In the digital age, disinformation and misinformation can spread easily and quickly, especially over the hyper accessible format that social media provides. No matter what the original source is, false information can reach the entire world in a matter of minutes, and it often becomes difficult or near-impossible to discernContinue Reading

“The Great Gatsby,” “The Catcher in the Rye,” “Let the Great World Spin.” These are just three of the dozens of novels that are currently a part of the Pace Academy Upper School curriculum. And one may notice that they share a common theme: they are centered around a white,Continue Reading

Set your watches everyone. Seven years is all the time you have left before climate change becomes irreversible. Seven years before famine, drought, floods and suffering. Climate change has remained a pressing issue for years, yet our response to its rapid developments have continued to remain sluggish. We have alreadyContinue Reading

Sept. 18 started out as another ordinary day but ended with the tragic news that Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg (RBG) had passed away at the age of 87. RBG was the second woman in history to serve on the Supreme Court, following in the footsteps of Justice SandraContinue Reading

In one of the most pivotal elections in the history of the United States, President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden finally went head to head on Sept. 29 in the first of three debates. The debate itself turned out to be perhaps the worst debate in presidentialContinue Reading

It’s 8 a.m. on Aug. 12. Students flood into the Arthur M. Blank Family Upper School from the parking lot, and some sit at home on their computers, waiting to be let into a Zoom room. The students at school greet each other differently, not with hugs or high-fives, butContinue Reading

This summer, the Pace community watched as marches and protests for racial justice spread across our country and the rest of the world. One such march happened right in front of our school, on West Paces Ferry. However, as we addressed the injustices of the outside world, we began toContinue Reading

Pace has employed distance learning practices since March 16, in accordance with the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) COVID-19 response guidelines, meant to help contain the virus’s spread. At the time, the Georgia Department of Public Health reported 10 deaths in Georgia from COVID-19. As of May 7, the numberContinue Reading

I don’t really remember my last day of physical high school, mostly because I didn’t realize at the time that it would be my last day. It was a half-day, with each class mostly consumed by troubleshooting our newly downloaded Zoom platform. And then it was over. I got myContinue Reading

Last Thursday, March 19, the baseball team and I played Mount Vernon. Although we fought really hard and played well, we lost. However, the mood in the dugout was much more somber than it would have been after a normal loss. The GHSA had just suspended all sporting activities forContinue Reading

Hey seniors, it’s a wrap, or nearly so. As Spring Break disappears in the rearview mirror, this journey we started together four years ago careens steadily and shakily toward its conclusion. Graduation is right around the corner. Sure, coronavirus rages all around us, literally stopping all of Italy in itsContinue Reading

Minorities have felt alienated and different in all-white/straight/cisgender spaces since integration first came to the South. Though Pace has been getting much better diversity-wise, there’s still a long way to go before we can call ourselves a truly accepting and diverse community. Until that day, affinity groups are necessary partsContinue Reading