Elementary and junior high chess teams participated in the Georgia Chess Association 2019 Georgia K-8 State Chess Championship in Suwanee, Georgia. The Pi-Chess K-1st Team placed first among DeKalb County Schools and third overall in the state.
104 students in the class of 2017 attend over 60 different colleges and universities.
Three Paideia teams of elementary and junior high students will compete in World Finals of the Odyssey of the Mind, an international creative problem solving competition. The three teams competed in the state finals to advance to World Finals for the first time in school history. In addition, one Paideia won a Renatra Fusca award, the tournament's highest honor, which awards exceptional creativity in problem solving. The World Finals will be held at Michigan State University in May.
Two Paideia School varsity track records were set at the 5th Annual Metro Atlanta Championships and the BSN Sports Rumble in the Jungle. The girls’ 4x400 meter relay team, Sophia Huynh, Sophia Figueroa, Jordan Walter, and Luna McCauley set a record with a finish of - 4:14.68 at the Metro Atlanta Championships. The boys’ 4x800 meter relay team, Jay Bartelt, Sam Colton, Jesus Centellano Cortes, and Elijah McCauley, set a school record with their - 8:37.84 finish at the BSN Sports Rumble in the Jungle.
Six students in the junior high and high school received awards from the 2019 River of Words Environmental Art & Poetry Project.