If you’ve ever wondered about the origins of artists like ABBA, Celine Dion, and even Riverdance’s international fame, then it’s time to unveil their origins. Each of these artists performed, whether as a contestant or as an interval act (in the case of Riverdance) in various Eurovision song contests throughoutContinue Reading

After four years in the upper school, the time has come for the Class of 2021 to graduate and say goodbye to Pace. While they definitely have not had a conventional four-year high school experience, the Class of 2021 certainly made the most of their senior year and are readyContinue Reading

This spring marks a year since the outbreak and initial lockdown because of COVID-19, and over that time, perceptions of health and peoples’ methods of staying happy and healthy have been altered. For this reason, observing World Health Day this year on April 7 carries extra weight. The World HealthContinue Reading

Mark your calendars; we will be in school over Easter and Passover. This year, just over a year after the COVID-19 pandemic began, affecting our everyday lives, it is taking one more thing away from us: Easter and Passover break. This four-day weekend, which typically would have taken place justContinue Reading

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, much of our focus has been on domestic issues. While the current lenient approach to COVID-19 restrictions does have its benefits for the U.S., many other countries have been able to enact stricter protocols to decrease COVID-19 numbers. Each country has had a different approach toContinue Reading

Pace’s Model United Nations (MUN) program started 2021 off strong by participating in Yale MUN (YMUN) from Jan. 21-24. Between the online format and YMUN’s reputation as one of the most prestigious and advanced conferences in the country, preparing for this new addition to Pace’s MUN calendar took a lotContinue Reading

In the digital age, disinformation and misinformation can spread easily and quickly, especially over the hyper accessible format that social media provides. No matter what the original source is, false information can reach the entire world in a matter of minutes, and it often becomes difficult or near-impossible to discernContinue Reading

As the winter holiday season quickly approaches, celebrations may not be happening as they typically would. However, families and the Pace community are working hard to maintain their holiday traditions. And while many families celebrate only one holiday, several upper school students celebrate both Christmas and Hanukkah.  This year, HanukkahContinue Reading

In a year when so much focus has been placed on how the college admissions process has changed due to COVID-19, an area that hasn’t been covered as much is how the admissions processes at independent schools have adapted because of the ongoing pandemic. In the Pace admissions office, theContinue Reading

Below is a set of data created from a poll that was conducted with Pace Academy upper school students and faculty members. In total, there were 119 respondents. 1. Are you eligible to vote in this election? Yes – 27.7% No – 72.3%  2. If yes, are you registered toContinue Reading

It’s already clear that this school year is like no other. With masks, social distancing and a tent over the gardens, the changes to the Arthur M. Blank Family Upper School are visible to everyone on campus. However, there are some changes to the school that cannot be marked byContinue Reading

It is clear that the end of the 2019-20 school year did not go as planned. While Pace students have been able to maintain a fairly normal class schedule from home and will continue to have regular contact through the last day of school, this is certainly not the caseContinue Reading

Because of the COVID-19 outbreak, it’s easy to see that the 2019-2020 spring semester has not gone as planned. For most juniors, this pandemic is stressful not only because of end-of-year AP Exams and assessments but also because of college applications. Luckily, many colleges and universities have already made preliminaryContinue Reading