Last year when the COVID-19 outbreak sent students home for the semester in March, teachers and students alike were left scrambling to prepare for the AP exams. Pace students were especially concerned about what might happen, considering the AP exams give them a chance to place out of college levelContinue Reading

Dr. Troy Baker joined the Pace community in 2015 as Director of Athletics. But this school year, he left that role for the newly created position of Director of Student Life. In addition, he continues to serve as head coach for the varsity girls basketball team. Now, Head of SchoolContinue Reading

Ever since Netflix released its new limited series “The Queen’s Gambit” on Oct. 23, viewers everywhere have been going crazy over it. The seven-episode series is based on Walter Tevis’ 1983 novel, following the story of chess prodigy Elizabeth (Beth) Harmon, played by Anya Taylor-Joy. The story follows her questContinue Reading

For the first time this year Pace Academy has put together a girls flag football team. They recently completed the regular season going undefeated (9-0). In the regular season, they were able to defeat everyone in their region which included many strong schools: Decatur, Lakeside, McNair and Dunwoody. This earnedContinue Reading

The leaves are falling and the temperatures are dropping, meaning fall is upon us once again. There are many activities that are fall classics, such as apple picking, making jack o’ lanterns (my personal favorite), and raiding Starbucks of anything pumpkin spiced. One underrated activity is wrapping up in aContinue Reading

The girls softball team made it to the first round of the playoffs for the second year in a row, playing Pepperell High School at Charlie Owens Field on Oct. 19. Despite hanging close in the first game of the doubleheader, ending 2-4, the girls lost 1-8 in the secondContinue Reading

As spring turned to summer, those working in the Pace athletics office shifted their focus to the next aspect of school life potentially hindered by the COVID-19 pandemic: fall sports. Preparation for Pace sports traditionally starts one season ahead of when athletes actually compete, so for fall sports that meansContinue Reading

Despite the limitation of the strength and conditioning coaches’ ability to help their students prepare for the upcoming seasons, they have put together a virtual challenge for their athletes. The Iron Knight Challenge is a competition where students submit workout videos to earn points for their team. The competition hasContinue Reading

With the halting of construction on the new Lower School (see Ashley Myers’ story entitled Accelerate Pace Campaign Cancelled), Pace will be beginning a new construction project to better the community. This new project will be the renovation of the back field to convert it from grass to turf. ThisContinue 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