Varsity girls’ basketball player Christina Walker has scored 1,000 career points. Coach Monique Dawson gave Christina a basketball to commemorate the achievement before the team’s Dec. 7 game against Prince Avenue Christian. The Paideia girls’ team won that Dec. 7 game and their Dec. 8 game against W.D. Mohammed to clinch a record 8-0 start to the season.
104 students in the class of 2017 attend over 60 different colleges and universities.
Two seniors have signed with colleges. Varsity basketball player Kai Carter signed with UNC-Asheville. Ally Helmers signed with West Virginia Wesleyan College in tumbling and acrobatics.
Congratulations to the Paideia girls' and boys' varsity cross country teams for their top 10 finishes at the State Championship meet in Carrollton. The girls' team took fifth place and the boys' team took sixth.
Team members Jordan Walter and Luna McCauley have been invited to participate in the USATF Meet of Champions, a race for Georgia's fastest runners regardless of school size.
Paideia students have been selected to join the following local orchestras, chamber music programs and jazz orchestras: the Emory Youth Symphony Orchestra, the Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra, the Chamber Orchestra of Decatur and Atlanta, the Franklin Pond Chamber Music Program, the Emory University Vega String Quartet chamber music program, the Metropolitan Youth Symphony Orchestra, the Rialto Youth Jazz Orchestra Combo and the Emory Youth Orchestra.