Friday Oct. 1, 2021, the upper school competed in the powderpuff game. These games are a tradition that happen every year during homecoming week. In the powderpuff games, girls from each grade compete against each other in flag football. The boys participate as the cheerleaders and coaches of the teamsContinue Reading

On Sunday, Oct. 3, Pace hosted its third Model United Nations conference. Upper school students, as well as eighth-graders gathered in Fuqua to debate the topic of improving access to education and technology around the world. Since the model involved Pace alone, it served as more of a practice forContinue Reading

As the Pace Academy community enters a second school year amid a global pandemic, the administration has made several changes to ensure the safety of all while also welcoming back several well-loved traditions. The return of senior tailgates, assembly and regular lunch are among the many traditions that students andContinue Reading

Every year, students must read during the summer to ensure that the students are prepared for school in the fall. Chairwoman of the Upper School English Department Marsha Durlin shed light on why summer reading is so important. “I think summer reading gives a jump start to the class,” sheContinue Reading

From spending a month at summer camp to traveling across the world, Pace students had phenomenal summer experiences, many of them being similar to one another. However, these experiences were seen differently through the eyes of each student. Her dream about a foreign summer abroad came true for junior BarriContinue Reading

Following his homophobic remarks at Rolling Loud Miami, numerous music festivals have dropped Jonathan “DaBaby” Kirk from their lineups. Lollapalooza, iHeartRadio, Parklife, The Governor’s Ball, Austin City Limits, Day N Vegas and Atlanta’s own Music Midtown are all among these festivals. KS107.5 canceled their Summer Jam altogether, citing “various factors,Continue Reading

Seniors, juniors and sophomores have grown comfortable with the ins and outs of the Upper School. The class of 2025 has yet to learn the tips and tricks that can help them navigate their first year of high school. As a freshman, you may go to the wrong class, forgetContinue Reading

As Pace upper school students return to campus this year, they are missing a valuable source of knowledge and friendship which has helped guide them: the Class of ‘21. Now, they spread across the country. Since their graduation in May, these former students have gone above and beyond, ventured acrossContinue Reading

The Isdell Center of Global Education (ICGL) introduces the theme of Education for the 2021-2022 school year. ICGL was developed eight years ago in hopes of creating global leaders through programs outside the classroom. Adding ICGL global issues to the standard curriculum not only prepares students for college, but teachesContinue Reading

Atlanta continues to be impacted by the “Covid Crime Wave,” as Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms calls it. There were a devastating 157 homicide cases in 2020, breaking a two decade record. The count has already surpassed 100 victims in 2021. According to The New York Times, the dramatic increase isContinue Reading

Alum Michelle Yancich returns to Pace this year after graduating in 2013 to teach both English and Latin in the upper school. While there have been many changes since they graduated, Magistra Yancich describes coming back as surreal because of how consistent the traditions have remained. “When I was walkingContinue Reading

As the 2021-2022 school year begins, stable mental health is key to a successful and upbeat student body. According to a study from researchers at the John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and Columbia University, there has been an immense increase in anxiety, depression and suicidal thinking among adolescentsContinue Reading

Football: The football team begins the season hoping to continue their success from the previous year. After a 5-5 record in 2019, the team improved to a 6-3 record with an impressive win over Lovett and an appearance in the first round of the 2020 GHSA AA playoffs. This year,Continue Reading