Junior High Chess Team State Champions
Posted March 23
The Paideia junior high chess team won the Georgia K-8 State Championship Chess Tournament at Creekland Middle School in Lawrenceville. Two Paideia teams competed in the event. The K-5 elementary team scored 3 of 5 points and won a plus score trophy. The 6th-8th grade team placed first in the tournament. The chess team won the DeKalb County championship trophy at the state qualifier in February for the second year in a row.
Four Paideia Baseball Players Named All-Region
Posted May 6
Three seniors, John Mellen (pitcher), John Michael Boswell (catcher) and Ben Siegel (infielder) and one junior , Jordan Hollins (outfielder) were named to the first 5A All-Region baseball team. Two other players, Nicholas Sadd, a sophomore and Jack Friedman, a freshman, were named honorable mention.
Paideia Students Win National Scholastic Awards
Posted March 11
Three Paideia high school students have won national gold medals in the 2015 National Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. Isabelle Poore and Max Schwalbach for photography and Emma Tucker for poetry.
They will be honored in a national ceremony at Carnegie Hall in New York City in June.
Junior High Academic Bowl Team Places Second in Area Tournament
Posted March 11
The Paideia Junior High Academic Bowl team placed second out of a field of 50 Georgia middle school teams at the Wolf War II Academic Bowl tournament.
Paideia Orchestra and Chorus Place First at Disney Florida Festival
Posted March 11
The Paideia high school orchestra placed first in the "Best in Class" category and first in the "Most Outstanding Orchestra" category winning the Gold Mickey Mouse award at the Disney Festival in Orlando.
The high school chorus won first place in the "Most Outstanding Chorus" category winning the Gold Mickey Mouse award at the festival.
Girls' Ultimate Team Wins Tournament
Posted March 4
The Paideia girls' ultimate varsity team won the Deep Freeze tournament in Chattanooga, Tenn. The final score against Holy Family Catholic was 13-6. Go Pythons!» Read More
Science Olympiad Team Going to State Tournament
Posted February 23
The Paideia high school Science Olympiad team finished third in the Regional Tournament at Middle Georgia State College in Macon. The Paideia team included students from ninth to twelfth grades and medaled in 11 of the 23 events. The team will compete in the state tournament at Emory March 21. This is the sixth consecutive appearance at the state tournament for Paideia.
Paideia Student Photographs Selected for National Publication
Posted February 13
Nine Paideia high school students have been selected as finalists by the Photographers Forum. Their photographs will appear in the "Best of College & High School Photography 2015" publication. The finalists represent the top 8 percent of 17,000 submissions.
In addition, Hannah Neiditz placed fourth and her photograph will appear in the May 2015 issue of "Photographers Forum" and entered into Nikon's Emerging Photographers Hall of Fame.