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Girls' Ultimate Win Terminus Tournament

Paideia girls' varsity ultimate team is undefeated after winning the Terminus tournament in Atlanta March 25-26. Two weeks ago the team won the Deep Freeze tournament in Chattanooga.

Summer Camp 2017

Summer camp registration is now available. We hope you come and experience summer fun at Paideia!

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Paideia Runners Honored

MileSplit GA named Elijah McCauley Middle School Athlete of the Week for March 12, 2017.
MileSplit GA named Luna McCauley Middle School Athlete of the Week of March 5, 2017.

Paideia Students National Scholastic Arts Award Winners

Bronwyn Katz, a senior, was one eight students nationally to win a gold medal for her portfolio in the 2017 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards. Bronwyn also won a gold medal for her print work. Sophomore Lily Bencich was a gold medal winner in photography.

Sophie Sadd, a sophomore, won a national silver medal for her print work.

Paideia Student Photography Honored

Thirteen photography students were finalists in the Photographers Forum, in their annual Best of High School and College Photography Contest. Their work will be published in the Best of 2017 hard cover book to be released this summer.

The students whose work will be featured are Lucy Brewer '17, Isabelle Poore '17, Max Schwalbach '17, Vlada Watkins '17, Libby Kirk '17, Jake Gallant '17, Isaac Sencer '17, Ryan Murray '17, Jordan Fischbach '18, Evy DiSalvo '18, Matt Schnell '18, Jack Friedman '18, and Jade Leslie '18.

In addition, Lucy Brewer '17 was selected and published in The Photographers Forum: Best of Photography book that includes adult and professional photographers.

In the Atlanta Celebrates Photography Exhibition: My Atlanta, Jake Gallant '17, received an award for "Best use of Color"

New School Track Records Set

Several members of the Paideia track team set school records at Need for Speed VIII at Parkview High School on March 3.

Jordyn Bourne and Vincent Knight set a records in the 60 meter hurdles at 10.92 and 9.74 respectively.

Tommy Davis set a record in the 300 meter at 38.83. Griffin McCauley holds the new record in the 1200 meter at 3:19.28 and Sophia West in the 1500 meter at 4:58.76. Christina Walker now hold the discus record at 49-4 and Christina Walker in the shot put at 26-05.25.

The girls' and boys' 4X200 meter relay teams set school records of 1:59.56 and 1:39.22 respective.

Junior High Academic Bowl Team Finish in Top 3
The Paideia junior high teams were among the top three in the Main Draw and Novice Divisions at the Georgia Academic Bowl State Championships Saturday, Feb. 25. The Main Draw finished third and the Novice team was the state runner-up. Both teams will compete in the National Championship in Dallas, Texas in May.
Paideia Students in GEMA All-State Choruses

Seven Paideia students were selected to participate in the Georgia Music Educators Association All-State Choruses for middle school and high school. Performing as part of the chorus in in Athens were Nathan Karnik, Matthew Davidorf, Anna Zheng, Caroline Porkert, Luca Davidorf, Sean Zheng and Emma Delman.

Paideia Seniors Are National Merit Finalists

Eleven Paideia seniors were named finalists in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Competition. They are: Logan Casey, Stuart Duffield, Daniel Fridkin, Lynn Jacobs, Mira Kaufman, Lucas Mavromatis, Ryan Radulovacki, Elizabeth Renjilian, Owen Ribes, Lincoln Sorscher and Emma Tucker.

30 Paideia Students Honored in Regional Scholastic Art and Writing Awards

Paideia art students were awarded 20 gold keys, 13 silver keys and 15 honorable mentions in the Regional Scholastic Art and Writing Awards. One student received one of only five nominations in Georgia for the national American Visions Award. The work of all the gold key award winners moves onto national judging in March.

Paideia Basketball Players Receive All-Region Honors

Kai Carter '19 was named to First All-Region basketball team and the All-State Single A private school team. Christina Walker '20 was named Honorable Mention All-Region.

Jalen Essick '18 was named to the Second Team All-Region basketball team and Solomon Burt-Murray '17 was named Honorable Mention All-Region.

Junior High Academic Bowl Team Reaches Finals

The junior high Paideia A Academic Bowl team competed in the finals against Chamblee Middle School at River Trail Middle School's WOLF WAR IV. Paideia's seventh grade team won the Rising Star Division.

​Paideia Students Named to GMEA Orchestra

Three high school students and one junior high student have been named to the 2017 Georgia Music Educators Association's All-State Orchestra.



Paideia Junior High Boys' Team League Champions

The junior high boys' basketball team won the championship game in the Eighth Grade Division against Pace Jan. 28 in the Atlanta Area Middle School Basketball League. The team was undefeated in the league.

The blue boys' basketball team was a runner up in the Seventh Grade Division of the Atlanta Area Middle School Basketball League.

Paideia Students Advance in All-State Band Auditions

Three junior high musicians have advanced to the second round of auditions for the Middle School All-State Band.

Two Junior High Runners Qualify for National Competition

Two junior high runners qualified for the USATF Junior Olympic Cross Country Nationals after competing in the USATF Junior Olympic Region Championship (Fla., S.C., Ga.), held Nov. 19 in Tallahassee, Fla. The Nationals will be held in Hoover, Ala., Saturday, Dec. 10.

Paideia Students Participate in Music Competitions

Five Paideia student singers participated in the National Association of Teachers Singing competition. One student placed second and another third in their categories.

Thirty-two Paideia choral students auditioned for Georgia All-State Chorus.

Three Paideia junior high students participated in the Georgia Music Educators Association (GMEA) Solo and Ensemble Festival Nov. 12, and all received superior and excellent ratings.

Paideia Runner Third in State

Junior Sophia West placed third in the cross country State Championship. Her time was 19:34. Sophia also finished second in the Area 2A Championship and set a new school record.

At the area meet, the Paideia girls' cross country team placed fifth and the boys' team placed seventh. Fourteen runners ran their best times at the meet.

Paideia Junior High Cross Country Teams Place in State Championship

The junior high girls' cross country team took second place out of 20 teams and the junior high boys' team placed seventh out of 23 teams at the State Championship.

Paideia Students Win Honors at Model U.N.

Two Paideia students participating in the Model U.N. conference at Georgia Tech won honors. Casey Serrano won honorable mention for her participation in Press Corps and Pearl Sullivan won best delegate.