MileSplit GA named Luna McCauley Middle School Runner of the Week.
Two Paideia students were awarded gold medals and three students received silver awards at the national level of the 2018 Scholastic Arts and Writing program. Senior Evy DiSalvo '18 won a gold medal and the Civic Expression Award from the 2018 Scholastic Art and a silver medal for her photography portfolio. Only six students were awarded the Civic Expression Award. Lilah Krugman '19 was awarded a gold medal and was one of only two students to be awarded Best in Grade. Ava Changon 18', Lilly Bencich '19, and Bibi Muse '19 were awarded silver medals for their photography. The gold medals and special achievement award will be honored at Carnegie Hall in New York City in June.
Two high school students have been honored by the National Center for Women and Information Technology, which fosters information technology development and leadership. Sophomore Isabel Goico won an award and junior Alana Mermin-Bunnell was named honorable mention. Both are now eligible to apply for a $3,000 grant to teach programming and computing to K-12 girls.
Junior Kai Carter was named to the All Region team for the third time. Sophomore Christina Walker and junior Hunter Furman were named All Region Honorable Mention.
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.
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.
Seven Paideia students have been selected to participate in the Georgia Music Educators Association All-State Chorus performance Feb. 15-17 in Athens, Ga.
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.
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.
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 >
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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.
Elementary librarian Natalie Bernstein shares her favorite new children's books from 2017 on NPR's City Lights.
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.
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 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!