Everyone receives the weekly Thursday email from science teacher Mr. Kevin Ballard about PAPUBA, but what really is PAPUBA. This acronym stands for the Pace Academy Pickup Basketball Association. The league was started over two decades ago in the early 2000s by math teacher Mr.Jason Smith and an English teacherContinue Reading

Baseball: Following an extremely successful season, the baseball team looks to take it one step further and bring a trophy back home. The team is led by seniors: Tucker Ausband, Mac Barnette, Jackson Hurd, Terrence Kiel, Henry Levenson, George Little, Will Moore, Ryan Reiss and Ethan Rucker. Junior Miles MadorContinue Reading

Although many people believe that Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is just feeling sad because it is gray, and the weather is cold, it is actually much more complicated than that. Upper School Counselor Ellye Millaway explains “SAD is connected to our body’s circadian rhythm, which can change in the winterContinue Reading

On Jan. 5, 2024, eleven students and three teachers arrived in Munich for the Germany ICGL trip. Led by history teacher Mr. Tim Hornor and math teachers Mr. Jason Smith and Mrs. Heather McCloskey, the group checked into the Euro Youth Hostel and headed to dinner. With bratwurst, pretzels, schnitzel,Continue Reading

Mr. Matt Ball has been working at Pace Academy as a librarian for 10 years, and is now the Director of Libraries, however, students may not know as much about Mr. Ball as other faculty members, as he doesn’t teach any classes. Although you may mostly see Mr. Ball puttingContinue Reading

Men’s Basketball :  This year, the Pace Academy men’s basketball team looks to repeat last year and win back to back state championships. Over winter break, the team excelled in their Nike Elite High School trip to Hawaii where they played some of the best teams across the country. TheContinue Reading

As exam week comes closer, smart study strategies are more important than ever. The Pace library is always a great study spot option, but a change of scenery can definitely make a difference in efficient studying. Here are some of the best study spots around Atlanta.   Foxtail Coffee Co. FoxtailContinue Reading

Pickleball has taken the sports world by storm. Being a relatively easy sport to pick up and with endorsements from celebrities like Lakers star Lebron James and retired tennis star Serena Williams, pickleball is America’s fastest-growing sport. According to the Pro Pickleball Tour, there was a 15.6% increase in theContinue Reading

Dr. Don Dupree has been an English teacher at Pace Academy for 22 years now. Because of Doc’s thought-provoking nature and fun classroom environment, much of the student body is interested to learn more about Doc’s life. Brian: How’s it going Dr. Dupree? Dr. Dupree: As I keep saying toContinue Reading

During the winter, Peachtree Road United Methodist Church (PRUMC) hosts a basketball league in which Pace teams often participate. This year, there are multiple teams per grade and they enter themselves to compete against other school teams in the area. Varsity basketball players aren’t allowed to participate in this league,Continue Reading

What do you want in life? Happiness of course. No, if that’s what you want in life I hate to break it to you, but you’re a complete fool. You don’t want happiness you want fulfillment. Happiness is both fleeting and uncontrollable. So what can we substitute for happiness alongContinue Reading