Gender Day will be held at Paideia high school Feb. 27. Regular classes will be suspended for a daylong in depth discussion on issues related to gender identity, consent, and healthy relationships. The program will begin with a keynote address by multi-disciplinary artist San Killermann. Killermann is author, activist, co-creator of the online resource Safe Zone Project and a stand-up comedian. The keynote address will be followed by a series of workshops on different topics including: Beyond Normal: Exploring Binary Gender Roles; Boys Leading Boys: Sexual Violence Among Teens, Manpower vs Ladylike: The Impact of Gender-Biased Language; #MeToo and Men's Accountability in the Worlds of Sports, Art, Politics; and Women in Media -On Camera/Behind the Scenes. Workshop leaders include college administrators, national, state and local social activists, phycologists, counselor, Paideia parents and alumni.
104 students in the class of 2017 attend over 60 different colleges and universities.
Five members of the Paideia swim team qualified for the state meet. Kendall Seefried, Kiran Kowalski, Maggie Harper, Sarah Schapiro, and Jordan Walter represented Paideia at the Georgia High School State Meet.
The high school Mock Trial Team has advanced to the state’s district competition after the recent regional competition at the DeKalb County Courthouse.
Thirty-six Paideia high school students were honored with Regional Scholastic Art and Writing gold key, silver key and honorable mention awards. A Paideia student was also the nominee for the American Voices and Visions for writing, the highest regional honor. Paideia students were awarded 17 gold keys and these students and the nominee for the American Voices and Visions will go on to the national competition in New York in March.