Knightly News: Hey guys! How’s it going? Joe Loughran: Good, thanks! Dori Greenberg: Same here, everything’s great. KN: How does it feel to be leaving Pace? JL: It’s bittersweet. I have been here 13 years. I’m a lifer, but I thinkContinue Reading

For the past three months, students and faculty on Pace Academy’s Student Advisory Board (SAB) have been using the terms “Pace Face” and “Duck Syndrome.” SAB borrowed the terms from University of Pennsylvania and Stanford. U Penn uses what they call “Penn Face,” which is where SAB came up with the ideaContinue Reading

Two years ago, Pace Academy made the executive decision to cancel the dance program for the Middle and Upper School. Students who were engaged in the program were up in arms, as were members of the Pace Academy Arts Alliance. Parents in the Arts Alliance strove to keep the programContinue Reading

The end of the school year is creeping up which means it’s time for students to look for summer opportunities. Don’t spend another summer on the couch watching Netflix, get out of the house! There is so much to do, like going to the beach, traveling abroad, studying for the SAT/ACTContinue Reading

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) was originally founded in 1913 to combat anti-semitism and the defamation of Jewish people. Today, ADL works to prevent all forms of bigotry. Two years ago, Pace Diversity Director Rick Holifield brought the Anti-Defamation League to Atlanta to put on their “Names Can Really Hurt Us” assembly program. HeContinue Reading

Freshmen Every year, upperclassmen are eager to see how the freshmen execute their first Spirit Week. This year, the Class of 2019 chose a rather unique theme, the Nickelodeon TV show, “The Fairly OddParents.” They decorated the trees between Inman and the Upper School with paper fairy cutouts. The freshmen had theContinue Reading

After winter break, Pace students look forward to coming back to two unique traditions: Spirit Week and Minimesters. Before exams in December, science department chair and basketball coach Jonathan Day sends out a list of the minimester classes available for students to choose from. Starting the first day of secondContinue Reading

While some complain about taking a staycation, Atlanta has so much entertainment to offer. Staying “home for the holidays” is really not that bad if you just look in the right places. Whether you want to cuddle with a cup of cocoa, see sparkling holiday decorations, eat Christmas cookies withContinue Reading

From the opening number “Omigod You Guys” to final bows, the cast of “Legally Blonde” bubbled with energy. The Delta-Nu girls (seniors Tori Dancu, Morgan Kelly, Lexi Rubin, Lindsey Sample and Emma St. Amand; juniors Ellie Duncan, Carson Myers and Libby Sams; and sophomores Jordan Shoulberg and Spencer Sinclair) openedContinue Reading

With a new head to the well-known Pace drama program, many are anxious to see this year’s fall musical, “Legally Blonde,” which opens Thursday in the FAC. Mr. Sean Bryan jumped right into a challenging but exciting position as theatre director from his previous position as performing arts department chairContinue Reading

Through the eyes of a nine-year-old named Thomas, played by freshman Harrison Husk, the one act play “The Book of Everything” tackled the important topics of racism, sexism, domestic violence and religion in the 1950s South. With performances in the FAC on Oct. 22 and 23, this 10-person cast deservesContinue Reading

During the month of October, Pace Academy will be participating in Atlanta Celebrates Photography, or ACP. The Atlanta Journal Constitution describes ACP as “one of the most important and sophisticated public art projects in Atlanta… a powerful experience.” This year is the 17th annual festival and Pace’s 15th year hosting.Continue Reading

“Art is healing, art is rejuvenating, art is what makes life worth living,” said art teacher Donice Bloodworth. “Those that have never experienced art and enjoyed it in some form are some of the driest people I have ever encountered. I had a conversation with a person who said theyContinue Reading