The Paideia School


Track & Field State Championships

Fifteen members of the high school track and field team qualified for the state championships on May 12-14. The boys' 4X200 meter really finished 11th at sectionals setting a new school record. Go Pythons!

Robotics World Championships

Kenan Orlovic, Rohan Chanani, and Alex Crowley represented Paideia at the  recent Vex Robotics World Championships. They went 2 and 8 in match play, but finished in the top quarter of teams in the Skills competition, capping off the most successful season in Paideia Robotics history.

Paideia Academic Bowl Teams Compete in the National Bowl

Two high school Academic Bowl teams competed in the National Small School Academic Bowl. One team finished in seventh place and the other in 17th. Paideia was one of only two schools to qualify two teams for the playoffs.

Senior Signings

Four Paideia seniors signed to play their sports in college.  Gabe Elliott will play baseball at Swarthmore College and Bruno Damiani will play baseball at New York University.  Continuing their soccer careers are Abraham Gonzalez at Georgia Southwestern State University and Geoffrey Halpern at Villanova University.  

Paideia Students Selected for Dogwood Festival Art Show

Nine Paideia high school students were selected to have their work shown at the Atlanta High School Art Exhibition at the Atlanta Dogwood Festival. The exhibit chose the work of Maria Roque, Kaila Pearson, Copper West (jewelry design), William Hagan, Asha Ahn, Jay Johnson (photography), Audie Hobson (mixed media), Caroline Pierce (printmaking), and Audrey Felske (drawing).

Model UN Team Win Honors at National Conference

Paideia's Model UN team traveled to NYC recently to participate in the National High School Model United Nations Conference which also included dozens of schools from around the world. This was Paideia's seventh time attending the conference, and their first time being honored. The Paideia team received three awards.

Amit Kamma and Kaiya Ciho were selected to represent their committees as speakers during Closing Ceremonies. Co-delegates Bahiyyih Grant and Madelynn Huff won an "Award of Excellence" in their committee. The entire Model UN team received a "Research and Preparation Award of Merit" for Paideia School.

Junior High Students Win Honors in Ga. River of Words Program

Three junior high students won recognition in the Georgia River of Words poetry contest. One student was a national finalist, and two were state winners in the junior high division. The River of Words program is designed to help students understand their place in the environment by studying the watershed and expressing their thoughts in poetry and art.

Students Win National Art Awards

Cassie Boulis '23 and Sonia Alizadeh '25 were awarded Scholastic Art and Writing medals at the national level. Cassie won two of the three gold keys awarded in Georgia for photography. Sonia won a silver key for her jewelry design. It was the only national award given for jewelry in Georgia. Gold medal winners will be honored at Carnegie Hall in June.

Student Wins Vocal Arts Award

Junior Josie Bond won an honorable mention award in the prestigious Schmidt Vocal Arts Competition, in which over 400 students compete at 17 locations around the country.

JV Academic Bowl Team Comes in Second Place

The Paideia JV Academic Bowl team came in second place at the Georgia Academic Team Association JV state tournament on March 5 in the small private school division.

Science Olympiad Team Wins Regional Tournament

The high school Science Olympiad team won the Regional Tournament at Middle Georgia State University,  in Macon, on Feb. 26. In 16 events, the team took first place in eight events, second place in four events, and third place in four events. The team now moves on to the State Tournament in April. 

Ultimate Teams Play Well in First Tournament in Two Years

The Paideia high school ultimate teams had a great run at the River Campus Classic in Nashville, Tenn. It was the first tournament in over two years. 

The girls' varsity team won the tournament, outscoring opponents 48-2. The JV girls came in third, winning an exciting bronze medal match on double-game point.

The varsity boys' team went 3-0 to win their pool, then placed second after a tough match against the No. 1 seed RECA out of Knoxville, Tenn., 9-6.

Mock Trial Team Wins Georgia Bar Regional Championship

Paideia's high school Mock Trial team won the school's first-ever Georgia Bar Regional Championship. The team now moves on to the Districts competition' for the fourth year in a row.

Maisey Brown, Kaiya Ciho, Rohan Chanani, Catherine Dwyer, and Victoria Ellis won Outstanding Attorney Awards. Evie Babcock, Darby Close, Ryan Eiler, Brooks Howard, and Megan Walter won Outstanding Witness Awards.

Academic Bowl Teams Advance to National Tournaments

Paideia high school Academic Bowl Teams have qualified for the Small School National Championship Tournament and the National High School Championship. Two teams qualified for the Small School National Championship in April in Chicago. One team will compete in the High School National Championship in Atlanta in May. Paideia finished first in Division 5 of the Georgia Academic Bowl Team Association Regional tournament on Jan. 29.