Thousands of people fill the streets of Atlanta on a Sunday in mid-October. Drums are beating, people are singing and rainbows decorate every surface. Hundreds of people cheer on the glitter-filled parade, and many dance joyously through the streets. They are there to celebrate the LGBTQ+ community at the Atlanta
There was an increase in floaties in recent weeks, as students played the “Assassin Game,” a four-week-long cat and mouse game played exclusively among seniors. Seniors were invited to sign up for the game online via a shadowy “commissioner,” with a five dollar admission price. A high stakes game, the
For the past 27 years, Pace Academy has decorated the back wall of the Fine Arts Center (FAC) with a colorful array of photographs through exhibitions held in collaboration with Atlanta Celebrates Photography. Atlanta Celebrates Photography (ACP) is an organization that aims to promote photography and encourage photographers in Atlanta.
Contrary to Pace Academy’s typical modernization of their buildings and technology, the school’s new decision to have mandatory recess has forced high school students to take a step back in time. Permanently taking effect on April 1, all high school students must participate in recess outside during their lunch period.
Every morning, Sonya McCullough arrives at Pace Academy and prepares to make her rounds throughout the school. She is one of the members of the cleaning staff, who often go unnoticed and unrecognized for their important work. Ms. McCullough, along with her colleague Norma Rodriguez, work hard behind the scenes
In Washington, D.C., eight private high schools announced in June that they are dropping their Advanced Placement (AP) courses, and will have completely phased out the courses in their curriculum by 2022. The schools released the statement: “Collectively, we believe a curriculum oriented toward collaborative, experiential and interdisciplinary learning will
In partnership with Pace Academy and The Westminster Schools, The Lovett School hosted a screening and panel discussion of the film “Angst: Raising Awareness Around Anxiety” on Jan. 31. The film will be shown later this month at The Academe of the Oaks on Feb. 12, The Walker School on Feb.
Seniors Abigail Lund and Davis Mathis were surprised to learn that they had been selected as honorees in the “20 under 20” list of students in local newspaper Atlanta INtown’s January issue. The paper annually recognizes 20 students in the Atlanta area who have gone above and beyond in volunteer
On Oct. 6, Brett Kavanaugh smiled as he was confirmed to the Supreme Court, while protesters’ screams of “shame, shame, shame” echoed outside. This event happened almost a month after the Washington Post published Dr. Christine Blasey Ford’s accusations that Kavanaugh sexually assaultccced her when they were teenagers. The news
As midterm elections approach, Americans everywhere make a decision, not only on whom to cast their vote, but whether to vote at all. The right to vote is generally regarded as one of the cornerstones of American democracy, yet voting rates are progressively lower each year. It seems every American is