Erin’s Law & Gavin’s Law

By |May 21st, 2024|Categories: Press Release|Tags: , , , |

For immediate release May 21, 2024 Erin's Law and Gavin's Law are legislative measures designed to protect children and ensure their safety through educational and procedural reforms in schools. Erin's Law focuses on preventing child sexual abuse by requiring schools to implement age-appropriate sexual abuse prevention education for students, training educators and staff on recognizing and responding to signs of abuse, and providing parents with information and resources. This law applies to public schools and often extends to private schools, with requirements varying by state. Gavin's Law addresses bullying and harassment, particularly concerning student mental health and safety, by mandating [...]

Plant the Moon Grant

By |February 26th, 2024|Categories: Press Release|

  PRESS RELEASE CONTACT INFORMATION: Palmetto Achievement Center for Excellence (PACE Academy) Melissa Rabon   RELEASE DATE: March 1, 2023   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PACE Academy Plants the Moon and Receives Society of Science Grant Columbia, South Carolina – Over the course of the last few months, Dr. Debbie Bond, ABD, has been working with her students at PACE Academy to simulate planting seeds on the moon. This was all made possible by being one of only 5 schools in South Carolina to receive the grant for the equipment to do this.  “This experiment has been very exciting to [...]

2023-2024 Board Elections Held

By |April 30th, 2023|Categories: General, Press Release|Tags: , , , , |

RELEASE DATE: April 27, 2023 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE On April 27, 2023, the PACE Academy Board of Directors unanimously voted to accept the election results as presented by Board Chair Stephen James. Please welcome our newest board members:  Catherine Dorsch, Christina Harris, Jessica Albrecht, Alase Washington, Amilcar Lopez and Stanley Nash.  Continuing in there positions, Jessica Becerra, Beckye Barnes and Katrina Mack-Snider. We would like to offer a special thanks to Stephen James, Jonathan Pace, Dr. John Thompson, Sally Thornton, Sara Jane Arnett and Nichole Arnott for their dedication and hardwork over the last couple school years. The [...]

Jada Samuel, Miss Columbia Visits PACE Academy

By |December 13th, 2022|Categories: Press Release|

PRESS RELEASE CONTACT INFORMATION: Palmetto Achievement Center for Excellence (PACE Academy) Melissa Rabon RELEASE DATE: December 2, 2022 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Jada Samuel, Miss Columbia Visits PACE Academy Columbia, South Carolina – On Friday, December 22, 2022, Jada Samuel, the current Miss Columbia came to speak to middle school girls about confidence and goals. She spoke on self-image, how important it is to give back to the community, and how to face adversity in the world. “It was awesome for our students to have the opportunity to hear from a person who has worked so hard to mentor [...]

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