EXTRA! EXTRA! READ ALL ABOUT IT: Beginning in fall 2021, yearbook and newspaper will combine, creating one joint staff. This new class will publish a daily newspaper, except on Tuesdays, and a school-wide yearbook at the end of the year.  This move follows the results of a survey conducted byContinue Reading

GIRLS SOCCER With the beginning of second semester, spring sports began early tryouts, practices, and games. After their 2020 seasons were cut short by COVID-19, many teams are looking to make up for lost time. One of these teams is the varsity girls soccer team. “I think we could’ve doneContinue Reading

Despite the cancellation of last year’s musical, “The Music Man,” the theatre department jumped straight into the year with a filmed live production of Shakespeare’s comedy “As You Like It.” Pace’s thespians continued their hard work for the annual Winter Showcase which took place Jan. 28 and 29.  Unlike otherContinue Reading

With winter break quickly approaching, students, parents and faculty are beginning to experience some anxiety regarding the return to school in January. However, Head of School Fred Assaf is committed to the in-person school experience, and he will do everything within his power to protect it. As indoor sports enterContinue Reading

Following this summer’s protests over racial justice and police violence that have continued into this fall, Pace published its Plan for Racial Equity in order to promote “a diverse, equitable and inclusive learning environment.” One of the components that the plan calls for is an evaluation of the curriculum acrossContinue Reading

The number 20 has been ever-present on our minds in recent weeks. Since sophomore Jordan Sloan’s injury during the Pace Homecoming game against Westminster on Sept. 25, the community in and around Pace has rallied together to support Sloan and his family in any way possible.  On Sept. 27, Pace organizedContinue Reading

Every year, Pace welcomes new faculty to the Upper School. But this year is like no other, with eight new hires taking on the challenge of teaching high schoolers in the midst of a pandemic.  New to the math department are Judy Landers and Emily Spillane. Ms. Landers was bornContinue Reading

Every year, students nominated for the Georgia Governor’s Honors Program (GHP) undergo a rigorous application process in order to be accepted into one of the most prestigious summer programs in the state. According to the Governor’s Office of Student Achievement, “the program offers instruction that is significantly different from theContinue Reading

Amid growing concerns about the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), medical schools in growing numbers have decided to give their fourth-year students the option of graduating early in order to join the fight against the virus.  On March 24, the Grossman School of Medicine at New York University (NYU) became the firstContinue Reading

Head of School Fred Assaf has just announced that he will be retiring following the end of the 2020-2021 school year and graduation of his youngest son Tommy. After working at Pace since 2005, Mr. Assaf has decided that his 16th year will be his last as he looks forwardContinue Reading

Sitting in the hotel lobby on the recent college trip to the Carolinas, future Class of 2024 Dean Caitlin Terry cheers for the University of Virginia’s basketball team as her alma mater defeats the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Between cheers, Mrs. Terry reflected on her experiences thatContinue Reading

Most students know about the Jewish holidays Hanukkah or Passover, but few have ever heard of Purim. “If you said ‘Purim,’ I don’t think most people would have any idea what it is,” said junior Eve Kogon.  Occurring during the Hebrew month of Adar, which usually corresponds with March, PurimContinue Reading