The Class of 2016 at Pace Academy has students with many diverse talents. Two of those students are musically gifted: Xori Johnson, quickly gaining recognition under the stage name “EXØ,” and Jared Goldman, lead guitarist for the up-and-coming band Urban Legend. Xori, a hip-hop artist, and Jared, mostly playing alternative rock,Continue Reading

Last year the varsity boys tennis team had an amazing season but finished just short of a Class AA state championship. The second place finish was heartbreaking, but showed that the tennis team was poised for the future as this year’s team is exactly the same (minus one graduating senior,Continue Reading

              Last February a two-loss boys varsity basketball team entered the 6 AA region tournament highly favored to leave the Holy Innocents’ Episcopal School gym with the trophy, and was able to do so by squeaking out an epic region championship victory over GACContinue Reading

Matt Hall racked up many accomplishments during his years at Pace Academy. He served as Pace’s Dean of Students, dean of the Class of 2012 and head coach for the baseball and football teams on top of teaching history. In Fall 2014, his final school year at Pace, Mr. Hall introducedContinue Reading

It’s Wednesday morning at Pace Academy, and everyone knows what that means. Time to shuffle into the FAC for another weekly assembly. Students and staff are almost always met with a PowerPoint projected on the screen and a representative from some organization standing on the stairs ready to head toContinue Reading

As the season quickly shifts from fall to winter, so comes the annual arrival of wrestling season. The Pace Academy wrestling team is coming off a stellar performance just a year ago, as two wrestlers (senior captain Jack Walsh and sophomore Frank Houser) competed in last year’s GHSA state tournament. Frank finishedContinue Reading

Have you ever felt unsafe at school? I didn’t think so. Although most people at Pace don’t think about it on a day-to-day basis, Pace’s security team has never failed to keep an eye out for any hazards that we may face on a regular school day. However, even withContinue Reading

At the end of last high school football season, Trey Blount finished his sophomore year at Hillgrove High School as a talented receiver in an offense that had little passing in its scheme. With only 11 catches on the year for a total of 109 yards and one touchdown, TreyContinue Reading

The Pace varsity boys tennis team had an incredible season, making it all the way to the GHSA state championship finals at the Clayton County Tennis Center on May 9. “The boys gave a valiant effort but couldn’t quite reach the promised land,” said head coach Neil DeRosa in an email.Continue Reading

After years of Pace students dragging their overworked bodies to school following long nights filled with work and stress, Mr. Gannon announced today that the Upper School will completely eliminate all aspects of homework. This decision was made in consultation with students and faculty members over the past two months. Students wereContinue Reading