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Mock Trial seniors celebrate a third consecutive regional win. Courtesy of Erin Chance.

Mock Trial, Model UN Make Cases for a Banner Season

Theo Arnold, Staff Writer March 5, 2024

Paideia’s competitive academic teams have had a very successful start to the new year. Model UN (MUN) and Mock Trial have both performed well at major tournaments in February after months of preparation.  Mock...

The 2024 Valentines themed blood drive was the second biggest in school history.

Blood Drive Aims to Break Records

Frank Yeboah, Staff Writer March 4, 2024

On Jan. 7, 2024, the American Red Cross spoke on the ongoing blood shortage happening nationwide. They declared an emergency blood shortage, having experienced the lowest number of people giving blood...

The Procrastination Pandemic

The Procrastination Pandemic

Braylen Pendleton, Production Editor March 4, 2024

With New Year’s resolutions still on everyone’s minds, ending the habit of procrastination is one of the most popular resolutions year after year. Just like most New Year’s resolutions, ending a...

Paideia students hike through Costa Ricas La Fortuna rainforest.

Costa Rica Trip: A Rewarding Experience For Paideians

Reggie Moorman and Frank Yeboah March 4, 2024

“Argos: Study Abroad” offered our school the opportunity to go to Costa Rica for a nine day trip, led by Joy Lewis-Mendez and Lindsay Reid during this year’s Short Term 1. Visiting Costa Rica was...

Elementary students enjoy a performance in celebration of Lunar New Year. Courtesy of Grace Garrett.

Next Year’s School Holidays More Culturally Inclusive

Michael London, Production Chief March 4, 2024

In January, school administrators released next year’s academic calendar which includes three new school holidays: the Muslim holiday Eid al-fitr, the Hindu holiday Diwali, and the Lunar New Year, commonly...

Two writers face off in this heated debate.

Should Classes Be More Standardized?

Michael London and Maisey Brown November 7, 2023

Michael London: Yes When I wanted help with my classes in ninth and 10th grade, I would normally ask my friends who were in my class. But if they didn’t know the answer, I was out of luck, because...

Bomb Biscuit is located in Inman Park.

Is Bomb Biscuit the Bomb?

Walker Dunn and Luisa Lieberman November 7, 2023

Bomb Biscuit is a restaurant that has been receiving lots of national attention lately. The New York Times included it in their list of America’s Best Restaurants 2023. Since Bomb Biscuit is located...

Gerard Way leads My Chemical Romance at Riot Fest in Chicago’s Douglass Park on Sept. 16, 2022.

Rick Owens, Punk, and Hip-hop Fashion

Frank Yeboah, Staff Writer November 6, 2023

Up until around 2020, Rick Owens, an American fashion designer, was a foreign name to the youth in the United States. Teenagers were oblivious to the cultural impact Owens made to contemporary fashion...

A helicopter flies across the hazy atmosphere of the Los Angeles Basin. High temperatures often lead to more pollutants in the air. (Luis Sinco/Los Angeles Times/TNS) ©2023 Los Angeles Times. Visit at Distributed by Tribune Content Agency, LLC.

Scorching Summer Temps Raise Climate Concerns

Maisey Brown, Editor-in-chief September 21, 2023

  Excessive heat is no stranger to summers in the Southeast. But this summer felt far hotter than past ones and was nearly unbearable. In fact, most of Georgia was placed under an “Excessive...

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman during a news conference at the closing of the G20 virtual summit, in the capital Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, on Nov. 22, 2020. (Balkis Press/Abaca Press/TNS)

Saudi Arabia Steps into the Sports World Amidst Controversy

Braylen Pendleton and Theo Arnold September 21, 2023

Over the course of the past year, the Saudi Arabian sports market has grown in popularity, but not without controversy. For most of its history, the richest country in the Middle East was not involved...

Systemic Differences Still Split Us

Reggie Moorman, Moorman September 21, 2023

Rap or go to the league. These are the two main options available to many Black males who grow up in financially struggling communities, and the main alternative is usually ending up dead or in jail.  This...

Students this year have settled back into old habits of close
contact without thoughts of COIVD.

Covid’s Comeback

Luisa Lieberman, Copy Chief September 21, 2023

Walking around Paideia’s campus, you might be reminded of the years before 2020, times when COVID-19 was not a major worry in the world. Aside from the increased availability of hand sanitizer around...

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