair of Speech and Debate Shuntá Jordan will offer a course called African American Saga: From Plantations to the Presidency and history teacher Caitlin Terry will offer a course calledContinue Reading

Shuffling their papers and assembling their speaking points, the Pace Academy debate team prepares for their next tournament. Having traveled to Chicago and Ann Arbor already this year, the team’s time commitment and dedication to debate is huge. Coached by J. B. Fuqua Chair of Speech and Debate Shuntá Jordan,Continue Reading

As Thanksgiving draws near, the junior girls prepare for the long-awaited, annual Pre-Debutante Cotillion (PDC). Booking their hair appointments and ordering their dresses, many of the girls cannot contain their excitement for this year’s dance. With invitations having already been sent out, the girls rush to come up with creativeContinue Reading

Popular in the 1980s, the Rubik’s Cube is making a comeback, especially among juniors at Pace Academy. Many consider the cube just a simple childhood toy, something they’ve never really thought about. However, the junior class is on the road to mastering the 3-D puzzle. Students are spending hours manipulatingContinue Reading

The multi-colored balloons on the Pace fence bordering West Paces Ferry signal that the 54th annual Fall Fair is almost here. From rides to games to the haunted house, the fall fair brings together students of all ages, parents and teachers to enjoy a fun event midway through the semester.Continue Reading