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  • Paideia Student Runner Up for State Computing Achievement Award

    Posted March 2

    Paideia junior Emma Tucker was named Georgia runner Up for the Aspirations in Computing award given annually by the National Center for Women in Information Technology. Awardees are selected for their computing-related achievements, IT aptitude, leadership ability, academic history, and plans for post secondary education. Emma is the first Paideia student to receive this honor.

  • Junior High Teacher Sydney Cleland Featured on Poetry Fridays

    Posted February 24

    Junior High teacher Sydney Cleland was featured on Poetry Fridays, a blog by poet and educator Robyn Hood Black. The blog highlights some of Sydney's haiku poetry and an interview. To read go to

  • Swim Coach Melissa Wilborn Profiled on USA Swimming Website

    Posted February 24

    Melissa Wilborn is featured in a USA Swimming website article entitled: Coach Melissa Wilborn: Impacting Her Swimmers in and out of the Pool, by Nailah Ellis Timberlake. You can read the tribute here.

  • 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.

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