Last December, senior Sloan Baker and I discussed her camp friend’s female-led nonprofit organization. Ariel Beck started Girls Who Start to inspire, build and connect young women surrounding entrepreneurship. The club showcases female entrepreneurial speakers for their club members. Some highlights have been Jeni Bauer, founder of Jeni’s Ice Cream,Continue Reading

One of the many highly regarded aspects of Pace Academy is the school’s college counseling office, which just became even stronger. Effective next school year, Amy Ruff will be joining Director of College Counseling Jonathan Ferrell along with Associate Directors Pam Ambler and Ben Wescott as Pace’s fourth college counselor.Continue Reading

A 2017 study conducted by the National Center for Education Statistics revealed that 2.2% of teachers in America are military veterans. Over the years, Pace Academy has employed faculty who have served in the United States military. Two of the current faculty who have served (spotlighted here) are math teacherContinue Reading

After holding the camp virtually in 2020, Keeping Pace will welcome around 60 scholars to campus again for the 16th straight year of the event. Last summer, there was an increased emphasis on academic enrichment, with the kids’ inability to physically be on Pace fields or in the pool dueContinue Reading

Earlier this month, Head of Upper School Michael Gannon announced that Pace will most likely be reopening in the fall without the accommodation of Zoom. After spending over two months of the 2019-2020 school year completely on Zoom and offering a hybrid style this year, Pace will be returning toContinue Reading

As the 2020-2021 school year comes to an end, the freshman class of 2025 looks forward to meeting their new dean. Upper school math teacher Krista Wilhelmsen, who has served as Dean for the Class of 2021 for the past four years, will be committing to four more years asContinue 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

Director of Student Life and head varsity girls basketball coach Dr. Troy Baker is leaving Pace this spring to accept a new position as Head of Upper School at Breck School in Golden Valley, Minnesota. Dr. Baker served as Pace’s Athletic Director for five years and this year stepped intoContinue Reading

Walking through the hallways of the Fine Arts Center, oil paintings, acrylic paintings, photographs and ceramic plates line the floor and walls. In one corner lies an army of ceramic pots; in another, a Rococo-style painting with the head of a goose on the front. It is April 19, andContinue Reading