During the fall season, schools all over the country prepare for the century-long tradition of homecoming weekend. The combination of a football game, dance, pep rally, powder puff game and welcoming of alumni excites students and gives them something to look forward to after the first tough weeks back fromContinue Reading

With the departure of former Director of Diversity Rick Holifield, previous Associate Director of Admissions Joanne Brown has stepped in to take his place. As the Director of Diversity and Inclusion, Mrs. Brown will primarily focus on the four P’s of diversity: people, programming, policies and practices. She will startContinue Reading

Throughout the season, the Pace track team put in countless hours of hard work and dedication with the goal of making it to the state finals. With daily practices and time in the weight room, the athletes have been excited to take on their competition. “I’m a very competitive person,”Continue Reading

For the first year ever at Pace, the Emerging Leaders Program has been initiated for upper school students. This program allows participating students to link their core curriculum to a more personalized course of study within one of the ICGL’s five areas of concentration: Science and Technology, Culture and Arts, Social EntrepreneurshipContinue Reading

With the spring season comes the Upper School’s production of Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” The actors have put countless hours into perfecting their performance in Pace’s very own gardens. Although performing outdoors gives the show a taste of the concept of Shakespeare in the Park, it does come with someContinue Reading

With the recent ban on wearing leggings to school for sophomore girls, chaos erupted at Pace Academy. Prior to the ban, sophomore dean Erica Barbakow had met with the sophomore girls, warning them that if anyone were to break the strict dress code rules, leggings would be prohibited for everyone. “I don’t knowContinue Reading

Adjusting the video camera at the side of the classroom, chemistry and psychology teacher Stephanie Harrell records her classes in order to improve her teaching techniques. “The reason that we film our classes is so that we have exact instances to reflect on how things went in the class,” said Ms.Continue Reading

Many Pace students and faculty members use Uber, but conflict arose between Uber and its customers recently, coinciding with President Donald Trump’s recent immigration ban. The ban was later suspended by a unanimous federal appeals court decision, which means that at present, immigrants and citizens with plans to enter the country can continue doingContinue Reading

  Recently, visual arts teacher Donice Bloodworth traveled to Miami for the 7th Annual Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series. According to New York Style Guide magazine, the annual arts competition is a search for “the next big name in visual arts,” bringing 16 finalists to Scope Miami Beach to showcase their work inContinue Reading

Pace hallways are brought to life with outstanding artwork created by students and faculty members. Visitors on admission tours that come through the halls admire the beautiful paintings, sculptures, ceramics and photographs hanging on the walls or sitting in the display cases. But who’s responsible for displaying such marvelous work? Drawing and paintingContinue Reading

The annual Pace upper school open house, held Nov. 19, encouraged prospective families from all over Atlanta to consider Pace and join its community. Hoping to gain their confidence, ambassadors worked hard to greet the families and show them around campus. With a positive attitude and constant smiles, the ambassadorsContinue Reading

Whether it be the beach, the snowy mountains or even a relaxing “stay-cation,” students at Pace Academy make the most of their winter breaks. Tanning in Winter? “I am going to Puerto Vallarta in Mexico with my cousins,” said sophomore Leah Mautner. “I am excited for warm weather and theContinue Reading

This year, the Isdell Center for Global Leadership focuses on incorporating Pace’s third annual global theme, climate, into the studies of all students as well as informing Pace faculty, staff, and families of issues regarding climate. Building awareness of our world’s climate conditions for the Pace community is a priority forContinue Reading