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Paideia Reacts

November 9, 2023

The Tragedy of Oct. 7

Stella Gegax, Staff Writer November 9, 2023

Horrific. The only word I can think of to describe the disaster in Israel that began on Oct. 7. Horrific, appalling, monstrous. Words do not begin to express how you feel reading that 40 of your people’s...

Sixth grader Pablo Alizadeh commutes to campus by bike.

Rate of Teenage Drivers Plummets

Sonia Alizadeh, Opinion Editor September 28, 2023

Despite the high concentration of student drivers at Paideia, the amount of teenage drivers in general has fallen significantly in the last few decades. In fact, according to the Washington Post, in 1997...

New Head of School Tom Taylor teaches algebra in the new junior high building. Photo courtesy of Kemi Griffin.

There’s a New Head of School in Town

Gabe Elkinson and Emerson Green September 26, 2023

New Head of School Tom Taylor has had what Spanish teacher Joy Lewis-Mendez describes as an “energetic” start to his Paideia career. Taylor has expeditiously filled the role of Head of School, and...

The chemical semaglutide is used to make the increasingly popular drug, Ozempic. Photo from

Ozempic Makes Waves in Hollywood and Beyond

Theo Arnold, Staff Writer September 22, 2023

You have probably heard about Ozempic in the news lately, but the miracle medicine doesn’t come without its problems. The chemical semaglutide, known by brand names Ozempic, Wegovy, and Rybelsus, has...

The high school house is stripped down to its studs following the flood damage on Christmas night.

The Great Flood of the High School House

Maisey Brown, Managing Editor August 24, 2023

The first few days of term two saw students scrambling to find their new class locations, teachers moving into new classrooms, and tall metal fences marking off the area surrounding the old High School...

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