The 2018 Parents Club Casino & Auction, "A Knight in Monte Carlo," will be held on Saturday, April 7 at the Inter-Continental Buckhead, and tickets are on sale now at You won't want to miss this evening of revelry, food, fun, gaming, and of course, the fabulous live auction. Get your tickets now!

The silent auction opens on Pbay next Wednesday, March 28. Please go online, complete the registration, and BID!! This year, almost all silent auction items will be Pbay exclusives—so don't miss your chance to bid on great items such as a behind-the-scenes tour of SunTrust park and an Atlanta United FC jersey signed by Miquel Almiron.

Looking for an easy way to contribute to the 2018 Parents Club Casino & Auction? Donate a bottle of wine (or two!) for the wIne toss game. A collection bin will be available outside the Glennons' home, conveniently located at 3450 Rilman Road beginning Monday, March 26 through Thursday, March 29.

Volunteers are still needed to help out during the event with simple, fun games. These short, 45-minute shifts are a great way to interact with other parents and friends while helping raise money for Pace. To see opportunities and sign up, visit our online volunteer sign up page. Thank you for your support!

Upper School English teacher Ricks Carson will retire this spring following 40 years of service to Pace Academy. To celebrate his career, the Woodruff Library will host a reading of Carson's poetry tonight at 7 p.m. in the library's Memar Reading Room.

Carson, a member of the Georgia Poetry Society's Side Door Poets, has published nearly 100 poems in university literary magazines, anthologies and online journals. He will read a selection of poems on topics including his Pace experiences, his personal life and Atlanta. Light refreshments will be served. Please join us as we celebrate this Pace legend!

Please join the Isdell Center for Global Leadership (ICGL) for the 2018 Conservation Showcase, an evening celebrating leadership, engaged citizenship, cultural appreciation, international experiences and global mindsets.

Lower, Middle and Upper School students will display their work, share their knowledge of conservation issues and initiatives, and discuss the path forward. Lower, Middle and Upper School students will display their work, share their knowledge of conservation issues and initiatives, and discuss the path forward. Many projects will allow families to view videos through QR codes so please download a QR Code Reader application. We recommend, downloading: QR Code Reader by TinyLab. If you own an iPhone, you can enable QR code scanning directly through your camera by opening Settings > Camera> Scan QR codes.

The event will take place on Wednesday, March 28, from 4-6 p.m. The program will begin in the Arthur M. Blank Family Upper School's Seaman Family Student Commons.

The 36th annual Pace Race will be here on Saturday, April 21, 8:30 a.m.! Runners, walkers, phantom runners and spectators of all ages are invited to participate. We need every Pace family involved to make this event a success.

The Pace Race is the Booster Club's primary fundraiser and benefits athletic programming in all grades. Sponsors at the $1,000 level and higher will receive an on-campus parking spot in addition to many other benefits, and those sponsoring at $500 or more before March 29 will appear on the Pace Race T-shirt.

The Pace Race team has coordinated prizes for the grade with the most participants—students, parents, phantom runners, non-Pace siblings and friends count! Visit for all the race details. Then, register, sponsor and volunteer! Email with questions. There is a place for YOU at the race!

Join the Pace lacrosse team and come out to support the Georgia Swarm as they take on the Toronto Rock at Swarm Family Night on Sunday, April 8 at 4:05 p.m. at the Infinite Energy Arena. While you're there, enjoy a halftime and post-game concert with North Point Church's Christian Rock Band, "Insideout." Pace families receive a 20% discount on tickets by using this link.

Don't forget! The 10th Grade Yard Sale is this Saturday, March 24, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the Castle lawn. The sophomores need your donations! Please drop off items at Boyd Gym today and Friday. Clean out your closets and donate unwanted furniture, tools, handbags, shoes and more.

If you have questions about donations, please contact parent coordinator Allison O'Sullivan at 404-697-0848 or Don't forget to also come shop on Saturday! There will be coffee and baked goods to get your morning started. Support your Pace sophomores while doing your spring cleaning!

Starting May 11, Middle and Upper School students may sell their gently used textbooks back to Pace's textbook vendor, MBS Direct.

Families that wish to sell back their books must ship them directly to MBS. MBS's online buyback program allows families to view buyback prices for each previously purchased book and select which ones to sell back—there's even an option to sell books not purchased from MBS Direct. Families then print pre-paid shipping labels, pack and ship the books at UPS or another shipping source, and receive payment via Paypal or by check in two to three weeks.

If you purchased this year's books via MBS Direct, look for more information from MBS Direct via email or mail in the coming weeks. Questions? Please contact Director of Libraries Matt Ball.