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

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

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

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

Five Pace Academy freshmen have recently earned the Boy Scouts of America’s highest rank, the Eagle Scout: Adger Allen, Drew Crumley, Colin Curtin, Hayden Harris and Daniel Owens. They are now a part of less than 6% of Boy Scouts to achieve this rank. The Eagle Scout can be attainedContinue Reading

On Sunday, March 21, Pace will host its first ever TEDx conference in the Fine Arts Center. According to the TED website, “TEDx is a grassroots initiative, created in the spirit of TED’s overall mission to research and discover ideas worth spreading.” While the TEDx events are not orchestrated byContinue Reading

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Over Winter Break, Pace Academy caught chess fever. These days you will surely see a chess game unfolding while walking into the Seaman Family Commons or Lower Library. During lunch, break and even some classes, students engage in the sport. Although some of the underclassmen and girls play, it isContinue Reading