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  • Junior High Runner Receives Honorable Mention

    Posted September 16

    A Paideia junior high cross country runner earned an honorable mention as Ga.MileSplit Middle School Boys Runner of the Week, following an outstanding performance at the Winder-Barrow XC Invitational.

  • Paideia Has Strong Showing at World Junior Ultimate Championship in Italy

    Posted August 25

    Last spring, a group of players from the organization Ultimate Peace spoke at a high school assembly. The goal of Ultimate Peace is to use the game of ultimate to bring together people who live in area of conflict. The Paideia assembly speakers were Arabs and Israelis who live in the Middle East and are part of a three-year coaches-in-training program that is design future leaders of Ultimate Peace. This summer Paideia students, Carly Berlin '14, Anna Glass '14 and Sarina Chalmers ‘16 went to Israel along with Paideia biology teacher Miranda Knowles ’00 to participate in Ultimate Peace. Carly, Anna and Sarina were counselors in the training and Miranda as director of training.

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  • Paideia Student Named AAU Academic All-American

    Posted August 14

    Madison Goldstein was selected for the 2014 AAU Volleyball Academic All-American Award. The national award recognizes student-athletes for their excellence in academics and athletics.

  • Paideia Teacher Named Georgia Author of the Year for Children’s Books

    Posted August 14

    Paideia fourth and fifth grade teacher Brian Eames has been named winner of the Georgia Author of the Year Award in the children’s book category for The Dagger X. The adventure book tells the story of a young boy who is caught up in the ever-changing pirate world. It is his second book in a series of three.

    The Georgia Author of the Year Awards are given by the Georgia Writers Association, sponsored by the Kennesaw State University College of Humanities and Social Sciences.

  • Paideia Aquaponics Project Is Awarded Grant

    Posted August 11

    Paideia School has been awarded a Captain Planet/ Ray Anderson Foundation Eco-tech grant. Sixteen $2,500 grants were given to schools or nonprofit organizations that engage children in inquiry-based projects in STEM fields (science, technology, engineering and math) that use innovation, biomimicry / nature-based design, or new uses for technology to address environmental problems in their communities.

    Paideia received the award for its aquaponics project that combines aquaculture (raising fish for food) with hydroponics (growing vegetables in liquid nutrient solutions) in an urban setting with limited access to fertile land or lakes. The project integrates core subjects such as science, sustainability, engineering, design, civic, business and accounting.

  • Junior High Academic Bowl Team Wins Junior Nationals

    Posted May 27

    The Paideia junior high Academic Bowl team ended a very successful season by winning the 2014 Junior Nationals in New Orleans. Congratulations to everyone!

  • High School Newspaper Wins GSPA Awards

    Posted May 12

    The high school newspaper, The Forum, won several awards from the Georgia Student Newspaper Association including: general excellence for the newspaper in the small school category; superior for in depth news story; All-Georgia for in depth news story, superior for sports column and superior for headline writing.

  • Varsity Ultimate Teams State Champions

    Posted April 23

    The Paideia boys’ varsity ultimate team won the state championship defeating five teams on their way to capturing the title.

    The varsity girls' team won the Georgia High School Girls State Tournament after dominating all four games Saturday, April 26 and winning the finals on Sunday, April 27. The team tied for the tournament Spirit Award.

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