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Girls' Basketball Team in Elite Eight
Girls' Basketball Team in Elite Eight

Congratulations to the varsity girls' basketball team for advancing to the Elite Eight round of the state tournament after defeating Our Lady of Mercy in the Sweet 16. More information about the upcoming game to come.

Basketball Players Receive All-Region Honors
Basketball Players Receive All-Region Honors

Senior Jalen Essick was named to GHSA Region 5-A Second team South All-Region.

Senior Jordan Kunney was recognized as GHSA Region 5-A Honorable Mention All-Region.

38 Paideia Students Win Scholastics Arts and Writing Awards
38 Paideia Students Win Scholastics Arts and Writing Awards

Thirty-eight Paideia high school students were awarded gold and sliver keys and honorable mentions by the 2018 Scholastic Arts and Writing program.  Students received 16 gold key and 25 silver key awards for art and photography and 17 honorable mentions.  Paideia students received four awards for writing including one gold key, two sliver keys and one honorable mention. Paideia received the most photography awards of any school in Georgia. Click here for the recipient names and awards. 

Paideia Students Selected for GMEA All-State Chorus
Paideia Students Selected for GMEA All-State Chorus

Seven Paideia students have been selected to participate in the Georgia Music Educators Association All-State Chorus performance Feb. 15-17 in Athens, Ga.

Paideia Student a Winner in ASYO Competition
Paideia Student a Winner in ASYO Competition

Jason Guo was a winner in the Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra concerto competition.  He will be featured in the 2018-2019 season in either an Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra performance or an Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Education performance.

Mock Trial Team Members Win Awards
Mock Trial Team Members Win Awards

Paideia's Mock Trial team competed in a tournament at the DeKalb County Courthouse organized by the State Bar of Georgia. Senior co-captain Matt Schnell and junior Yani Assikis both received Best Lawyer Awards.

Junior High Academic Bowl Team State Champions
Junior High Academic Bowl Team State Champions

The junior high Academic Bowl team won the Professional Association of Georgia Educators state championship.  The team will continue its season later this spring at national competitions in Chicago and New Orleans. More information >

Paideia Students Place First in Science Olympiad Event

High school students Sophie Green and David Chalmers finished first in the chemistry lab event in all classifications at the Brookwood Invitational Tournament, one of the largest and most prestigious Science Olympiad tournaments in the Southeast. The Paideia team finished as one of the top two single A teams.

Junior High Robotics Team Wins Award at Super Regional

Paideia's junior high robotic team won the Core Values award, demonstrating outstanding teamwork at the DeKalb Metro Atlanta Super Regional. Earlier the team competed at the Regional Qualifier, winning the Champions Award and qualifying for the Super Regional, which was held on Saturday. 

Paideia Students Named to All State Orchestra
Paideia Students Named to All State Orchestra

Four Paideia high school orchestra students were selected to participate in the 2018 Georgia All State Orchestra.  Sarah Chen '18 and Meredith Salinger '21 were selected for violin and Jordan Leslie '20 and Evan Nicholson '21 were selected on the cello.

Paideia Represented at the World Ultimate Championships
Paideia Represented at the World Ultimate Championships

Ultimate coach Martin Aguilera coached the USA mixed team to a gold medal in the World Under-24 Ultimate championships in Perth, Australia.  John Stubbs '13 played for the mixed team. Rachel Kramer '13 played for the USA women's team, which also won a gold medal.

Summer Camp 2018
Summer Camp 2018

New Hours 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. (Except Mini Campers)

Registration starts late January.

More information >

Paideia Students Selected for All-State Middle School Band
Paideia Students Selected for All-State Middle School Band

Two Paideia junior high students were named to the Georgia Music Educators Association's All-State Middle School band. The students will perform with the band in March.

Top Children' Books in 2017
Top Children' Books in 2017

Elementary librarian Natalie Bernstein shares her favorite new children's books from 2017 on NPR's City Lights.

Paideia Receives Local Food Grant
Paideia Receives Local Food Grant

Paideia School’s urban agriculture program has received a grant of nearly $23,000 from the Food Well Alliance, an Atlanta-based organization devoted to building a strong locally grown food system. The grant will be used to hire high school student workers and to construct a greenhouse, which will be used in the expanding urban agriculture program led by Tania Herbert. Paideia was one of 13 organizations to receive a grant. The Food Well Alliance said $300,000 in grants was given to organizations that are “implementing innovative approaches to increase the production and consumption of sustainably grown, local food in Metro Atlanta.” Each year, the urban agriculture program donates thousands of pounds of food grown by Paideia students to local food banks, co-ops, and other organizations.

Paideia Student "Runner of the Year"
Paideia Student "Runner of the Year"

Griffin McCauley was named single A private school  "Runner of the Year" by the Georgia Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association. 

Earlier this year Griffin and Sophia West were named to the Atlanta Track Club's All-Metro Cross Country team. Only 21 runners from all classifications (A-AAAAAAA) are chosen.
 

Five Paideia Seniors Honored in Intown Atlanta 's 20 Under 20
Five Paideia Seniors Honored in Intown Atlanta 's 20 Under 20

Five high school students were honored by the publication Intown Atlanta as part of its annual "20 Under 20" edition that recognizes young people for outstanding volunteer community service. Seniors Nicole Pozzo and  Kira Harris were both named to the "20 Under 20" list.   Seniors Sophie Green,  Isabel Pitman and Analla Reid were named honorable mention. Congratulations to all!

Paideia Students Advance to State Auditions GEMA Honor Band
Paideia Students Advance to State Auditions GEMA Honor Band

Four junior high students will audition in January at the state level for Georgia Music Educators Association’s District 5 Honor Band.

Paideia Pitcher Signs with Tech
Paideia Pitcher Signs with Tech

Senior Jack Friedman has signed to play baseball at Georgia Tech.