Each year, the Pace Upper School recognizes ten students for their achievements in the performing and visual arts, naming these talented artists and performers Arts Laureates. Through a nomination, presentation and selection process, freshmen through seniors are chosen to share their art with the Pace community.  Although the move toContinue 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

At the start of the 2019 school year, students in the Pace Academy Upper School gathered together to form Pace’s first Jewish Affinity Group. This group is aimed at uniting Jewish students throughout the Upper School and giving them a space to converse and connect with people that practice Judaism.Continue Reading

The 2020-2021 school year has seen many changes as Pace attempts to keep traditions alive while following COVID-19 protocols. First football games, then Spirit Week and now prom have been adjusted to keep students and faculty safe. On April 17, Pace will host prom here on campus in the upperContinue Reading

This past fall, Pace Academy hosted its first-ever Model UN Conference online, following COVID-19 safety guidelines. Although the conference was a success, it lacked the important component of live interaction. For this reason, MUN Adviser Helen Smith made the decision that an in-person conference, limited only to Pace students, canContinue Reading

Georgia had not elected a Democratic senator since 1996. Yet, on Jan. 5, the day of the Georgia Senate runoff election, two Democrats – Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock – announced their victories. What changed? This wasn’t a miracle. This moment has been building for over a decade. Ten yearsContinue Reading

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

As the first first Black U.S. senator from the state of Georgia, Reverend Raphael Warnock is the youngest pastor ever named to the senior pastor role at Ebenezer Baptist Church, the church in Atlanta where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. served as co-pastor with his father until his assassination inContinue Reading

Upper school guidance counselor Amelia Tuttle went on maternity leave in January after having her baby, Forrest Sommers Harmon Jr., on Dec. 20. Mrs. Shirma Prescott-Clark is filling in for Mrs. Tuttle and is teaching two senior AP Psychology classes. She will be the acting counselor until mid-March, when Mrs.TuttleContinue Reading

On Jan. 6, the United States Capitol was breached for the first time in over two centuries. People around the world watched as thousands of Trump supporters stormed the building and attempted to halt the certification of the 2020 election by Congress, supporting the notion that the election had beenContinue Reading