Paideia Alumnus Part of the Team of Scientists that Confirmed Gravitational Waves
Posted February 23
Jameson Rollins '94, an interferometer control scientist at CalTech LIGO was part the project team that confirmed the existence of gravitational waves. Albert Einstein first proposed the existence of the waves in his theory of relativity in 1916. In this video, Rollins explains what gravitational waves are.
Paideia Ultimate Players Named to U.S. Teams
Posted February 10
Three Paideia varsity ultimate players, seniors Stan Birdsong and Ollie Peterson and junior Isabel Arevalo, have been named to the U.S. U-20 national ultimate teams. The three are among 48 athletes selected from a pool of 400 to compete for the United States this summer in the 2016 World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) World Junior Ultimate Championships (WJUC), July 31-Aug. 6 through August 6 in Wroclaw, Poland. Paideia varsity ulitmate coaches are Michael Baccarini (boys') and Miranda Knowles '00 (girls').
Paideia Senior Honored by Environmental Groups
Posted February 18
A Paideia high school senior been awarded the 2015 Outstanding Pollinator Habitat Award from the Environmental Education Alliance of Georgia and Monarchs Across Georgia. The award is in recognition of her work with the Paideia Native Plant-Pollinator project.
Three Paideia Basketball Players All-Region
Posted February 10
Seniors Jordan Hollins and Addison Owen were named to the 5A All-Region boys' team and freshman Kai Carter to the 5A All Region girls' team.
Paideia Students Named to All-State Chorus
Posted February 9
Nine high school and four junior high students have been selected to perform with the All-State Chorus in Athens in late February.
Paideia Students Recognized by Regional Scholastic Art Program
Posted February 8
Thirty-seven high school students from Paideia School have been honored with 2016 Scholastic Art and Writing Regional Awards.
Sixteen students were awarded Gold Keys (some students received more than one), 14 students were awarded Silver Keys (some students received more than one), and 16 students got Honorable Mentions (some students received more than one).
All Gold Keys winners will progress to a national competition next month.
Varsity Boys' Swim 1A State Champs!
Posted February 3
The Paideia boys' varsity swim team finished 15th and the Paideia girls' varsity swim team finished 24th at the Georgia High School Association Swimming and Diving State Championship meet Feb. 5-7. In Class A school competition, the girls finished 3rd and the boys finished first, making them state champs in the Class A competition. Varsity swimmer Paideia senior Dean Farris won the state title in the 200 freestyle and the 100 butterfly competitions closing out his extraordinary high school swim career.
All-Select Middle School Orchestra
Posted January 27
Twelve Paideia junior high students have been selected to perform in the 2016 Georgia Independent School Association All-Select Middle School Orchestra.